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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.

Easy Apple Pie

Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1-inch pieces 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1-inch pieces 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon allspice pinch of salt 3 tablespoons flour 1 package deep-dish pie crust 2 tablespoons butter, chilled and cut in 1/2 pieces   Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl combine apples, sugar,... read more

Stina's French Sushi

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   I keep nori in the pantry for a quick, easy and healthy leftovers lunch like this one. Enjoy!   Ingredients 1 sheet seaweed / nori 1 and 1/3 cup leftover white rice (any kind will do) 3oz smoked salmon 1 pickled apsaragus, sliced in half 2T brie (the creamy inner part, no rind ;) ) 1/4 an avocado, sliced thin 4-5 spinach leaves.     Directions Working on a sheet of plastic wrap, get your hands damp with water and gently distribute the rice over the bottom... read more

Stina's BLT Sushi Rolls

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe.    I love to make sushi, its easy to make a healthy meal using leftovers.   Ingredients 1 sheet seaweed / nori 1 cup leftover brown rice (any kind will do) 2 strips of bacon, cooked 1/3 tomato, sliced thin 1-2 tbsps wasabi mustard 1/3 cup daikon sprouts 1/4 an avocado, sliced thin 1 kale leaf, rough chopped   Directions Working on a sheet of plastic wrap, get your hands damp with water and gently distribute the rice over the bottom 3/4 of the nori. Line up your ingredients on the... read more

Lentil Herb Soup

  Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 bag dried lentils,rinsed and drained 1 onion, chopped  2-3 sticks of celery, chopped 2-3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cubes of chicken or vegetable bouillon OR about 6 cups of vegetable or chicken broth 1 tablespoon dried parsley OR 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried sage 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 bay leaf  salt and pepper to taste   Directions In large pot,... read more

Grilled Chicken or Beef

  Thanks to Mothering member MrsKoehn for contributing this recipe.    Serves as many as you desire. Total prep time about 5-6 hours, though your work is about 20 min total.   Ingredients Meat to marinate - I do a whole value size pack of chicken or grilling meat at a time and either use in various recipes or freeze. 1/2 cup prepared Italian dressing (for about 3 lbs chicken breasts) 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp oregano   Directions Mix all... read more

Guacamole Dip

  Thanks to Mothering member MrsKoehn for contributing this recipe.    Serves 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children. Prep time is about 15 minutes.   Ingredients 2 ripe organic avocados 1-2 organic garlic cloves, minced 1 medium organic tomato, diced 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (concentrate works in a pinch) 2 tablespoons organic sour cream (plain yogurt, mayo, or whole milk may be used or to go dairy free, omit entirely) 1 tsp fresh cilantro, minced 1/4 teaspoon cumin salt and pepper to taste   Directions Mash all ingredients together with a fork or whip... read more

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps

  Thanks to Mothering member MrsKoehn for contributing this recipe.    Ingredients 4 Burrito size tortillas, sprouted or flour 2-4 tsp Chipotle mayo 2-4 tsp Ranch dressing Salt and pepper to taste 2 free range chicken breasts, grilled and sliced 4 strips nitrate free bacon, cooked 8 long leaves Romaine lettuce 2 Roma tomatoes, sliced the long way 1 avocado, sliced Opt. Fresh jalapeno, sliced the long way About 1 oz shredded cheese     Directions Warm tortillas, slice chicken and veggies. Spread 1/2-1 tsp each sauce 3/4 of the way down the center... read more

Kingdom Date Truffles

  Thank you to Mothering member namontoya for contributing this recipe.   Say hello to your new favorite, super easy and very impressive desserts.  They're also a great dessert for kids as there is no added sugar.  The kids will also REALLY enjoy rolling these with you! You’ll need: 2 C pitted dates, roughly chopped 1/4 C cacao powder 1 T ground flaxseeds 1/4 C unsweetened shredded coconut, separated 1 T coconut oil (+ more for rolling truffles) 1/4 t cinnamon 1/2 t vanilla extract (optional) For coating: 1/4 C unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 C... read more

Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Thank you to Mothering member namontoya for contributing this recipe. These delicious bits of sweetness came to me from a good friend while I was postpartum.  They are super easy to make and quite good for you as they are just the right amount of sweet with such little sweetener actually used.  They are also gluten-free, but you wouldn't know it! You’ll need: 1/2C organic butter (1 stick), softened 1/4C coconut or date sugar 2 large organic eggs 1 t vanilla extract 1C almond meal or hazelnut meal 1C Brown Rice Flour 1/3C oat flour 1 t baking powder 1/2... read more

Grilled Lemony Kale

  Thank you to Mothering member namontoya for contributing this recipe.   This is such an easy and delicious way to get some greens in at any meal.  Yes, breakfast too! Another great thing about this recipe is that it's a great way to get the little ones into greens. They're crunchy and crispy and the flavors of the olive oil, lemon and salt are irresistible even to little and young palates!   You’ll need: 1-2 bunches of kale (depending on how much you want to end up with) 3 T extra virgin olive oil 2 T fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 healthy pinch of sea... read more

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