kid-friendly

Blueberry Crumble Bars

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Heaven help me, these Blueberry Crumble Bars are SO good. With a buttery sweet crust, blueberry filling, and crumble topping, this dessert will rise to the top of your list in the summer months. It can…

Blueberry Banana Bread

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This recipe for Blueberry Banana Bread is a classic sweet bread with a healthy twist. It’s the perfect breakfast, snack, or even dessert option and can be frozen for later use! Why This Bread…
cheese sauce being spooned over steamed broccoli

Cheese Sauce for Broccoli

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This fast and easy cheese sauce for broccoli completely transforms this cruciferous veggie, leaving my family always asking for more! It also works as a delicious cheese sauce for baked potatoes, pasta,…

Pizza Quesadillas

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Pizza Quesadillas are filling snack or light meal that parents can feel good about feeding their kids. This tasty pizza snack comes together fast and can be customized so easily! Finding healthy…
overhead final shot of Crock Pot chicken and dumplings

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings

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Chicken and Dumplings in the crock pot? Yes! It can be done! This classic comfort food will fill your home with delicious smells as it simmers for hours in the slow cooker. This easy Crock Pot…
baked cheese tortellini in glass dish

4-Ingredient Baked Tortellini

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Need a super easy 4-ingredient dish for dinner that everyone will love? Baked Tortellini (with sneaky spinach to up the nutrition) is it. This comforting casserole is the perfect weeknight meal! Disclaimer:…
Teriyaki chicken thighs on a grey plate garnished with sliced green onion.

Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

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This Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Thigh recipe is easy, tasty, freezer-friendly, and made in the crock pot. Shred up those tender chicken thighs and serve it over rice for a delicious, filling dinner.…

20+ Easy Packed Lunch Ideas for Kids

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I've been packing school lunches for almost 10 years now. Probably like you, I'm constantly trying to find packed lunch ideas for kids that are made with real foods and items that they will actually eat…

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A perfect Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip cookie does exist! These cookies are made with real food ingredients and came out soft and delicious. Husband and kid approved! Why Make a Whole Wheat Chocolate…
strawberry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Strawberry Piña Colada Smoothie

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Frozen strawberries, pineapple, and banana combine with coconut milk and almonds to create the most luxurious, healthy smoothie you've ever had! We teach you how to prep ahead by making freezer smoothie packs to have on hand, too. This easy Strawberry Piña Colada fruit smoothie has party time written all over it.

Pizza Bread

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This pizza bread is made with simple ingredients, requires minimal effort, and is a kid favorite! It's an easy, 20 minute meal that is also freezer friendly. Or, cut it in smaller portions for an appetizer!

Homemade Hot Chocolate {Only 3 Ingredients!}

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Did you know you can make homemade hot chocolate with only THREE ingredients? Skip the generic brand (made with highly processed, sugary ingredients) and make your own hot chocolate at home! Parents.…
close up shot of chop sticks holding a turkey meatball and dipping in sauce

Asian Turkey Meatballs

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Whether you want a tasty appetizer for a party or a healthy, satisfying dinner for the fam, this creative spin on meatballs does the trick. Bake the Asian Turkey Meatballs and serve alongside the Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce. Or, serve over brown rice and stir fried veggies with a drizzle of the sauce for a nutritious and fun spin on Asian take out. Freezing instructions included.

Apple Cranberry Sauce

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This easy Crockpot Apple Cranberry Sauce is like homemade apple sauce but with a delightful holiday twist with the addition of cranberries. The combo helps smooth out the tartness that comes from the…

Asian Chicken Wraps

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Asian Chicken Wraps are soft flour tortillas are filled with a combination of ground chicken, sautéed veggies, and a delicious blend of seasonings. The hoisin sauce takes them over the top. What…
ham and cheese egg cups on a white serving platter with sliced green onions on top

Baked Ham and Egg Cups

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Ham and Egg Cups might just blow your mind. They did mine. With only three main ingredients, this high-protein dish could be one of the easiest breakfast, lunch, or dinner recipes ever.

Stovetop Popcorn {with Coconut Oil}

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Stovetop Coconut Oil Popcorn is incredibly easy and serves as a healthy, filling snack that all ages love. The coconut oil brings the perfect hint of sweetness that is balanced with a bit of salt. It's…
whole wheat mac and cheese in the instant pot

Easy Stovetop Mac and Cheese {Only 5 Ingredients}

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A one pot wonder full of 100% real food ingredients. This easy stovetop mac and cheese is creamy, comforting, & much healthier than boxed mac!

Crockpot Cinnamon Apple Sauce

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Homemade apple sauce has never been easier. With a few simple ingredients and your Crockpot, you can easily make cinnamon apple sauce in your home. Follow our easy instructions below! Apple Butter…

Pumpkin French Toast

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Pumpkin French Toast is such a nutritious and hearty way to start your day. Like most of our easy breakfast recipes, we've included instructions for how to make french toast as an easy make ahead freezer…

Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese Taquitos

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Slow cooker chicken and cheese taquitos is a delicious meal that the whole family will love! Be sure to make a double batch for the freezer. Then, you can pull out however many you want and throw them…

Mini Italian Burgers

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Moist and packed with Italian flavor, these Mini Italian Burgers will impress anyone from guests to the youngest eaters in your house. Even better, they are freezer-friendly! You'll want to double the…

Chocolate Waffles with Banana

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These healthy Chocolate Waffles are a great way to start the morning. The banana adds a touch of sweetness and some added nutrition and kids will love the idea of eating "chocolate" for breakfast. Feel…

Baked Nachos

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Baked Nachos (AKA Sheet Pan Nachos) are a quick, kid-friendly dinner that will please the whole family. Top with a bunch of veggies, and you've got a pan meal! Use our pro-tips below to make them EXTRA delicious!