Mexican Fruit Cups

There’s a reason why spicy and sweet go together like…spicy and sweet. “Ensalada de Frutas con Chile”—or fruit salad with chili—is the perfect combo of both. Better yet, you can sub in your favorite fruits and add a sprinkle of salt for an unexpected snack. It’s flavorful, juicy, and the ideal pre-drink snack on Cinco de Mayo. It doesn’t hurt that it’s bright and cheery, too.

Fruit Cups

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Different Dippers: Healthier Alternatives for Dipping

I don’t know if it’s the salt, the crunch, or the grease, but I cannot resist a good chip. And if there’s dip… well you better watch out, because I’m gonna dip that whole bag. If you’re like me and have no willpower when it comes to chips, you may be on the lookout for dipping alternatives.

radishes

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When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip!

Multi Layer Dip

Multi-Layer Dip

There is nothing quite like a Sunday afternoon watching football and snacking on homemade dips. (Sure, sometimes I switch out football for reality TV, but one thing remains: the yummy food!)

When you’re “tailgating” at home and keeping a lot of hungry fans happy, I find it’s best to keep things simple.

Set up some dips: salsa, spicy guacamole, queso dip. If you’re feeling adventurous, it doesn’t have to be from a jar; I’ve started making the fastest salsa known to man when I have the extra ingredients….

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Back To School Food Tips from Everyday Food Magazine

The school year is still fresh, but if you’ve already run out of creative ways to make lunch, the prospect of brown bagging can begin to feel like a drag.

Improve your lunchbox IQ with a few smart lunch ideas for the kids (or yourself!). These tips from Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food Magazine will get you started on the right foot.

Sushi Surprise

Wrap vegetables in bread to look like sushi.

Don’t miss the One-Click Recipes from Everyday Food Magazine and more in our selection of Lunchbox Favorites!…

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The One-Day Fresh Food Challenge

I challenge any willing takers to prove to yourself and those around you (I’m looking at all you role models out there!) that eating healthfully is possible, delicious and feels great.

Choose a meal-sized salad

Choose a meal-sized salad

Keep reading for the reasons why a One-Day Fresh Food Challenge is important, and my meal and snack ideas to get you started.

Why am I asking you to focus on just one day? As sure as a journey of 1,000 miles starts with a single step, the diet to get to 100 years starts with a single bite.

Most of us need to make changes to the way we eat; many of us want to; and change is hard. So simply getting started is a big part of the battle!…

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Family Road Trip Snack Tips

Road-Trip-Snack-Tips

Cut Vegetables and Dip

School’s out, summer’s here and the open road awaits. For thousands of families, that can mean only one thing: ROAD TRIP!

So many of my friends are new parents, and they’re always looking for ways to feed and entertain their kids on the road.

So I asked a few moms, “In addition to hand wipes and sunscreen, what else should be packed on a family road trip?” Here are some of my favorite tips:…

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