Nowadays, kids can can get creative, and make their school lockers more useful while still having a personal touch. Where to begin? We know! Locker Decorations 101 is now in session.
From the way kids dash into the house after school, seemingly famished and near death, you’d think they hadn’t eaten for days. So, in the effort to provide unique, healthy and delicious options for them, here are 14 after school snacks your kids will love.
Here’s a sheet-pan chicken sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic glaze dinner that’s a must-have in your arsenal of recipes.
Holidays, birthdays and other occasions sometimes leave us with lots of candy hanging around the house — not a great situation, especially if you have kids. When life hands you extra candy, make some loaded cookie bars.
If comfort food is calling your name, we recommend answering with our Alton Brown inspired shepherd’s pie, a scrumptious, belly-filling meat pie topped with a billowy mashed-potato crust.
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What can you do to have the best possible school year? One way is to make sure your student is fully prepared. Check out this list of must-have school supplies and make sure your kids are stocked up!
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When you combine black beans with other ingredients in a food processor, something magical happens: you can’t taste the beans. In fact, black bean brownies come out fudgy, gooey, moist and delicious — exactly what you expect from regular fudge brownies.
With so many reasons to cook up a turkey on any day, there’s no need to wait all year long for that one special day — nor do you have to prepare a whole turkey. With this recipe you can enjoy a tender, juicy grilled turkey breast anytime with minimal effort.
Our spiced rum apple cider is a delicious variation on the traditional – with warm spices, sweet brown sugar, apple cider and rum.
Cranberry simple syrup isn’t just a great way to use up an abundance of those fall favorite fruits — it’s also a more concentrated, flavorful replacement for cranberry juice.
In ‘Smashed, Mashed, Boiled and Baked – and Fried, Too,’ author Raghavan Iyer says that the secret to mashed potatoes lies in the right floury potato, a potato ricer and, of course, cream and butter.
Thanksgiving crafting just became as much fun as the other holidays, with this turkey windsock toilet paper roll craft that is guaranteed to liven up your holiday decor.
The best foods are simple foods. This recipe for grilled turkey with rosemary butter shows you how to cook a turkey perfectly with just four simple ingredients.
The warm taste of caramel apples combines with crisp, bubbly cider in one pretty amber-colored caramel apple sparkling sangria.
Nothing conjures up images of a lovely fall day better than brightly-colored leaves — which makes these maple leaf cookies the perfect autumn treat!
This Thanksgiving, or use refrigerated cans of pizza dough or French bread dough to create a horn-of-plenty masterpiece centerpiece!
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Prepare to broaden your horizons with this roast squash, manchego and honey paprika dressing recipe that tastes a bit familiar and yet, not.
Pecan pie is a beloved favorite for many, but traditional pecan pie recipes are not vegan — at all. Eggs (usually multiple) and butter are mainstays of this delightful dish. Is is possible to make a vegan pecan pie worthy of your taste buds?
Cheesy, crunchy and garlicky: Could you ask for anything more from green beans? Kicking the classic green bean casserole up a notch, this Instant Pot green bean casserole recipe will have you and your fellow diners digging for seconds.
This slow cooker cornbread pudding is not only delicious, but fast and easy, too. You likely already have most of the ingredients you need. Throw in a couple of boxes of cornbread mix, and this warm, cheesy, buttery mixture will be ready to go.
Nothing says “comfort food” like mashed potatoes — and these are like being wrapped up in a warm, fluffy blanket. Incredibly simple yet decadent, these mashed potatoes might even outshine your main dish.
Is your craving for comfort food demanding a new rendition on the usual go-to recipes? If mashed potatoes have been a long-time favorite on your comfort food dish list, you’re going to swoon over this chunky mashed potatoes recipe.
Ounce for ounce, cauliflower actually contains more vitamin C than a similar serving of oranges! This recipe for balsamic and parmesan roasted cauliflower is not only nutritious, but delicious!
Preparing a meal and need gravy right now? How about a holiday-caliber recipe that doesn’t require cooking a turkey or a roast for hours? Here’s a mushroom herb gravy you can whip up in a flash.
You’ve roasted a beautiful turkey and enjoyed it the traditional way, with gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, the works. Great! Now it’s time to get creative with all the leftovers. This leftover turkey casserole is a delicious start.
Following a ketogenic diet doesn’t mean you have to go without decadent treats. The keto way of eating, of course, means very low carbs, moderate proteins and high fats — and this keto pecan pie recipe gives us exactly that, in the form of a rich, toasty homemade dessert.
Keto stuffing: two words you’d never expect to find in the same phrase, but here they are — proof that you can still enjoy stuffing even if you’re watching your carbs. This recipe for keto stuffing is inspired by How To This & That.
Sweet potatoes are a welcome addition to any holiday gathering — but you don’t need a special occasion to serve these Roasted maple cinnamon sweet potatoes!
This slow-cooker roasted garlic baked potato soup is about as good as soups get — a savory combo of everybody’s favorite comfort foods: potatoes and cheese.
Craving a gluten-free, vegan dish that’s deliciously filling and eye-appealing? Of course, you are. So, stop looking and try this roasted butternut squash recipe. It checks all the boxes: vegan and free of gluten, refined sugar and soy.
So, for all those lonely socks that no longer have a mate, we have the perfect craft to give them a purpose again. This sock turkey craft, inspired by Christian Games and Crafts, will make use of that single sock and give it new life.
Cooler weather and upcoming holidays gives us the perfect excuse to bring out our craft supplies and use that creative side of our brain again. This pinecone turkey craft, inspired by A Pumpkin and a Princess, is the perfect, simple craft to get your feet wet.
Two of the top tastes of the holiday season in one delicious treat! The warm flavors of pumpkin and eggnog mingle gorgeously in these simple but elegant little cupcakes.
Orange juice, orange zest and fresh cranberries give this recipe all kinds of zing, they’re orange and red — which in and of itself makes them look so festive.
For at least a century, apple pie has been considered our country’s favorite pie. To help you choose most scrumptious dessert to make, we gathered eight of our favorite apple pie recipes.
These apple pumpkin pancakes are a fabulous fall breakfast temptation! They’re especially irresistible when drizzled with caramel sauce and cream cheese glaze.
Here, take a peek at some of the most popular pumpkin spice mixes. With these blends revealed, you can make amazing lattes, pies, muffins, cookies, cheesecake, pumpkin butter, cakes and more!
These profiteroles with their spicy, chocolaty cannoli filling make for a sensational autumn or winter dessert, and can be offered alongside — or instead of — traditional holiday desserts.
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As the cooler weather creeps in and the crisp smell of autumn greets us in the mornings, it’s the perfect time to throw a fall brunch for family and friends.
Don’t know about you, but bats give us the heebie jeebies. Big googly eyes, huge ears, scrawny black bodies – they’re just one big, flying ball of creepy! That’s why we love these rainbow paper tube bats that ooze cuteness. Nothing scary about these at all!
This yarn pumpkin garland craft is the ideal, easy, DIY craft to fit right in with the pumpkin theme that will soon take over.
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This year, skip the usual pies, and serve this indulgent twist on apple pie! A butterscotch apple cream pie will be the perfect finale to an amazing dinner.
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This mac and cheese is super hearty while, also being quite healthy thanks to seasonal ingredients of caramelized onions and sweet potatoes.
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