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Soups to slurp right this second
Shivering down to your wool-socked feet? Shake of the winter chills
with a big ol’ bowl of homemade soup. We have a horde of easy recipes you can
make yourself, with just a li’l help from Mom or Dad. Just do yourself...
Your new favorite snack: Roasted chickpeas
For a new munchie that's easy to make and super healthy, even when you're devouring it by the handful, give these roasted chickpeas a try. Spiced to perfection and roasted to a crispy crunch, they are the bite you've been...
Brown bag lunch combos that'll make everyone at your table jealous
Tired of the same old turkey sandwich or icky
drinkable yogurt? Revamp your brown bag lunches with these fresh ideas. Whether
you’d rather be at a Mexican restaurant or enjoying English Tea, there’s a
fresh new option for everyone at the table.
In our lunch bag: Bagel BLT
Sometimes, girl just wants a good old-fashioned bagel for lunch. Dress up the standard plain 'n' cream cheese order by subbing whole wheat in for plain white and then piling on the goodies. Read on!
1 whole grain...
Totally tote-able strawberry shortcake
This on-the-go dessert is just as much a classic as its
red-headed, strawberry-scented namesake. For classic treats that you can tote
along to backyard BBQs all summer long, dig in to Shaina Olmanson’s new
cookbook, Desserts in Jars. Yum!
Makes 6 to 8
Veg out with this summer baguette sammie
Looking for a new lunch option? Bite into a cool baguette sammie that's packed with the good stuff. Veggies, ho!
1 tablespoon each: mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, such as “Grey Poupon”
1 (eight-inch long) baguette or a thin loaf of...
Protein power lunch! Avocado chicken salad wrap
Keep hunger away without undoing your workout with this fast and fit recipe. The chicken is packed with protein while the vitamins in the avocado boost your immune system and keep your heart healthy. Plus, this avocado chicken salad is...
Peanut butter and quinoa cranberry granola
Up the flavor of classic granola with this peanut-y twist. Bonus? With the quinoa added to more traditional rolled oats, it packs a serious protein punch. Hello, new fave one-the-go eat!
Makes about 4 cups
2 cups old-fashioned...
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Chunky chocolate chip pecan cookies
Sure, you’ve got your gingerbread and sugar
cookies. You’ve got frosting and candy canes and cinnamon up the wazoo. But
when you’re looking for a classic—you know, an anytime cookie you can take to a
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