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From baby foods to snacks for teens, find mealtime inspiration from our community cooks.

578 recipe submissions by the Mothering community.

Kale Chips

Thank you to Mothering member LorienIslay for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Super easy and kids eat them without asking the ingredients! :)   Ingredients one large bunch kale 1t black pepper (fresh cracked is best) 1t sea salt 1T olive oil   Directions 1. wash kale and spin/pat dry with paper towel 2. tear into 2" x 2" pieces and de-rib 3. put kale in large mixing bowl 4. pour over oil, sea salt and pepper and toss until all leaves are coated 5. spread leaves onto cookie sheet in a thin layer 6. cook in a 350C oven for 15 minutes... read more

Dairy Free Veggie Based Chocolate Pudding or Super Fudge Pops

Thank you to Mothering member mphillips for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Serves 4-6 generously as pudding. Makes quite a few frozen pops. I love serving this to my picky toddler who will currently rarely eat fruits or veggies for me unless I find a way to disguise them - but who would eat nothing but chocolate if I allowed her to!  She frequently asks for "chocolate pudding."   Ingredients 1 16oz package silken tofu 2 large handfuls (about 4 oz) baby spinach (washed) 1 large overripe banana 1 ripe avocado 6 pitted dates 3 heaping... read more

Simple Peanut Butter Cookies

Thank you to Mothering member mphillips for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   This recipes makes about 30 cookies.   Ingredients 1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter (salted - add 1/4 t salt if using unsalted) 1 egg 1 Cup Sugar   Directions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.   Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Stir together the peanut butter and the egg, then add the sugar and stir until thoroughly combined. Roll into small walnut-ish sized balls and place on prepared baking sheet.  Flatten slightly with the back of a... read more

Dinosaur Eggs

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 12 hardboiled eggs 5 drops green food coloring 1 cup vingear 3 cups water 1 bunch scallions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 6 T mayonaise 3 T mustard   Directions Combine food coloring, vinegar, water, scallions, and garlic, in a bowl.  Peel eggs and place into bowl.     Let sit for 2-24 hours.   Slice lengthwise, and remove inner yolks.  Combine mayo, mustard, and yolks in a small bowl, mixing until smoooth.  Scrape int oa plastic bag, seal, and... read more

Ginger Noodle Salad

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 pound cooked white macaroni noodles 2 cups cubed tillamook cheddar cheese 2 cups frozen corn, drained and rinsed 4 pickled eggs*, chopped 2 T grated ginger 4 T heavy cream 4 T mayonaise 1 T brown sugar 1 T soy sauce pinch salt pinch of Chinese five spice   Directions Combine ingredients in a large bowl.   Serve within 48 hours   Note: to make pickled eggs, first, make hard boiled eggs, and peel. Then, put in a bowl of half vinegar and half... read more

Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   A great make-ahead party dish the kids will love!   Ingredients 1 pound cooked sprouted macaroni noodles 2 cups cubed white cheddar cheese 2 cups frozen peas, drained and rinsed 4 hardboiled eggs, chopped 4 T sour cream 4 T mayonaise 1 T brown sugar pinch salt   Directions Combine ingredients in a large bowl.   Serve within 48 hours   read more

Mexican Chef Salad

Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey 1 medium onion, finely chopped  1 package taco seasoning 1 can kidney beans, drained 1 bag of mixed salad greens 1 large tomato, diced 1 medium cucumber, diced 1 medium avocado, cut in 1/2 inch pieces 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (Optional dressing of your choice) Salsa of your choice Tortilla chips of your choice   Directions Brown ground beef and prepare according to seasoning directions. Toss remaining... read more

Gluten Free Mama's Shepards Pie

Thank you to Mothering member southernstormy for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   This recipe is gluten free and primal.   Ingredients 1 head of Caulfilower 1 lb of ground beef 1 lb of cheddar cheese 1 can of tomato sauce 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp seasoning salt ​ Directions   Brown ground beef, drain, mix in tomato sauce and spices. Place in a square casserole dish Cut cauliflower head into small pieces (1 in or so). Boil until tender Mash Cauliflower by using a potato masher or putting into blender Place... read more

Crazy Moon Salad

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Gluten free, frugal, and perfect for a party.   Ingredients 1 head of iceburg lettuce, cut into 10 wedges 40 cherry tomatoes 1 cup sesame coated cashews 1 bunch of green onions, finely sliced 1 cup blue cheese crumbles blue cheese salad dressing balsamic vinegar (preferably the good kind from the farmer's market)   Directions Arrange wedged pointed up on salad plates.  Also put 4 cherry tomatoes on each plate.   Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and blue cheese... read more

Easy Pea Salad

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 12 oz bag frozen peas, thawed and drained 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 small scallion, chopped 1/2 cup walnut peices 2 T mayonaise 1 T sugar 2T white balsamic vinegar   Directions Combine first four items in a large bowl. Mix mayo, sugar, and vinegar in a small bowl to make a dressing, then pour over the salad. Serves 2 for lunch or 6 as a side dish or 8 in a buffet with lots of other salads :)   read more

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