Motherhood. It's certainly not for the faint of heart, nor is it for the weak, but admirable and rewarding just the same.


Many of us balance taking care of home, working, and ourselves in such a manner that even we have to give ourselves props where they're due. After a long day at work, the simplest things can prove to be that much more tedious. The last thing many of us want to do (or even feel like doing) after working and getting home to deal with tattle-telling children, hugs, and homework, is to prepare and cook dinner. However, we all have to eat, right?

Sure, take-out comes in handy, but there's nothing like a home-cooked meal. We all have our go-to recipes, but at the same time, who wants to eat the same thing everyday? Click through the gallery to see some of my favorite go-to recipes for today's moms and working women on-the-go.

1. Skillet Tomato Chicken

From prep to finish, this one-skillet dish is not only visually appealing and pleasing to the palate, but can be ready in 30 minutes! Get the recipe via Well Plated.

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