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Food & Nutrition: Fun Recipes, Time-Saving Tips, & Creative Ideas

Find tons of easy recipes like buttermilk pancakes, watermelon donuts, holiday treats, and healthy alternatives as well as useful, time-saving tips and ideas like how to throw a safe BBQ, how to tame mealtime tantrums, and how to get kids cooking (safely!).




Fun Recipes

Vegan Berry-Infused Cupcakes

Easy Parsnip and Apple Soup Recipe from 'The Lazy Gourmet' Cookbook

Parsnip and apple soup

Buttermilk Pancake Recipe for Kids

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Syrup

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Fake Out Food

meatloaf shaped like mice from weight watchersKid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams

Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen

Easter Recipe: Mild-Mannered Deviled Eggs

Easter Recipe: Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Super Bowl Snacks: Spinach Dip and Honey Yogurt Fruit Dip



Tips and How-Tos...

How to Store and Freeze Baked Goods

boy cooking pancakesCooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

How to Throw a Great BBQ

Avoid Picnic Pitfalls & Barbecue Blunders With Simple Home Food Safety Tips

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet

The Heart-Healthy Diet

How to Maintain Strong Bones

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule


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