Mocktails to Get You Through the Holidays

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Moms-to-be: we're here to save you just in time for holiday party season. Sure, you'll have to stay away from the spiked eggnog, but you can still be festive with these alcohol-free mocktails from DRY Soda. Fa La La La Lavender Delight 5-6 rosemary leaves 3-4 white grapes, halved 1/2 oz. simple syrup 1/4 tsp.... Read more

30-Minute Homemade Pumpkin Fettuccine

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Squeezing out the last days of pumpkin? You can whip up this creamy pumpkin fettuccine dish from Cookie + Kate in thirty minutes. And after overextending yourself on Thanksgiving dinner, a thirty minute meal sounds pretty nice. Here's what you'll need: 1/2 lb. (8 oz.) whole wheat fettuccine or linguine 1 Tbl. unsalted butter 1 Tbl. flour 2... Read more

Thanksgiving Leftovers Done Right

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Let's be real: right now, you're either picking at cold pie or contemplating never eating again. Not to fear; this perpetual fullness will pass, and you'll actually want these Thanksgiving leftover recipes. Pea and Bacon Risotto Toss those leftover peas into this savory, bacon-topped comfort food courtesy of food blogger, Stephanie Le. Read more

Turkey Carving 101

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T-minus four days til Thanksgiving. We gave you a rundown of easy meals, but realized we may have left you hanging. Do you know how to carve a turkey?  Grab the finished bird, a knife and a cutting board, and follow these steps. Step 1: Before you begin carving, tent the turkey and... Read more

Healthy, Hearty Fall Recipes

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Warm, hearty meals usually mean warm, hearty calories. But we found a few fall recipes you can really feel good about cooking for the family. Straight from Julie Bauer's The Paleo Kitchen, these foods are an anomaly: healthy comfort food. Slow-Cooked Tomatillo Chicken What you'll need: 1½ pounds (680 grams) tomatillos 1 medium red onion,... Read more

3 Healthy Chicken Recipes

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Need some easy inspiration for dinner tonight? We're coming at you with three different chicken recipes that are actually exciting. And...wait for it...they're gluten- and dairy-free. A special thanks to self-trained chef and Against All Grain blogger Danielle Walker who shared these recipes from her new cookbook, Meals Made Simple. Barbecue Chicken Chopped Salad... Read more

A Really Good Reason to Hang on to Baby Food Jars

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We have a new trend for you: desserts in jars. And by having a baby, you have a leg up on everyone else. So hang on to all those baby food jars for a pint-sized adorable treat. Perfect for showcasing layered treats, clear jars are all about presentation. And we have Dani Beckerman of JARS... Read more

Caramel Apples the Whole Family Will Love

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Since these classic fall treats technically fall into the fruit family, we're deeming them a healthy snack for the family. And making them together will be a very fun, very sticky endeavor. Serves: 5 What You’ll Need: 5 apples One 11-ounce bag of soft caramels 2 tablespoons of milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Small pinch of... Read more

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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The weather's getting colder and it's time to turn back to your stockpile of trusty fall recipes. A classic favorite? Chicken noodle soup. Everyone claims to have grandma's secret recipe. Not to worry if you don't -- you can borrow ours. What You’ll Need: 6 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lbs. worth) 2 yellow onions, sliced... Read more

Saturday Morning Pancakes

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Get everyone out of bed no-problem with a batch of pancakes this weekend. This super straight-forward recipe will have you flipping flapjacks like a pro. What You’ll Need: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large... Read more