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This easy Energy Balls recipe makes the perfect healthy snack, made with whole grain oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, and coconut. Whip up a big batch in just 5 minutes, and make extra to freeze for later. Looking for more healthy snacks? Try my Banana Oat Muffins, Carrot Muffins, Applesauce, or No Bake Granola

This easy Orange Marmalade recipe is made using fresh oranges and lemon. It only takes a few simple steps and is absolutely delicious! Enjoy it slathered on toast, pork chops, chicken, or stirred into your yogurt or overnight oats. Looking for more jams and sauces? Try my Mango Chutney, Pepper Jelly, or Blackberry Jam! Why

Using a weekly meal plan is the best way to cook healthier for your family, save money, and time! Browse all of my free meal plans which include a grocery shopping list and tons of meal planning ideas including healthy and kid-friendly meals. We’ve been sharing 5 day weekly meal plans for many years now and we love the feedback we

These healthy Carrot Muffins are made with Greek yogurt, applesauce, shredded carrots, bananas, oats, and whole wheat flour. They are delicious and can be enjoyed guilt free! Looking for more healthy snacks? Try my Energy Bites, Homemade Applesauce, or No Bake Granola Bars! What I love about this recipe: Healthy: Made with real ingredients, lower

This easy Buddha Bowl recipe is made with whole grains, roasted vegetables, avocado, tomato, spinach, feta, and falafel. It’s topped with delicious Jalapeño Ranch dressing. This meal is healthy, flavorful, and easy to adapt to your liking! Want to try more “bowl” recipes? Try my Poke Bowl, Bulgogi Bowl, Fajita Bowl, or my Harvest Bowl!

This healthy Taco Salad recipe has seasoned ground beef, lettuce, beans, corn, and all of your favorite toppings served in a crispy tortilla bowl. This meal takes less than 30 minutes, is easy to prep in advance, and is fully customizable. Why I love this recipe: Quick & Easy – This taco salad bowl is

These thin and crisp chocolate chip cookies are every bit as delicious as Tate’s famous Bake Shop’s. If you’re a fan of the famous Tate’s Bake Shop Signature Chocolate Chip Cookies, you’ll love these crisp chocolate chip cookies. Made with more butter and sugar than classic chocolate chip cookies, they are thin, delicately crunchy, and

A few tweaks to the classic Nestlé® Toll House® recipe make these the best chocolate chip cookies ever. The simplest recipes are typically the hardest to get right, and classic chocolate chip cookies are a perfect example. The most popular recipe is found on the back of the Nestlé® Toll House® chocolate chip bag, but

This bubbling baked ziti is perfect for feeding a crowd, and it freezes well too. Photo by Johnny Miller, (Clarkson Potter, 2021) This baked ziti is a MAJOR family-pleaser. Loaded with Italian sausage, which packs a ton of flavor, it’s similar to meat lasagna but without the fuss; it’s easy enough for a weeknight but

Mashed sweet potatoes made better with butter, maple syrup, and thyme. Mashed sweet potatoes don’t need much adornment, but the addition of maple syrup, butter, and thyme enhances their sweet, earthy flavor. I find that baking the sweet potatoes rather than boiling them results in fluffier mashed potatoes – if the potatoes are too wet,