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Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Try these recipes for gluten-free, vegan Girl Scout-style cookies at home, including Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs. You won't believe how close the taste comes to the real deal!

Morning Fuel: Easy, Healthy Breakfasts from a Manhattan School Chef

Morning Fuel: Easy, Healthy Breakfasts from a Manhattan School Chef

From a Manhattan school chef who is no stranger to picky eaters, these easy from-scratch breakfast recipes help keep kids focused at school by fueling them up with the nutrients they need for their growing minds and bodies.

Easy Holiday Dessert: Frozen Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Easy Holiday Dessert: Frozen Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Want to change up your dessert routine this holiday season? Try this frozen version of classic pumpkin pie. It's a welcome twist on the traditional dessert and, bonus: It's super easy to make ahead! Just pull it out of the freezer a few minutes before serving.

DIY Alien Monster Egg Halloween Decoration

DIY Alien Monster Egg Halloween Decoration

Liz Heinecke, author of Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, shares easy-to-follow directions to make Alien Monster Eggs for a Halloween decoration for your ghoolish party. Bonus: It's a science experiment for kids!

Witches Brew Recipe for Halloween by MOMables

Witches Brew Recipe for Halloween by MOMables

Laura Fuentes of MOMables created this fun witches brew recipe for her child's lunchbox. It's a fun and healthy Halloween drink for kids that doesn't use soda or powdered drink mixes.

Halloween Treats: Eyeball Cake Pops, Monster 'Toes,' and 'Rotten' Apple Punch

Halloween Treats: Eyeball Cake Pops, Monster 'Toes,' and 'Rotten' Apple Punch

Get step-by-step directions on how to make three cool treats for Halloween, including creepy cake pops that look like eyeballs, pigs in a blanket that look like monster toes, and "rotten" apple cider punch.

Easy Recipe for New Cooks: Creamy Tomato and Rice Basil Soup

Easy Recipe for New Cooks: Creamy Tomato and Rice Basil Soup

This easy recipe for creamy tomato soup with rice and basil was developed by a special education teacher and is featured in her cookbook, "Special Day Cooking: A Life Skills Cookbook," which is geared for those with developmental challenges as well as young people learning to cook.

Three Birthday Cakes That Look Like Other Treats

Three Birthday Cakes That Look Like Other Treats

Looking for a unique birthday cake to make for your child's celebration this year? We've got three recipes for cakes that look like other sweet treats, including a giant cupcake, a giant donut, and ice cream cones.

Carve A Watermelon For Halloween This Year

Carve A Watermelon For Halloween This Year

This Halloween, why not put a fun twist on pumpkin carving by making some Jack O’Melons? Watermelons carve up boo-tifully, and you can eat the fruit right away, making it easy to scare up some delicious Halloween fun.

Get Crafty with Halloween Ghosts

Get Crafty with Halloween Ghosts

These simple Halloween decorations will haunt your holiday table. Kids can help make the classic ghost motif with tissue paper, white chocolate, marshmallows, or eggs.

Stuff We Like: Martha Stewart's Blackberries and Oregano Pie
Recipes and Creative Ideas for Summer Picnics, BBQs, and Parties

Recipes and Creative Ideas for Summer Picnics, BBQs, and Parties

One of the best things about summer is eating outside, whether it's at a picnic, BBQ, street festival, or even a restaurant. Here are more than a dozen creative and fun ways to eat outside this season, including tons of summer-inspired recipes.

Homemade Snack: Sunflower Oat Bars

Homemade Snack: Sunflower Oat Bars

When you're on the go, a granola or energy bar is a great way to fuel up without slowing down, but many store-bought brands contain tons of sugar and hard-to-pronounce ingredients. Take the healthy route and make your own sunflower oat bars with this recipe from Ella's Kitchen.

5 BBQ Recipes with Watermelon

5 BBQ Recipes with Watermelon

This summer, try some refreshing recipes starring watermelon, such as a watermelon crunch salsa, two salads featuring the fruit, watermelon rind coleslaw, and a BBQ sauce made with watermelon. All are sure to be a hit at your next barbeque or get-together.

Tacos and Quesadillas: 2 Kid-Friendly Recipes by Chef George Duran

Tacos and Quesadillas: 2 Kid-Friendly Recipes by Chef George Duran

George Duran, a Food Network chef and dad, shares two of his favorite recipes to cook with his young son: polenta-crusted fish tacos with spicy mango slaw and prosciutto, tomato, and basil quesadillas.

Vegan BBQ Recipes

Vegan BBQ Recipes

A vegan chef shares 4 vegan barbeque recipes for the grill, including an Asian sesame burger made with tofu, quinoa salad, stuffed roasted bell peppers with lentils and butternut squash, and veggie shish kebabs with basil dip and spicy salsa.

Mother's Day Menu: Asparagus Soup, Grilled Lamb Chops, and Blackberry Peach Cobbler

Mother's Day Menu: Asparagus Soup, Grilled Lamb Chops, and Blackberry Peach Cobbler

Chef Michael William Batt of Greenwich, CT, offers these seasonal recipes for a memorable Mother's Day dinner, including a spring asparagus soup, grilled lamb chops with roasted potatoes, and a blackberry peach cobbler for dessert.

7 Recipes for a Delicious Easter Brunch

7 Recipes for a Delicious Easter Brunch

Hosting a brunch or lunch for Easter? Try these delicious recipes for glazed pineapple ham bites, cheesy bacon and egg brunch casserole, individual cheese and herb stratas, apple butter breakfast cake, and ham, apple, and cheddar crepes.

Lion Birthday Cake

Lion Birthday Cake

Celebrate a first birthday with this adorable cake featuring a friendly face and enough yummy frosting to smush all over baby's face, making for the sweetest before-and-after photos ever!

Tahitian Vanilla Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Ganache

Tahitian Vanilla Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Ganache

Try your hand at this rich, slightly nostalgic vanilla sponge cake with fudgy chocolate ganache, courtesy of an executive pastry chef. It's a sophisticated birthday cake option that's sure to impress.

Essential Yellow Birthday Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Essential Yellow Birthday Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Celeb chef Kelsey Nixon shares her recipe for a deliciously simple yellow birthday cake with vanilla buttercream frosting, plus fun variations on the recipe and tips to make your decorations stand out.

Recipes for Basil Pineapple Fried Rice and Granola Banana Bran Muffins

Recipes for Basil Pineapple Fried Rice and Granola Banana Bran Muffins

Stuff We Like: Food. And we're sure you do too. That's why we featured four products in our March issues, including spicy pickles, a wok, granola, and good-for-you cookies. Here are two recipes, Basil Pineapple Fried Rice and Granola Banana Bran Muffins, to make using the IMUSA wok and Mona's Granola.

Miriam Chu's Famous Pork Rib Recipe

Miriam Chu's Famous Pork Rib Recipe

Miriam Chu knows how to fuel a successful athlete like her daughter, U.S. women's hockey player and four-time Olympian Julie Chu. This delicious pork rib recipe is great for busy families who need an easy and nutritious dinner. Go for your own gold in the kitchen with this recipe!

8 Super Snacks for a Family Football Party

8 Super Snacks for a Family Football Party

Try these healthy and fun snack recipes by a celebrity caterer for your next family football party or Super Bowl watching party at home. Kids and adults alike will enjoy mac and cheese muffins, beef "lollipops," mini guacamole parfaits, turkey tacos with virgin margaritas, and more.

Recipe: The Elvis Sandwich from Peanut Butter & Co.

Recipe: The Elvis Sandwich from Peanut Butter & Co.

Gooey, sweet, and delicious, this recipe for The Elvis peanut butter and banana sandwich comes straight from the Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook by Lee Zalben.




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