2-Ingredient Frozen Dog Treat Recipe (That Uses Up Leftover Chicken!)

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~ This super-easy Frozen Dog Treat recipe has just 2 simple ingredients dogs love – a total snap to make! Bonus: it’s the perfect way to use up leftover chicken! ~ They don’t call ’em “The Dog Days of Summer” for nothin’! It’s been hot, hot, hot here in normally temperate Ohio … Continue reading

Frozen Grapes on a Stick (Easiest-Ever Grape Popsicles)

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~ Frozen grapes are deliciously transformed into perfectly simple, amazingly refreshing popsicles. So easy to make! These frozen grape pops are absolutely the post-workout snack I crave – daydream about! – all summer long! ~ Once upon a time, I had no idea that frozen grapes were such a thing. I just knew … Continue reading

Chocolate-Strawberry Muffin Ice Cream Sandwiches

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~ Take deliciously healthy breakfast muffins … add a little ice cream … and you’ve got an easy, decadent dessert! Muffin ice cream sandwiches! Bursting with fresh strawberries and double chocolate, they’re sweet, satisfying and summery! Yep – bake just one batch of muffins, and you’ve got two recipes in one … … Continue reading

Our Favorite Summer Recipes for Kids … Fun Cooking Activities for Even the Littlest Chefs!

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~ These recipes for kids are the perfect springboard to hours of summer fun … and deliciously nutritious eating! Whether your kiddos are little and still need lots of help in the kitchen, or they’re teens who can handle most of the cooking themselves, you’ll all enjoy these yummy, easy, adorable ideas! … Continue reading

Hungry Hippos (Fun Sandwich Recipe for Kids)

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~ This sandwich recipe has it all goin’ on! Use it as a fun edible art project … or as a special little lunch box surprise! Choose basic peanut butter and jelly … or venture into our other creative filling ideas (even lots of nut-free options). Best part of all? These hippos are just … Continue reading

6 All-Time Best Healthy Side Dish and Vegetable Recipes

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 6 ~ Vegetable recipes and side dishes? They’re often the last thing you think about when you’re planning a meal, right?!? Not with these droolworthy ideas! These 6 deliciously easy recipes are off-the-charts popular – definitely the superstars of any meal! ~ What do you think of first when you’re … Continue reading

Rainbow Veggie Kabobs

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~ Veggies and dip? An absolute must-have at every party and summer picnic! But these easy Rainbow Veggie Kabobs are so much more fun than a plain-old veggie tray! Just like your fave fruit kabobs … but with garden-fresh veggies! A great summer project for the kiddos, too – they’ll scarf … Continue reading

11 All-Time Best Healthy Salad Recipes

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 5 ~ When we polled other food bloggers, asking them for their one, all-time most popular healthy recipe, we weren’t surprised that many of them said their absolute top recipe was a gorgeously fresh, healthy salad! Perfect year-round for picnics, lunches, potlucks and side dishes, these salad recipes … Continue reading

Why I Run (a Mom’s Perspective) … and Why I Want You to Join Me (Maybe!)

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~ Here at THK, we typically focus on just one aspect of healthy living – deliciously great nutrition. But when we polled our readers a few months ago, they were interested in expanding to some other related topics, too. So today, I’m dishing up a little inspiration to kick-start our summer … Continue reading

Our Favorite Grill Recipes

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~ Grill Recipes for everything from appetizers to dessert, plus grilled chicken and burgers – even grilled pizza! Plenty of inspiration to keep you grilling deliciously, healthfully all summer long! ~ Gotta love grilling season. Here in Ohio, we wait a long, long time for that moment when summer is finally, really and … Continue reading

5-Minute Pepperoni Pizza Quesadilla

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~ This easy, cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Quesadilla recipe takes just minutes to throw together! With fiber-rich whole grains and lots of protein, it’s perfect as a quick meal or a hearty, nourishing, keep-you-powered-up snack! Plus, it’s got all the delicious flavors of a pepperoni pizza – a total family favorite anytime! … Continue reading

Caprese Grilled Fish + Poseidon Restaurant and a Hilton Head Vacation (Part 2)

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~ Caprese Grilled Fish is a super-simple yet incredibly delicious meal that’s perfect with summer’s best tomatoes and basil! Just the kind of fresh fish recipe you’ll find on the menu at Poseidon restaurant in Hilton Head, South Carolina – or the type of recipe to make when you’re dreaming … Continue reading

Sea Island Seafood Stew from Skull Creek Boathouse + A Hilton Head Vacation (Part 1)

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~ This Seafood Stew is a showstopper masterpiece that’ll absolutely wow ’em at your next dinner party! But with lots of make-ahead steps, it’s also an easy family meal … perfect when you need a little bit of beach in your life! Hearty and nutritious, Sea Island Seafood Stew is … Continue reading

10 All-Time Best Healthy Snack Ideas

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 4 ~ We asked our food blogger friends each to share their one, all-time most popular healthy recipe, and several said that a quick, easy snack recipe was their readers’ absolute favorite! The next time the munchies strike, try whipping up one of these healthy snack … Continue reading

One-Pot Mexican Rice Skillet Dinner

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~ A fun, easy way to shake up Taco night! This Mexican Rice Skillet Dinner is ready in just 30 minutes (of mostly hands-off cooking time), plus we’ve got make-ahead strategies, too! Loaded with yummy Tex-Mex flavors, it’s a quick, one-pot dinner recipe your whole family will love! ~ Happy Cinco de Mayo, … Continue reading

THK’s Third Birthday … and Your Favorite Recipes from Our First 3 Years

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~ Celebrating three wonderful years, with a showcase of all your favorites! These are our very most popular recipes and healthy eating posts, as chosen by you … the millions of readers who’ve visited THK over our first three years! ~ On Monday, I had one of those “bad mommy moments.” You … Continue reading