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How to Plan a Pirate Treasure Hunt for Kids

From how to set the stage to how to create a map, we’ve got everything you need to know.

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Spiced Hot Chocolate

Our friend Ingrid Hoffmann, host of the Univision’sDelicioso and author of Latin D’Lite: Delicious Latin Recipes with a Healthy Twist, shared with us a simple kid-pleasing recipe to make for Dia de los Muertos.

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Affordable Bakeware You’d Be Proud to Serve From

The season of baking and entertaining comes right along with the chill in the air. Impress yourself (and your friends and family) with these adorable baking pans that are cute enough to eat right out of!

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Zucchini Pizza Casserole

Satisfy those pizza cravings without ordering delivery thanks to this genius recipe by Blair of The Seasoned Mom.

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Your Dinnertime Plan: Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This delicious pasta dish is basically chicken parm in a pan! Get the recipe here.

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Baked Artisan Mac ‘n’ Cheese

A normally unhealthy dish gets a whole food based makeover thanks to one of our favorite food blogs, Veggies Don’t Bite.

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Lemon Chicken & Veggie Bake

Bake your entire meal in one dish with this simple recipe.

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Easy Baked Ziti

If your kids love lasagna try out this recipe that’s sure to be a hit.

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Baked Ravioli

Time to spice up the weekday pasta routine with this tasty dish from Jennifer at Laughter and Grace.

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Baked Cheesy Winter Squash Pasta

Take advantage of seasonal squash and make a cheesy winter squash pasta that your kids will love.

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Roasted Citrus Rosemary Chicken

A delicious combination of herbs, citrus and chicken make this dish worthy of your weeknight dinner rotation.

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Strawberry Apple Crisp

Get the recipe for this delicious kosher-friendly strawberry apple crisp.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Rosemary

This 3-step recipe uses a marinade that is both sweet and savory.

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3 Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

This macaroni and cheese recipe uses three different cheeses (awesome!), and is made only in five easy steps.

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Homemade Chicken Fingers

Kids love chicken fingers and they just can’t get enough. Why? Because they’re tasty and easy to eat. No utensils needed, just a good grip and a saucy dip to enjoy these crispy delights.

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“No Work” Chicken

Does the chicken walk itself into the kitchen, bathe in a juicy marinate, hop into the oven and then set the table? Not exactly, but this “no work” chicken is maybe as simple as it gets. To save even more…

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Quick & Easy Kids Recipe: Effortless Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a recent and very welcome addition to my cooking repertoire. You can switch your brain off when you make these. Open a few jars and cans, heat the tortillas, fill them (with pretty much anything – I am…

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Green Macaroni and Cheese

Who says you can’t make food festive AND still keep it healthy? Catherine of Weelicious couldn’t wait to start making St. Patrick’s Day foods for her kids, but was nervous to use food dyes. So, she came up with a…

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Easy Beef-Stuffed Shells

Nothing quite says “comfort food” like this cheesy, beefy, stuffed pasta dish. The pasta shells soften as they bake, while the outside develops a nice crunch to it. Adding pesto gives the cheesy filling an extra layer of flavor, but…

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Pizza Pot Pies

Sometimes the best dishes come from blending your favorite ones together. How does the idea of a savory, crispy crust of a chicken pot pie and the tomato sauce and cheesy goodness of pizzas sound to you? It makes our…

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Cheese-It Chicken with Cranberry Green Beans

Your kids will love crushing cheese crackers into tiny pieces as a fun way to bread chicken before it’s baked. Green beans and carrots are steamed and tossed with cranberries and roasted garlic for a deliciously sweet and savory side…

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Super Secret Gluten Free Brownies

Here’s a brownie you don’t have to feel guilty about eating. You might, however, feel guilty when you have to fib to your kiddos when they ask what’s in them. These gluten free treats are made with black beans–equally fudgey …

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Baked Peaches

This sweet treat is my grandmother’s standby for every major holiday dinner. The peaches soften as you bake them so every bite is deliciously satisfying. Best of all? it’s like having dessert with dinner!
Ingredients:
6 peaches (canned or fresh)…

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Pomegranate Duck

The most important part of Valentine’s Day is quality time with your mate so if you’re not looking to fight the Valentine’s Day crowds this year, we suggest make a shopping list and a deluxe dinner to remember. Duck is…

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Chicken Pizza Pasta Bake

We don’t know about you, but it’s pretty tough to convince our kids to eat anything beyond their beloved pizza or pasta. Why not combine these two popular meals and add some healthy chicken to create a tasty, simple single-dish…

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Creamy Parmesan Chicken Bake

It’s late August and that means one thing – it’s back to school time! Going back to school is a chance to begin all over again. It’s the time when we buy new calendars, make promises to ourselves about how…

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Kid Friendly Recipe: Broccoli Pudding

Looking for a great way to get the kids to eat veggies and beg for more? Try out this easy and fun to make veggie dish.
Ingredients:

4 cups stale French bread, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1-1/2 pounds broccoli crowns,…

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Kid-Friendly Recipe: Quick & Tasty Chicken Drumsticks

Looking for a super quick dinner or something fun and different for the lunchbox that doesn’t take too much time to prepare? Here is one of our favorite kid approved “chicken on the bone” recipes around.
Ingredients:

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Chicken Manicotti

Getting a quick and nutritious dinner on the table is not an easy task when you’re trying to decipher complicated recipes while simultaneously making sure the little ones have done their homework. With the right recipe, though, prep time can…

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Bubble Pizza

Bubble Pizza is the ultimate kid friendly meal because, bottom line, it is so fun! Little ones will love the pop-out-of-the-can biscuit dough, and watching the pizza grow to its bubble size from the oven window. This is a great…

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Baked Spaghetti Lasagna

Here’s a great way to use up a lot of that leftover pasta from last night’s dinner. Just throw it in a casserole dish, layer it between ricotta cheese, spinach, and chicken tenders and you’ve got yourself a baked spaghetti…

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Perfect Roast Chicken

The roast chicken — so scrumptious, yet so easy to totally mess up, right? Too long in the oven means the meat is too dry, and not enough seasonings and the flavor falls flat. Thanks to Weelicious our roast chicken…

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