Sometimes convenience foods can serve as a platform for added creativity in the kitchen, such as these dressed-up frozen sweet potato waffle fries, perfect for an after-school snack.
A hint of clove adds an air of sophistication to this lassi, which boosts breakfast with its mix of orange juice and yogurt.
Quick! Before summer ends enjoy this fast, frozen blueberry treat flavored with maple syrup and coconut milk.
Coconut water serves as the base for these tropical tasting ice pops.
Hummus can be used as a dip for fresh veggies or pita chips, as a sandwich spread, or a topping for grilled fish. Here's a recipe for an especially creamy version of this versatile Mediterranean spread.
Superfood chia provides a good midday snack. When soaked overnight, the seeds take on a creamy, tapioca pudding quality.
Here's a fun recipe to try at home while the kids are out of school.
Try this refreshing summer drink. With only three ingredients, it's a breeze to make.
Made with chocolate, nut butter, and oat flour you could easily convince yourself you need this as a healthy go-to snack.
Potato chips topped with peanut butter and chocolate make a unique homemade treat. But watch out, because these peanut butter wingdings fly!
Served in individual ramekins or a larger dish, an old-fashioned cooking technique gets a update as an elegant appetizer or the star of a cheese plate.
Wow guests with this fondue appetizer, which can easily be prepped ahead of time. Caramelized onions, nutty Gruyère, and creamy brie add layers of flavor.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings. This recipe makes a nice template for sweet potato or winter squash filling flavored with Asian sauces and spices.
When it comes to Super Bowl snacks, nachos reign supreme. Do it up right with these loaded fajita chicken nachos topped with everything under the sun.
Dukkah is an Middle Eastern condiment made from a mix of herbs, nuts, and spices. Think of it as savory granola. Stir it into hummus or dip, sprinkle it on bread with a bit of olive oil and bake until crispy, or use it to add a crunch to roasted veggies or a salad.
Almond milk, sweet cherries, and cocoa powder disguise three cups of spinach in this kid-friendly green smoothie.
Swap mozzarella sticks for these zucchini fries. Baked instead of deep-fried, they're still coated in a crispy, crunchy layer of breading.
Ring in the New Year with deviled eggs loaded with bacon and cheese. This recipe can easily be prepped ahead of time, keeping eggs and filling refrigerated separately, and assembled at the last minute.
Kale chips are great with just olive oil and sea salt, but new and exciting seasonings make them even better. Try seasoning them with garlic and onion jam, maple balsamic vinegar, or an experimental flavor combination of your own.
Did you know you can make air-popped corn in the microwave with nothing but dried corn and a small paper bag? No frying oil required. Try this simple trick and make easy lunch box additions, after school snacks, and movie night popcorn in minutes.
Convents and monasteries in 19th-century Portugal used large quantities of egg whites for starching nuns’ habits and monks’ cassocks and the leftover egg yolks were turned into cakes and pastries, such as Lisbon's world famous pastéis de natas.
This delicious (and healthy) version of hummus turns zucchini, the ubiquitous summer vegetable, into a great spread for crackers or crisps. The red onion, olive oil, and mixture of spices gives the fresh zucchini a nuanced flavor.
Kulfi, or Indian ice cream, is rich, creamy, and sweet, and this recipe requires no boiling, churning, or thickeners. Add crushed pineapple and coconut milk for a piña colada flavor, or experiment with flavor combinations of your own.