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Flippin’ Delicious! We Found The Best Pancakes in NYC

From delectable neighborhood favorites to boffo stacks worthy of destination dining, you and the kids are gonna love these flapjacks!

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ice cream, summer

Suh-weet! Where to Find LA’s Best Ice Cream & Dessert Trucks

Your next family outing: an ice cream pit stop with the kiddos.

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Target Is Selling Lime Green “Elf” Icees & the Holiday Season Just Got Tastier

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by… drinking an Icee?

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Eggo Waffle Cereal Is Making a Comeback

This breakfast favorite will have you shouting, “Leggo my cereal!”

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Which State Drinks the Most Pumpkin Spice Lattes? You’d Be Surprised

Getting your PSL fix here is practically a state past time.

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Just Opened: #getfried Fry Cafe in Santa Clara

Everyday is fry-day at this spot where the potato is king!

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Could Climate Change Do Away With the Syrup on Your Breakfast Table?

If global temperatures continue to rise, scientists warn a breakfast classic could become a luxury of the past.

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20 Easy, Healthy Overnight Oat Recipes

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It’s not just moms who are busy in the morning. We’ve all got to start eating better! These days, nobody has time for the most important meal of the day. Yes, you should listen to what your mother…

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How to Raise a Tree Hugger (in 6 Easy Steps)

Today is National Love a Tree Day but you don’t need a giant forest to show your saplings how to appreciate our woodsy pals.

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Sweet Stuff: NYC Area Maple Sugaring Spots

How about a short — and sweet! — day trip where kids can see first-hand how the syrup is made.

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Tap That: Maple Syrup Events & Adventures

It’s time to meet some trees — in the name of celebrating maple syrup season! Here’s the scoop on everything from back-to-basics demos to pancake brunches.

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All Your Spring Cleaning Problems Solved Here

Photo: Britt Burbank
How to spring clean your house.
STEP #1

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Don’t.
STEP #2
Hire someone to come give your entire house a bath. Wash every baseboard. Find every piece of dust. Wipe down every…

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You Won’t Believe What’s in this Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Photo: Trainer LJ @ Fit Mix Mom
Confession:
I am a regular at McDonald’s. Even though I’m a trainer and health/fitness writer, it has become a weekly thing.

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I use it to bribe my toddler…

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D.C.’s Globally-Inspired, Kid-Friendly Brunch Spots

Check out these D.C. brunch spots that give you global vibes without the prep and planning.

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Baked Maple Whiskey Banana Bread Doughnuts with Buttered Whiskey Glaze

 
Photo: Sarah Hauser
I wasn’t a huge doughnut (or donut, if you prefer) fan until I got pregnant. Pregnancy will do that to you…especially a twin pregnancy. I had all these grand ideas of eating healthy and exercising throughout…

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Feed Your Family For Free: Foraging in the Rose City

In a city that provides an abundance of wild edibles year round, turning your kids into little foragers provides hours of entertainment that results in baskets full of tasty treats. This guide provides everything you need to know to start urban foraging today.

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Today Is National Pancake Day

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Today Is National Pancake Day

Batter up!

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Naturally you’re going to want to whip up a stack of pancakes so we put together 10 variations on the classic just for you.

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Put the international back in IHOP…

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Cranberry Recipes to Brighten Up Your Table

Cranberries are way more versatile than you might expect, and it’s the perfect time of year to experiment with the fruit.

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Fast and Easy Buttermilk Pancakes

Give the pre-made pancake mix a break with this fast made-from-scratch
buttermilk pancake recipe that even the most pancake-challenged parents can easily make. Get the little ones in on the fun by letting them help pour the ingredients into the…

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The Morris Truck

Take it To Go: 9 Food Trucks The Kids (and You) Will Love

Stalk these mobile eateries in the flesh or on Twitter, so you can sample their offerings, stat!

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Gluten-Free Sweet Cranberry Bars

These sweet cranberry bars are gluten-free and full of healthy ingredients like coconut oil, cranberries and oats.

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Almond Joy Ice Cream

Put your ice cream maker to good use with this delicious vegan, gluten- and soy-free almond joy ice cream.

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Baby’s First Muffin

A sugar-free tasty muffin? Too good to be true you ask? Not so says Los Angeles Editor, Meghan Rose.

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Slow Cooker Easter Ham

Prep the ham in the morning, head out for a few egg hunts, and by the time you come back, it’s ready to eat.

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A New Popcorn Shop You’ll Go Crazy For

A dad-owned snack haven has opened in Lakeview. We show you what’s popping.

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Apple Pie Fruit Leathers

After trying this homemade fruit leather recipe, you’ll never go the store-bought route again.

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Orange Maple Cranberry Sauce

Maple syrup sweetens tart cranberries as orange juice, cinnamon and cloves deepen the flavors of this bright holiday sauce. Kids will delight in watching the cranberries pop while they stir the sauce in this modern take on a Thanksgiving classic.…

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Croissant French Toast

Easter brunch might be the most important meal of the day for your fam, what with all the egg hunts, candy consuming, and photo ops with the Easter bunny. This recipe is a big step up from your traditional French…

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Celebrate Waffle Day at These Sweet Seattle Eateries

March is an excellent month to celebrate breakfast. First comes green eggs and ham on March 2, Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Next there’s National Cereal Day on March 7. But the king of them all awaits: Waffle Day! With roots reaching…

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Best New Food Trucks 2012

Food trucks have become our new best friend. With constantly changing locations all over Seattle, half the fun of eating at these mobile eateries is trying to find them in the first place. But the real reward comes in the…

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Perfect (and Easy) Pancakes

Make these delicious pancakes your weekend special, and let the kids mix and measure. Soon, they’ll be begging for these delicious perfect pancakes every day of the week!

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Ingredients:
1 cup flour (all purpose –…

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Mustard & Maple Syrup Glazed Chicken

Everyone has that go-to dinner meal when time is limited and tummies are rumbling. For our managing editor, this is her “can’t-fail-make-it-way-too-often” dinner meal. In fact, one week she made it three times. No joke. The best part? This chicken…

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Flapjacks in the City

Take heart if the only childhood memory you can trigger about pancakes involved IHOP’s all-you-can-eat stacks dripping in super-sweet syrups (blueberry anyone?) followed by a mega stomachache that lasted the entire drive home sans seatbelt. Make new and stomachache-free memories…

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The Great French Toast Roundup

Days-old, thirsty bread, soaks up its custard bath until sizzling butter sears it to browned perfection. Cut into the crisped crust, and your knife gives way to a soft, pudding-like interior. One bite, and savory egg meets a drizzle of…

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