How to Make Marinated Chicken for the Freezer in 5 Easy Steps

chicken in marinades for freezing

Chicken in marinade is one of the easiest freezer meals you can make. Save time and money by making delicious marinated chicken for the freezer. I’ve been practicing the art of freezer cooking since the Earth cooled. Or at least since my eldest child was in utero. Seeing as he has now graduated college and […]

How to Plan Meals Quickly & Easily

Sure you’ve heard about meal planning. Everyone says it will help you. But, how do you do it? And more importantly, how do you plan meals quickly and easily? Pictured: FREE Printable Meal Planner to Get You Organized Word on the street is that if you have a kitchen or a family or simply like to […]

Snacky Lunch – Simple & Easy to Make Everyone Happy

Snacky Lunch | Life as Mom

The Snacky Lunch is just that – a lunch of snacks. Assemble a variety of proteins, vegetables, fruits, and breads for a DIY meal to please the masses. You need a quick and easy meal to feed your family. You don’t want fast food, but neither do you want a messy kitchen when you’re done. […]

Home Cooked Meals & 6 Tips to Make Them Easily

Home cooked meals can be some of our favorites, but they can also be a lot of work. How can you make it easier to cook at home? I think it’s pretty common knowledge among us parents that feeding our families home cooked meals is better for kids nutritionally and developmentally as well as easier on the budget […]

Summer Lunch Ideas That Are Easy on Parents

Need inspiration for summer lunches? Check out these easy recipes and ideas to make lunchtimes delicious, nutritious, and easy!

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs – Easy on the Summer Cook

Cook even your side dishes out of doors this summer with these tasty, quick-and-easy Grilled Vegetable Kabobs. Summer hasn’t quite arrived in San Diego. But, I know it will. And when it does. Well, I won’t be able to stand the heat in the kitchen. I well remember one summer night when I stirred a pot […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook – On the Go Meals

Spring activities are in full spring, meaning rushed dinners and busy nights. Take the load off with this easy meal plan to print and cook. I don’t know about you, but with spring in full gear, meal times are a little crazy around here. I’ve had several moms with kids in sports and activities say […]

Meal Planning: Easy Meals for Busy Nights

Well into the school year, it’s time to simplify dinnertime, if you haven’t already. Prepare easy meals for busy nights so you can save money and eat well. Although I am the quintessential food snob fairly particular about my food, my home has become fuller and busier over the years, and thus, my cooking habits have […]