Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Chia seeds add a delightful crunch to this easy honey and lime fruit salad recipe. My house is deliciously quiet. I crave quiet. I enjoy the sound of a spoon scraping the bottom of a bowl, of the faucet turning on, the water rush, how it pings in the metal sink. It’s the first time […]

Dark Chocolate Cherry and Chia Energy Bars

Dark Chocolate Cherry and Chia Energy Bars #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for easy energy bars packed with chia seeds, dried tart cherries, dark chocolate, nut butters, and oats for a quick snack to keep you going.Each morning begins the same. Pushing back the down comforter that radiates warmth, I face the cold winter light and slip my feet into woolen socks and slippers. Wrapping […]

5-Ingredient Energy Bars with Cardamom and Cranberries

5-Ingredient Energy Bars #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

An easy recipe for 5-ingredient energy bars featuring cardamom and cranberries that are nut-free and gluten-free. The travel season is upon us. Today and tomorrow will be filled with families piling into their cars and on planes lugging suitcases and scarves behind them, arms full of casseroles and freshly baked pies. From there will come […]

Summer Squash Pesto Cheese Rolls: School Lunch Ideas with Sargento

Summer Squash Pesto Cheese Rolls #recipe #schoollunch via FoodforMyFamily.com

Thin summer squash slices are rolled with pepita basil pesto, provolone, and deli meat for a colorful school lunch treat your kids will love. This post brought to you by Sargento Foods, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine. Last night I rolled into the kitchen around 11:45 p.m. There to greet me were counters sprinkled […]

How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches: Eat Well, Spend Less

How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches via FoodforMyFamily.com

We’re talking about the ins and outs of freezer smoothies that are practically packable for school lunches for this month’s back-to-school Eat Well, Spend Less. Everything is back-to-school this month. While my kids don’t go back until after Labor Day, I know that in some parts of the country school is already back in session. […]

A Back-to-School Eat Well, Spend Less: ABC Ideas for Your Lunchbox

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Looking for inspiration on what to pack in your kids’ lunchboxes as they head back to school? Here are a few fun lunchbox ideas to get you through the year (or at least the first half of it) in this month’s Eat Well, Spend Less series. I pull the white cotton sheet over my head […]

Mason Jar Meals: Ranch Chicken Salad in a Jar

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An easy on-the-go lunch or dinner, this ranch chicken salad is a great way to repurpose your leftovers, make lunch grab-and-go, and ensure you’re eating right even when life feels like it’s running a marathon. I roll over, kicking the covers off and lying there in my bed, letting myself adjust to the temperature difference. […]