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Vegetarian

Lazy Summer Dinner: Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

It’s early June and already too hot to turn on the oven. When I can’t deal with standing by the stove—and need to keep my eats light and cool—it’s time for dinners like this cold Caprese Pasta Salad.I am a sucker for cold pasta salads, especially when it’s H-O-T out. Cold soba noodles tossed in […]

Drinks

Frappe: Your New Favorite Coffee Drink

I’m best known for recipes the whole family can share, including babies. Even my cocktails are concocted to taste good without alcohol so that kids can share. But there’s one thing I make that’s for grown-ups only: coffee.I wasn’t always a coffee drinker. In fact, I didn’t start drinking the stuff seriously until several years […]

Snacks

Oven-Baked Cinnamon Sugar Puffs

Ever meet a donut you didn’t like? How about a cinnamon sugar muffin? Or a coffee cake? What’s that—you like all three? Then allow me to introduce you to your new favorite treat: Oven-Baked Cinnamon Sugar Puffs.

En La Cocina

6 Sly Ways to Sneak Veggies Into Breakfast

With the start of school come hectic mornings, overflowing schedules, packed lunches and quick dinners. It’s hard to maintain a healthy diet through the busy fall and winter months, and dinner bears the brunt—unless you find clever ways to incorporate veggies into breakfast.

Breakfast

Apricot and Blueberry Pancakes

When summer began, I mustered the will power to make it home with enough fresh strawberries to make these Strawberry Coconut Waffles. I didn’t think that I could do it again, but lo and behold—I made it home from a recent farmer’s market with just enough blueberries and apricots to whip up these outrageously delicious […]

Dessert

Quick and Easy Fresh Fruit Desserts

When the summer heat is at its height, it’s natural to crave frozen treats. But it’s also an indication that summer produce is at peak ripeness. Right now, fruit is amazingly sweet all on its own, making dessert quick and easy to come by.

Snacks

Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops Recipe

Frozen chocolate covered bananas require a lot of patience. I realize that may sound silly, but when the Hungry Boys and I want frozen chocolate covered bananas, we want them NOW! And I’ve finally figured out how to indulge our desire for instant chocolaty banana gratification.