Easy Black Bean Soup in Cumin-Dusted Bread Bowls

~ This Easy Black Bean Soup is rich, hearty and filling, with satisfying layers of flavor that develop in just 20 minutes of cooking! And those crispy-crunchy Cumin-Dusted Bread Bowls? You’ll have ’em in the oven in 3 minutes, flat … and you can even make them days in advance! True … Continue reading

Healthy Double Chocolate Muffins with Fresh Strawberries

~ Loaded with rich chocolate flavor and bursting with fresh, juicy strawberries! So decadent … yet these Double Chocolate Muffins are also full of whole grains and much lower in fat! Perfect for snacks, breakfast on-the-go, and even a virtuous (yet oh-so-indulgent) dessert! ~ ~ by Amy I think one … Continue reading

Easy Chicken Parmesan Wraps

~ These Easy Chicken Parmesan Wraps are a super-fast 15-minute meal! You can even make them completely ahead – and they’re freezable, too! Perfect for grab-n-go eating on the run! All the cheesy, saucy, comforting flavors of your favorite chicken parmesan casserole … yet so quick and simple! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in … Continue reading

Cranberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

~ This Cranberry and Goat Cheese Crostini recipe is a delightful, healthy appetizer that takes virtually no time to make (you can even prep it mostly ahead). Serve this piled beautifully on individual toasts, or offer it as a dip with crackers – so versatile! Tart and creamy, these delicious little bites are the ideal way to start any … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Candied Pecans

~ These Pumpkin Pie Spiced Candied Pecans come together in a snap and are delicious and healthy! Perfect for a quick snack, as an appetizer, and also a thoughtful gift! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Make Ahead  •  Vegan (and Vegetarian)  •  Gluten Free  • You … Continue reading

Mediterranean Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bar

~ Next time you’re thinking “taco night,” think beyond the typical Mexican-style taco bar and try this incredibly delicious Mediterranean Chicken Taco recipe! It’s a fun make-it-your-own dinner that’s easy to prep ahead for busy nights. And, it’s a classed-up version of the traditional taco bar that’s perfect for parties and game … Continue reading

Southwestern Breakfast Skillet Scramble

~ This easy Southwestern Breakfast Skillet Scramble recipe is a fresh, healthy take on restaurant “skillet” breakfasts. So good … true breakfast comfort food! Filled with peppers, onions, cheese and even a bit of smoky bacon. Bonus: Not only is it simple to toss together, but leftovers reheat brilliantly later … Continue reading

No-Bake Apple Pie Cheesecake Pinwheels

~ The perfect quick snack to keep you fueled up and full of energy! Crunchy nut-free butter, smooth reduced-fat cream cheese, and crisp sweet-tart apples … like little no-bake apple pie cheesecakes, all rolled into cute, delicious pinwheels! You’ll be powered up and ready for the adventures ahead! ~ This Recipe … Continue reading

Easy Crock Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

~ This Crock Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls recipe is such an easy way to enjoy a Mexican feast on even the busiest nights! So simple to throw together (hurray, slow cooker!) and a true family fave. Terrific for potlucks, tailgating, and make-your-own burrito bars. You can even skip the rice, set out … Continue reading

Hummus Deviled Eggs

~ These Hummus Deviled Eggs combine two all-time favorite appetizers – homestyle deviled eggs and creamy, nutritious hummus – into one amazing little bite! Creamy, tangy and so totally irresistible! They’re the perfect comfort-food appetizer for any picnic or potluck, but are just as terrific as an upscale, passed hors d’oeuvre. Easy to … Continue reading

20 Easy-to-Pack, Healthy Desserts for Kids’ Lunches

~ The perfect end to our series on healthy school lunches! Filled with much more than just empty calories,  these deliciously nutritious treats are a terrific way to finish off your kids’ lunch boxes! Be careful, though … these healthy desserts are so tempting, and so sweet-tooth satisfying, your family may gobble them up … Continue reading

The Most Ultimate {Epic!} Snack Cookbook Ever! (100+ Healthy Kids’ Snack Recipes!)

~ After hour upon hour (truly!) of reading and rereading hundreds of snack recipes … we’ve compiled the ultimate list of healthy kids’ snacks. This is literally a cookbook’s worth of deliciously nutritious snack ideas for practically ever snacking occasion (and, yes, parents … you’re gonna love these, too!). Bookmark it, pin … Continue reading

No-Cook Praline Peach Instant Oatmeal (Overnight Oats Option, Too!)

~ Perfectly delicious with sweet summer peaches, crunchy pecans and the rich notes of caramel-y pralines, this simple recipe for no-cook instant oatmeal is quick and easy – great for busy mornings! Filled with whole grains, protein and fruit, it’ll keep you fueled up all morning! Bonus: you can even … Continue reading

No-Bake Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal Bars with White Chocolate

~ These addictively delicious no-bake oatmeal bars feature crunchy almonds, sweet-tart blueberries and creamy white chocolate. All wrapped up in a nutrient-rich little package that’s super quick and easy to make! They’re satisfyingly decadent enough for dessert, yet nutritious enough for a snack! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or … Continue reading

Easy Grilled Fajita Burgers with Guacamole

~ All the peppers, onions, Mexican spices and creamy guacamole you love in fajitas … jam-crammed into one gloriously, deliciously satisfying burger recipe! And since this is THK, you know we’ve got make-ahead tips, so dinner’s a total breeze! ~ This Recipe:   •  Includes Make-Ahead Steps  • Grab a knife, a fork and a … Continue reading

4-Ingredient Fat Free Chocolate Pops (Easy Homemade Fudgesicles)

~ Only four simple, pantry-staple ingredients to make these all-natural, no-fat chocolate ice pops! These decadently rich and creamy homemade fudgesicles will keep you cool all summer long! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less (Plus Freezing)  •  Freezable  •  Make Ahead  •  Vegetarian  •  Gluten Free  • … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

~ All the great flavors of buffalo chicken dip, in a satisfying tortellini pasta salad! It’s perfect as a main dish salad, or as a hearty side for picnics, cookouts, tailgating and potlucks, and it’s sure to win raves every time you make it! Plus, it’s easy to prep ahead and can even … Continue reading

Grilled Chicken Marinade with Lemon and Garlic

~ This super easy and wonderfully flavorful marinade for grilled chicken will become your go-to grilling recipe! Featuring ingredients you’ve already got in your pantry, dinner will be marinating in no time, and ready to grill when you are! Kid-tested and 100% approved! ~ In our house, we don’t celebrate … Continue reading