When your kids are jonesing to make yet another batch of holiday cookies but you're exhausted, replace the customary cookie dough with storebought piecrust. Kids still get the fun of cookie-making, but with less effort for you and less sugar for them.
Here's a simple and refreshing way to showcase fresh raspberries.
Delicious smoothies make a quick, easy and nutritious summer dinner or dessert.
The flavors of peanut butter and jelly with fresh strawberries makes these bars a favorite snack. The kids love helping with stirring and pressing the base into the pan and slicing strawberries with plastic knives. These are also good with a little chocolate drizzled over the top for extra flavor.
Think dinner on a chip. "Leftover cooked vegetables" is not in the ingredients list as I'm not officially recommending that you sneak them in. That's because I'm a friend to children. Even if I happen to know for a fact that kids will never, ever notice that finely chopped broccoli has been stirred into the black beans. You didn't hear it from me.
Cook chicken tenders quickly on the grill and top with
pesto made with cilantro and sesame seeds for a zesty, speedy
dinner. Serve with: Quinoa and grilled asparagus.
Grilled teriyaki chicken with pineapple can be made with
just a few pantry staples. Although its delicious when made
with canned pineapple, fresh pineapple and its juice can easily
be used in its place.
Heres a version of chicken tortilla soup thats
both super-easy and delicious. To make it even quicker, use
crumbled baked tortilla chips in place of the homemade tortilla
strips and skip Steps 1-2.
Lightly grilled escarole combined with tangy tomato
vinaigrette makes an irresistible accompaniment to juicy beef
tenderloin. Serve with: Grilled baguette.
Pureed berries give the tangy wine vinegar dressing a
creamy texture that gently clings to the lettuce and fruit. This
is a salad to enjoy when fresh berries are in the market.