Want a great recipe to help your kids learn measuring skills while they have fun in the kitchen? try this smoothie, loaded with nutrition powerhouses such as milk, bananas, blueberries, kiwi and yes, spinach!
Have you ever heard of the Tex-Mex dish "migas"? It's a quick and easy breakfast that takes simple scrambled eggs to the next level!
Here's a cookie dough dip you can eat raw! Plus, it features a secret ingredient that's loaded with protein.
The centerpiece of our recipe, Caribbean Quinoa Salad, is a whole grain native to South America.
Warm days call for salads and this honey Dijon vinaigrette, loaded with antioxidants, is a great companion.
Sweet potatoes are popular because they taste great and are a nutrition superstar. Try these Sweet Potato Strips next time your child wants a snack.
Enjoy this lower-fat, lower-calorie version of a classic creamy basil pesto. White beans are the secret ingredient!
Looking for a healthy snack for your kids? These cookies are fiber and nutrient rich and also have peanut butter and chocolate chips, two things your kids will love!
For a cold treat on a hot summer day, try Frozen Fruit Pops!
Try this popcorn treat for your next family movie night. It has crunchy goodness without the added fat or calories you find at the local cineplex.
Who doesn't love comfort food like good old mac and cheese? This Better Mac and Cheese that has a surprise ingredient.
Grill some chicken this weekend and toss with homemade dressing to make this Celery Apple Pecan Chicken Salad.
These 15-minute pickles are a great alternative to chips. Plus, they’re fast and easy to prepare.
Kids love smoothies! This Blue Banana Smoothie has a surprise ingredient that adds more nutrition while still being delicious!
Hesitant to feed your kids those frozen, breaded and fried chicken nuggets? This pretzel crusted chicken slashes calories and fat.
You don’t need an ice cream machine to make this peach and brown sugar ice cream with ginger snap topping.
Take breakfast off the back burner! Follow these tips to fuel your kids with a healthy breakfast, no matter how rushed they are.
Invite your kids into the kitchen and let them crush the cereal to make these delicious French Toast Bites with Yogurt Dipping Sauce.
Take advantage of the bounty of corn and enjoy this grilled corn salad. It's a great side dish for chicken, meat, fish or tofu.
Take traditional veggie pizza and turn it into an interactive pizza party for your kids with this kid-friendly and mother-approved recipe.
These Coconut Crunch Truffle cookies are perfect to make during hot weather, no baking required, plus they’re sweet without added sugar!
Pizza doesn’t need meat to be delicious. And this vegetarian pizza packs fiber and protein to boot!
Are your kids tired of the same old snack? Try this Meal-in-a-Peel Potato Bar and watch them enjoy the delicious benefits of a nutrition powerhouse.
Like a taco, but tucked in a pita! As a meal for four that costs $10 or less, Spicy Chili Turkey Pockets hit the mark for a quick and easy family supper or for a hearty lunch on the weekend.
Your child may like a sandwich for lunch, but lunch meat can be loaded with sodium and nitrites.Try this grilled chicken salad instead packed in a bento box.
Oats and orange juice aren’t just for breakfast! This quick and delicious Southwest Oak and Black Bean Bake incorporates both ingredients to make it a great vegetarian dish as well.
Try these Sticky Sesame Green Beans for the next family dinner. They're great accompanied by chicken and brown rice or your kids can eat them cold as a snack right out of the refrigerator.
Home cooked meals are great for your family, but did you know millions of people get food poisoning even in their own homes?
Don’t believe that your kids will clamor for a vegetable snack or side dish? Try serving them this recipe: Double Delicious Dunkers - crispy-coated, baked vegetables with a pizza sauce dip.
How soon after cooking should you place leftovers in the fridge to make sure they’re safe to eat later?
Potatoes are high in potassium, a mineral that helps normalize blood pressure. Among vegetables, potatoes are the most affordable, versatile source of potassium. Try this recipe for Quick Smashed Oven Roasted Potatoes.
These pistachio cookies have a nutty flavor and chewy texture. Your kids will enjoy blending up the green batter and drizzling the finished cookies with chocolate.
This hearty potato kale soup is perfect for a family dinner. A secret ingredient brings out its creaminess and texture.
Try Parsnip Shoestring Fries for a crunchy and healthy snack.
You can use cookie cutters for these chips or better yet, get your kids involved in cutting the ghosts for this Halloween Chips and Spider Dip recipe.
Want your kids to eat more veggies? Try Ratatouille, a traditional French vegetable-based dish, packed with nutrients your family doesn’t get enough of on a daily basis.
These zucchini fritters are great as an appetizer. Substitute them for meatballs on your pasta. You can even have them for breakfast instead of eggs.
Parfaits for breakfast? Yes, if you choose the right ingredients! Plus make your own granola in a skillet.
Do your kids love tacos? Want them to eat more fish? Have a Mexican fiesta with these Fish Tacos with Corn Salsa and watch them ask for more, please!
Love your slow cooker? Try this protein-packed Mexican Pulled Pork dish!
The almond crust in this recipe is something your entire family will enjoy.
Most kids love pizza, so why not recreate the flavor in a healthy hummus! Serve this dip with whole-wheat crackers and fresh vegetables.
Want something sweet in a snap? All you need is a food processor to whip up this delicious yet healthy dessert!
Do you love barbecues and picnics? This filling pasta salad is a perfect side dish to serve!
Young athletes need different amounts of calories based on their age, body size and activity level.
Kids are more likely than adults to become dehydrated! Use these tips to ensure kids are well-hydrated during and after physical activity.
Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.
Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.
To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.
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