Off Duty Mommy: Wines to Unwind With

Sometimes… Wine is Just Necessary There are many occasions for drinking wine – when you want to unwind with friends, have a celebration, or simply need to take the edge off after a really difficult day. Whatever the occasion, buying a bottle of wine doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or expensive experience. You don’t have to know anything about tannins or be able to identify the taste of “hints of tobacco leaf” in the flavor (whatever that means). I have a few of my favorites that I would like to share with you. I think they are delicious...

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A Blueberry Crescent Roll Braid That Will Blow Your Mind

Bella Breakdown Delish has officially outdone itself with this mouthwatering Blueberry Breakfast Braid. While the total cook time is 45 minutes, it serves eight and is ranked at level easy! You can either watch the video above and wing it, or if you are not exactly baking-inclined follow the step-by-step instructions below! First things first, ingredients! • 6 tbsp. cream cheese, divided • 1/4 c. sugar, divided (plus more for sprinkling) • 1 tsp. vanilla, divided • 2 c. (1 pt.) fresh or frozen blueberries • 2 tbsp. cornstarch • Juice of half a lemon • 1 (8-oz.) tube,...

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Lemon Glazed Salmon Will Hook Even Seafood Haters

Bella Breakdown A simple lemon glaze goes a long way. To make this dish, pour some olive oil into a nonstick pan and cook the salmon over medium heat for six minutes per side. Sprinkle with salt and pepper then remove from the pan. Next, add butter to the pan then add minced garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice. Once the garlic is starting to cook, add slices of lemon, chicken broth and more pepper. Simmer the sauce for five minutes, then add the salmon and simmer for a few minutes more while adding butter and parsley to the...

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Keep Food Fresh Up To 5 times Longer!

Lasting Freshness Are you ready for a crazy statistic? The average household throws away over $3,500 worth of food every single year! Why? Because it goes bad before we even get a chance to eat it. We’ve all been there before…food shopping especially when hungry, everything looks good, so we tend to load up our cart with fresh food for a couple weeks. But the truth of the matter is that half of it ends up going to waste causing you to not only get rid of the food, but you find yourself back at the grocery store a...

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3 Quick-and-Easy Shrimp Salads

Bella Breakdown Dinner will never be boring with this trio of healthy, quick shrimp salads! #1 – Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad Ingredients 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise (such as Hellmann’s) 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1 oil-packed anchovy fillet, drained and mashed to a paste 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup) 1/2 small garlic clove, minced 7 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided Cooking spray 1 pound peeled and deveined extra-large shrimp 2 ounces whole-wheat French...

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