100 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, Home-Cooked Meals
Author: Antonia Lofaso
Bravo’s Top Chef All-Star and Los Angeles executive chef serves up more than 100 quick and easy family recipes that she developed as a hardworking single mom. America’s 26 million working moms face the challenge of getting a delicious home-cooked dinner on the table. For Antonia Lofaso, the issue hits especially close to home, because she holds down multiple jobs—in the food world, no less. She continues to participate in activities and appearances for Bravo and Top Chef while serving as executive chef of Black Market Liquor Bar. Through it all, she has developed a fantastic repertoire of meals that keep families bonded—quick, nourishing, hearty fare that soothes the soul. Showcasing Lofaso’s top picks, The Busy Mom’s Cookbook includes breakfast favorites ranging from pancakes to the world’s best blueberry muffins, and easy but satisfying dinners such as Beef Stroganoff with Creamy Pappardelle and Fish Tacos with Corn Tomatillo Salad. She even tackles the brown-bag lunch with choices that the other kids will envy, including BBQ Chicken Pita Pocket and Turkey-and-Swiss Panini. The Busy Mom’s Cookbook is the first book to bring star-quality culinary expertise to the specific needs of busy parents. Laced with memories and lessons from Lofaso’s own experience as a working mom, this cookbook speaks from the heart with inspiring, real-world wisdom and plenty of lighthearted humor to encourage every reader to savor the rewards of making mealtime memorable.
Daily Inspiration Even If You Only Have One Minute
Designed for Busy Moms with only a minute to spare Every mom is a busy mom. The NIV Busy Mom's Bible is packed with one-minute thought starters, and this trim, go-anywhere Bible is filled with quick devotional content for those who only have a few minutes a day to seek out divine inspiration through God’s Word. Throughout this Bible, you will find 52 one-minute Thought Starters that let you dip into God’s Word for a minute of refreshment. To go deeper, each of these Thought Starters is followed by an option for a five-minute Reflect and Pray or a ten-minute Study to help you learn even more about what God’s Word has to say to you today. Devotional thoughts are written specifically for you, the busy mom, and cover topics such as raising kids, marriage, emotions, and your identity in Christ. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Double-column format Concise concordance Words of Jesus in red
Daily Inspiration Even If You Only Have One Minute
The Busy Mom's Bible is a trim, go-anywhere Comfort Print Bible that gives moms inspirational reading for their day. Packed with one-minute thought starters and featuring the most-read, most-trusted NIV Bible, plus relevant and encouraging thoughts for the day, this is spiritual fuel for any mom's busy lifestyle.
A Bible Study Plan for the Busiest Mom! The Busy Mom's Guide to Bible Study is an amazing Bible study tool specifically aimed at moms. What makes it so remarkable is the way author Lisa Whelchel has packed twenty solid Bible study tools into a five-day-a-week, fifteen-minute-a-day, anybody-can-do-it plan. Not only is this plan doable, it's satisfying. As a busy mom, you give of yourself all day long - often with no way to refresh and replenish the cravings of your own soul. But this simple three-month, come-along-beside-you guide will take you deep into the Word, nourishing your heart and soul. And in just three months, you will be a changed woman - changed by the power of God's word in you.
From this best-selling author comes a 52-week devotional guide designed to help busy but spiritually-hungry women carve out time each week for God. The Busy Mom’s Devotional makes a vibrant, growing relationship with God seem do-able, and shows that the life-lessons Christ taught to a handful of fishermen are just as applicable to moms driving minivans and making corporate decisions. In the time it takes to empty an e-mail inbox or drive a child to soccer practice, Lisa T. Bergren draws harried women God-ward with 10-minute devotions including Scripture, real life illustrations, and reflective questions to think on through the day and week. Using this heartfelt, insightful guide, readers can begin the lifetime habit of devotion, even when time is at a premium.
The author of The Busy Mom's Make It Quick Cookbook introduces 325 family-friendly main courses, side dishes, and appetizers that are prepared with a slow cooker, along with other desserts and sides that can be created while the main course is cooking, accompanied by shopping lists, nutritional information, and level of difficulty ratings. Original.
'The Busy Mom's Greatest Companion' is a book to assist moms struggling with feelings of being lost, consumed with guilt, and feel they have no time. Living in a world full of judgement and putting unrealistic expectations upon ourselves, can result in disappointment and feelings of failure. As a Mom it is easy to become too busy being occupied by others' needs that you put your own on the back burner. This can cause frustration, depression, self-judgement, hate, and self-doubt. 'The Busy Mom's Greatest Companion' is a support for you to explore and find your balance in life, so that other life aspects and challenges become easy to manage and overcome. With the tools and techniques found within this book, you will find you again, improve your relationship with your partner, live a life being present and happy, and enjoy your kids even more. Every mom deserves support on her journey. It is not meant to be traveled alone. "When a mother heals her own relationship with herself and lets go of judgements, then her children have the best chance for a happy and healthy relationship with themselves."
Looking for easy home-cooked meal ideas? This book includes monthly meal plans, as well as customizable meal plans. It's also full of recipes to help you create delicious, home-cooked meals for your family!
In this perpetually changing, fast-paced culture, we have created a lifestyle of endless competition with ourselves. Each day our goal is completing the list while keeping the kids alive, our marriages whole, our friendships solid, and our homes tidy. It’s no wonder our brains are in a fog every morning. Interrupted offers a devotional for mothers that comes from what appear to be failures but are really just life’s interruptions. With constant distractions and endless to-do lists, how do we meet God amid the chaos? With an undying passion for God’s Word and life, author Julie Whitley, a mother of four, shares what some call a “messy” perspective of motherhood. But we need to remember the obstacles we face as women and mothers have no bearing on the God we serve. The obstacle ahead of us is not greater than the God within us. Designed for busy moms, this thirty-day devotional helps you to allow God to meet you in the middle of life’s interruptions.
7 Essential Ingredients to Organize and Balance Your World
Author: Jack Canfield
Category: Family & Relationships
Organize Your World, Your Kids, Your Time, and . . . Make Room for Mommy If you don't have enough hands, enough time in the day, or enough energy to balance everything—much less fit in a bit of "you time," then Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons forBusy Moms has the realistic, doable, and time-efficient tips that can transform your life. Moms who have been there will share how their quests were not focused on perfection, but on organization and ways to create the balance we all yearn for. Find out their secrets and learn how to: Nurture yourself—which in turn nurtures the family Keep an organized home and get the kids involved in chores, while bonding Feed your soul and find quality time to spend with yourself, friends, and partners In this timely and much-needed book, the authors and busy moms band together and offer thirty-two life lessons that have worked for them. This book also provides a source of encouragement to promote balance and a greater quality of life for you and your family.
Here is a journal for busy moms to write down their thoughts and memories. These days are busy but the years are short. Take some time for yourself each day to write down your thoughts. Or send as a gift to a busy mom on your list.
This A-Z reference guide covers all of the key questions asked by women who want to be the best moms possible. Peel offers women quick solutions and practical advice to help them perform the important job God has called them to do.