Dining and Recipes

Snacking with Joy: Flower Box

Snacking with Joy: Flower Box

Looking for ways to jazz up snacktime at home? Have fun making healthy snacks with the kids. Let them get creative and design their own flowers made with fresh fruit. Have plenty of cut fruit availa . . .

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Snacking with Joy: Butterfly Fiesta Snack

Snacking with Joy: Butterfly Fiesta Snack

Fly like a butterfly with this healthy snack that’s fun to make and eat! My family likes creating afterschool snacks together and making food allergies fun. We call it Snacking with Joy. This reci . . .

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Iron Man Juice for Kids

Iron Man Juice for Kids

Looking for clever ways to include fruits and veggies in your kids' diet? Fans of Tony Stark (Iron Man) will be familiar with his healthy green juice. This juice is a rich red-gold, more like I . . .

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Drink Pink: Healthy Juice for Kids

Drink Pink: Healthy Juice for Kids

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. The beet lends a . . .

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Flower Power Cake

Flower Power Cake

Kids will love surprising mom (or grandma) with this adorable flower cake for Mother’s Day or a birthday! Kids will need help with baking, but let them get creative when it comes to decorating. Th . . .

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Spring Green Pistachio Torte

Spring Green Pistachio Torte

This Pistachio Torte is an easy green treat the kids can help make for St. Patrick’s Day or any springtime occasion — it's one of many delicious desserts featured in The Ultimate Kids Baking Boo . . .

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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Try these delicious cinnamon roll pancakes for a Saturday morning treat! Recipe courtesy of Breakfast Republic in North Park. Ingredients for Cinnamon Roll PancakesServes 4 Pancake Mix4 c. Flour 1 . . .

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Cinnamon Popovers with Cream Cheese Glaze

Cinnamon Popovers with Cream Cheese Glaze

Cinnamon Popovers with Cream Cheese Glaze from local mom and Food Network chef Melissa d’Arabian.Making treats from scratch is one of Melissa d’Arabian’s tricks to monitoring what her dau . . .

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Buttermilk Scones

Buttermilk Scones

Buttermilk Scones from local mom and Food Network chef, Melissa d’Arabian.Makes 12. Ingredients2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more fordusting6 tablespoons granulated sugar2 teaspoons bakin . . .

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Potato Bacon Torte

Potato Bacon Torte

Potato Bacon Torte is Melissa d’Arabian’s signature dish, and may even be the recipe that secured her own cooking show (Ten Dollar Dinners) on “The Next Food Network Star." Try making it . . .

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Tilapia Tacos

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Tilapia Tacos

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tilapia tacos from Food Network chef and local mom Melissa d'Arabian. She shares some of her favorite Mexican recipes, including two from her best-selling cookbook "Ten . . .

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Mexican Lettuce Cups

Mexican Lettuce Cups

Perfect on days you want a lower-carb alternative to a sandwich. Let’s face it—on most sandwiches the filling is the star, so using a lettuce leaf in place of bread makes sense. Find more health . . .

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