What do apple slices, baby carrots, and (yawn) boiled eggs have in common? They’re cheap and healthy, but also boring. If you and your family are tired of the same old grub or you want to add variety to the kids’ after school snacks, then check out these four easy make-ahead snack recipes that’ll add spice to your weekly meal prep. These aren’t your average cheap healthy snacks!
It’s hard not to feel festive on the Fourth of July. And with these affordable DIY ideas — from a rocket piñata to everything red, white, and blue — you can throw a budget-friendly party your friends won’t soon forget.
Whether you’re entertaining for Easter or another springtime fete, these adorable hatching-chick deviled eggs are sure to liven up your spread. They’re quick and easy to make, and your kids can help with the filling and decorating. These deviled eggs are almost too cute to eat — but you won’t be able to resist!
On game day, food is the one thing sports fans can count on. It doesn’t matter who wins the big game when there’s a tasty spread, right?
These cupcake-sized lasagna bites are the perfect game day snack for a watching party. Best of all, you can make them ahead of time so that your day-of party prep is kept to a minimum. Just reheat in the microwave or oven and serve.
Whether it’s a holiday cookie exchange, an office party, or just a thoughtful gift for a friend, these sweet little brownie Christmas trees are sure to please. The best part? They’re as easy to make as they are festive. So, grab your brownie mix, your decorating supplies, and your kiddos, and start baking.
With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to let out your inner creative monster and plan a party that’s full of fright! With these ideas, you can turn an average party into a monstrous Halloween bash, complete with spooky treats and thrilling décor.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and research shows that kids who eat breakfast do better in school. Get your students off to a strong start with a protein-packed meal that will power them until lunch.
Two of our favorite things return in September: football and primetime TV. Make that three: television-watching parties! Hosting a TV-centric party doesn’t require too much work in terms of décor, but you do need a selection of delicious snacks and drinks.
Getting kids to eat well is hard. Getting kids to eat well when you’re not around is even harder. To help you out: a week’s worth of healthy school lunch ideas that are so tasty you might just pack one (or all) for yourself. Bonus: All of these ideas are budget-friendly, too.