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No Excuse Mom | September 17, 2019

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About Meeshie Nguyen

Meeshie Nguyen

Meeshie Nguyen

Meeshie Nguyen is a 41 year-old single mommy of the cutest 6 year- old boy Maddox. She is a full time Manager of Financial Planning (by day ) who founded EventsForCauses & LiveLifeShredded in 2009 – an organization that creates events for non-profits and run by volunteers – her passion to #GiveBack in her “free time”. She is also the co-founder of The Live Well Project ( ) which empowers, inspires, and motivates young teenage girls to live a healthy lifestyle. in July 2017, Meeshie joined the Copley-Price YMCA in San Diego as one of their newest Board Members. Meeshie is a 10 year breast cancer survivor who underwent chemotherapy and radiation. In February 2014, her mother passed away from a year long bout with lung cancer. Meeshie is an ambassador for the American Lung Association of Southern California. She blogs about her experiences with both diseases in hopes that it will give education and hope to those affected by cancer. Meeshie loves to stay active! She runs in half and full marathons, loves Crossfit, and in Septemer 2013, decided to train for a bikini fitness competition. She competed in her first competition in November 2013 and again this past May 2014 in her first NPC Bikini Fitness show. Healthy eating is a way of life for Meeshie and she is very excited to be the blogger for the No Excuse Mom’s “Quick & Easy Recipes”! “Your health and the health of your family should be the number one priority in your life. Without your health, you cannot thrive in life. Eating clean is essential for everyone! “ ~Meeshie

Posts By Meeshie Nguyen

Organic! Pasta with Turkey Sausage and Brussels Sprouts

July 11, 2017 |

Hi NEMs!!!

Gosh!  It has been a while since my last recipe blog post but I have a great dish for the summer!   This Pasta with Turkey Sausage & Brussels Sprouts is made with mostly ORGANIC ingredients (it would have … Read More

Asian ChowFun! (Gluten Free Option)

January 19, 2017 |

NEMs! Here’s a very tasty recipe that is also a #glutenfree option! 🙂 Don’t forget – if you have a recipe you would like to share and be FEATURED on our No Excuse Mom website, email me at:


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Asian Style Garlic Tofu with Rice (Vegetarian)

December 14, 2016 |


Here is a tasty TOFU dish that’s quick and easy to make & is great for those who are vegetarians! You’ll need to prep steps 1-5 to let the tofu marinate for about 20-30 minutes.   🙂



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Egg Cupcakes! (OK OK OK, they are Muffins)

January 7, 2016 |

No Excuse Moms! First, let me start by wishing you ALL a HAPPY and HEALTHY NEW YEAR in 2016!   There are going to be a lot of new updates and changes this year for NEM and I’m so excited! … Read More


July 8, 2015 |

Hello my NEMs!

You are going to be Mom of the Year with these snacks that look like DOLPHINS!  They are easy to make with your Kid(s) for a playdate, classroom snack, or birthday!  I made these for Maddox’s year … Read More

Shrimp, Fennel and Avocado Salad

May 28, 2015 |

NEMs!   Summer is finally here!  It’s the time of fresh fruits, veggies, and lots of fresh salads.

Jen Walsh is a San Diego NEM member and a personal CHEF!   She is sharing this fresh and healthy Shrimp, Fennel & … Read More

Quick & Easy SNACKS for your child’s classroom!

May 15, 2015 |

Hey NEMs!

I signed up to bring morning and afternoon snack to Maddox’s class of 21 kids this week!  Since I’m limited on time in the evenings I wanted to make both snacks quickly but still have fun and be … Read More

Chicken Stuffed Manicotti

April 2, 2015 |

Hi NEMs! 

Are you ready for another great recipe?  Well here it is!  CHICKEN STUFFED MANICOTTI!

One of our San Diego No Excuse Moms Calista Mejia who I met earlier this year is sharing this yummy recipe with us. … Read More

Baked Salmon, Cous Cous, and Salad

February 18, 2015 |

NEMs! ​

I love this dish because I can quickly prepare it, throw it in the oven, and multi-task some house stuff while everything is cooking! 😉


Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 25-35 min


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Fish & Shrimp Tacos (w/a Gluten Free option)!

January 23, 2015 | 1


Let’s face it…we all LOVE Mexican food!  Here is my quick, easy and healthier recipe for those taco cravings! 😉



What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 lb. Talapia (or any white fish)
  • 1.5 lbs. De-veined Shrimp (31-40 ct)
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