Navigating Food Allergies This Holiday Season_ How to Help Parents & Carers

My Child & Food Allergies at Family Gatherings

Mummy Confession: This is my first official holiday season as a mum of a child with known food allergies (and also being on an elimination diet myself of foods that he is allergic to). I’m not feeling very good with words at the moment, but I hope this gets across a little of the anxiety I’m feeling as this season’s festivities start rolling in as a mum to a child with food allergies. I never thought I would have to be the one to be so aware of everything, and I ‘m still learning.   I know this holiday season Read More

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Gourmet Dinner Service: A Ready to Cook Meal Option

Mummy Review: I have felt so time poor lately with everything, and meal planning sometimes winds up taking a back seat to other chores and obligations. Enter Gourmet Dinner Service. Disclosure: I was provided these meals in exchange for my honest opinion and experience. All opinions are my own. (My apologies for the terrible photo quality on my part of the actual meals as I overcooked some of them. They have let me use some of their photos to display what they do look like if they are cooked properly.  As a mum of three and never-stop-thinking person, I often Read More

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Meal Plan Monday: Week #19

Another week and seven more meal ideas for your week! This week I’m featuring recipes from Read Eat Repeat, Sweet Tea & Thyme, Keeping Life Sane, Mashup Mom, Only Girl 4 Boyz, Strength & Sunshine, and Ooh Bother. Soup, salad and Dessert featuring Carefree and Coffee, The Starving Chef, and My Gluten Free Miami. Enjoy these recipes! And be sure to check out all the other weeks past for more great ideas! (Don’t forget to use #cookingwihMPM if you do use these!) Monday: Crockpot Pork and Apples from Keeping Life Sane Tuesday: Short Rib Bolognese Ragu from Sweet Tea & Read More

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Meal Plan Monday: Week # 18

Another week of recipes! Tell me what you’d like to see more of the coming weeks! Here are some good ones from Kidgredients, Easy Peasy Foodie, Eats Amazing, and The Starving Chef. Be sure to check out the soup, salad, and dessert of the week, too!   Monday: Veggie Packed Mexican Lasagna from Kidgredients Tuesday: Bakso from The Starving Chef Wednesday: Tomato Ketchup Chicken Skewers from Eats Amazing Thursday: Easy Lamb Moussaka from Easy Peasy Foodie Friday: Moroccan Spiced Roasted Vegetable Traybake from Easy Peasy Foodie Saturday: Tomato Basil Skillet Chicken from The Whole Cook Sunday: Easy Veggie Packed Gluten Read More

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Meal Plan Monday: Week # 15

This week I have some great recipes in store. I don’t know if you can tell, but I love pasta and anything with cheese! Some tasty ideas for your week ahead! Rememeber, if you do wind up using something from a meal plan, let me know! Feel free to tag #CookingwithMPM if you take photos of your creations! I would love to see someone finding inspiration here! Featuring Delicious Everyday, Read Eat Repeat, Olive Jude, The Messy Mommy, Food Pleasure and Health, My Gluten Free Miami, The Starving Chef, and My Frosted Life Enjoy! Monday: Tortellini in Sundried Tomato Sauce¬†from Read More