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Peep Rice Krispie Treats

Peep Rice Krispie Treats

This story originally appeared on our sister site, Sound Shore Moms. If you've been following for a little bit, you've probably realized that I really like a good theme, especially when celebrating holidays. I came across these Peep Rice Krispies Treats on instagram...

A Salad By Kinney Lane

A Salad By Kinney Lane

With the weather warming up and schedules getting busier, we’re all about throwing together quick salads—and this spring version from Rachael Mahoney of Kinney Lane, a Greenwich, CT-based healthy prepared meal delivery business, is at the top of our list.

Lemon Yogurt Cake

Lemon Yogurt Cake

This Lemon Yogurt Cake from The Local Moms Network Contributor Kathleen “Kat” Ashmore just feels like Spring to us! Perfect for Easter or any Spring soiree, it can be made gluten-free and topped with either a lemon glaze or more decadent buttercream, depending on the occasion and company. Follow Kat on Tik Tok at @katcancook, on Instagram @kat_can_cook and visit her website, kathleenashmore.com, for more from her recipe collection.

Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

  Upgrade your Family Movie night (or Date Night!) at home with this gourmet popcorn recipe. It uses fresh rosemary and garlic for a sophisticated take on a classic, but mix it up with any herbs you like! Thanks to Katie Witten, the talented mom behind Witten...

Foods to Eat to Fight Anxiety

Foods to Eat to Fight Anxiety

They say you are what you eat, and research shows that eating certain foods can help control anxiety symptoms. Of course, if you're struggling with anxiety, you should speak to a professional about treatment options. Then, consider adding these foods to your diet to...

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole30

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole30

Mom of one and Whole30 founder and CEO Melissa Urban says a January Whole30 requires a little planning, and prioritizing. “It’s January, and lots of folks are still under the incorrect assumption that making multiple New Year’s resolutions it the best way to create change.

Blueberry Superfood Smoothie

Blueberry Superfood Smoothie

One of the easiest way to load up on all the good stuff—vitamins, fiber, protein, and antioxidants—is to blend them into a smoothie. Plus, you can share it with your kids, and they won’t even know they’re eating veggies. This blueberry version from contributor Kathleen Ashmore has the unexpected addition of cauliflower rice.

Top Your Own Oatmeal Bar

Top Your Own Oatmeal Bar

Did you know that January is National Oatmeal Month? It’s a perfect family-friendly breakfast, because everyone can add their own mix-ins and toppings. You can even make it in the slow cooker overnight for an easy weekday breakfast. We love this version from The BakerMama. We asked Maegan about this beautiful board, her kids’ favorite toppings and her plans for 2022.

Fallen Apple Cocktail

Fallen Apple Cocktail

This cocktail was shared by Lindsay Wernert Potter, the cocktail contributor for Greenwich Moms, from local restaurant Little Pub. Want to sip on something more festive this season than a Cab? Try mixing up this Fall cocktail. It uses cinnamon sticks, fresh apples and...

Spooky Snack Mix

Spooky Snack Mix

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make.

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Looking for some candy-free options for Halloween this year? Whether your child’s school doesn’t allow candy, you want to offer kids (and parents) a healthier option or want to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project (allergy-free options in a blue pumpkin), we have you covered. From savory eats to fun toys, here is a shortlist to start with. The best part? They’re all available on Amazon Prime.

Easy Pumpkin Chili

Easy Pumpkin Chili

This pumpkin chili recipe from Chef Debra Ponzek is a classic fall dish, full of seasonal flavors like pumpkin and butternut squash. Like all chilis, it’s versatile and can be made ahead and frozen, making it a go-to for busy autumn nights.

Filet Sandwich with Horseradish

Filet Sandwich with Horseradish

This filet sandwich is a Fall crowd-pleaser, ready for football Sunday or any time you’re making food for a group. “It’s a perfect, easy meal for when you’re entertaining and don’t want to spend the entire time in the kitchen,” says Greenwich Moms‘ Layla Lisiewski. Kids don’t love spice? Just hold the horseradish sauce and serve with ketchup.

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil

This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian. If your family loves it so much you want to make it all winter long, just sub in frozen corn!

Rosh Hashanah Meal

Rosh Hashanah Meal

L’Shana Tova to all who celebrate. This Roast Chicken with Thyme and Honey, from Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, is one of those go-to meals that works as well for holiday dinners as it does for family meals all Fall long.

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not, when they're filled with fiber and protein-rich almond flour and free of added sugars like these. This recipe from our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is a perfect "Back to School" choice—make them on a Sunday for a grab-and-go...

Summer Cocktail

Summer Cocktail

Cheers to the last few weeks of summer with this Grilled Peach & Bourbon Smash cocktail from Camp Cocktails : Easy, Fun, and Delicious Drinks for the Great Outdoors.

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