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!
Whether you love to bake or dread it more than the mall parking lot on Christmas Eve, homemade cookies are a central part of the holidays. From traditional frosted sugar cookies and peanut butter blossoms, to ethnic treats like krumkake and biscochitos, everyone expects their favorites to be on hand throughout the season.
This year, rather than spend hours in the kitchen making an endless variety, try hosting a cookie swap. Not only will the exchange cut your cooking time in half — without sacrificing quality or quantity — the gathering of friends may likely become a sweet new holiday tradition. Here’s everything you need to know about hosting a successful cookie party.
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.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now you’re left with a mountain of uneaten food. Don’t let it go to waste! Try these three recipes — turkey salad, sweet cranberry turnovers, and savory mashed potato pancakes — for a new spin on traditional Turkey Day leftovers.
A potluck Thanksgiving is a sure-fire way to ensure a stress-free holiday. When guests bring a dish, that’s less work for the host. Plus, it allows guests to enjoy (and share!) their own favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
Whether you’re hosting or attending a Thanksgiving potluck this year, here are a few crowd-pleasing ideas to make the planning, preparation, and party more fun.
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.