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Melissa’s Batch Cooking Recipes and Tips for Busy People

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    When time isn’t on your side, it can feel quite overwhelming to keep yourself nourished and cared for so here are some tips & recipes you can batch cook or prep when short on time or in need of some love. Batch cooking is such a saving grace for busy times and befriending your freezer is a game changing tip for new mums, busy parents, times when you’re sick or recuperating or you’re caring for others; you can really give the gift of care through nourishing and simple food. Here are 6 tips for prepping your food to help you in a busy period: Boil eggs, lots of them!   These are always a great base for a salad or throw them into a noodle soup or just pack for an on the go breakfast or snack. Roast some veg.  Whatever veg you have lying around, chop it all up and roast with some garlic and oil. It’s great on it’s own or mixed into quinoa or with leftover chicken. Cook some quinoa, lentils or noodles.  Quinoa keeps really well and is great mixed in

Why I love Christmas..

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image source Ahhh.. Christmas, that special time of year where family gathers in remembrance of Christ's birth. The busiest time of year for most. Many take this special day for granted. I would like to help you celebrate with a little  knowledge from so many years ago. Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was. The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and yo

Where I find my Inspiration

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  image source     So, here I'm here in my thoughts about what inspires me. There are many things that inspire me like one my two wonderful children. I wouldn't be who I am today if it wasn't for my children.There is always something that we don't like or not having things go our way. I myself have been through a lot of obstacles when it comes to parenting or relationships. Being a single mother is very overwhelming.Going to work, cleaning house, trying to stay on a routine. No body said parenting would be easy. I always thought to myself I wasn't being good enough for my children I thought I was doing everything wrong. Parenting doesn't come with an instruction manual, right? We just have to make the best of it. I've learned a lot along the way. I have always been the person that seemed like I wasn't good at anything. Then one day, I decided I didn't want to live my life the way it was going. I read a book called, 'Attitude is Ev