6 Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Hurried School Mornings

6 Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Hurried School Mornings

Despite the fact that we have a solid morning routine, sometimes we get sidetracked and don’t have time to eat breakfast at home. Eating breakfast in the car isn't ideal, but it’s better than sk . . .

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52 Easy School Lunch Ideas

52 Easy School Lunch Ideas

Get kids excited about taking lunch to school by offering plenty of variety. Tailor this list of 52 lunchbox ideas to your child’s preferences. Discover her favorites and plan them once a week. Co . . .

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10 Easy & Nutritious Afterschool Snacks

10 Easy & Nutritious Afterschool Snacks

My daughter eats lunch at school at 10:30 in the morning. Afternoon snacks are not given. She’s starving by the time she gets home from school at 4:00, but the rest of the family isn’t home and . . .

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How to Plan a Month of Meals

How to Plan a Month of Meals

Plus, 17 ways to use a rotisserie chicken Fall is the time of year I’m determined to plan dinners in advance, shop for everything at once and serve healthy meals every night. That usually lasts a . . .

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Apple Recipe Round-Up

Apple Recipe Round-Up

Nothing says fall like delicious, crisp apples! Whether you pick your own or buy them at a farmers market or grocery store, celebrate the fall season with delights from our bushel of apple recipes. . . .

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Apple Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Apple Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

This upside-down apple blackberry cake looks impressive enough for company, but is so easy to make! Substitute frozen cranberries for a twist in color and flavor. Serves 8 Ingredients1½ cup flour . . .

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San Diego Restaurants with Kid-Friendly Play Space

San Diego Restaurants with Kid-Friendly Play Space

Hey, foodie parents. Skip the dollar menu this weekend. These local restaurants feature real chefs, great food and play spaces for kids. Officine Buona Forchetta2816 Sims Rd., Liberty StationThis che . . .

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Snacking with Joy: Flower Box

Snacking with Joy: Flower Box

I designed this healthy flower box snack for my girls, who are allergic to nuts. We enjoy creating afterschool snacks together and making food allergies fun! I like to call it “Snacking with Joy. . . .

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Confessions of a Weekday Vegan

Confessions of a Weekday Vegan

A semi-vegan approach for healthy kids and a healthy planet Scroll down for a list of kid-friendly vegan meal ideas. For the third time in my adult life, I’ve rewritten my weekly shopping list t . . .

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Dinosaur Footprint Cookies

Dinosaur Footprint Cookies

Use toy dinosaurs to make footprints in sugar cookies for a dino-mite treat at your next party or STEM-themed get-together. IngredientsSugar cookie dough (use Basic Cookie recipe from the book Snac . . .

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Sam the Cooking Guy’s Grilled Lobster Tails with Thyme Butter

Sam the Cooking Guy’s Grilled Lobster Tails with Thyme Butter

Father's Day at my house is centered around the backyard—and that means grilling. A special day requires special food, and that means lobster tails. Simple and delicious, you can eat them right of . . .

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Ramona's Shrimp and Sausage Kabobs

Ramona's Shrimp and Sausage Kabobs

Looking for something delicious to make this summer? Ramona’s recipes for kabobs, lemon orzo and homemade salad dressing are sure to satisfy your family on a warm summer evening. The meal is nice . . .

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Authentic Mexican Street Corn

Authentic Mexican Street Corn

This Mexican Street Corn recipe is made by grilling corn on the cob and coating it with a mixture of mayonnaise, sour cream, Cotija cheese, chili powder and lime. Also called elotes, this easy-to-ma . . .

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Lettuce wraps are a delicious way to celebrate Chinese New Year at home! Omit the cayenne pepper to make a milder version of the sauce.Ingredients3 - 6 oz. chicken breasts1 Tablespoon soy sauce1 Tab . . .

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Tropical Mango Popsicles

Tropical Mango Popsicles

All-natural popsicles are a refreshing way to cool off on warm summer days. These mango, pineapple and coconut milk treats, combined with speckled dragon fruit and kiwi, are like art on a stick! Ma . . .

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21 Ways to Make S'mores

21 Ways to Make S'mores

I understand that for some, messing with traditional s'mores is downright wrong. But if it's the taste of s'mores that you crave, you're probably open to venturing outside the box (or in this case, th . . .

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Birthday Cake Milkshakes

Birthday Cake Milkshakes

Making milkshakes for kids is so quick and easy—it’s like whipping up a birthday party in minutes. When it comes to authentic birthday cake flavor, you don’t need store-bought cake mix, since . . .

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The Iron Man

The Iron Man

Looking for clever ways to include fruits and veggies in your kids diet? Try this juice recipe from “Best 100 Juices for Kids” by food blogger and San Diego mom, Jessica Fisher. Fans of Tony Sta . . .

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Summertime Watermelon Popsicles

Summertime Watermelon Popsicles

Ah, summer—time to pull out the popsicle maker and homemade popsicle recipes! Kids will love these delicious, refreshing watermelon popsicles. Ingredients 3½ cups cubed seedless watermelon 5 . . .

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Watermelon Carving

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Watermelon Carving

Nothing says summer like eating delicious, ripe watermelon. This watermelon carving is perfect for a summer birthday party or to pair with summer reading activities! Here’s how to cut a watermelon . . .

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