One common struggle that most moms will face at some time or other is getting their kids to eat their veggies. Most kids will turn up their nose at the site of anything green. So ...
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Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips ½ cup chicken stock 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups celery, thinly sliced 2 cups snow peas or green beans, diagonally cut 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tsp cornstarch 2 tbsp soy sauce […]
There are some good meals to be made in a slow cooker, but there are some that just simply don’t work out. If you want to have your slow cooked meals come out perfect every single time, follow these what NOT to do tips. Do NOT Cook These in Your Slow Cooker: Canned veggies — […]
While you may be very interested in changing your diet so you can enjoy better health, you’re probably a bit concerned about having to eat food that tastes terrible. However, eating healthy doesn’t automatically mean eating without flavor! Thankfully, there are several ways you can consume healthier alternatives without losing the taste, and it mostly […]
This nutritious comfort food is so easy to make and is a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies, and enjoy them. A filling side to any meal. Serves: 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Total time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 16 ounces, uncooked spiral pasta 2 medium carrots, chopped […]
Knives come in every shape, size and material. But unless you attended a culinary arts school or have a driving passion to create culinary masterpieces in your kitchen during your spare time you probably choose which knife to use based on how sharp it is. But get ready to dazzle your guests at your next […]
Ingredients: 1 ½ all-purpose flour ¾ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp raisins ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice 1.5 tsp walnuts, chopped Pinch of Salt Instructions: Heat the oven to 350° F. Lightly grease and flour […]
It may surprise you to know that you have a wealth of double-duty items lying around your home! You’ll often find that these items have really practical uses that can solve various problems. Here are 10 household items that can do double-duty 1. Alka Seltzer Did you know that this antacid can be popped in […]
Moms are notorious for spending all of their energy and attention on the care of others. Add a full or part time job into the equation and it’s easy to get completely exhausted. Yet when you neglect yourself, you’re unable to give your all to others. You lose energy, motivation and enthusiasm. Self help is […]