Pasta with Spinach Pesto and Green Beans

My go-to pesto recipe, plus my kids' favorite way for me to use it. It's a one-dish dinner, so no complaints here.

Cheese plate inspired school lunch idea.

We're taking inspiration from a cheese plate to keep from defaulting to the same old sandwich routine.

DIY Broccoli and Cheddar “Hot Pockets”

A healthier take on Hot Pockets made with my favorite store-bought shortcut.

Heirloom Tomato & Corn Salad

The simplest—and most delicious—a summer salad can get.

Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

An 20-minute pantry meal you can make entirely ahead (that's also great for school lunch!).

How to make Corn Stock (and why you should).

So versatile, it's worth it.

Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

A tasty frozen summer snack that's healthy and the kids can make. Yes, please.

Best summer drink recipes to stay hydrated in the most delicious way.

My 5 favorite summer drinks that help keep me cool and hydrated, and also stop me from eating ice cream non-stop!

Summer pantry meal: 15-minute Pasta with Zucchini and Chickpeas

A quick and yummy recipe for the kids so you can cook another dish for your grown-up taste buds.

How to cook pasta like a pro in 5 easy steps.

How to cook pasta perfectly in a 5 easy steps, plus tips on cooking it al dente ahead of time.

Warm Chipotle Cheddar Beer Dip for Father’s Day (and every party after that).

The ultimate summer party dip. Just be warned: Make this once & you'll be asked to make it all the time.

Easiest Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

A favorite meatless family dinner made easy with store-bought shortcuts.

How to make pesto: An all-purpose recipe to make ANY type of pesto you can dream up.

A rare food that is both wildly versatile & kid-friendly, pesto is a must in every family kitchen. Use this all-purpose recipe to make ANY type of pesto you can dream up.

Make-Your-Own Guacamole Bar!

Guacamole is fun, but a Make-Your-Own Guacamole Bar is a party. Plus, there's no better way to get a picky eater into avocado.

Spring Vegetable Strata for a make-ahead Mother’s Day brunch.

A make-ahead brunch recipe that's perfect for Mother's Day or any warm weather get-together.

Favorite vegan snack recipes for Earth Day—and beyond.

Vegan snacks so tasty that you don't need to be vegan to like them. Plant based deliciousness for all!