recipes

4 Tasty Breakfasts — You Won’t Believe the Surprising Ingredient They Have in Common!

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We all remember Chia Pets, right? Those funny little creature-shaped pots that sprout green leaves when watered? Well, the same seeds behind these funky kid projects might be a worthwhile addition to your pantry! The small seeds are quickly becoming nutritionists’ favorite miracle seeds—they provide a healthy energy boost, they’re rich in Omega-3 fatty acids,... read more

How to Make Perfect Popcorn (With Step-by-Step Photos!)

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As a kid, whenever my family went to the movies, my mother used to pop up a great big pot of popcorn and portion it into little brown paper bags for us. She would then smuggle it into the theater in a giant tote bag along with pouches of Capri Sun. Yes, we were THAT... read more

8 Ways to Turn Leftover Halloween Candy Into a Decadent Dessert

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Stuck with piles of M&Ms and Milky Way bars? To put that candy to good use (and to keep it from going stale) we've found some fun ways to turn your leftover loot into a decadent dessert for your Halloween party guests. Plus More From The Nest: Guilt-Free Desserts You'll Love read more

Weekly Obsession: Apple Cider Sangria

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What to do with all those leftover apples from your trip to the orchard last weekend? Mix up a fun drink. We love the apple cider sangria recipe from the blog How Sweet It Is; it offers an autumnal twist on the read more

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe

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It's officially fall (finally!) which means it's time to break out your sweatpants and carving stencils for some pumpkin carving fun. While we could not care less about the mess, our favorite part of pumpkin crafting is all of the recipes that result. From pumpkin bread to savory seeds, this month we'll be... read more

Jalapeno Cornbread Poppers

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Just when we thought cornbread couldn't get any better, we stumbled upon these bite-sized spicy treats. For those Nesties with a daring palate, check out these jalapeno cornbread poppers we found on Pinterest. Instead of adding green peppers to the cornbread itself, Amy from Oh Bite It chose to turn... read more

Pinterest Pick: Corn and Chicken Chowder

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In case you haven't noticed, we're almost too excited for the approaching change of seasons. Since fall is all about comfort food and cool weather (don't forget the fashion!), we're drooling over this hearty soup. We found this recipe for Corn & Chicken Chowder on Pinterest from the blog, Buns in My Oven.... read more

(Another) Reason to Celebrate: National Cheeseburger Day

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We're stating the obvious when we say that we love food. Whether we're lusting after cream cheese cookies, obsessing over cinnamon sugar muffins or eyeballing the lunches of our co-workers, chances are we have food on the brain. Case in point: National Cheeseburger Day. See, we thought we had found a... read more

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins

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With fall quickly approaching what better way to start a cool morning than with freshly baked muffins? Autumn enthusiasts you will love these Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins courtesy of the Just Baked blog. Whether you pair them with your morning coffee or seasonal apple cider, these donuts might just... read more

Pinterest Pick: Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

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In the mood for something sweet? Try saying this treat three times fast. We found this recipe for chocolate chip cream cheese cookies on Pinterest courtesy of Jo and Sue. Not only is this recipe an unconventional take on a cookie classic, but take one look at the ingredients and you'll... read more