Liberty Traditional School

Raising Arizona Kids

real families | real stories | real life

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘family meals’

Dining in: 9 quick-and-easy recipes for family meals

During my 20 years as a food writer, I fielded a steady stream of questions from readers, friends and neighbors: What’s the best chef knife? How do you braise a chuck roast? What’s your favorite restaurant? Of all the assorted questions, there was only one that gave me pause: What are you cooking tonight? My […]

Read the article

Parenting hack: Quick family meals from pantry staples

Working parents know the sinking feeling only too well. It’s 6 p.m. and you’re met at the door by hungry, cranky kids and the realization that you forgot to thaw the pork loin for dinner. With a well-stocked pantry and a little know-how, there’s no need to panic or dial for takeout pizza for the […]

Read the article

10 ways to eat healthier as a family this year

Before natural-foods dietitian Patti Tvert Milligan spoke to her son’s fourth-grade class about healthful eating, he had one simple request: Don’t be boring. Milligan obeyed. She collaborated with her son Reilly, then 10, on a children’s book that celebrates organic gardening, fresh vegetables and fruits. Milligan let Shirley, their book’s vegetable-munching heroine, tout the taste […]

Read the article

Parenting hack: Save time with online grocery shopping

As I’m writing this, our week has been a doozie. My family’s afternoons and evenings have been double- and triple-booked with soccer-playoff tournaments, basketball and baseball practices, Girl Scout meetings, a third-grade musical program and a school fundraiser. At one point, we had to call our personal Uber driver (a.k.a Grandpa) to transport kiddos from […]

Read the article

Declare your independence…from chicken nuggets

Happy Fourth of July! There’s been a revolution in our kitchen. For almost two years, we were living under the tyranny of chicken nuggets — and not the homemade kind, coated in flour, dipped in an egg wash and covered in breadcrumbs. Ours always came from a box or bag and were shaped like dinosaurs, […]

Read the article

Mama’s Amazing Noodle Bake

Here’s a classic comfort-food recipe with a flavorful spin! To celebrate the launch of its three flavored sour cream varieties, the moms at Shamrock Farms are sharing some of their family favorites. This one has been revised to include the new Creamy Ranch flavored sour cream. This looks like a good one to pull out […]

Read the article

Tofu veggie stir-fry

This recipe is different every time you make it because you can use whatever vegetables you happen to have around the house. Instead of or in addition to the ingredients listed below, you could try summer squash, zucchini, water chestnuts, baby corn and bean sprouts. 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, diced 1 red […]

Read the article

Taking back mealtime: The Mom 100 Cookbook

Katie Workman

English muffin pizza for breakfast? Miso cod fingers for the fish-o-phobe? Well, sure! Katie Workman, founding editor of, created The Mom 100 Cookbook: 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket to help families expand a tired recipe repertoire with simple, homemade dishes prepared with real food. Workman, the mother of Jack, 12, […]

Read the article

  • facebook
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • pinterest


Submit a calendar event