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

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 TablePhoto: 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 JayPhoto: 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 HeapFrom 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 BeischPhoto: 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