Recipes

Kid-friendly Dessert in Minutes

chocolate peanut butter mug cakeMug Cakes
There is one solution to getting your kiddos involved in the kitchen: a microwave. Forget the boxed mix or the tediousness of baking from scratch; these mug cakes are ready in minutes. Plus, they involve a fraction of the ingredients of a traditional dessert, making a fraction of the mess. We suggest the chocolate peanut butter mug... read more

An Easy Wings Recipe That Tastes Better Than Takeout

The NestThe Nest
Curb the urge to call in takeout and impress the whole family with some homemade wings. Football season has never tasted so good. What You’ll Need: For the Wings 3 lb chicken wings 2 tablespoons corn, canola, grapeseed or vegetable oil (plus more for brushing) 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed black... read more

The Perfect Labor Day Recipe Your Family Will Go Crazy Over

Karen Biton-CohenKaren Biton-Cohen
The heat is definitely on when it’s Labor Day and you’re throwing the party. But you can handle those hungry guests -- or your own hungry family --  with this juicy and classic cheeseburger recipe from The Nest, done in five quick steps. Pass the spatula -- you’ve got this. What you’ll need... read more

5 Guilt-Free Summer Desserts Your Whole Family Will Love

The Italian Vegetable CookbookThe Italian Vegetable Cookbook
We totally get it -- you want to give your kids a summer treat, but you're wary of a sugar high. Get ready to turn your back on the ice cream man, because we've rounded up five (mostly) healthy treats filled with fresh fruit. 1. Roasted Fruit Crunch The only indulgent part of this sweet... read more

5 Freezable Meals That Will Save You Time

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If your days routinely involve play dates and babyproofing and evenings consist of wrangling an infant into pajamas, elaborate meals probably aren't high on your priority list. Luckily, you can make big batches of these hearty favorites that will please the whole family, and last up to six months. Here's a classic choice: rigatoni with... read more

15 Summer Grilling Recipes You’ll Love

Photo: The Big-Flavor Grill
Photo: The Big-Flavor Grill
Is there anything better tasting in the summer than a delicious meal on the grill? When you find yourself craving BBQ -- whether sweet and savory or hot and spicy -- look no further than these to-die-for recipes. Our mouths are drooling particularly over the glazed chicken with sriracha sauce. So, is it dinner time yet?... read more

8 Easy Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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Have pregnancy cravings kicked your sweet tooth into high gear? Check out these eight simple treats that will hit the spot, whether you're a fan of something fruity or a sucker for a good ol' chocolate chip cookie. We'll get you started with some popsicles to beat the heat. Neo-Neapolitan Pops Makes: 6 pops Ingredients:... read more

Easy Fourth of July Desserts

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Happy Fourth, Bumpies! With a new baby in the house (or, more likely, on your hip...at all times) or one on the way, we understand it would be difficult to concoct some over-the-top, ridiculous dessert to celebrate the holiday. Instead of slaving over homemade crusts for some intricate, impossible-to-create pie, give yourself a break! We won't tell... read more

Delish Meals in Under 30 Minutes

Photo: Hector Sanchez
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Whether you're a new mom with her hands full or an expecting mom who's exhausted, the last thing you want to do is cook dinner tonight. We've got nine amazing recipes that will only take a half hour, but will look (and taste) like you slaved away all day. Apricot Glazed Pork Chops with Lime... read more

Try These 5 Toddler-Friendly Pancake Recipes for National Pancake Day

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If you love fluffy, fruity, chocolate-y pancakes, chances are your tot will, too. What's not to obsess over? So today, on National Pancake Day, we're giving you five easy recipes -- from mini-pancakes to dairy-free flapjacks -- to share with your toddler. But don't blame us if they reach for seconds. Has your toddler tried pancakes... read more