Recipes

Maple Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Maple Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

    Cinnamon rolls are a favorite holiday treat, but the maple-infused pancake version below, from Nicole Washington—the talented mama behind the Brown Sugar blog—is a perfect Fall breakfast. It uses simple ingredients you probably have in your...

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano

  We’re calling it now—pumpkin bread is the new banana bread. And besides the fact that it is a delicious fall treat, the beta-carotene in pumpkin (converted to Vitamin A in the body) is a true powerhouse vitamin. It boosts the immune system, promotes eye health...

Easy Honey Chipotle Salmon Tacos

Easy Honey Chipotle Salmon Tacos

Trying to change up your Taco Tuesday routine? Try these salmon tacos from Elizabeth Lim, the mom behind The Beach Cities Moms. Before having her 15-month-old daughter Sailor, Elizabeth ran a meal delivery business throughout Los Angeles. "Salmon has become a weekly...

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun

    Popsicles are synonymous with summer, and for good reason—they’re refreshing on hot days, help hydrate kids and adults alike, and are easy to hold, even for tiny toddler hands. While we don’t judge store bought varieties, making them allows you to...

Homemade Dinners, Made Easy from Dream Dinners

Homemade Dinners, Made Easy from Dream Dinners

When I was growing up, having family dinner together was an important part of our lives. As we grew into busy teenagers with sports and jobs, it didn’t always happen every day, but we did always get that chance at least a few nights a week. I definitely didn’t...

Watermelon Fireworks for the 4th

Watermelon Fireworks for the 4th

Fourth of July is right around the corner. I know it's not going to look or feel the same this year  But that doesn't mean that you and your family can't enjoy some festive food. This year take your watermelon and make them into festive fireworks! Only a few steps...

Patriotic Popcorn

Patriotic Popcorn

Fourth of July is right around the corner. I know it's not going to look or feel the same this year  But that doesn't mean that you and your family can't enjoy some festive treats. This year take your popcorn up a notch and jazz them up with some chocolate, festive...

A Go-To Blueberry Pie Recipe for the 4th of July

A Go-To Blueberry Pie Recipe for the 4th of July

  Anyone else baking up a storm this summer? We’re adding this festive dessert from Art of the Pie’s Kate McDermott to our 4th of July baking list. Her new book, Pie Camp: The Skills You Need to Make Any Pie You Want (Countryman Press) will be released October 6,...

Chocolate Dipped Watermelon for the 4th

Chocolate Dipped Watermelon for the 4th

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano.       It isn't summer until you have had watermelon!! It is one...

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Credit: Freut Cake[/caption]   Need some ideas for your 4th of July menu? These options include something for everyone, from festive cocktails to savory sides. Hope everyone has a happy—and healthy—holiday this year.       Drinks Watermelon Mojito from...

Rosé Cocktails for Summer

Rosé Cocktails for Summer

Rosé is the official drink of summer, and it’s also a perfect base for warm weather cocktails. We asked Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huginar, who co-authored Yes Way Rosé, for their favorite pink mixed drinks. See below and cheers to summer! Photos: Sarah Anne Ward...

Family Owned Business: Manolo’s Best Chili

Family Owned Business: Manolo’s Best Chili

If you've kept up with our blog, you know we're chili lovers in my household and have multiple recipes we keep on hand to make regularly year-round. So not surprisingly, we are thrilled to introduce our newest partner: family owned business Manolo's Best Chili!...

Farms That Deliver to Richmond VA!

Farms That Deliver to Richmond VA!

Since COVID19 hit, even simple things like grocery shopping have changed dramatically. With grocery stores selling out rapidly and grocery subscription boxes being delayed, we sought an alternative option to quality food for our family.

Joy Bauer’s Healthy Soft Pretzels

Joy Bauer’s Healthy Soft Pretzels

Anyone else feel like their kids are snacking *constantly* these days? We have a new recipe for you to try this week! These Soft & Doughy Protein Pretzels from Joy Bauer's new cookbook, Joy Bauer's Superfood!: 150 Recipes for Eternal Youth, take just 25-minutes to...

Two Amazing Sangria Recipes for Summer!

Two Amazing Sangria Recipes for Summer!

  Cheers to us, Moms! Today we are sharing two fruit-infused sangria cocktails (easily made into a mocktail for anyone not drinking by skipping the wine) from expert mixologist Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture and author of the 101 Cocktail book series,...

Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

    Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! We may be missing our favorite margs at our favorite Mexican spot, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our favorite foodie holiday at home! We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and...

Ali Fedotowsky-Manno’s Mini Vegetarian Potato Skin Recipe!

Ali Fedotowsky-Manno’s Mini Vegetarian Potato Skin Recipe!

These Mini Vegetarian Potato Skins from former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky-Manno are perfect to serve at the upcoming Superbowl, at ladies’ night in or for an easy finger food dinner kids will love. They take just a little over half an hour to make if you use the mom...

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