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Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is the perfect summer dish to serve at a backyard BBQ. You can pre-make the mayo mixture so when the corn is cooled, it’ll be ready to serve quickly.

Sheet Pan S’mores

Sheet Pan S’mores

If you love making s'mores but want to skip the mess of roasting marshmallows, keep things toddler safe and make a lot at once, try these Sheet Pan S'mores from Maria Provanzano of From Scratch with Maria. The best part? You can enjoy them this way well after summer...

60 Second Coleslaw

60 Second Coleslaw

This take on coleslaw from Cat with a K Cooks uses pre-shredded coleslaw so it comes together in just under a minute. Plus, it can be made ahead so it's the perfect summer party (or busy weeknight) side. Serves 6-8 *For best flavor, allow to sit at least 4 hours in...

Easy Summer Cocktail

Easy Summer Cocktail

Thank you to The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano of From Scratch with Maria for sharing this delicious recipe! It's really the perfect summer sip—refreshing, special, and able to be prepped ahead of time. Make a batch of the mint simple syrup on Sunday...

4th of July Pops

4th of July Pops

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles! Not only are they adorable, but they’re made with protein-packed green yogurt and fiber rich blueberries and strawberries.  Thank you to Sound Shore Moms for sharing! What you’ll need: Greek...

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Thank you to our food contributor CatwithaK Cooks for sharing this delicious plant-based taco recipe with us. Introducing new vegetables (like cauliflower) to kids can be tricky. Experts recommend serving it in a form they are familiar with (in this case, tacos). Try...

Pina Colada Chia Pops

Pina Colada Chia Pops

  This sweet treat from Beach Cities Moms is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family. Piña Colada Chia Pops makes 6 popsicles 1 14-ounce can coconut milk½ cup frozen banana chunks (or 1 small, very ripe...

Cobb Salad Board

Cobb Salad Board

  Two things we’re loving right now—food boards and salads. We’ve been sort of obsessed with the gorgeous boards created by The BakerMama for awhile now. And with warmer weather, it feels nice to be turning off the oven for dinner more often, and loading up on...

Healthy Alfredo

Healthy Alfredo

If you're trying to sneak more veggies into your family meals, this Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks is a great start. For more recipes from The Local Moms Network, go to https://thelocalmomsnetwork.com/articles/recipes/. Cauliflower...

Easy Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies

Easy Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies

Early on in the pandemic, we may have overdone it with the banana bread baking. But when we saw these nutritious cookies from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks, we knew we had to try them. Without any added sugar and with plenty of fiber, they make a great breakfast for...

Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing

Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing

Need an easy lunch idea for the week? This super simple Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing can be thrown over salad (homemade or bagged) for a quick midday meal. Add grilled or rotisserie chicken strips for protein (or sub in chickpeas for a vegetarian option). And if...

Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe

Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe

As we head into the holiday season, we’re always looking for new baking projects to do with our kids, and things to make holidays breakfasts extra special. This Snickerdoodle Donut recipe from author and recipe developer Sara Mellas, fits both those bills. It comes from Chapter Two of her new cookbook, The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook, and uses only simple ingredients you likely already have in your pantry. For more from Sara, follow her on Instagram @sara.mellas!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

This easy, no-bake dessert dip from Lynn Lilly, the talented mama behind the Craft Box Girls blog uses basic pantry ingredients like peanut butter, chocolate chips and pretzels. We’ll be making it for the Super Bowl and then again for Valentine’s Day—simply swapping...

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos from Hip Foodie Mom!

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos from Hip Foodie Mom!

Credit: Sunny Frantz Photography Thank you to Hip Foodie Mom for sharing this recipe. Alice Choi, the Pennyslvania-based mom of two behind Hip Foodie Mom, is known for her healthy, fast, weeknight meal ideas. These Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos are one of those go-to...

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe!

This recipe was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection! Wondering what to do with all those apples you picked this weekend? We love this classic recipe from the talented sisters behind Host to Perfection, using pantry ingredients we all have...

Maple cinnamon roll pancakes!

Maple & Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!   Cinnamon rolls are a favorite holiday treat, but the maple-infused pancake version below, from Nicole Washington—the talented mama behind the Brown Sugar blog—is a perfect Fall breakfast. It uses simple ingredients you...

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