The Secret to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!

Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there.  ...more

Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in 15 Minutes

This ice cream is a cinch. An absolutely cinch. No cooking, no cooling, no churning, no icy lumps. It’s in the freezer within 15 minutes and ready to eat just two hours later. It’s incredibly soft and creamy while being rich and decadent from the ...more

4 Easy Tips for the Smoothest Hummus Ever

Hummus is one of the easiest healthy appetizers to whip up and serve for nearly any occasion. From an intimate family gathering to a backyard barbecue, this simple blend of chickpeas and seasonings seems to fit.Paired with gluten-free pita bread, ...more

Get 'Fed Up' With the Documentary's Filmmakers

This past weekend, a new documentary hit theaters that asks hard questions about what Americans eat and why. Fed Up examines the effect of added sugar on the American diet and our high rates of childhood obesity and chronic disease, and asks hard ...more

How to Feed a Toddler: A Day of Healthy Meals

Happy Wednesday! Hope your week is going well, we've been enjoying plenty of sunshine and deck time! Sofia will stay out there until it's bedtime, which has been great, cooking dinner is 100 times easier when she's occupied. ...more

Meatless Monday: Goat Cheese, Raisin, Arugula and Walnut Flatbread Pizza

Vegetarian Pizza is a perfect option for a Meatless Monday dish, but when it's hot outside you don't want the oven on for very long and traditional hot pizza toppings might not be that appealing either. That's why I think this Quick and Easy Goat Cheese, Raisin, Arugula and Walnut Flatbread Pizza from The Perfect Pantry would sound good for a meatless summer dinner. This creative pizza that's made on toasted flatbread only needs a few minutes in the oven, and the crisp arugula on top will cool it down when you're eating it. ...more

DIY Taco Seasoning: Skip the Store-Bought Stuff

I love making my own seasonings at home. You never need to worry about not having them on hand, thus avoiding running to the store like a maniac last minute. Plus, they always test better in my opinion. Making your own seasonings can also save you some money. I highly recommend giving it a try. Here’s my version of the store-bought taco seasoning mixes. Gather all your spices and measure them out. ...more
Yes! I love to make my own taco seasoning! Cuts down on the salt content too. There is a TON of ...more

Goodbye Milk: I’m Giving Up Dairy and Here’s Why

I've made the decision to join the ranks of those who have decided to give up dairy due to health reason. I know it sounds strange, yet with the research that I've done, it's one of the best decisions that I could make for myself and here's why. ...more
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Healthy No-Bake Chocolate, Almond, and Coconut Bars {GF, Vegan}

Welcome to another round of let’s-each-chocolate-for-breakfast-and-call-it-healthy-too. Mondays of all days call for chocolate… unless of course you’re like me and every hour of every day seems to call for chocolate. Life is tough ....more

Coconut Crusted Baked Chicken Strips

Coconut Crusted Baked Chicken Strips 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups coconut flakes 2 cups corn flakes crushed 1 cup flour 3 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 400. ...more

Potato Free Hash!? Yes! Kohlrabi Hash with Corn and Chevre

What comes to mind when you hear the word hash? For me, it's an image of brunch, perfectly cooked crispy cubes of potatoes mixed with onions and maybe...more

Round Two of Kraft Keurig®*Compatible Pods!

Round Two of Kraft Keurig®*Compatible Pods The post Round Two of Kraft Keurig®*Compatible Pods! appeared first on The Kitchen Magpie ....more

Artifact Uprising Review & Giveaway

After Winnie was born I knew I wanted to do a really great job of documenting her babyhood and childhood. Cliff takes a ton of pictures, so we have no......more

Choosing the Right Honeydew Melon

Choosing the Right Honeydew Melonhttp://thegourmetmom.com/12374/81757/a/choosing-the-right-honeydew-melonEat what you love, love what you eat!...more

Meatless Monday: Goat Cheese, Raisin, Arugula and Walnut Flatbread Pizza

Vegetarian Pizza is a perfect option for a Meatless Monday dish, but when it's hot outside you don't want the oven on for very long and traditional hot pizza toppings might not be that appealing either. That's why I think this Quick and Easy Goat Cheese, Raisin, Arugula and Walnut Flatbread Pizza from The Perfect Pantry would sound good for a meatless summer dinner. This creative pizza that's made on toasted flatbread only needs a few minutes in the oven, and the crisp arugula on top will cool it down when you're eating it. ...more

Easy One Skillet Lasagna

This easy one skillet lasagna comes together in a cinch, and has only 275 calories per serving! That’s healthy comfort food! I’m a chronic over committer ....more

Healthier Beef Stroganoff

An easy 30-minute healthier beef stroganoff recipe. Comfort food at its finest!...more