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Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Pizza Recipe >

On 09.16.2016 by Jamie Sanders

It’s September - which means it's back to school time! My kids have been back for a few weeks now and are starting to get back into the routine. The routine of go, go, go that is. With all the rushing around in the mornings, after school activities, and homework we don't have a lot of time to make big dinners or from-scratch breakfasts. Today, I've got a great recipe for a bacon and eggs breakfast pizza that comes together in just a few minutes and is perfect for those nights when you're craving breakfast for dinner. Even better, the leftovers are just as yummy heated up for a quick breakfast the next morning. Growing up, it was always a reason to celebrate when mom would announce we were having breakfast for dinner (usually Read More >

Cranberry Orange Corn Muffins Recipe >

On 09.15.2016 by Matt Ivan

September marks the official start of fall. While I’m a bit sad to see summer weather and weekly barbecues go away, an exciting new chapter of seasonal recipes is upon us. In-season harvest flavors such as apples, cranberries, pears, sweet potatoes, and of course pumpkin are coming. These cranberry orange corn muffins feature some of my favorite fall flavors in a unique breakfast treat that’s full of flavor and texture, with a large amount of cornmeal adding distinct crunch throughout. It’s a simple recipe that uses mostly common pantry ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to make, including baking time. Ideal for a weekend brunch, holidays, or even an easy comforting weekday breakfast. When I was growing up, the fall season was one of Read More >

Kale, Bacon, and Cheese Strata Recipe: A Make-Ahead Lifesaver! >

On 08.22.2016 by Nam Nguyen

It’s back-to-school time—can you believe it? Where has the summer gone? And as someone who also works in education, I’m double bracing myself for the full flurry of classes being back in session. If you’re like me and love breakfast, it can be tough this time of year to take the time to enjoy a delicious meal to start the day. That snooze button on your alarm can be so tempting and before you know it, you are in a mad flurry running out the door while hoping that you’re at least wearing matching socks. That is why prep-ahead meals are a lifesaver in my home. With just a small bit of planning and assembly the night before, you can have a scrumptious, Sunday brunch-worthy Read More >

Egg In A Hole Breakfast Sandwich >

On 08.15.2016 by Lindsay Livingston, RD

I’m sharing the fourth recipe in a delicious series! So far we've covered protein-packed snacks with these baked scotch eggs, veggies for breakfast with this  spring breakfast salad (would be delicious with your fav summer veggies) and a summertime dessert with this strawberry cookies and cream ice cream (no ice cream maker required!) Today we're talking about back-to-school breakfast ideas. Even though I don’t yet have a kid in school, I know how hard it is to get back into a morning routine once school starts up again. Since breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, I hate when I hear about people skipping it this time of year because they feel like their mornings are too busy. So I thought I’d help you out a Read More >

Raspberry Almond Olive Oil Scones >

On 08.12.2016 by Laura Basher

Another summer vacation has come and gone. No more sleeping in, lazy mornings, or staying in pajamas ’til noon. And not just for the kids, but for me, too! With school back on the horizon, I am quietly bracing myself for the morning rush, the crazy carpool schedules, and the homework battles. But, at the same time, I am excited for my baby who is now entering middle school, my middle child who will rule the school as an 8th grader, and my eldest who is ready to hunker down with his sophomore year in high school. It’s going to be a great year! Back-to-school also means meal prep, and not just lunch boxes. There’s getting dinner ready among the chaos of after school activities. Read More >

Back-to-School: Lunch Recipe >

On 08.08.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

It’s that time of year again—back-to-school season is here! Getting back into a routine can be a bit of a challenge, not only for kids but for parents, too. Don’t let back-to-school season cause meal planning anxiety. Try our hummus deviled eggs recipe for a lighter and healthier twist on the classic recipe. Did you know? Eggs are the perfect lunch box addition. They’re packed with 6 grams of protein per serving and only 70 calories—which means they provide staying power to keep kids well nourished and alert! Bento Box Lunch Idea Looking to try something a little different for your little learner’s lunch? Grab a bento box! It’s the perfect way to ensure kids get just the right portion sizes. Here’s an idea for Read More >

Try This: An Egg Safety Checkup >

On 08.04.2016 by Sue Grossbauer, RD

Everyone knows that raw eggs can be a vehicle for dangerous bacteria such as Salmonella enteritidis. But do you know how to protect yourself from the risks of foodborne illness? A simple egg safety checkup can give you the answers. Just ask yourself these questions: After you crack an egg, do you cook it to a safe temperature of 160°F? Do you wash your hands so that they won’t spread any Salmonella to other foods and surfaces in your kitchen? Do you use Davidson’s™ pasteurized eggs? If you do, you do NOT need to follow #1 and #2. Egg safety findings Researchers publishing in the Journal of Food Protection (Vol. 79, No. 6, 2016) observed plenty of ordinary people preparing eggs, and here’s what they Read More >

How to Make Cheesecake Pops >

On 07.28.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

Less than perfect cheesecake? Don't fret. Turn that cheesecake flop into beautiful—and delicious—cheesecake pops! They're easy to make and kid-friendly. Here's what you'll need: Cheesecake Cookie scoop Chocolate wafers Lollipop sticks Toppings such as Sprinkles Mini chocolate chips Chocolate sandwich cookies Chopped almonds Toasted shredded coconut Assemble your cheesecake pops This is where your little helpers come in! Line two cookie sheets with wax paper or parchment paper. Scoop and form 36 cheesecake balls. Place on cookie sheets and freeze for at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, melt chocolate wafers and set aside. Remove cheesecake balls from freezer. Dip each lollipop stick into melted chocolate, about an 1/8 inch. Insert one stick into each cheesecake ball. Freeze cheesecake pops for another 10 minutes. Coat each cheesecake pop with melted chocolate and then top with toppings Read More >

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate No Bake Cookies Recipe >

On 07.19.2016 by Matt Ivan

Sometimes you have a chocolate craving that needs to be taken care of, and nothing else will do. I’m sure you’ve found yourself in that dilemma more than a few times. If you’re trying to eat clean and healthy, then you need a simple alternative. You could either go for a traditional chocolate candy, or with just a bit of prep have protein rich, healthy no bake cookies ready to satisfy that craving. They’re full of nutrients and clean ingredients, without any processed carbs or sugar. These peanut butter chocolate cookies could easily be part of your healthy snacking routine or a rewarding dessert you can feel good about. Made from common pantry items with almost no effort and little hands-on time. Simply melt together Read More >

A Dozen Ways to Enjoy Ice Cream >

On 07.18.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

Smooth, creamy, and delicious. What's not to love about ice cream? It's the perfect treat on a hot summer's day or any time you're just in the mood for something sweet and refreshing. But choosing a flavor can be a challenge—there are just so many tasty options! We've compiled 12 of our favorite safe homemade ice cream and gelato recipes—from honey-roasted pear ice cream to cappuccino gelato—to help make the choice a little less overwhelming. Or you could always just try them all. :) Even more homemade ice cream recipes If a dozen wasn't enough, explore more than 20 homemade ice cream and gelato recipes in our recipe center. Plus, download our free homemade ice cream and gelato recipe booklet for even more recipe inspiration. And enjoy the Read More >