Making Meals In A Matter Of Minutes

This post is in honor of a dear friend of mine. After being a stay at home mom for 10 years, she is returning to full time work (outside the home!). Learning to balance work with home duties will be a challenge.  Hopefully this post, “Making meals in a matter of minutes” will be not only an encouragement to her, but to others when it comes to #feedingthefam. 

making meals when you are on the go is hard! Some simple recipes for busy families

I don’t envy my friend.

There are many days when 4:00 rolls around and I realize I hadn’t started anything for supper.  {A stay at home mom whose job is to tend to the home!}  The chicken is frozen, the hamburger is still under lock and key (ha, ha) and I didn’t put anything into the crock pot.

What is going to be for supper?!?  I should know because I was in my kitchen 236 times already that day.

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Iced Latte With Chocolate Almond Milk

Iced Latte With Chocolate Almond Milk is a wonderful treat on a hot summer day. Made with almond milk, this is a perfect way to enjoy your favorite coffee drink dairy-free!

Iced Latte With Chocolate Almond Milk

I like my milk.  I always have. I eat cereal almost every day for breakfast.  Milk is usually incorporated into the foods I make. Until now.  At least for a while as I figure out allergy issues. Thank goodness for almond milk and being able to make treats like this iced latte with chocolate almond milk. It’ll get me by.

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No Churn Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream

No Churn Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream is simple to make. Best of all, you don’t need an ice cream maker! With rich caramel and crunchy pretzels, this simple dessert just got better!

No Churn Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream

I see recipes for no churn ice cream everywhere.  They are on Pinterest, they are on Yummly and they are on Facebook. I really don’t know why I haven’t dived onto the ice cream making bandwagon, except for the fact I thought it would be more complicated than it was.

This No Churn Pretzel Caramel Ice Cream was not complicated.  In fact, I am truly amazed at how easy it was. I will also be amazed if some is remaining in my freezer by the time this night is through, but that is a different story.

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Marshmallow Oreo Brownies

These Marshmallow Oreo Brownies are a perfect dessert for the chocolate fans in your home. Gooey, chocolatey and moist, these brownies will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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You know how I took pictures of these Marshmallow Oreo Brownies?  With my new Canon Rebel Camera.

Yes, I did.

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Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler is a family favorite. With fresh peaches, mixed with cinnamon, the flavor is perfect. Add ice cream or whipped cream and you have yourself a company pleasing dessert.

peach cobbler

I got a call the other day, totally unexpected.  I order peaches every year, and the peaches usually come in at the beginning or middle of August.  Two bushels came in last week. Whoops, was not expecting that.  The timing wasn’t bad, just unexpected.

The children were at my Mom’s so I had a whole list of items to check off on my to-do list.  Freezing peaches were not on that list. However, being a mom, I am rather used to adapting last minute to unexpected changes. It’s really what I do. 😉

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15 Must Have Kitchen Gadgets (Part Two)

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15 must have kitchen gadgets

This is part two of 15 Must Have Kitchen Gadgets. To read part one, you can go here

So how many of you agreed with list I put out in part one of 15 Must Have Kitchen Gadgets? Did you feel I forgot some? Never fear, here are some more kitchen must haves!

Measuring Cup

Wouldn’t it be awful if a 20 year old guy who got his first place on his own didn’t have a measuring cup? How would he make Mac & Cheese? {I’m thinking of my nephew for this one! Note to self: buy him a measuring cup!}

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