Time to break out the grill! Whether you're looking for new recipes to try, or something special for the kids to make with dad on Father's Day, we have 12 sensational recipes for you to check out. From buttery salmon to grilled peaches, and even a restaurant-quality rib eye, these recipes are easy, tasty, and top-rated by families. Click through for your new family favorite!
With the countdown to Summer upon us and temps on the rise, nothing sounds more appealing than an icy-cold, fruit-filled Popsicle. A warm-weather favorite of grown-ups and little ones alike, we've rounded up 34 recipes that are especially kid-friendly. From the supremely simple (easy Strawberry-Banana Pops) to the unexpected and exotic (like Cereal and Milk or Samoa Pops), there's something to appeal to every itty-bitty appetite!
Patty-cake, patty-cake! We're not talking about sweet cakes here, but the juicy patties that come fresh off the grill onto a waiting bun. With this being National Burger Month, and the unofficial start of grilling season kicking off this weekend, we turned to some of our favorite kiddie chefs for their takes on the ever-popular burger. With input from Weelicious, Jessica Seinfeld, Annabel Karmel, and Cooking With My Kid, here are 18 recipes to try with your tots during the Summer grilling season!
Organic is healthier, right? That's why you and your kids should be eating organic. But is it really worth the added cost to feed your family organically? Though a study out last Fall suggested that, kids might not be healthier due to an organic diet one of the key doctors of the study, Dr. Joel Forman of the Mount Sinai Children's Environmental Health Center is convinced that developing brains are vulnerable to chemical exposure, and that eating organically can reduce their risk of coming in contact with pesticides.
I was lucky enough to hear Dr. Forman speak about the benefits of organic eating at the Mount Sinai Greening Our Children luncheon this week (I was a guest of The Honest Company, as Jessica Alba was being honored with the organization's Champion for Children Award). His reasoning, and easy tips for doing so, were enough to make me change my shopping habits. Keep reading for five reasons to ditch pesticide-ridden food and seven steps you can take to make healthier shopping choices.
Figuring out what to bring to a potluck with kids can be difficult. Not only are kids notoriously picky eaters, but potluck food needs to be able to sit out for several hours and still manage to taste good. So we asked the best potluck experts we know — moms — what their favorite go-to potluck dish is, and rounded up 12 of our favorites. From healthy slaw and tasty pastas to mouthwatering chocolate chip cookies, you'll definitely want to keep these easy potluck recipes on hand.
Inspired by the occasion of their dad's fiftieth birthday, Mario Batali's teenage sons, Benno and Leo, developed their very own cookbook in his honor, and it's recently been published. The Batali Brothers Cookbook is a compilation of Leo and Benno's favorite recipes, plus some Batali family staples courtesy of Mario himself. We were lucky enough to chat with the brothers, who we were pleased to learn are following fast in their dad's orange-Croc-clad footsteps. Click through to read our interview with Leo and Benno Batali, and check out two of their favorite recipes to try out in your own kitchen!
Once your brave little one is ready to take the leap from purees to finger foods, it's time to switch up your grocery store and kitchen prep routines. Follow this smart advice for easing the transition, and click through to see some of the best fresh, frozen, and on-the-go solid starter foods for your hungry little one!
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and whatever your weekend plans entail, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a special sweet treat. Whether you prefer a classic patriotic theme or want to get inventive with cupcakes that look like they just came off the grill, stock up on some sugar, heat up the oven, and get baking!
Have a little chef in your kitchen? We've rounded up nine of what moms say are their kids' favorite foods to cook. These recipes are easy, fun, and tasty! From a simple avocado on toast to crockpot lasagna and yummy brownies, we're sharing recipes for kids of all ages to test in the kitchen. Click through to find your family's new favorite.