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Simple Springtime Dishes

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Sweet Potato Latkes

Ask anyone who makes latkes what they think of their recipe (or their mother's or grandmother's recipe) and most will tell you that "it's the best." And they're right. I mean, we're talking about fried potatoes here. So when I decided to create sweet potato latkes to celebrate Thanksgivukkah, I …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …


27 Healthy Versions Of Your Kids' Favorite Foods

You're not lying about the vegetables in these recipes. You're just withholding information.

7 Quick Dinners To Make This Week

I do say food's the shit, if I do say so myself.


Apricot-Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

Dried apricots, yogurt, and orange juice come together in an exotic-tasting morning libation: think mango lassi, but with apricots instead.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 cup orange juice1 cup plain yogurt, preferably whole milk7 standard ice cubes1/2 teaspoon orange flower water1 to 2 teaspoons …

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as</i> …

Gluten-Free No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Bites Recipe

This filling tastes great sandwiched between two small pretzels. If you prefer, you can make "truffles" out the fillings. Simply roll the filling into balls, using about one tablespoon of cookie mixture. Chill and then dip into melted chocolate.<p>Variations<p>For <b>Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites</b>, …

Homemade Protein Bars Recipe - Made Personal by SORTED

English Muffin Bread

A few years ago I told my friend Sandra that I thought she should be selling toast, that it would be the Next Big Thing. I like to think that I was …

Food Deconstructed - Pot Pie Ravioli

Coconut Cloud Fruit Dip

I’m a middle school teacher and I’ve had a somewhat, ah, turbulent life, so I’ve dealt with plenty of conflicts. You’d think I’d be a pro. Despite …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

Skip Ordering Takeout and Make These Chicken Tacos Instead!

For an excuse-proof plan to avoid ordering takeout, make the mango salsa ahead of time, buy pre-shredded cabbage, and put the chicken in the fridge to marinate the night before. With a little bit of prep work, home-cooked dinner has never been quicker!<p>Charred Chicken Avocado Tacos<p>2 boneless, …