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Healthy Chicken Dinners That Actually Aren't Boring

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What's healthy, uncomplicated and definitely not boring? Well, practically any of self-trained chef Danielle Walker's recipes in her newest cookbook, Meals Made Simple. In fact, all of the Against All Grain blogger's meals are gluten and dairy-free -- meaning you can finally enjoy dinner without feeling too bad about going for that second... read more

2 Easy Ways to Celebrate National Pancake Day

Thanks to today being National Pancake Day, you don't technically need an excuse to binge on your favorite fluffy breakfast food. From peach butter to a pancake-making solution that's literally easy as pie, try these filling recipes for breakfast, dinner or anywhere in between.

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Peach Butter and Spiced... read more

Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Delish Vegetarian Dishes

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This Tuesday marks World Vegetarian Day, so we're making the most of our favorite meat-free dishes. From garlicky pasta to fresh, cheesy calzones, these flavor-packed dishes will make you forget you're eating your veggies: Honey Roasted Vegetable + Smoked Gouda Penne Why We Love It: This easy-to-make dish requires very little cooking skills. If you... read more

Rosh Hashanah: 4 Sweet Treats to Celebrate the New Year

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Tonight marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah; celebrate it with something sweet! Mix it up with other Nesties who love food. Join the conversation and start sharing meal ideas, recipes and more. Click here to jump in! More Must-Clicks: The Best Caramel Matzoh Crunch Recipe Sweet Matzoh Chestnut... read more

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Nobody Needs

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Certain kitchen tools are so useful they’re practically life-changing. Then there are those gadgets that waste space -- like that fortune cookie maker and soda caddy you saw the last time you were watching infomercials on TV at 4 a.m. Mix it up with other Nesties who love food. Join the conversation and start... read more

Weeknight Dinner Idea: 5 Can’t-Miss Summer Meal Ideas

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Make the most of garden-fresh summer veggies, from pasta filled with tomatoes and corn to veggie-stuffed peppers, with this week's recipe collection: MONDAY Summer Vegetable Linguini with Feta Why We Love It: Creamy feta and crunchy corn give this basic pasta dish some summer flair. Grocery List: Cherry or grape tomatoes, corn, zucchini, garlic, basil,... read more

Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Meals You’ll Make Again & Again

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Need to quickly whip up an easy-to-make dinner? These five delish dishes are both satisfying and simple: MONDAY Pasta with Garlicky White Beans and Tomatoes Why We Love It: This flavorful pasta dish makes the most of fresh tomatoes and herbs from your garden. Get the Recipe TUESDAY Fish Tacos with Avocado and... read more

What Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Say About You?

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Whether you prefer plain 'ole vanilla or crunchy rocky road, it turns out your taste in ice cream and your personality go hand-in-hand. In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Baskin-Robbins partnered with Dr. Alan Hirsch (a smell and taste expert, who knew?) to reveal just what your favorite ice cream... read more

31 Days of Ice Cream Treats: Honey Ice Cream

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It’s the last day of National Ice Cream Month! In celebration of the month of frozen treats, we’ve featured a new one to love every day this month. Check out today’s recipe — and let us know what you think. Honey Ice Cream Why We Love It: For the last day of national ice cream... read more

31 Days of Ice Cream Treats: Watermelon Margarita Popsicles

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It’s National Ice Cream Month! In celebration of the month of frozen treats, we’re featuring a new one to love every day. Check out today’s recipe — and let us know what you think. Watermelon Margarita Popsicles Why We Love It: These refreshing watermelon popsicles are perfect party treats--the fresh and fruity pops are spiked... read more