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4th of July Popsicles

4th of July Popsicles

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles!

Easy Summer Cocktail

Easy Summer Cocktail

This is the perfect summer sip—refreshing, special, and able to be prepped ahead of time.

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Introducing new vegetables (like cauliflower) to kids can be tricky. Experts recommend serving it in a form they are familiar with (in this case, tacos). It’s the perfect excuse for Taco Tuesday!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is an antioxidant and inflammatory powerhouse. Filled with superfoods like cherries and cacao, it can be made with any kind of milk and different types of nut butter. The best part? It tastes like chocolate covered cherries!

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Did you know mimosas can be made with more than just orange juice? Well, you do now! We’ve selected five of our favorite recipes to share with you on National Mimosa Day.

Piña Colada Chia Pops

Piña Colada Chia Pops

This sweet treat is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family.

Cobb Salad Board

Cobb Salad Board

This Cobb Salad Board is a great way to introduce kids to veggies they might not normally try. Check it out!

Baked Potato Bar

Baked Potato Bar

e’re always looking for weeknight dinner ideas that appeal to everyone in our families, from husbands to big kids to toddlers and even babies. That’s why this super simple but completely customizable Baked Potato Bar caught our eye. Check it out!

Easter Go-To Recipes

Easter Go-To Recipes

Breakfast, appetizer and dessert: these fun recipes will certainly please the whole family on Easter, or at any other time!

Hasselback Potato Skillet

Hasselback Potato Skillet

This easy potato dish is just a little bit of an upgrade on classic roast potatoes. Use it to introduce picky eaters to new flavors, or for your next dinner party!

Rainbow Cheesecake

Rainbow Cheesecake

Check out this colorful cheesecake for St. Patty’s Day, an alternative to a birthday cake or any time you need to mix up a little cheer. It does need to chill overnight, so grab these ingredients below and click through for the full instructions.

Creamy Sweet Potato, Corn, and Kale Chowder

Creamy Sweet Potato, Corn, and Kale Chowder

This comforting, veggie-filled soup comes together quickly, in about a half hour. Plus, it uses long lasting root vegetables (sweet potatoes and carrots) and some frozen corn, making it a perfect end of week, pre-grocery shop meal. Try it out!

Cod & Potatoes Au Gratin

Cod & Potatoes Au Gratin

This delicious recipe for cod & potatoes au gratin comes from my dear friend and amazing Chef, Joelma Celestrini. Its a simple and easy to make dish, with the healthy dose of cheese and heavy cream, making it the ultimate comfort food!

Football Grazing Board

Football Grazing Board

Check out this adorable Football Board from Maegan, the uber-talented mom behind The BakerMama, and enjoy Super Bowl eating healthier.

Valentine’s Day Dessert Board

Valentine’s Day Dessert Board

We love this Valentine’s Day dessert board from our food contributor, CatwithaK Cooks. It’s a “berry-sweet” family-friendly snack. Not only is it colorful and festive, it’s easy to use it as a template and go with any ingredients you have, and your kids will eat!

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

This Brussels Sprouts Gratin recipe is a fun swap for the classic green bean casserole, and the healthy dose of cheese and heavy cream may be just what it takes to make the whole family Brussels sprouts fans!

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