More Patriotic Desserts for Labor Day

Back in July, I posted a round up of patriotic desserts for Independence Day. Now, with Labor Day just a week away -- a holiday that was first set aside to honor working men and women but now mostly serves as the symbolic end of summer -- I thought I'd add a few more to…

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Overnight Steel Cut Oats for the Whole Family

I'm over at the Plan to Eat blog sharing my favorite new method for making oatmeal: As of two weeks ago, our youngest daughter is now on a gluten-, casein- and soy-free diet. While in many ways the transition has been easier than I expected, I'm still on the hunt for meal and snack ideas…

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Fun Food for Kids

When you search "fun food" on Pinterest you get, well, this. To be honest, while I'd love to serve my kids those beautiful, artistic meals -- or have someone else serve them to me! -- it just ain't gonna happen. But I do like to make my girls giggle when they see what's for lunch,…

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Must-Try Side Dish Recipes

We're really more of a one-pot wonder kind of family, often served with a bowl of fresh fruit, and I've really been noticing our lack of side dishes lately. I've been gathering ideas on Pinterest (of course!), and here are some of my must-try recipes. I'm especially craving the carrot fries (#7) and sweet potato…

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Homemade Macaroni & Cheese Recipes

Macaroni and cheese is a staple in our home, but I have never really found a homemade recipe that I loved. Then I came across Jamie Oliver's Macaroni and Cauilflower Cheese Bake (#5), and let me tell you...it changed the way we view mac 'n cheese! It is so incredibly simple, and a much healthier…

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Food Science Camp: Dill Pickles

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: In the summer when the weather is hot, the cucumber vines produce plump green orbs at a crazy rate. Unable to possibly consume them all in the amount of time it takes them to grow, it's time for another food science…

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More Than a S’more: 9 More Creative Twists on This Favorite

A couple months ago I started pinning s'more recipes on Pinterest. I really had no idea what I was starting! My first s'more roundup received more Facebook likes than any other post on Life Your Way ever has. And then I began finding more and more and more variations of this classic summertime treat. S'more…

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More Delicious, Mouthwatering Nutella Recipes

I love Nutella in pretty much any form, and I'm always amazed by just how many different ways you can use Nutella. It may even qualify as its own food group! A few months ago, I shared 9 mouthwatering Nutella recipes, but I've come across so many more since then that I juct couldn't resist…

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Morning Glory Muffins Made Even Healthier

One of our family's favorite breakfast recipes is morning glory muffins. These are yummy straight from the oven, as leftovers or even frozen and then defrosted. I'm sharing the recipe over on the Plan to Eat blog today: Full of apples, carrots, coconut and raisins, morning glory muffins have been one of our family's favorite…

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Food Science Camp: Ice Cream in a Bag

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family: Summer is officially underway! The first week was exciting, the second week was filled with camp and plenty of activities for the younger kids while their sister was away, and last week was, well, summer. Hot and sticky days stuck at home, where I…

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