25 Jul, 2024

Pasta with Cauliflower – A Meat-Free Dish to Add to Your Lenten Recipes

Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent – the 40 days of reflection leading to Easter Sunday by Christians worldwide. Roman Catholics additionally share their reverence by fasting Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, and abstaining from eating meat on all Fridays during Lent. Time to pull out the seafood and pasta dishes for the next […]

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Interview with Celebrity Chef G. Garvin – Shares ways to make dinner prep easier!

Interview with Celebrity Chef G. Garvin – Shares ways to make dinner prep easier! Chef G. Garvin’s experience as a great chef and a single father make him a true expert of dinner preparation with kids in tow.  Last week I shared some of Chef’s great suggestions of using ground turkey as the base to many different meals. […]

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Smart Food: Slow-Cooked Chicken Wine and Tomato

Another great slow-cooker YUMMY recipe for back to school days!  I adapted this recipe from EatingWell.com.  It tastes great with a serving of brown rice and salad.  My daughter, the picky eater, LOVED it.  The chicken comes out moist, which is a challenge for many of us when making chicken.  Leftovers taste great, too.  I […]

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Smart Home: Dinnertime Dilemmas, You’re Not Alone with Ragú’s Mom’s the Word on Dinner

Dinnertime…. Perfect and peaceful….right?  Ha!  I know your home resembles mine.  At least I hope it does.  We have mini battles here, not every night.  Just often enough to drive this Smart Mama over the edge at times! When my 4 year old is eating solo because daddy isn’t home yet, the 1st battle is […]

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