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7 Quick and Easy Recipes for New Moms

You didn’t even have time to take a shower today. How the #$%* are you going to cook? Try one of these simple recipes (we promise they won’t stress you out) or pass them to your partner so he can whip one up.

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vegetarian gumbo

Vegetarian Gumbo

So maybe you can’t get away for Mardi Gras right now, but you can still enjoy some Cajun flavors with this vegetarian gumbo recipe. If you don’t have a slow cooker, this is the time to invest in one -- all you have to do is throw in the ingredients, turn it on and let it cook for a couple hours -- leaving you time to tackle that mountain of laundry, play with baby or (finally!) take a nap.

Get the recipe at The Nest >>

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