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4 Weeks of Meal Prep Ideas

Ready to prep some meals? Here are 12 of our most popular recipes, primed for meal prep. Make 4 meals every Sunday and try all the combinations (or mix and match your favorites!). These are…

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8 Infused Water Recipes

Stay hydrated with these 8 Infused Water recipes! Inspired by The Flavor Bible, these fruit and herb combinations will encourage you to drink more water. Unless you woke up thirsty at 2:00 a.m. after a…

5 minutes
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Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Tonight, stay in and build your own Chipotle Burrito Bowl with the copycat recipes you know and love. Fluffy rice, black beans, tender chicken, sweet corn salsa, tomato salsa, and lots of guacamole. It’s great…

50 minutes
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The Best Tuna Salad

I never get tired of an excellent tuna salad recipe, and of the hundreds of versions I’ve made, this version is the best. Serve on toast, crackers, a bed of greens, or grilled as a…

5 minutes
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10 Toddler Breakfasts

10 Toddler Breakfast Ideas to inspire your busy mornings! Mix and match these mostly healthy, always delicious kid favorites for a great start to any day. As the mother of a toddler (and a kindergartener),…

10 minutes
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Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup

An easy recipe for Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup. Always buy a bone-in ham so you can make this soup! You don’t need to soak the beans ahead, either. It’s easy, delicious, and made…

4 hours 40 minutes
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What to Cook in January

Citrus Salad

Fresh herbs, citrus fruit, berries, and pomegranate seeds team up in this refreshing and easy winter fruit salad. It’s simple enough to add to a weekday breakfast menu, but showy enough to share as a…

45 minutes
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Chicken Spaghetti

When it’s time to eat, Chicken Spaghetti is comfort food that delights everyone. This easy recipe is a heavenly combination of noodles, chicken, and red peppers in a creamy sauce, with lots of melted cheese.…

45 minutes
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Tuna Noodle Casserole

This Tuna Noodle Casserole is made from scratch with a simple mushroom cream sauce and a buttery cracker crust. It’s better than you remember and ready in under an hour.

1 hour
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Turkey Tetrazzini

Put leftover turkey to work with this easy Turkey Tetrazzini Casserole. Made with creamy sauce and pasta baked under a crunchy crumb topping, this simple casserole is ready in under an hour or can be…

40 minutes
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How to Stock a Bar Cart

Learn how to stock a bar cart that is perfectly tailored to your personal taste and the cocktails you love to make. Staying in just got a lot more fun! Whether in a cupboard, cabinet,…

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The Best Cabbage Soup

The Best Cabbage Soup recipe is packed with unexpected flavors (hello, pickle juice!) and will keep you coming back for bowl after bowl. This healthy soup recipe is the ultimate cozy winter dinner idea. My…

1 hour

Spaghetti Carbonara

Ready in just 15 minutes, Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara is so easy and so scrumptious, you’ll never order it at your favorite trattoria again. This creamy pasta is quick enough for weeknight menus but showy enough…

15 minutes


For the New Orleans’ take on a classic whiskey cocktail, try a Sazerac. It’s made with rye whiskey, simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters, and a swirl of absinthe. A Sazerac is strong, sour, and sweet all…

2 minutes