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30 Healthy Red, White & Blue Recipes

I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this time of year brings with it a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies! It’s the perfect time to add more color to your family cookouts, summer picnics and afternoon snacks. And don’t forget to get patriotic with your produce! With Memorial Day just around the corner and the Fourth of July coming soon after, keep this list of healthy red, white and blue recipes handy for your celebrations.

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Simply Summer: 20 Fresh Cookout Favorites

Summer is almost upon us! Time to dust off the grills, stock up on fresh summer produce and enjoy time outside with family and friends. Between backyard cookouts, family picnics and time spent poolside, there are plenty of opportunities to test out new healthy recipes with your family. 

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12 Fan-Favorite Recipes for Mother's Day

Searching for the perfect Mother's Day recipe? We are here to help! We pulled 12 of our top recipes - the most popular picks from our community, most pinned and most shared  - in other words, any of these will be a sure hit for a Mother's Day celebration.

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What’s in Season for May?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for May and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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8 Simple English Muffin Ideas for Mother’s Day Breakfast

My girls jump at any chance they have to show off their budding culinary skills. When Mother’s Day rolls around, it is their morning to shine in an attempt to create the ultimate breakfast-in-bed for mom. I remind them often that great taste doesn’t always equate to elaborate preparation and this round-up of easy, no-cook English muffin combos proves just that. 

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5 Delicious Ways to Make Tostadas

Cooking for kids can sometimes be funny and a bit tricky. I've learned you have to sometimes pick your battles and play their game. For instance, my kids do not get excited about tacos. This has baffled me for the longest time because who doesn't like a taco? Apparently they are a little too messy for my kids. Tostadas, however, were a nice discovery for us this past year. Since I started making my version of tostadas (which are basically a baked combination of a taco and pizza) my kids have been asking for them weekly. They are incredibly easy to make and I love sneaking extra veggies into the filling any chance I get.

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Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day! It's a reason to take a look at how you're doing in the kitchen when it comes to being more mindful about what we're eating, how we're getting it to the table and what happens after the meal is over. Here are a few tips to get you started.

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Rethink Your School Bake Sale

We’ve all be there before as parents. Our child’s school is hosting a bake sale to raise money and we’re asked to bake a sweet treat to send in. Who says that a bake sale has to be filled with cupcakes and cookies? Why not fresh fruits and veggies?

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How Gardening Can Improve Mental Health

Did you know that playing in the dirt can be good for your brain, heart and relationships? This time of year, many of us consider planting a garden so that we can provide healthy foods for our families. What we may not realize is that while we’re planting, we’re enjoying more than just the promise of tasty vegetables.

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4 Steps to a Backyard Garden

We are excited to have Julia Parker-Dickerson, M.Ed from KidsGardening.org as our guest blogger today. Read on to get tips on setting up your very own home garden. What better place to grow special family memories than in a garden?

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