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Weeknight Recipe Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

Weeknight Recipe Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

  If you're dealing with a picky-eating situation in your home, tacos can be a lifesaver. They're one of the most easily customizable meals, so every taste, dietary restriction or other variation can be made without creating a totally separate meal. Babies and...

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe

      Late summer is prime tomato season, and this BLT Panzanella Salad from Habitual Hostess is a perfect way to use up your garden's harvest or farmers market haul! BLT Panzanella Salad 1/2 loaf of sourdough bread, cut into 1” cubes (about four cups)6...

Strawberry Ripple Ice Cream

Strawberry Ripple Ice Cream

A new book, Great Scoops: Recipes from a Neighborhood Ice Cream Shop, is a homemade ice cream-making bible, taking you through all the steps you need (including equipment purchases) and supplying endless recipes. In short, if you have making ice cream on your summer...

Berry Caprese Salad

Berry Caprese Salad

  Summer is synonymous with salad, and now salad is synonymous with Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Local Moms Network Food Contributor. Her "Hungry Lady Salad" series is turning even salad skeptics into believers, and this Berry Caprese Salad is her latest...

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.

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