Simple, Healthy Recipes

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Kid-friendly Thanksgiving dinner recipes that ensure everyone at your table has a happy holiday.

No time more than holiday time is there a greater focus on food. For parents of picky eaters, holiday meals can be immensely stressful. For a happier holiday, serve up family-friendly recipes that will satisfy everyone at table. These Thanksgiving dinner recipes can be served for kids and adults alike.

Tip: The more you involve your kids in everything from choosing […]

Two-Bite Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Finish off Thanksgiving dinner with two-bite pumpkin pie!

This easy pumpkin pie recipe is made in a blender and takes only minutes to make. Top with whipped cream for a quick and delicious dessert that everyone at your holiday table will enjoy.

Two-Bite Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes 24 mini pies

Ingredients for Two-Bite Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe:

2 premade pastry crusts
3 large eggs, beaten
¾ cup whole milk
2 cups pumpkin puree
½ cup light […]

Slow Cooker Turkey Bolognese Sauce

A super simple dinner.

This easy slow cooker turkey Bolognese is a crowd pleaser. I recommend having it on hand at the holidays for little ones who aren’t particularly fond of dry turkey! It’s also a weeknight dinner saver. This is my go-to dish on busy nights when we get home from sports activities and need a hearty meal. Serve it over pasta or roasted spaghetti squash.

Slow Cooker Turkey Bolognese Sauce

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook […]

Mashed Cauliflower

Give mashed potatoes a makeover.

This quick and simple mashed cauliflower recipe is a delicious and easy way to swap in a healthier option on your holiday table. Bonus, it’s packed with Vitamins C and B-12. Perfect paired with gravy and cranberry sauce.

Mashed Cauliflower

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients for Mashed Cauliflower

4 cups coarsely chopped cauliflower
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or butter

Directions for Mashed […]

Book Giveaway

Celebrate our first birthday by sharing your cooking adventures!

One year ago today, The 52 New Foods Challenge cookbook was released. It’s been a year filled with amazing cooking adventures. Thousands of families across the country have shared their stories, cooked with us, and made this book a tremendous success. I am immensely grateful for your support.


Healthy Comfort Food

Healthy comfort food for the holidays.

That time of year has arrived. Holiday parties, cozy treats, and cravings for comfort food. How do you keep things healthy without giving up the flavors you and your kids love? I struggle with this same issue every year, so I’ve rounded up my favorite healthy comfort food swaps to help you satisfy your cravings without caving into unhealthy treats.

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