9 Recipes for New Moms in the Kitchen


Everyone has to start somewhere, right?

Mothers who are just starting out in the kitchen may be overwhelmed by their surroundings and by the endless options at their fingertips.

Which is why we’re here to help.

We’re compiled a list of easy recipes below for new mothers in the kitchen, those who aren’t sure just where to begin.

The answer, of course, is “anywhere you want!” But those seeking pointers should scroll down and look around…

  1. Kale and Sweet Potato Pizza Recipe
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    • This year, our CSA started in mid-April. It’s been a huge relief for me because getting to the grocery store while toting a 6-month old baby along with me can be a challenge. So, now that our veggies are pretty much taken care of, I can cut my grocery shopping back a bit. Not familiar …
  2. Enchilada Sauce Recipe
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    • I wouldn’t really consider myself a picky eater. But I’ve never really been a fan of leftovers. Even my favorite dishes lose all appeal once they enter the cold depths of my refrigerator. The thing is, now that I am a new mom, I need to take advantage of leftovers. Getting dinner on the table …
  3. Banana Muffins Recipe
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    • Let’s talk about nap time, shall we? Before my daughter was born, I had this utopian idea of nap time. It would start right after lunch and last until I already had dinner in the oven. The little miss would love her nap time, eagerly snuggling in for her afternoon snooze without crying or fussing. …
  4. Baked French Fries Recipe
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    • If you have young kids, I’m guessing you don’t get out to a restaurant as often as you might did pre-children. Not only is there the potential for the baby to make a scene in the restaurant (and she inevitably will), the thought of packing up all of the baby things (and don’t get me …
  5. Pineapple Salsa Recipe
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    • When spring rolls around, I always start craving lots of fresh fruits and veggies. It’s a great thing, really (compared to my usual cravings for chocolate and cookies)… And, salsa is at the top of my list. There is nothing better than digging into a bowl of freshly made salsa with a handful of tortilla chips. Unfortunately, for …
  6. Dairy Free Mocha Frappe Recipe
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    • Life as a new mom is one that is full of change. As someone who likes to be on top of things and keep life under control (read: I am a control freak), I am certainly learning to be a bit more adaptable than I used to be. Sure, I may want to run to …
  7. No-Knead Pizza Dough Recipe
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    • Sometime in the last year or so I declared Friday nights as the official pizza night at my house. Over time, we added wine (after the baby was born!) and cookies to the menu, as well. It has turned into our mini celebration that the weekend has arrived. I keep things pretty casual, and it’s …

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