quick and easy recipes

Delish Meals in Under 30 Minutes

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Whether you're a new mom with her hands full or an expecting mom who's exhausted, the last thing you want to do is cook dinner tonight. We've got nine amazing recipes that will only take a half hour, but will look (and taste) like you slaved away all day. Apricot Glazed Pork Chops with Lime... read more

Easy (and Kid-Friendly!), Beef Weeknight Meals

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Are you a working mom who wants some easy meals under your belt?  Are you a stay-at-home mom who doesn't have a bunch of time (or hands!) available to make dinner?  No matter your situation, we all want to have some easy meals at our disposal. Here are some meal ideas for you that are... read more

Easy (and Kid-Friendly!), Chicken Weeknight Meals

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As the primary meal-maker in my family, I love meals that are easy to prepare. Meals that are time-consuming to prepare usually only get made on the weekends. Weeknights are for easy meals! Today, I'll share some of my go-to favorites. Maybe they'll suit your family as well! The big thing that I like about many... read more

Fall Recipe: Cream of Pumpkin Soup

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It's pumpkin season, and while the lattes and muffins may be nice, we wanted to incorporate pumpkin into dinner. This Cream of Pumpkin soup is seasonal, nutritious and tasty. Whip some up this weekend and have leftovers during the week (if you don't devour it in on sitting). Get the recipe at The Nest... read more