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Genius Pantry Organization Ideas That’ll Change Your Life

A more organized pantry means less time looking for things and throwing out expired products—here’s our list of favorite hacks you can start doing today.

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11 Kitchen Appliances That’ll Save You Tons of Space

It’s hard not to want ALL the cool gadgets out there, but unless you have considerable space, it can be challenging to find a spot for all of them.

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Bake This Now: Fruit & Oat Crumble Bars

Soft, chewy and perfect for snacktime or your kid’s lunchbox, this recipe for fruit and oat crumble bars checks all the boxes.

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Sicilian Fig Cookies (Cuccidati)

If you want something autentico for the holidays, and if your kids are tenacious and into baking and getting covered in flour and honey, you must try this traditional Sicilian cookie recipe.

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3 Healthy Food Hacks You Can Totally Sneak into Their Lunches & Snacks

These tricks will help you their food healthier—and your kids will be none the wiser.

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The “It’s So Much Easier Than It Sounds” Guide to Making Your Own Hummus

Here’s our no-fail guide on how to hummus like a chickpea champ.

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Hearty Harvest Pumpkin Soup

This hearty pumpkin soup takes advantage of a key fresh ingredient this time of year: pumpkin! Use your Halloween decor after the Big Night, or buy your pumpkins just for this.

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Grilled Lentil Quesadillas

Lentil quesadillas might sound like something your kids would turn their noses up at, but stay with us—this recipe from Food Faith Fitness is delicious.

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This Is the One & Only Gadget I Needed for Introducing Solids

Why in the world would I buy a baby food grinder? One simple reason: it works.

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5 Dinner Recipes for Every Night This Week

Meal planning can be a drag, but don’t worry—we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up five healthy, family-friendly recipes to get you through the week because sometimes chicken tenders just won’t cut it. 
1. Monday: Fish Tacos
Your littles will…

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Make This Tonight: Quick Ginger Chicken Wings

Between the quick prep time and the satisfying payoff when you pull them out of the oven, these ginger chicken wings are bound to become a staple in your weekly meal plan.

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Guilt-Free “Ice Cream”

This is a perfect dessert to share with your kids & rest of the family without feeling guilty while the Bay Area weather heats up this year 
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No Bake Oatmeal Cookies Without Peanut Butter

Nut-free + no-bake = A+ lunch snack.

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Easy Peas-y Lentil Soup

If you’re looking for a delicious, hearty soup perfect for a chilly evening you’ve come to the right place.

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Nut-Free Basil Pesto Pasta

Whether your kids have nut allergies, or your school is nut-free, this easy lunchtime basil pesto pasta dish is a winner.

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Creamy Avocado Pasta

Use avocados in a whole new way with this simple recipe that only takes three steps.

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Chickpea and Rosemary Soup

Hear the “Mms…” from your taste tester as they dig into this delicious chickpea and rosemary soup.

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Easy Green Chile Stew

For a dish that’s versatile enough for dinner or breakfast check out this low-carb stew from food blogger Kim of Mom, Can I Have That?

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Cream of Tomato Soup

If you’re craving winter comfort food, turn to this recipe courtesy of the food blog, The Cake Chica.

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Sun Dried Tomato Spaghetti

Whole-wheat pasta is perfectly paired with this flavorful sauce and using whole grains keeps you fuller, longer.

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Boo, Flu! 3 Modern Humidifiers to Have at the Ready

Humidifiers could be your ultimate winter helpers. Consider adding one of these to the nursery.

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Spinach and Avocado Pesto Pasta

Made from only fruits, vegetables, and herbs, this alternative to our usual pasta recipes is healthy, tasty, and fresh for summer.

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Tomato Marinara Sauce (No Cooking Required!)

One taste of this raw tomato marinara and you’ll rethink all doubts about raw cuisine.

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Creamy Mango Sorbet Pops

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or need a snack for the road, these creamy mango sorbet pops are sure to be a crowd pleaser.

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Kiwi Popsicles

Your kids won’t be able to resist these bright green pops that have a secret healthy ingredient that kicks up the fun factor.

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Slow Cooker Chipotle Tacos

Get your taste buds ready for Cinco de Mayo with these Chipotle Barbacoa Tacos.

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Artichoke Olive Dip

Whether you’re going to a New Years eve bash and in charge of bringing an appetizer or need a quick after school snack for your kids, this artichoke olive dip fits the bill.

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Zipzicles: Homemade Frozen Pops

It seems like everyone is jumping on the juice bandwagon these days. Maybe you’ve got a great juicer to aid you in your morning routine, but for those of us relegated to mixing with a blender or food processor know…

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Easy Eggs Benedict

A brunch time staple, Eggs Benedict is one of those dishes where we always order when we’re out, but rarely make at home. Take the hassle out of this breakfast dish by making the Hollandaise sauce in a blender (read:…

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Pasta with Fresh Pesto

What don’t kids love about pasta?This simple recipe can be prepared in less than 15 minutes and is a welcomed change from the usual butter and cheese topping you’ve made all too often. The fresh pesto is a snap to…

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Quick & Easy Kids’ Recipe: Salmon Fish Cakes

Looking for creative ways to get more omega-3 goodness into your toddler’s tummy? Salmon patties are an easy way to encourage both fish lovers and picky eaters to get more body and mind with healthy fish. We feature canned salmon…

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Sunflower Seed Pesto over Grilled Chicken

Spring is coming! Time to clean the grill, sweep the patio and break out the outdoor cushions for barbeque season. This scrumptious recipe is light, fresh and uncomplicated to make. Bonus: this chicken is likely to help you look your…

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Quick & Easy Mini Meatball Subs

Forget the giant sized messy meatball subs, these are perfect for little hands and pint-sized mouths! If pork and veal isn’t your thing you can substitute ground turkey instead or just use a single type of meat.
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Black Bean Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken is broiled and paired with pureed black beans and a simple salsa made from tomatoes, onion, cilantro and lime juice. Kids will have fun layering the black beans, chicken and cheese, bookended by corn tortillas.
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Easy Kids Recipe: Sweet Corn Cakes

Here is an easy recipe that involves two foods that most kids can’t get enough of: corn and pancakes! Using sweet canned corn cuts the time in half but you can also use fresh summer corn sliced off the cob…

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Crock Pot Veggie Lasagna

When dinnertime rolls around, what do all parents have in common? Lack of time! But just because you’re lacking time, doesn’t mean that you have to make a bland, unhealthy meal. Our friends at Weelicious have dreamed up this recipe…

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