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32 Healthy Breakfast Bar Recipes You Can Make at Home

We’ve got breakfast bar recipes for every diet and appetite. Skip store-bought and try one of these homemade versions - they’re fast to pre…

Burgers for Every Craving

Get ready for a big bite! From the best hamburger recipes and stellar veggie burgers, to homemade buns and DIY toppings, we’ve got all the…

5 Surprising Kitchen Hacks Using Your Colander

Think beyond draining pasta with this handy tool

Quick and Easy Plant-Based Dinner Recipes

Get your weeknight game on with meal-prep strategies and elevated 30-minute meals

Easy Recipes to Use Up Those Ripe Bananas

Going bananas with too many ripe ones? You need our most popular banana bread recipe, plus some fun and healthy banana recipes to help you…

56 All-Time Favorite Casserole Recipes

Hooray for casseroles! From good old mac ‘n’ cheese to creamy chicken and rice, they’re the ultimate comfort food. We’ve collected our best…

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes to Make Earth Day an Any-Day Habit

This Earth Day and beyond, help save the planet just by eating! Behold, our favorite vegetarian recipes to make in 45 minutes or less.

How to Turn Almost Anything into Enchiladas

As long as you don’t get too hung up on authenticity, your leftovers can probably be enchilada-ed.

Recipes and Tips to Make Your Veggies Last

Here’s how to store vegetables so they’re fresh and appealing as long as possible.

26 Inventive Weeknight Recipes with Hard-Boiled Eggs

Classic egg salad sandwiches to flavorful curries, plus answers to your egg-cellent questions

9 Tips for Perfect Crepes, Plus 10 Easy Ways to Fill Them

You don't have to be French to learn how to make crepes! Try these delicious brunch or dinner recipes for sweet crepes, savory crepes, and…

How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

What, you didn’t know that National Grilled Cheese Day was coming up on April 12? But there's no excuse needed to try our time-saving hack…

20 Ways to Love Canned and Dried Beans

Cooking beans? Find tips, tricks, and recipes for pantry-friendly meals.

10 Ways to Begin Going More Plant-Based

Wondering how to start a plant-based diet? We’ve got you covered with this beginner’s guide—and 24 delicious recipes!

16 Fabulous and Easy Omelet Recipes

Eggs are inexpensive and they stay fresh a long time. Learn how to make more than a dozen different meals with them.

15 Ingenious Ways to Serve Pasta and Ramen

Comforting and versatile, these easy pasta recipes prove that as long as you have noodles in the kitchen, you have options.

Easy Snacks from the Pantry

Have you run out of your favorite munchies while stuck at home? We can help, with 21 homemade snack ideas for everything from Goldfish crac…

Fantastic, Flavorful 5-Ingredient Chicken Dinners

When time is short (or times are uncertain), easy chicken dinners are the answer.

20-Minute Dinners from the Pantry

15 easy weeknight meals to make with the ingredients you have on hand

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! 47 Easy Weeknight Meals

47 step-by-step easy chicken recipes for all the flavors you’re craving, from cheesy chicken Parmesan to ginger chicken stir-fry

Chilaquiles for Brunch (and Dinner)!

A Mexican cooking expert shares her easy chilaquiles recipe, so you can feast on chips, red sauce, and fried eggs any time of day.

Easy Soups for Cozy Comfort

We gathered up 20 global favorites from classic American to Thai, Mexican, and African to fill your belly and warm your spirit. Get ready f…

How to Reduce Your Food Waste, Just Like That

Scrappy solutions and tips to keep your food out of the bin.

Meal Planning on a Budget

Five key ingredients plus a few smart tips add up to money saved and delicious dinner ideas! We've got 10 great recipes to get you started.

The Meal Planning Payoff: Save Money While Eating Well

Meal planning can sound tricky, leaving you wondering: Does it really save money? Will I actually eat better? The answer: Yes, if you do it…

Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Healthy Lunches on the Go

Liven up lunchtime with a month's worth of our favorite healthy recipes, perfect for Sunday-night meal prepping.

21 Tips To Kick-Start Your Meal Planning Strategy

Meal planning can go a long way to help you stay healthy and organized, but it's easier said than done. We put together 21 tips to kick-sta…

22 Easy Appetizer Recipes with 5 Ingredients (or Less!)

Don’t let the apps be an afterthought — these 5-ingredient options are fast, easy fan favorites.

The Best Way(s) to Make A Peanut Butter Sandwich

Bananas, pickles, honey, or marshmallows — they're all ingredients that go with peanut butter, if you ask enough people

Freezer-to-Slow-Cooker Meals: The Secret to Home-Cooked Meals When There's No Time To Cook

Crockpot cooking just got even easier, with slow-cooker freezer packs you make yourself. Use these simple hacks and a homemade dinner can s…

21 Things To Do With Pickle Brine

Don’t toss out that leftover brine at the bottom of the pickle jar! Here are ways to incorporate it into drinks, dishes and — magically — u…

Best Budget-Friendly Ground Beef Recipes

Planning meals on a budget? Ground beef to the rescue. Not only is a pound of ground beef affordable; it’s versatile and satisfying.

New Recipe: Braised Chickpeas with Tomato, Spinach, and Feta

This has to be the healthiest way to eat feta cheese. Better yet, it takes only one pan and 20 minutes to make.

14 Delicious Ways To Turn Old Bread Into A New Meal

When good bread passes its prime, that doesn't mean it's no good. Here are 14 brilliant recipes that use stale bread.

10-Minute Meals for a Busy Night (and they're kid-friendly!)

We all have those nights: You've only got a half an hour to cook, eat, and clean up, so you fall back on takeout or PB&Js. There's an alter…

Quick Stir Fry Recipes for Healthy Spring Eating

Grab some veggies, your favorite protein, and a few simple seasonings — dinner is almost ready! Here are your back-pocket recipes for fresh…

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