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No Excuse Mom | August 22, 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

Happy New Year! More in 2015!

January 2, 2015 | 2

Happy New Year NEMs! I’m so excited to be ringing in 2015 with all of you!  I’ve been your Recipe Blogger in 2014 and this year I’m taking on a bigger role with No Excuse Mom.  2015 is going to … Read More

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls

October 23, 2014 |



Hi my NEMs!

Some of you might remember that I competed in my first bikini fitness competition back in November 2013.  At the event, I met an awesome mom of 4!  We instantly connected and have remained friends … Read More


September 26, 2014 |





NEMS!  I’ve been blogging about lunch and dinner recipes so thought it might be fun to do my first video blog on something we all love… SNACKS!  This one is especially easy and FUN for the kiddos!

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Chili that Everyone can Enjoy!

September 4, 2014 | 1

Hello fellow NEMs!

I’m bringing to you an easy and HEALTHY CHILI recipe that my best friend Kim found online at (click here for original recipe)!  We make this all the time and it’s great to make a big … Read More

Flavorful Pork Chops

August 15, 2014 |


Happy Friday NEMs!  Have you figured out what you want to make the family for dinner tonight?  If not, here’s a quick and easy recipe if you like Pork Chops!  This recipe from my best friend Jennifer who has … Read More

Quickest Turkey Pasta Dish that the KIDS will LOVE!

July 31, 2014 |

NEMS!  Ever find that by the time you pick up the kids from school, run them to soccer, swim, and gymnastics it’s just about past dinner time?  Well, here’s a really quick, easy, and a pretty healthy dish that I … Read More

Sweet Potato Snack!

July 14, 2014 |

Eating “good carbs” is important when you are trying to #EatClean! Here’s an easy sweet potato recipe that has NO SALT added.  This is a GREAT snack for the kiddos too! 🙂

Prep time:  10 min    Cook time:  40 min

This … Read More

4th of July Egg White Protein w/Oats Pancake!

July 3, 2014 |

Happy 4th NEMs!  What a better way to start out the morning of the 4th with some egg white protein powder w/oats pancakes!  (Try saying that three times really fast!!! LOL!)  I got this awesome recipe from my old high … Read More

Filet Mignon Stir Fry

June 20, 2014 |

NEMS!  Do you love beef?  I DO!  Here is an easy, quick, healthy, and most importantly TASTY recipe!  (As always, you can substitute the beef with chicken, shrimp, or tofu)



What you need:

Notice that I don’t use … Read More

Quinoa Chicken Salad – (served cold)

May 29, 2014 | 2

You are going to LOVE this Quinoa Chicken Salad!   Last week I went to my friend Izabella’s house for a play date and she made this dinner for us.  Of course, once I saw and tasted it I knew … Read More