Before lockdown, my family (two kids, two dogs and one husband) were always on-the-go with busy school and work schedules. We honestly ate unhealthy meals, at fast food and chain restaurants, in the car and not at home together. After-school activities often kept us out until 10:00 PM meaning we ate dinner at 4:00 PM or before bed. We all felt sluggish and drug our way through the busy weeks.
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Corn Tortilla Quiche
Start your day out right with a yummy tortilla option that goes beyond the traditional breakfast burrito. Our Corn Tortilla Quiche blends eggs, corn, spices, and a tortilla crust. "Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the crispy tortilla crust makes this tasty quiche a snap to prepare," says Corinne Villa.
Good Morning Wrap
Say good morning to a Good Morning Wrap that wraps up a protein punch with a sweet, fruity filling. "An excellent bre...
Shop the Mexican Market To Spice Up Your Pantry
From Tex-Mex to Latin-America, Mexican food has a wide range of cultures infused in every bite. Just as vast as the flavors are the options in Mexican and Hispanic markets. From dry staples like corn, rice and beans to herbs and sweet items, it's easy to shop and keep your pantry shelves stocked to spice up your meals.
On your first visit to a Mexican market, start simply with spice options and dried options. With a base of herbs and spices plus...
A Korean market is full of interesting spices and vegetables, smells and tastes, sauces and marinades, cookies and fruits. Navigating the aisles may seem overwhelming with a wide range of international foods.
To get started in a Korean market with some simple recipe ingredients, add these nine Korean market staples to your pantry. From kimchi to gojuchang, you'll find everything from new tastes to ways of adapting old favorites like short ribs to new options like kimchi rice or bulgogi. By sh...
What happens when you make a new recipe and it turns out badly or your family simply hates it? Try these recipe ideas and simple tips for turning around a dinner your family refuses to eat.
A new recipe on social media or one gifted from a friend may seem like the perfect weeknight option. After all, deciding on dinner every night is a tiresome, even dreaded, task. But this recipe is simple, perhaps even just two ingredients, and it certainly seems like something your family would like. What ...
In just a few years of high school, teenagers go from being to young adults to college, getting jobs and living on their own. Taking advantage of the high school years to teach them and easy recipes can help prepare them for the future. By introducing a few key skills and recipes, they can make mom-favorites with limited dorm equipment (in between care packages of course!)
From skills for that go beyond starving-student ramen to using slow cookers, you can help your teen discover ways to surv...
A classic breakfast—bagels and lox—gets an easy one-dish spin with just a handful of ingredients in this Savory Smoked Salmon Bagel Bake. Feel free to swap in diced ham or chopped bacon instead of salmon. It’s a quick and easy casserole perfect for Mother’s Day brunch!
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Savory Smoked Salmon Bagel Bake
Preheat oven to 350°F and coat a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, whisk t...
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Creamy, cheesy risotto is an amazing dish in almost every way, except for how much work it takes to make it. This version is hands off—there’s no need to stand over a hot stove stirring. Instead, it cooks in the oven, leaving you free to mix another batch of apple cider cocktails for your dinner guests. Pumpkin puree adds flavor and great color to this savory rice dish, seasoned with ginger, garlic and cinnamon. Add chopped cooked chic...
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Peanut butter mug cakes are fun, quick and easy desserts or after-school snacks with just five ingredients! Kids will love helping out, too; they can stir the ingredients in the mug and once parents microwave the cake, kids can add toppings. Take turns making personal-size cakes then decorating with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, sprinkles, caramel or powdered sugar.
Peanut Butter Mug Cake
It's Bread Month here at The Spruce Eats. All through February, we'll be sharing stories about this important staple in all its glorious forms—from pizza to pretzels to bierocks—and the way it's made, eaten, and shared across countries and cultures.
My great-great-grandparents came through Ellis Island with family recipes and enduring food culture. Eventually, they moved from New York to Pennsylvania to Kansas, from big cities to a Midwestern farm.
The Great American Burger is a fast casual mainstay. While consumers know and love burger basics of meat, cheese, condiments and bread; Carl's Jr. looks to add innovative ingredients when serving up new menu items. Whether that is Beyond Meat patties or unique milkshake flavors, consumers can always find new taste innovations straight from the kitchens of Carl's Jr. On March 27, Carl's Jr. innovates again with the launch of their indulgent Bacon Truffle Angus Burger.
The humble cup of coffee meets science and innovation at RISE Brewing Co. Consumers faced with a range of beverage options look for beverages that new ways to rise to the top. RISE Brewing Co. began with their signature nitro cold brew and initially didn't imagine moving beyond nitro brews. In 2018, they entered the oat milk space with Oat Milk Latte beverages and on March 4th, they launched their first non-nitro brew product: Organic Oat Milk.
All our money smelled like Folgers. While I hated paying with coffee can money, I loved sticking my head into the can to inhale the bitter bean scent. It was a better smell than the usual combination of sour baby spit-up, on-the-edge of rotten food out of the unmarked cans at Food Mart and no-showers-since-Sunday.
Thanks in part to the period positivity movement, it’s normal (and welcome!) for people to talk about their menstrual health like experts. But unfortunately, the same can’t be said for menopause and perimenopause. At age 49, I have certainly experienced my fair share of perimenopausal symptoms.