Whole Grain Classic Homemade Stuffing

Holiday meals seem to have become synonymous with several bites. Those bites include (but are certainly not limited to): desserts, roasted turkey, and the ever-popular stuffing. Sometimes referred to as dressing, depending on where you reside, this bready bout of goodness is a side dish, a meat filler, and one way to personalize your family …

Carrot and Goat Cheese

A nutrient-conscious dish does not have to be complicated. In fact, the best ones are the simplest to whip up in the kitchen. Whether it’s your breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack, the easiest recipes can also be the best for you. If you’re on the hunt for a delicious bite without the guilt and without …

A box with jars of various pasta, grains, rice, and canned food

Sometimes you don’t have the time, the energy, or the willingness to make a complex dinner. Or it’s early in the morning and you just want to have something healthy to eat without having to combine twenty different ingredients to make it taste good. Or it’s a public health emergency that causes everything to shut …

Ideal Pre-Game Nutrition: 5 Recipes Perfect for a Pre-Game Energy Boost

Post provided by Joe Abunassar from IMPACT Basketball, an online training and coaching resource. Learn more about IMPACT at the bottom of this post. As parents of young athletes, we are often challenged with the responsibility of preparing meals before a game that will ensure they will have great energy for a game or practice. …

Rebel Ramen healthy instant noodles

Instant noodles were a mainstay of my childhood. Whenever I was in charge of finding my own food, like every other nine through fifteen year old, I wanted something tasty and wanted it right now. Back then, being blissfully unaware of the importance of things like protein/carbs, vitamins/minerals, and nutrition in general, lead me to …

Homemade Nutty Slaw Recipe

Whether you have a potluck or a dinner with the family, this crunchy delight is a no-brainer. It takes 5 minutes to throw this salad together and it serves well as a yummy side dish or even a meal with the simple addition of grilled chicken. If there are any leftovers, they won’t be around …

Make Ahead Pizza Rolls

These pizza rolls can be so delicious it almost feels wrong to like them so much. They are quick and easy to make, freeze, reheat well, and everybody who tries them LOVES them. Keep it simple with these pizza rolls or get creative – they are versatile!. We use Pillsbury Pizza Crust to save on …

Pineapple Souffle

This simple but delicious dish is sure to be a hit at your next family or work event. Pineapple souffle is similar to bread pudding; it is a rich, sweet dish that can be served as a dessert, the typical way, or as a scrumptious side dish. Either way you spin it, you’ll be asked …

Easy Freezer Ham & Cheese Sandwiches

Delicious Grab & Go Sandwiches! Freezing a dozen or two sandwiches ahead of time is a quick, easy, and tasty way to ensure your kids (or you!) have a healthy lunch on a moments notice.   Save yourself some meal prep stress with this 15-minute school lunch prep. Pull a sandwich or two out the night …

Low Carb, High-Protein Snacks

When we are on the go constantly – from work, to school pickups, to soccer/hockey/gymnastics/tennis, and more – it is easy to grab high-carb, low-nutrient snacks from the pantry or the gas station. These quick access snack foods are typically high in refined carbs and sugar; what does this mean for you and your family? …

Easy 3-Ingredient Swiss Cheese Dip

A Simply Impressive Simple Swiss Cheese Dip Holiday season? BBQ season? Last minute invite? Forgot guests were coming over? This scrumptious dip takes minutes to prepare and can be enjoyed cold or hot. We highly recommend pairing this dip with seasoned crackers (such as the Triscuits you see below), sourdough bread, veggie chips, or fresh …

Make Ahead Chicken Enchiladas

Meal Prep & Freezer Friendly Enchiladas Your Family Will Love These make-ahead chicken enchiladas are a surefire way to treat your taste buds and give you and your family breathing room on a busy weeknight. They require minimal prep time and are bursting with wonderful flavor. Eat them right away or freeze a few batches …

Jimmy John's Homemade Sub Sandwich

Up Your Sandwich Game With Delicious Jimmy John’s Style Sub Sandwiches Jimmy John’s is about getting back to the basics and keeping things fresh; we can get behind that. These sub sandwiches are quick to pull together and they will spice up your sandwich life. These are perfect for lunch on the field or in …

Singapore Noodles With Salmon Ready to Eat

Chinese delivery is always a quick weeknight dinner option, but why bother when you can make it yourself (and quickly at that), save a few dollars, as well as sneak in more vegetables than you would get otherwise? Although the recipe list may look a little on the longer side, the majority of the ingredients …

Chicken Parmesan-Stuffed Zucchini Boats from Flavor the Moments

Keep the family satisfied, healthy, and ready for game time we these 14 high-protein meals. They’ll love each and every one of them and you won’t have to work too hard in the kitchen to make them happy. From breakfast to dinner, there’s something for everyone and every part of the day on our quick …

Spaghetti is a favorite in most households with kids, but the traditional dish is loaded with carbs. Try this version with spaghetti squash and alfredo sauce to knock that carb count right down. There are several methods to prepare spaghetti squash. One fast method is to poke holes in the skin with a fork, then …

Easy Fruit Salad

Tired of simply tossing fruits together to make fruit salad? Here’s a fruit salad that’s colorful AND has a deliciously unusual topping. Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe: Quick & Easy Fruit Salad… With a Twist!   Print Prep time 15 Mins Cook time …

The Quick & Easy Fruit & Nut Bar

This delicious fruit and nut bar packs a powerful boost for energy and stamina. It’s chock full of dried fruit and nuts to give it the sweetness that kids crave and the protein they need. Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe:   The Quick …

Chicken Nugget

Chicken nuggets are one of the most kid-friendly dishes that you’ll find anywhere. Check out this dairy-free version. And if you wish, adjust the breading flour to be gluten-free or even grain-free! Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe:   No Dairy? No Problem! Check …

This refreshing salad is such a hit!  The sweet strawberries, creamy center, and salty crust is the perfect mixture of sweet and salty!  Our children are always wanting to cut into it before it is completely set.  You could give our oldest son a fork and I am pretty certain he could polish away the whole …

This is our family’s traditional and go-to stuffing!  Our whole family just loves it and it is the stuffing I had growing up as a child. Feel free to add ingredients based on what your family enjoys.  No matter how much I make, there are always very few leftovers Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here …

Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies   Print Author: Mom Let’s Eat Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients 2¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 stick of margarine, softened ½ cup Crisco shortening ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup …

Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe: Lasagna   Print Author: Mom Let’s Eat Recipe type: Main Ingredients 1 pound sweet Italian sausage 1 pound ground beef ½ cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 (28 ounces) can crushed tomatoes 2 (6 ounce) cans …

<span style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” data-mce-type=”bookmark” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> We had this years ago at a friend’s house. It is so delicious…there was not a morsel of leftovers on this one. Next time, I will have to make more. You can vary the inside ingredients to what your family loves…the fillings are really …

I have been experimenting with different recipes for chicken salad. And letting my family decide which they prefer so that I know for the future. After making the two latest recipes, I am taking their recommendations and going to combine the two recipes next time. It will be amazing! Cookware You’ll Need Herbed Chicken Salad …