Quick and Easy Meals for Busy Moms

MommaMind brings you the absolute best in healthy, fresh meals that are quick to make. Many are organic and dairy free :)

My daughter’s preschool had an amazing party for Octoberfest. Fortunately, Trinity attends a Montessori school that is respectful of parents who strive for healthy nutrition. Many of the parents choose organic fresh foods over prepackaged processed foods The buffet dinner was filled with fresh fruit but, as standard, it included hot dogs and chicken fingers. […]

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Awesome Easy Garlic Chicken

by Shannon on April 22, 2012

I was looking for a new recipe tonight and came across this recipe. It’s a new family favorite. My 18 month old daughter gobbled it down as did my pure-blooded Italian husband. The best part for was how easy it was to make. Took me about 5 minutes to prepare and it cooked up in […]

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Great quick meal: Parmesan Chicken

by Shannon on April 15, 2012

I think every mom needs to have a recipe book with super quick and tasty meals. I sometimes find I end up making the same meals over and over again so I decided to add some variety. I went to make some chicken the other day and looked for a quick and easy recipe. I […]

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This recipe was on the Prevention.com website and is delicious plus it’s much healthier than the traditional sugar laden rice crispy treats.  Although to keep the 83 calorie portion, you’re only eating a 1″ x 1″ piece! This dessert is perfect for bake sales and school lunches and are sure to become favorites in your […]

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My husband is a sweetheart. Something happened when I got pregnant that made me instantly in love with my Crock Pot. We received it as a gift for our wedding in 2002 and I maybe used it once or twice before I got pregnant. Then..poof! Crock Pot Queen arrived. Now that I’m ridiculously busy chasing […]

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Convenient Organic Baby Food

by Shannon on August 22, 2011

When Trinity started eating, I was so gung-ho about making all her baby food. I had my Vita-Mix out and was shopping all organic, making her lots of sweet potatoes, butternut squash, pears, peaches, etc. etc. It was awesome for the first few months but, quite frankly, it just wasn’t fitting our lifestyle. I’m a […]

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Super Easy Delicious Soup

by Shannon July 15, 2011

This soup is so easy to make and is great for dinner or when you have company. I’ve served it up when I’ve had friends over with a nice salad and everyone loved it. 2 boxes or large cans of Chicken Broth. I like to use Emeril’s. You can also substitute vegetable broth if you […]

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Super Yummy Pot Roast – Only 15 Minutes to Make

by Shannon January 28, 2011

Seriously, this is one of my favorite meals to make. It’s absolutely delicious and it only takes me 15 minutes to make and then it cooks up super tender and delicious in the Slow Cooker (Crock Pot). Add savory and hearty flavors to your favorite family meals as they gently simmer in the slow cooker. […]

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A Delicious Quick Meal Recipe: Dairy and Egg Free!

by Shannon January 21, 2011

It all started when I was pregnant…I think they call it “nesting”. I actually developed a “like” for cooking. Before I was pregnant, John and I would eat out twice a day and then have something quick or microwavable for the “in between” meal. When I was pregnant, I started to cook more. And, I’m […]

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