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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.

Garden Cheese and Nut Trays

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients olive oil 2 good sized zucchini 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup coarsely ground almond flour (you can make your own in any blender but I looooove my vitamix for this part). 1/8 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat the oven to 475 degrees and coat a baking sheet with olive oil. Cut the zucs into 1/4-inch thick round “tray” shaped slices. In one bowl, toss the zucchini trays with the... read more

Dutch Baby Pancakes

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup milk 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon butter maple syrup for serving berries for serving   Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees.   Melt butter in an 9 in ch cast iron pan in the oven. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.  Pour into hot pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick in the middle will come out clean. Serve immediately topped with syrup and berries. Feeds two adults and two toddlers or... read more

Homemade Granola

Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 3 cups oats 2 cups coconut chips ½ cup chopped dried white raisins 1 cup chopped dried cranberries 1/2 cup coarsely chopped raw walnuts 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons walnut oil 3 tablespoons real maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon pink salt Directions Arrange the racks in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Toss the oats, coconut chips, berries and nuts in a large bowl. Whisk together the brown... read more

English Trifle

  Thank you to Mothering member fmorris28 for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   One of the great things about being part English is getting to taste an authentic English trifle. I've loved this since I was a kid, and so has everyone else I made it for! It's great for a frugal dessert that not only you, but the kids can enjoy making (omit liquor if serving to children).  It's fun, quick, easy, and doesn't take ages to make! This recipe usually makes about 5-10 servings..depending how big your pieces are.   Ingredients 1/2 pound cake in your... read more

Sundried Tomato Salad

Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   Ingredients 1 bag of mixed salad greens rinsed and patted dry 1 bag of spinach leaves, rinsed and patted dry 1 8.5 oz. jar sundried tomatoes, cut in 1/2 inch pieces OR 1 3.5 oz.bag sundried tomatoes, cut in 1/2 inch pieces 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon dried dill 2 strips of cooked bacon, crumbled (optional) 1 bottle Italian dressing or favorite vinaigrette  1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese for garnish   Directions Combine salad greens, spinach,... read more

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

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

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