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Leprechaun Treats

Leprechaun Treats

These were so easy and SO good. Kind of like a mix between caramel popcorn and a Rice Krispie treat. We made some bigger and some smaller so my daughter can use it as “leprechaun bait” 💚 Feel free to mix in other ingredients like chocolate chips or chopped up nuts!...

8 Unique Hanukkah Recipes

8 Unique Hanukkah Recipes

When you think about Hannukah, traditional foods like latkes (potato pancakes), sufganiyot (doughnuts) and rugelach come to mind. If you’re looking for new spins on classic dishes, the eight below are a good place to start – one for each night of the Festival of...

Easy Mini Lobster Rolls

Easy Mini Lobster Rolls

Summer can feel fleeting, but making a few classic summer dishes can create memories that last well after fall. One of the classics? Lobster rolls. This version from Leigh and Alston, the moms behind Habitual Hostess, are miniature, so perfect for bringing to a...

Build Your Own Taco Board

Build Your Own Taco Board

  Tacos naturally lend themselves to being a family-friendly meal, since you can customize them to everyone’s preferences. Have a kid who doesn’t eat beans? Leave them off. Have a child who loves spicy food? Let him add his own hot sauce. Another likes only super...

Mexican Street Corn Salad!

Mexican Street Corn Salad!

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a crowd-pleaser for any summer barbecue. It lasts in the fridge for a few days, so make extra on the weekend for easy weekday lunches. Can't find cotija cheese in your local grocery store? Substitute feta or parmesan. Thanks to our...

Chocolate Dipped Cones!

Chocolate Dipped Cones!

  Need a last-minute festive treat for a 4th of July party? These Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones from Maria Provenzano require are a perfect pick with almost no prep. Simply fill the cones with your favorite ice cream or add them to an ice cream bar for a DIY...

Make Your Own Hot Dog Bar

Make Your Own Hot Dog Bar

        Besides ice cream, there are few foods that scream “summer” more than hot dogs, right? So we wanted to share this adorable hot dog bar from one of our favorite food bloggers, Jessica Merchant of How Sweet Eats. Mom to Max, 4 and Emilia, 18...

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts!

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts!

Cutaway Blueberry Pie 5 cups blueberries 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1T lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS Make dessert early so your pie cools completely (at least two hours at room temp); that way, when you slice into it, the filling won't run. Make...

No Bake Rice Krispie Egg Nests

No Bake Rice Krispie Egg Nests

Ingredients 4 cups marshmallows 5 cups rice cereal 1/4 cup coconut oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups mini eggs   Instructions Grease a 12-cup muffin tray and set aside. Place the marshmallows in a large microwave-safe bowl and heat for 25-30 seconds. Stir well, and...

Pot of Gold Cookies

Pot of Gold Cookies

  These Pot of Gold Cookies from The BakerMama just might be your lucky charm for a fun, festive St. Patrick's Day party. "Chewy chocolate thumbprint cookies are filled with a little icing and some yellow chocolate candies to create that pot of gold look, and...

Super Bowl Recipe Roundup

Super Bowl Recipe Roundup

I sat down with Bergen County resident, Mom of two-boys, and the force behind Cooking Full Circle to get her recipe roundup for Super Bowl! Here's what she had to say: When I hear “Super Bowl” I think of a day synonymous with snacks and indulgence! I love to find ways...

Hanukkah Latkes!

Hanukkah Latkes!

  This classic Hannukah Latke recipe can be fried earlier in the day and recrisped in the oven prior to serving—so you can get your latkes ready to go before the kids come home and won't be dealing with hot oil with little ones underfoot. Thanks to dad of two...

Christmas Fudge!

Christmas Fudge!

  This recipe was contributed by South OC Moms Network.   CHRISTMAS FUDGE THAT CAN'T BE BEAT! Ingredients: 1 jar Kraft Marshmallow Creme3 cups sugar1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine5 oz evaporated milk can1 tsp vanilla12 oz semi-sweet chocolate pieces Festive...

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice smoothie from our contributor Kathleen Ashmore is filled with real pumpkin, banana and almond butter, making it a fast and filling Fall breakfast. We'll be making it all week long with the extra cans of pumpkin we stocked up on for Thanksgiving....

Everyday Apple Tart

Everyday Apple Tart

Whether you're baking for Thanksgiving, or just want to use up your apple-picking stash, this Everyday Apple Tart from TikTok star Kathleen Ashmore is an instant classic (that happens to be gluten-free!).   INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 2/3 cup blanched...

Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes!

Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes!

  Need a last minute Halloween treat? Try these festive Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes from South OC Moms Network!   Ingredients Vanilla Ice Cream (you can also use orange sherbet if you want to dye one less layer)Food coloring: yellow and orangeWhip...

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls

We love a good mom hack, and these Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama definitely will be our go-to this spooky season. We're *totally* on board with pre-made shortcuts like canned cinnamon rolls, so we can focus on making memories (not dough). Check out the...

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