Kale, Cantaloupe, Goat Cheese Salad Recipe- SO Easy – A Child Grows – Parents Article

Hi, everyone! We have another summer salad recipe here that saves well in the fridge and is super filling.  This kale-themed salad is always such a hit, and so totally easy that it’s one of my personal favorites for all summertime events. With goat cheese, it’s easy on the stomach, and can be eaten with zero guilt. Cantaloupes are amazing this time of year- let’s enjoy one! This pairs well with any protein or side grain, but also loves to be…

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Banana Berry Zinger Smoothie – Jays Sweet N Sour Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

“This post is sponsored by Celestial Seasonings but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.” I think the best thing about Summer is the fact that it’s officially Smoothie Season! I am a smoothie girl and love to drink all types of smoothies. Today I am sharing a new recipe made with Celestial Seasonings Herbal Teas. I’m a big fan of this brand and love to mix and match the tea’s to make sensational smoothies. Celestial teas are…

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Anyone can make this jam. Yes, really. – Parenting Twins Article

Imagine being in a country house surrounded by snow capped mountains overlooking a lake, logs are cracking gently in the fireplace, soft music playing  and the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the home. My husband having a nap on a large leather chaise lounge, the twins reading on the other lounge with a blanket and a dog between them. That is my idea of domestic bliss. A girl can dream can’t she? The truth is I have never…

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Anyone can bake this. Yes, really. – Parenting Twins Article

The heart of our home is the open plan kitchen / family room and that is usually where I hang as a lot of satisfaction and joy is derived from experimenting creating meals for my tribe who are constantly hungry and to my absolute delight, friends who drop by. In fact, “hello” is often replaced with “are you hungry?” / “have you eaten?” and regardless of their responses, mine is always “let’s have a cuppa and eat.” I reckon all…

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Shiitake and Chive Dumplings | My Baba – Parents Article

(Makes 20–25 Dumplings)Preparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 10 Minutes Ingredients 225g plain flour 130–150ml hot water vegetable oil, for frying The Filling 50g rice vermicelli noodles a handful of coriander 1 spring onion a thumb-size piece of ginger 1 garlic clove 5 shiitake mushrooms, soaked and drained 200g Chinese chives or garlic shoots 5 pak choi leaves 1 leaf of Chinese leaf cabbage The Marinade 1 tablespoon light soy sauce ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼…

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The Single Father’s Guide: Insanely Simple Crock-Pot Recipe – Single Dad, Parents Article

My fellow, single father brothers, if you’re responsible for cooking for you and your children and you don’t have a crock-pot, get one. Cooking in a crock-pot is one of the easiest and most economical ways to help create a healthy diet for you and your children. From the standpoint of cost-effectiveness, wait until you find a protein that’s on-sale at your grocer’s meat department or at your local butcher. Grab a pork shoulder or beef rump roast and, if…

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Pecan Pie Cookies – Foster Parents Article

It’s a dreary cold Fall day & with it being November 1 everyone thinks they have permission to post and email all things related to Christmas. So I have definitely been having winter/Christmas fever. It’s my favorite time of year, but I usually wait till a little closer to December to indulge.;) So in true Autumn fashion here is the recipe to my hubby’s favorite cookies, which I made for him today. He was home to play with the kids,…

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Refrigerator Bran Muffins | MOMS Canada – Single Mum, Parents Article

Ingredients 3/8 cup shortening or margarine1 cup of sugar2 eggs1 1/2 cup wheat bran2 ½ cups whole wheat flour (use some white if preferred)1 tsp salt1 tbsp. baking powder1 ½ tsp soda1/2 cup raisins1 1/2 cups buttermilk or sour milk (Sour milk by adding about 2 tsp vinegar) Method Beat eggs with shortening, slowly add sugar, add some milk and flour alternately with baking powder and soda. Stir in bran and raisins. Store in… This is only a snippet of…

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