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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.

Holiday Survival Guide to Food: 5 Simple, Low-Cost Dishes

Party planning, bringing a tasty dish, maintaining some semblance of a healthy diet and not breaking your food budget – these are just some of…

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10 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes That Are Easy on the Budget

Thanksgiving is almost here…are you hosting this year? If you’re not looking to spend a ton of time on the last-minute recipes, then the following dishes are for you. Try these easy, low-budget ideas to make the holiday special without getting frazzled.

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10 Kid-Friendly Ways to Eat All Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

When all the cooking and cleanup is done, it’s time to decide what to do with all the leftovers. If your kids are not into having a cranberry and turkey sandwich for the next week, try these 10 kid-friendly recipes that will keep the meals exciting.

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10 Holiday Desserts to Make in a Slow Cooker

I hosted a caroling party last year and made mulled wine in the slow cooker to give my adult guests a little “liquid courage” for…

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8 Creative Twists on the Traditional Holiday Pies

Nothing says the holidays like an apple or a pumpkin pie. Is it any wonder that so many holiday songs involve pie? Exhibit A: “There’s…

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11 Recipes Sure to Be the Most Popular Dish at the Potluck

Cooking compliments are priceless, especially to moms who are usually too strapped to bring the “wow factor” to the dinner table. But the potluck is…

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Realistic Ways the Kids Can Help in the Kitchen Before Hosting

Have you ever wished your kids could help with your party to-do list instead of hindering it? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve come up with a bunch of realistic ways your kids can help, while also learning about preparing and serving meals —  just in time for the holidays.

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5 Ways Your Leftover Turkey Makes Great Breakfast

Most people naturally use all that turkey leftover for lunch and dinners following Thanksgiving, but did you know it makes for a great breakfast? I’ll…

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13 Hacks to Get Your Money’s Worth for Your Holiday Dinner

A classic Thanksgiving dinner can cost the average American family $50 — and this comes right as the holiday shopping season heats up, too. In…

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Holiday Dishes So Easy Your Kids Can Help Make

Is it the holiday season already? With the year’s family gatherings fast approaching and all the planning and cooking that has to be done, why not get the kids involved with these recipes that are so easy, even the kids can help.

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10 Ways to Use Your Leftover Turkey That Aren’t Just A Sandwich

It seems like I end up hosting Thanksgiving every year, and I’m happy to do it (even when Aunt Ethel lectures me on the sin…

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7 Perfect Fall Recipes to Try This Month

It’s almost that special time of year that stirs the imagination and drives a little nostalgia. You know the ones: Oven-baked turkey, savory stuffing, yummy…

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10 Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Days are busy enough for moms, but you’re just one awesome recipe away from an easy meal. So get ready to blow your family away with 10 slow cooker recipes that even your kids will love!

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Keep the Whole Team Happy AND Healthy When It’s Your Turn for Snacks

Have you ever had a team snack fail? You know, like that time when your kid and his teammates played their hearts out in the…

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5 Ways to Make Better Pizza with Lunch Meat

The (only) problem with pizza night is that it just gets too routine. My family gets the same sauce, same toppings, even the same kind…

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After-School Snacks That You Can Make Ahead of Time

With a new school year approaching, we’ve compiled a list of make-ahead snack ideas that kids can grab easily after school, so you can focus on the things you’d rather be doing besides making snacks.

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8 Tater Tots Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Tater tots are a staple at dinnertime because they’re easy to make, my kids love them and I like to think I’m kind of sneaking…

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Our 7 Most Popular Sandwich Recipes Ever

We’ve rounded up seven of our most popular sandwich recipes ever, giving you plenty of options that you can feel good about serving. And don’t worry: These won’t take much longer than that PB&J!

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