Easter morning can be pretty hectic. Between getting your family dressed in their special pastel-colored outfits and making it to church on time, the last thing you want to do is worry about getting brunch prepared. This Easter, make it easier on yourself by whipping up one of these flavorful make-ahead brunch recipes. They’re simple, satisfying, and taste like you’ve spent all morning in the kitchen!
If you’ve hit up every fish fry in your area and are looking for something a little healthier for this Lenten Friday, we’ve got you covered. From burgers to tacos, these seafood recipes are not only easy to make, but they’re extremely delicious. Go ahead and give them a try!
There are many cultural Lenten traditions practiced by Christians all around the world, but one custom always remains the same: abstaining from meat each Friday during Lent. It’s a form of penance for Christians near and far and an acknowledgement of Christ’s sacrifice for us all. Though we have many similarities, the foods that we eat during lent differ across cultures. Here are some traditional Latin recipes adapted for Lenten Fridays:
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, which for a lot of us means that it’s time to decide what to give up for the next 40 days. We understand that finding something that you feel is significant enough to give up can be tough. However, it’s important to remember that it’s not what we give up, but how we use this time as an opportunity to reflect and grow closer to God. If you’re having a hard time thinking of what to give up for Lent, try one -or a few- of these ideas: Arriving late- Ten minutes early is the new on-time. Saying “I don’t care”- You do care, go ahead and show it. Half-heartedly asking someone how they’re doing- Be genuine, you could make their day. Drinking soda- Lent is a great opportunity to see how you feel without all that sugar. Impatience- Relax and…Keep Reading
Abstaining from meat each week is one of the most widely observed traditions during Lent, symbolizing Christ’s sacrifice of his flesh on Good Friday. For those who grew up with this tradition, it can feel like clockwork. But as years press on, it gets harder and harder to come up with unique meatless meals the whole family will love. By this point in the season, you may have found the go-to meals you started with are coming back into the rotation. To get us through these last few weeks, we’re getting creative with our menus and sharing our favorite recipes for delicious Lenten dinners that can double as easy-to-pack lunches. SPINACH MUSHROOM QUESADILLAS Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Quesadillas are so easy to make, and reheat well the next day. The spinach and mushrooms will add the protein and fiber you’re missing from the meat. And since they’re wrapped deliciously…Keep Reading