A Guide to Packing Lunches Your Kids Will Actually Eat (No Origami Involved)

It's officially back-to-school season, which means an onslaught of ads, articles, posts, and pins about all of the things we should be doing to get our kids ready to return to school. While there are many aspects of back-to-school time that have ...more

We've Been Making French Fries Wrong

Traditional French fries are cooked twice, and not so healthy. Imagine my surprise when I learned that frying only once with very little hands-on effort would result in magically crisp-tender fries—and use about a third less oil! ...more

Summertime, and the Kitchen Is Easy (Or It Will Be With These Dinner Tips)

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I'm too lazy to cook dinner for my family this summer, plus it's too hot. Any ideas? Signed, Kitchen Is Closed  ...more

Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

Achieving Long-Term Blogger Happiness: The #BlogHerFood15 Saturday Morning Keynote

#BlogHerFood15 is just over two months away, so the announcements are going to be coming fast and furious. We are planning for a best-of-the-best #BlogHerFood this year, and the Saturday morning keynote will be a big part of that....more

In Pursuit of the Perfect Vegan Backpack

“Maybe you’re trying too hard.”...more

Loved the Discontinued Starbucks Sausage Croissant? This Recipe's for You

I always loved the now-discontinued Starbucks sausage roll — I don't know why, but pastry with sausage meat is so delicious. And I can't believe it is THIS easy to make them at home! (Also, my sausage rolls are much better!)...more

Apple Crumble with Custard Sauce

We are coming to the last day of week 1, Buffet on Table, where we are doing Combo Dishes. With so many savory and dinner ideas done, I suddenly realized I could pick up a dessert. Infact my choice was another interesting dinner combo that will have to come out some other time....more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

I feel like the summer got away from me in terms of the blog and recipes. I should be rolling out pumpkin but I’m still dreaming about garden veggies and this amazing homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream. It’s still summer and plenty warm here in Southern Utah so I thought I’d go ahead and post this recipe for you to enjoy ....more

Creamy Miso Carrot Soup

I wake up and roll out of bed and onto the floor, first thing. Blind without my contacts, stretching and twisting. Slow and steady ....more

Fried Out Fridays

The great thing about living in southern California is we constantly have visitors!! We’ve had good friends staying with us for the last week...more

13 weeks

How I’m Feeling: I think morning sickness has hit me late in the game. The last four mornings I’ve thrown up right after waking up, and the rest of the day my tummy just feels kind of off. Our trip out of town totally wore me out ....more

Homemade Hamburger Buns

I need to be better about meal planning and knowing what I’m going to make for the week. I know several people who know exactly what they are making on what day of the week. I am not that organized…I … Continued The post Homemade Hamburger Buns appeared first on The Red Apron Girl ....more

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette – words cannot describe how good this salad is. This bright and fresh kale salad is a great way to start loving kale. So I’ll admit this, while I love my salads, I’m not one that goes out of her way to buy.. ....more

5 vegan things to do on a last summer weekend!

Fall is just around the corner but don’t forget to savor these last gorgeous summer weekends. We have had a great summer and I am definitely going to do these things this weekend with my girls before the school stuff gets super busy and we are running in 20 different directions. 1. make some popsicles ....more

Veggie Loaded Meatballs

Today we have some veggie meatballs.. or veggie LOADED meatballs we should say. As they are made from beef and filled with veggies ....more

Apple Almond & Ricotta Skillet Cake

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchenAid. All opinions and text are mine. Happy Friday! ...more