tasty thursday

Tasty Thursday: Blueberry Lemon Whole Wheat Pancakes

Photo Credit: Harper CollinsPhoto Credit: Harper Collins
With school back in session, it's harder to find time to eat as a family. This weekend, wake the gang up a little earlier and prepare a delicious (and filling) breakfast. These Blueberry Lemon Whole Wheat Pancakes from Weelicions: One Family. One Meal, are easy to make and everyone will love them! Makes: 4... read more

Refreshing Treat: Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Photo: User kblast94 / The BumpPhoto: User kblast94 / The Bump
Is there anything better than relaxing outside in the summertime with a cold drink in your hand? This Strawberry Lemonade recipe is one of our favorites for serving at outdoor parties--both kids and adults love it (plus, if you're pregnant, it makes a great mocktail!). read more

How to DIY Your Own Frozen Fruit Pops

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We recently came across this DIY frozen fruit pop recipe on Pinterest from the blog SkinnyTaste.com. These pops are a healthy and simple summer treat for your little ones (and you!). “My one-year-old probably had as much fun playing with them as she did eating them,” says SkinnyTaste.com blogger Gina. To make the... read more

Quick Weeknight Recipe: Tilapia Fish Tacos (in 15 Minutes!)

Photo: Hector SanchezPhoto: Hector Sanchez
We're always looking for quick, easy recipes, and if it's a meal I can get together in 15 minutes, I'm sold (if it's Mexican, I'm even more sold). So I was super excited when I spotted these Tilapia tacos with tomatillo salsa verde, which you can make in a flash. I'm looking forward to... read more

Tasty Thursday: Mother’s Day Breakfast Edition

Photo: E.J. Armstrong / The Christmas Table
Photo: E.J. Armstrong / The Christmas Table
We’re not expecting you to lift a finger on Mother’s Day. So start hinting that you want your family to make this Spinach, Cherry Tomato and Feta Frittata for brunch. Tell your partner it’s fool-proof, all he has to do is whisk the eggs, prep and sauté the veggies and add it all together to... read more

Tasty Thursday: Cinco de Mayo Edition

Photo: From Knives Cooks Love by Sur La Table with Sarah Jay
Photo: From Knives Cooks Love by Sur La Table with Sarah Jay
This Saturday is Cinco de Mayo -- are you doing anything fun to celebrate? If you’re having people over or going to a friend’s house, we’ve got a salsa recipe that’s a crowd pleaser. This mango-cucumber salsa is really fresh and not too spicy (for people who can’t take the heat!). It’s perfect for chips... read more

Tasty Thursday: Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

From Healthy Eating During Pregancy by Erika Lenkert with Brooke Alpert, MS, RD, CDN (Kyle Books; 2012) Photo Credit: Will Heap
From Healthy Eating During Pregancy by Erika Lenkert with Brooke Alpert, MS, RD, CDN (Kyle Books; 2012) Photo Credit: Will Heap
If you’re pregnant and feeling clueless about what healthy (and non-forbidden) foods to eat that actually taste good, you’ve found a match with this dish. Heck, it can be a go-to dish even if you’re not expecting! It’s packed with protein, fiber and iron. Plus, replacing quinoa (a pretty trendy grain right now!) for rice... read more

Tasty Thursday: Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sauce

Photo: Quick and Easy Mexican / Leigh Beisch
Photo: Quick and Easy Mexican / Leigh Beisch
It’s fiesta time! Spice up your dinner this week with this chicken enchiladas recipe. Why eat out at a Mexican restaurant when you can save money by going homemade? In less than hour, you’ll have a delicious meal (with plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day!) And if you’re looking to save more time,... read more

Tasty Thursday: Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Photo: Economy Bites / The NestPhoto: Economy Bites / The Nest
Quick – what’s your favorite food of all time? I’m willing to bet many of you (and your kids) would answer like me, macaroni and cheese. When I was a kid, I was all about the basic boxed Kraft version.  In junior high in fact, my friend and I would make a box and then... read more