Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pumpkin and chocolate are a wonderful combination, especially when paired with that classic fall spice combination. Lightly sweetened with dates, these cookies are delicious and keep the sugar in your treats low.

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Roasted Butternut Brains

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Squash can be a tricky vegetable to put under the blade of the spiralizer, but the flavor and texture are worth the effort. Once you get comfortable with butternut, branch out into other squashes by slicing the squash into suitably sized pieces. Consider tossing with some sliced cloves of garlic or pumpkin spice for fun […]

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Chili Mac

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You can feed a crowd with this hearty, comforting recipe or you can portion the unbaked mixture off into a freezer bag for quick meals for one or two.

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Fruit Salsa

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Developed to work with the resources available to a public school lunch program and specially designed to appeal to kids, this fruit salsa is a healthy and tasty snack ideal for serving to any group of kids. Serve it up at your next classroom party or send it with your kids as a mid-day snack—either […]

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Pumpkin Bites

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Enjoy these fruity pumpkin bites as a quick and easy snack. Sweetened only with dates and a perfect size for small hands, these are a wonderful on-the-go snack for the little ones. With an excellent balance of spices, it’s a treat that any little trick-or-treater would be thrilled to receive.

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Thing 3’s Favorite Smoothie

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Your kids might look askance at a plateful of strawberries, banana, and spinach, but pureed together with some nutritious yogurt and a bit of ground flaxseed, they’ll love the result.

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

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This lunch is designed to be packed with flavor and quick to make. Ditch your routine sandwich for something with a little more pizzazz for a packed lunch that you can look forward to.

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Quinoa Pizza Balls with Ranch Sauce

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This is the kind of dish you’ll need to file under “peculiar but fun.” And flavorful. The hands-on messiness of forming the quinoa balls and the reliable kid-pleaser that is ranch dressing make these a great recipe to try with your kids.

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