Recipes

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...

Quick Dinner Idea: Baked Potato Bar!

Quick Dinner Idea: Baked Potato Bar!

  We’re always looking for weeknight dinner ideas that appeal to everyone in our families, from husbands to big kids to toddlers and even babies. That’s why this super simple but completely customizable Baked Potato Bar from The Baker Mama—a Dallas, TX-based mom...

Olive Oil Yogurt Cake Recipe!

Olive Oil Yogurt Cake Recipe!

  This versatile brunch recipe is elegant enough to serve guests, but easy enough to make on a Sunday morning with the kids, to pair with coffee all week long. "When I lived in France my host family taught me how to make this insanely delicious and easy Olive Oil...

A Better Mac n Cheese from Two Peas and Their Pod!

A Better Mac n Cheese from Two Peas and Their Pod!

  If your kids are like ours, you have some serious mac ‘n cheese connoisseurs in your house. And as parents, we’re always looking to boost the nutrition in this dinnertime staple. We’ve been known to stir in some peas, (very fined) chopped spinach, and even...

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

  There are several schools of thought on the strategy of hiding healthy ingredients in our kids’ favorite foods, to help them get some extra nutrients. If you manage to squeeze in some veggies without your kids seeing, they’ll eat them—but won’t be learning to...

Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate Sticks

Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate Sticks

Need a festive, easy recipe that the kids will love for Valentine's Day? Try these Valentine's Day Pink Hot Chocolate sticks! There are only 2 ingredients... and they're super simple!     Ingredients: pink melt-able chips festive sprinkles festive sticks...

Easy Turkey Chili

Easy Turkey Chili

Winter is chili season in our household, so I’ve been making a pot just about every week, trying new recipes, making my tried and true favorites, and getting creative. This recipe has been the family favorite this season, and I have already made it no less than 7 times since fall finally arrived here in Richmond, VA.

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

This easy, no-bake dessert dip from Lynn Lilly, the talented mama behind the Craft Box Girls blog uses basic pantry ingredients like peanut butter, chocolate chips and pretzels. We’ll be making it for the Super Bowl and then again for Valentine’s Day—simply swapping the football shape for a heart one!

Turkey and Sweet Potato Rainbow Chili

Turkey and Sweet Potato Rainbow Chili

I love all the different colors in this dish, hence the name rainbow chili, and that it incorporates sweet potatoes without being overpoweringly sweet like some sweet potato chili recipes I’ve had. I also love that it’s so easy to get creative with and add any vegetables you like or have on hand and need to use. Plus it means I can make it a few weeks in a row and adjust it enough that it tastes unique each week.

Food Trends to Watch for 2020!

Food Trends to Watch for 2020!

2019 brought us a fair share of innovative food trends – we saw cauliflower chicken tenders, plant-based varieties of jerky and CBD infused food and drinks. So what can you expect to see next? Here are 6 trends you should expect to find in your grocery store in 2020.

Keto-Friendly Nachos!

Keto-Friendly Nachos!

  This easy recipe, perfect for football Sundays and New Year's resolutions, was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Sara Hood.      Sara Hood’s Keto-Friendly Nachos Recipe     Ingredients   Cheese Crisps (to make, grate cheddar cheese,...

Joy Bauer’s Holiday Sangria!

Joy Bauer’s Holiday Sangria!

  Holiday entertaining can be equal parts joyful and stressful. You may have a house full of guests, a to-do list a mile long and any time you’re hosting (whether it’s New Year’s Eve or a regular dinner party), you’re pulled between getting the meal and drinks...

Easy Chanukah Cakesicles Recipe!

Easy Chanukah Cakesicles Recipe!

Thank you to kosher.com for sharing this recipe, originally from cake creator Miriam Adar.     Chanukah Cakesicles     Ingredients   a baked vanilla cake (box mix is perfect) 2-3 tablespoons of buttercream cakesicles mold 2 bars white baking...

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

  The Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT, is known for being one of the premiere places to hit the slopes in the United States. Ski magazine has ranked it in the top 3 for over 20 years. But in addition to being known for its amazing downhill action, it’s...

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