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Everyday Apple Tart

Everyday Apple Tart

Whether you're baking for Thanksgiving, or just want to use up your apple-picking stash, this Everyday Apple Tart from TikTok star Kathleen Ashmore is an instant classic (that happens to be gluten-free!).    INSTRUCTIONS 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 2/3 cup...

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama

  We love a good mom hack, and these Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama definitely will be our go-to this spooky season. We're *totally* on board with pre-made shortcuts like canned cinnamon rolls, so we can focus on making memories (not dough). Check...

Banana Bread Oatmeal

Banana Bread Oatmeal

  Slow cooker meals are a lifesaver for busy nights - but we also are beginning to use them on busy mornings. Before school during the week or before early sports games on the weekends, meals like this hearty Banana Bread Oatmeal from recipe creator and Tik Tok...

Build Your Own Rice Bowl

Build Your Own Rice Bowl

This Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board allows each member of your family to create a dinner plate they’ll love–and actually eat! Picky eaters may just choose chicken and rice, while more adventurous ones may add edamame, spicy Sriracha sauce or cilantro. We’ve been...

Easter Recipes to Make with Your Kids

Easter Recipes to Make with Your Kids

With Easter coming up, and a new week of homeschooling upon us, we’ve been scouring the internet for some fresh recipes that are fun to make as a family

White Bean Pesto Salad with Garlic Croutons

White Bean Pesto Salad with Garlic Croutons

  Have you all been following The Local Moms Network Contributor Kathleen Ashmore’s Hungry Lady Salad series on Instagram & TikTok? Dish after dish is going viral, and this White Bean Pesto Salad with Garlic Croutons & Balsamic Glaze has been a fan...

The BakerMama’s Football Spread!

The BakerMama’s Football Spread!

I am a HUGE fan of The BakerMama and her Super Bowl Spreads are dreamy! I was recently gifted her book, Beautiful Boards and it is an absolute favorite of mine already! Check out this link for all the inspiration, recipes and ideas from The BakerMama!

Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

  Upgrade your Family Movie night (or Date Night!) at home with this gourmet popcorn recipe. It uses fresh rosemary and garlic for a sophisticated take on a classic, but mix it up with any herbs you like! Thanks to Katie Witten, the talented mom behind Witten...

Top-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowl

Top-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowl

  Did you know that January is National Oatmeal Month? It’s a perfect family-friendly breakfast, because everyone can add their own mix-ins and toppings. You can even make it in the slow cooker overnight for an easy weekday breakfast. We love this version from...

Jamie Oliver’s New Cookbook–a Conversation with the Chef

Jamie Oliver’s New Cookbook–a Conversation with the Chef

Like many of us, British super chef Jamie Oliver needed a quarantine project to keep him busy—so he whipped up a new cookbook, Together, as well as an accompanying TV show of the same name. “I wrote Together through lockdown, knowing the day would come when we could...

Tips for a Successful Whole30 + Recipe

Tips for a Successful Whole30 + Recipe

Mom of one and Whole30 founder and CEO Melissa Urban says a January Whole30 requires a little planning, and prioritizing. “It’s January, and lots of folks are still under the incorrect assumption that making multiple New Year’s resolutions it the best way to create...

Night Before Christmas Ice Cream Sandwich

Night Before Christmas Ice Cream Sandwich

These festive ice cream sandwiches are perfect for a Christmas party—or as a new spin on milk & cookies for Santa. Thank you to Katie, the mom and recipe creator behind Witten Kitchen, for sharing! The Night Before Christmas Cookie Sandwich INGREDIENTS Serves 30...

Easy Pumpkin Chili

Easy Pumpkin Chili

This pumpkin chili recipe from Chef Debra Ponzek is a classic fall dish, full of seasonal flavors like pumpkin and butternut squash. Like all chilis, it’s versatile and can be made ahead and frozen, making it a go-to for busy  autumn nights. Pumpkin Chili Serves 6 4...

Creamed Corn Pasta

Creamed Corn Pasta

This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian. If your family loves it so much you want to make it all winter long, just sub in...

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie

Cookies for breakfast? Why not, when they're filled with fiber and protein-rich almond flour and free of added sugars like these. This recipe from our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is a perfect "Back to School" choice—make them on a Sunday for a grab-and-go...

Labor Day Weekend Fun with a S’mores Board

Labor Day Weekend Fun with a S’mores Board

There's still a little bit of summer left, so why not make the most of it with a S'Mores Board! We love the version pictured above from The BakerMama (she is the authority on boards of all kinds, of course!). Below, some suggestions for making S'Mores everyone will...

Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites)

Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites)

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is the perfect summer dish to serve at a backyard BBQ. You can pre-make the mayo mixture so when the corn is cooled, it'll be ready to serve quickly. Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore of Cat with a K Cooks for sharing...

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Summer is officially underway, and we're all about easy, kid-friendly meals that can be whipped up quickly after a day of camp or pool. These baked chicken nuggets take just about 20 minutes to come together, and can be made with gluten-free breadcrumbs for food...

Sheet Pan S’mores and S’mores Accessories

Sheet Pan S’mores and S’mores Accessories

If you love making s'mores but want to skip the mess of roasting marshmallows, keep things toddler safe and make a lot at once, try these Sheet Pan S'mores from Maria Provanzano of From Scratch with Maria. The best part? You can enjoy them this way well after summer...

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