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

15 Dinner with Five Ingredients or Less

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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Wellness: Staying Healthy in Maine

Kenduskeag Stream 2

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias Making healthy choices is important to me as a mom and as a woman. I believe that wellness is something we should pursue all the time, so when my family moved to Maine we started taking nature…

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4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition


The “Things I Can’t Get Enough Of feature is a fun project I started awhile back to share some of the many things I try. I highlight only the products and foods that I truly love. Here’s what I can’t get enough of this month … Enjoy! KIND Bars and Granola What’s for breakfast? That’s a…

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Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

15 Minute Dinners

Short on time? These seven recipes for 15-minute dinners will have food on the table fast — and with big flavor too. School, work, soccer, swim, farmers markets, deadlines, homework, rinse and repeat. In a few short weeks, my kids will be back in school — and you know what that means: our busy schedule…

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7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes

Busy back to school nights call for easy dinners … and these slow cooker chicken breast recipes totally fit the bill. In less than a month, my kids are headed back to school. If you are a mom, yours probably are too (heck, some of my friends have kids heading back this week!). And you…

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Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

Butternut Squash Alfredo

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo is a creamy, cheesy pasta dish perfect for a quick and easy dinner. This recipe was created for my client Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When I served this pasta for dinner earlier this week, I did something I pretty much never do: I didn’t tell Paige exactly…

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Lunch Box with Mashed Potato Bowl and GoGurt Protein

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers…

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