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Sun Butter Oatmeal Cookies1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons white sugar1/2 cup sunflower seed butter or creamy peanut butter1 egg3/4 cup flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cup old-fashioned oats2/3 cup chocolate-covered sunflower seeds or mini chocolate chipsPreheat oven to 350 degrees.Cream together butter, brown sugar, white sugar... more
Oven fried
Looking for a quick, easy and satisfying weeknight meal for your family?  We tried the make-ahead version of this recipe and loved it!SHEET-PAN CHICKEN FAJITAS8 small flour tortillas2 bell peppers 1 small onion1 cup cherry tomatoes2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon... more
Pops of flavor
CRISPY ROASTED CHICKPEAS2 15-ounce cans chickpeas2 tablespoons olive oil3/4 teaspoon salt2 to 4 teaspoons spices or finely chopped fresh herbs, such as chili powder, curry powder, garam masala, cumin, smoked paprika, rosemary, thyme — or other favorite spices and herbs (see seasoning ideas below)... more
Cocoa fluff
Should you really feed your kids chocolate for breakfast? Well, yes — especially if it’s something you can make ahead (the night before), and especially if you’ve blended in potassium- and fiber-rich avocado and banana, plus protein-packed chia seeds. So say the family-food mama-bloggers behind the... more
Sneaky pizza
We love making mini pizzas with the kids! And we’ve recently found a way to make them a bit healthier by using whole wheat flatbread. We like Flatout Light wraps, which have 9 grams of protein, 8 grams of fiber, 14 carbs and only 90 calories per Flatout.Traditional white-dough pizza crust has just 3 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber, 24... more