back to school recipes

  1. School & Education

    Slice-and-bake citrus shortbread cookies

    These simple slice-and-bake cookies made with just a few ingredients are great to have on-hand in the freezer. Make a few at a time...
  2. School & Education

    5-Minute canned tomato salsa

    In less than five minutes, make a delicious salsa from canned tomatoes and just a few other ingredients.
  3. School & Education

    BLT wraps

    The well-loved combination of bacon, lettuce and tomato makes a great lunch box addition in this BLT Wrap.
  4. School & Education

    Pizza scones with dipping sauce

    Pizza scones are an easy-to-eat and flavorful breakfast, lunch or snack.
  5. School & Education

    Sun butter: Homemade sunflower-seed butter for SB&Js

    Whether your child's classroom is nut-free or you're simply looking for a change of pace, sunflower-seed butter is a tasty...
  6. School & Education

    Easy snacks for after school hangouts

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    Please your hungry kids with creative after school snacks that make hanging out or studying much more fun!
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    After school snacks your kids can prepare

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    Getting your kids involved in activities in the kitchen is not only fun, but it's also a great way to introduce them to healthy...
  8. School & Education

    6 Mini sandwich meals perfect for kids

    Mini sandwiches must have been designed with kids in mind. Of course, they are perfect finger foods for parties, but they are also...
  9. School & Education

    New ways to serve lunchbox faves

    Standard lunchbox fare – a sandwich, an apple and a bag of chips – hasn’t changed much. You can bet that if you’re sick of making...
  10. Healthy Recipes

    Immunity boosting foods to help you and your kids stay well

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    The kids are back at school and all should be well in the classroom… for now. But beware -- the dreaded cold and flu season will...
  11. School & Education

    Best sandwiches for whole-wheat bread

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    When you're trying to get more whole grains into your kids' diets, the key is providing tasty options they'll love. If your kids are...
  12. School & Education

    Lunchbox boredom busters

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    Are your kids suffering from lunchbox boredom? Symptoms include sour faces, food trading and extra uneaten food. As a busy mom, you...
  13. School & Education

    Back to school dinner recipes for less

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    To help ease your budget for back to school dinners, we've come up with easy and inexpensive recipes for less. Check out these easy...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    Lunch box survival & recipes

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    It can be a big challenge for parents to create lunches that are reasonably healthy and tasty. The more you involve your children in...
  15. Food & Recipes

    Food finds: Sophistimom's Bake Sale Week

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    The back-to-school season is in full swing, and with it, the season of school fundraising. Helping mom's everywhere sneak some...
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    Throw a neighborhood back to school party!

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    While hosting a party seems like the last thing busy families have time to do, pulling together the neighborhood is one way to help...
  17. School & Education

    6 Simple swaps for a healthier school breakfast

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    Eating breakfast promotes proper growth and maximizes school performance. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, breakfast...
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    5 Quick math lessons for the breakfast table

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    Nutritionally speaking, breakfast gets your body off to a good start for the day. Use breakfast to stimulate the brain too with 5...
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    Hip and healthy lunch box tips for back to school

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    The days of every kid having a PB&J and apple for lunch are over. According to Chef Jennifer Carden, author of The Toddler Cafe, now...
  20. School & Education

    Tips for packing a preschool lunch bag

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    The school bag is packed. Your child can pronounce his teacher's name and even remembers to preface it with Mr. or Mrs. or whatever...