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From baby foods to snacks for teens, find mealtime inspiration from our community cooks.

4 recipe submissions by the Mothering community.

Lentil Herb Soup

  Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 bag dried lentils,rinsed and drained 1 onion, chopped  2-3 sticks of celery, chopped 2-3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cubes of chicken or vegetable bouillon OR about 6 cups of vegetable or chicken broth 1 tablespoon dried parsley OR 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried sage 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 bay leaf  salt and pepper to taste   Directions In large pot,... read more

Family Meal Planning

I wrote recently about my seasonally-inspired need to reflect upon, and normalize, some new rules in our family. With school well underway, our schedules have become less forgiving and the calendar is suddenly full of visits, classes, birthday parties and dentist appointments. Spontaneity feels like a fading summer memory. I’m not grieving though, because I’ve had an epiphany: limits are good. Structure is great! I’ve noticed how the adults and children in our family can relax into routines in a way that we simply can’t when the day is completely up for grabs. By... read more

Feed The Freezer Traditional Foods

Breakfasts Pancakes, Waffles, and French Toast Bagels Pumpkin Bread, Banana Bread, and Zucchini Bread Baked Oatmeal Rice Pudding/Oatmeal Pudding French Toast Casserole Spinach Quiche with Tortilla Crust Egg, Bacon, & Cheese Muffins Coconut Muffins/GF Coconut Muffins Red, White, and Blue Muffins Zucchini Muffins Raspberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Pumpkin Wheat Honey Muffins Morning Glory Muffins Dinners Chili Beef Vegetable Soup Shepherd's Pie Hamburgers Taco-Seasoned Ground Beef Cherry/Blueberry Meatballs Crock Pot Swedish Meatballs Slow Cooker... read more

Meal Planning Resources

Please feel free to add resources you find of value. Threads on MDC Feed the Freezer Thread Here on MDC Websites This site lists recipes from ingredients you have http://www.supercook.com/ read more

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