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Cooking just got way easier. We serve up simple, healthy recipes the whole family will like, plus tips for finding balance in the busyness. Because let’s be real, some days it’s a miracle you get the kids out the door, much less lunches packed. Count on us to help you get everyone fed so you can finally get to all the other things on your list.

35 Ways to Get Your Kid to Eat Broccoli

Broccoli is full of fiber, vitamins and minerals, but no kid wants to eat a pile of mushy overcooked broccoli (neither does Mom!). And no…

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15 Non-Sandwich Lunchbox Ideas

Some kids are creatures of habit who can happily eat a sandwich (maybe even the same sandwich) every day for years. Other kids like more…

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Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes Are a Mom Lifesaver

Whether you’re a stay-at-home or working mom (or if, like me, you work from home), making dinner can be overwhelming at the end of a…

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How to Pack a Week’s Worth of Lunches

The secret to getting out the door faster in the morning? Having lunches packed and ready to go before your alarm even goes off. Blocking…

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Flatbread Recipes Kids and Grown-Ups Love

Do your kids love pizza? My picky kids would eat pizza every day if they could. But who wants to give their child pizza every day?…

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35 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Sweet Potatoes

You know sweet potatoes are way more than just a vehicle for marshmallows, but your kids aren’t quite convinced of that fact yet. You also…

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Hot Winter Drink Recipes for Staying Toasty Warm

In the Midwest, hot drinks are a must when those temperatures start dipping. In fact, I have jokingly called my winter routine of holding a…

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The Basics of Slow Cooker Soups

As an adult, one of the very best moments is when you come home after a jam-packed day to the welcoming scent of a home-cooked…

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Easy, Healthy Holiday Snacks for Kids

The holidays are such an exciting time for kids. The music, the lights, the smells, the decorations, the presents, the parties — the very air…

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7 Ways to Eat Tater Tots for Dinner

Tater tots might as well be called kid bait, because you’d be hard pressed to find a kid that doesn’t love to stuff their face…

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Being the Best Potluck Host or Guest

Just as soon as Halloween hits, so too does the holiday season. The stores are draped in red and green and glitter long before the…

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Recipes for Holiday Leftovers

Whether you made a double batch of mashed potatoes thinking they’d get eaten, bought too many dinner rolls again, or have almost an entire baking…

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15 Freezer-Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes

Does this sound like your life? You start out each morning getting breakfast on the table for your kids. This is followed by numerous reminders…

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Tips for Eating Healthy(ish) During the Holidays

The lights have been strung up, they’re playing holiday music on the radio, and you’re being offered a lot more cookies than usual. Ready or…

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinners That Are Anything But Boring

As a mom, there is no point at which your mind is not racing a hundred miles a minute. How am I going to get…

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Cake You Can Feed Kids for Dinner

How do you sell dinner to a kid before they even know what it is? One word: cake. That’s right, CAKE. Whether you’re feeding kids…

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Crash Course in Making Awesome (and Healthy!) Casseroles

There’s a reason you grew up eating a ton of casseroles as a kid. Lots of reasons, actually. They can feed an army, they make…

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5 Tips for Quality Family Dinners

Family dinner is about so much more than eating. It’s one of the few times (maybe the only time) when everyone stops going about their…

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