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Working Mom’s Notebook: 15 Recipes with Five Ingredients or Less

Working Mom’s Notebook: 15 Recipes with Five Ingredients or Less

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Does your life feel like a marathon some days? Mine does. But armed with quick and easy recipes with five ingredients or less, dinner doesn’t have to add to the stress. Let’s face it: Days can be so unpredictable. Yesterday, I had the best intentions of coming home and whipping up a lasagna. The ingredients […]

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Very Veggie Tortellini

Very Veggie Tortellini

| September 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Need to get dinner on the table in a hurry? Cheese tortellini combines with tomatoes and flavorful veggies in this super quick and easy recipe for Very Veggie Tortellini. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When soccer began last week, I wasn’t quite ready for an evening […]

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Seared Tuna with Avocado and Brown Rice Noodles

Seared Tuna with Avocado and Brown Rice Noodles

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sushi grade tuna is seared to perfection and served with creamy avocado over brown rice noodles in this easy, fast seared tuna seafood dinner. Years ago, I discovered the joys of a perfectly seared tuna steak. It’s grilled quickly in a very hot pan until the outside is browned and the inside is a warm […]

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Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches

Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Classic grilled cheese sandwiches get turned up a notch in these quick and easy Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches. In just 10 minutes, you could be enjoying one of these satisfying sammies! Comfort food has been on my mind a lot lately. I think it’s the approach of fall that has me thinking about warm, […]

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Quick Crispy Garlic Romano Bread

Quick Crispy Garlic Romano Bread

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

With just a few minutes and a few ingredients, you can whip up this Quick Crispy Garlic Romano Bread recipe for dinner tonight! This recipe was created for my client, Pompeian, but all opinions are my own. I don’t think anything could have prepared me for the amount of adjustment that came with going back […]

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Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

| September 8, 2014 | 73 Comments

Tender, lightly sweetened muffins are dotted with tart raspberries and sweet white chocolate in this Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins recipe. This post is sponsored by Land O’Lakes, but all opinions are my own. Hello, my name is Sarah and I am raising two muffin addicts. There, I said it. When we go to the grocery store, […]

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Dill Garlic Tuna Cakes

Dill Garlic Tuna Cakes

| September 5, 2014 | 4 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Dill Garlic Tuna Cakes is simple enough to make any night of the week. Serve them with a green salad. When it comes to dinnertime, some things are non-negotiable in our house. The kids have their responsibilities — mostly setting the table and cleaning up after themselves — and I […]

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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

| September 4, 2014 | 6 Comments

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord […]

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Farmers Market Bacon Quiche

Farmers Market Bacon Quiche

| August 31, 2014 | 3 Comments

Fresh veggies from the farmers market combine with salty bacon and sharp blue cheese in this airy quiche perfect for weekends. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. Routine is important. That’s something I hear again and again — relating to kids, life, work and so […]

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Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

| August 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

One year ago, the kids were in their first week of school and I was struggling to adjust to our hectic schedule. Back then, Will’s bus came at 7:30 a.m. and Paige’s came at 8:30 a.m. … and in the afternoon, there was another one-hour lag between when they arrived home. They were in two […]

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