• French Toast Soldiers

    by Amanda Haas

    Could your family's breakfasts use a boost? This sweet and scrumptious strawberry french toast will have your kids eager to sit down at the table and dip!

  • Cure-All Irish White Onion Soup

    by Niamh Farnon

    This creamy soup makes a great healthy lunch and is amazing value for money! My mom, Granna Anna, has made this for years, as have I; it’s absolutely delicious, and the cloves of garlic are great for keeping colds at bay.

  • 21 Amazing Pancake Recipes

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Ever wanted a cookie for breakfast but knew you couldn't possibly eat that kind of "meal" in front of the kids? From fruit-filled to chocolatey, here are 21 pancake recipes you'll love to (and can) indulge in together at breakfast. Bon appetit!

  • Crispy Pan-Fried Chicken Tenders

    by Amanda Haas

    Who says chicken fingers need to be greasy and fried for your kids to enjoy them? Not this mom! This version, made with lean chicken breast tenders and panko breadcrumbs, is crisp, crunchy, moist, and delicious!

  • Pork and Mango Stir Fry

    by Amanda Haas

    Looking for the perfect weeknight meal? This sweet, flavorful stir fry, which takes just ten minutes to come together, is it!

  • Family Recipes: 20 Best Slow Cooker Meals

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    When you're busy mom, there just isn't enough time in the day for everything you want to get done – which is exactly why slow cooker meals are a life saver! From Moroccan Chicken to Ravioli, click through for a variety of delicious crock pot dinners.

  • Crunchy Homemade Maple Granola

    by Amanda Haas

    Looking for a versatile snack that doubles as a tasty breakfast? Look no further than this homemade granola. It's perfect sprinkled on yogurt with fresh berries or gobbled by the handful.

  • Grilled Peanut Butter Banana Fingers

    by Amanda Haas

    My family will eat anything between two slices of bread if it’s been grilled! Here’s our favorite treat: a peanut butter and banana sandwich, taken to the next level. You'll be in heaven!

  • 15 Hot Lunchbox Meals for Cold Weather

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Bring out the thermos! On cold winter days, warm food makes for a soothing school lunch. We've rounded up 15 kid-friendly hot dishes — from savory soups to comforting pastas — that'll stay deliciously flavorful and toasty 'til lunch.

  • 80 Amazing Kid-Friendly Recipes

    by Sarah Lipoff

    Inspired to cook something new in the kitchen? From 30-minute pasta recipes to slow-cooker dishes that take only minutes of prep work, these quick and easy kid-friendly recipes are sure to become new family favorites.

  • 24 Freezable Dishes to Bring New Moms

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    One of the best gifts to give a new mom is food. Here, moms share fabulous freezable and easy to re-heat meals to bring new moms. From casseroles and soups to BBQ Pork sliders, there's something perfect for every new family!

  • Recipes for a British-Inspired Tea Party With Friends

    by Emily Bibb

    When it's cold out, what better way to woo your friends over for a chat than a fun tea party with hot drinks and tasty treats? From finger sandwiches to easy scones, we've rounded up 11 great recipes for a tea party -- click through to plan a perfect menu!

  • 17 Festive Non-Alcoholic Drinks

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Peppermint eggnog, carmel apple cider, nutella hot chocolate...yum! There's nothing like a festive drink to put you in the holiday spirit, and we've rounded up 17 delicious ones you can enjoy with your kids. Click through to whet your thirst!

  • Homemade Holiday Gifts: Vanilla Extract and Other Ideas

    by Janelle

    Instead of spending tons of money on gifts, I spend my time creating goodies in my kitchen. Here's my easy recipe for homemade vanilla extract, plus 8 more gift ideas your friends and family will love and that you can pull together for pennies!

  • 15 Pasta Entrees for Holiday Dinners

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Tired of turkey or ham on holidays? Here are 15 pasta dishes to serve instead, or as a complementary side dish. From traditional mains like lasagna to more unique dishes like pasta shells stuffed with squash, there's a festive dish here for everyone.

  • 9 Unique Hostess Gifts Moms Love

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    If you aren't sure what to bring to a friend or family member's gathering, check out these nine unique treasures shared by our members and bloggers. Some are simple DIYs, others are quick purchases, and all make considerate gifts your hosts will love!

  • Kid-Approved Roasted Broccoli

    by Amanda Haas

    Who said kids won’t eat broccoli? I can get almost any child to eat this version!

  • 25 Holiday Favorites from "The Cookbook"

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Mom bloggers are sharing everything from must-eat appetizers to tempting, allergy-friendly desserts in the new Circle of Moms Cookbook. This selection of 25 of their most mouthwatering dishes will whet your appetite for the approaching holidays!

  • Simply Tasty Chicken Pot Pie (VIDEO)

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Looking for another way to make chicken pot pie, or trying it for the first time at an upcoming holiday dinner? Here's how to make a simple yet tasty chicken pot pie from scratch in just four steps.

  • 11 Perfect Pies for Fall

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    There's nothing like a warm slice of freshly baked pie to brighten up a chilly fall day. Here, we've rounded up 12 scrumptious mom-tested pie recipes that are perfect for the holiday or any day— including apple, pecan, sweet potato, pumpkin, and more!

  • 11 Turkey Recipes to Try This Year

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Whether you're looking for a fabulous new Thanksgiving turkey recipe this year or just want to know how to make a traditional bird in your slow cooker, these eleven ideas, from deep fried to slow-cooked, are all tried and true!

  • Mexican Skillet Casserole

    by Amanda Haas

    This old-school, cheesy, meaty casserole is the most-requested recipe on my website and a favorite in my house! It's quick, well balanced, and delicious!

  • How To: Serve Delicious Deviled Eggs

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    With the flood of holidays fast approaching, it's time to start thinking about what food to serve. Deviled eggs are a classic holiday tradition in many families and they're surprisingly easy to make. Here's how, in four easy steps.

  • Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

    by Amanda Haas

    Pulled pork is outstanding, but pulled chicken is a perfect fast substitute on a weeknight. Everyone will go nuts for this scrumptious sandwich!

  • 15 Ways to Spice Up Your Fall With Cinnamon

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Nothing says Fall like the smell and taste of cinnamon! From pumpkin spice cupcakes with maple cinnamon frosting to apple cider baked donuts, these 15 recipes are all delicious ways to enjoy the spice of the season with your family.

  • A Caesar Salad Dinner

    by Amanda Haas

    This is a fun, flavorful twist on your classic Caesar salad and it comes together in minutes. With some grilled meat, chicken, or shrimp on top you have yourself a delicious dinner!

  • 7 Ways to Make Breakfast Fun

    by Tina from Shopaholic Mommy

    We all know that a healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The problem is getting kids to eat it. Here are some creative and healthy new breakfast ideas my own kids not only love to eat but also enjoy helping to make!

  • 12 Easy, Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Dishes

    by Sarah Lipoff

    Lasagna, Mac and Cheese, Chicken Parmesan...yum! Only a few minutes of morning prep work are needed for these kid-friendly slow cooker dishes, making them perfect dinners for busy days.

  • Pasta with Caramelized Onion Sauce

    by Amanda Haas

    Looking for a different and seriously simple way to dress your pasta? Look no further than this easy, velvety shallot sauce, which is sure to be an instant family-favorite!

  • 7 Meals the Babysitter Can Make

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Wondering what to serve for dinner when the sitter's watching your kids for the evening? We've rounded up seven recommendations from real moms on meals that come together quickly, and won't meet any resistance from the little ones.

  • One Pot Chicken Curry

    by Amanda Haas

    This delicious one-pot meal uses shredded rotisserie chicken for an inexpensive weeknight dinner you can make in under 30 minutes. But you can use whatever protein you’d like— chicken, shrimp, tofu, or a combination.

  • Creamy Broccoli and Potato Soup

    by Amanda Haas

    Fall is in the air! This soup is perfect when the weather turns chilly. The creamy texture and vibrant green color make it fun and appealing to my kids. Make a batch on the weekend and reheat on a busy weeknight — it only gets better!

  • Easy Marinated Chicken Breasts

    by Amanda Haas

    Smoky, bold and flavorful, this tender grilled chicken is sure to please all palates! Enjoy it with beans and rice, as a salad topper, or stuffed in a scrumptious taco or burrito.

  • 26 Easy 30-Minute Family Meals

    by Rebecca M Gruber

    School's in session, activities have begun, and the family's schedule is crazier than ever. To help get dinner on the table in a hurry, we've rounded up more than a month's worth of quick school night dinners. Click through to find a recipe for tonight!

  • 11 Family-Friendly Recipe Finds from Pinterest

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    How hungry do Pinterest's food pins make you? We're excited to share our latest family-friendly finds for each meal of the day, including an on-the-go breakfast, a healthy snack, and a tasty pasta-chicken dish — plus one treat that's just for grown-ups!

  • Chicken and Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

    by Amanda Haas

    As cooler weather sets in, this is the ultimate comfort food for hungry kids! A lightened up version of the classic Chicken Divan, this dish is loaded with cheesy, creamy goodness. It's perfect served over rice to soak up all of the sauce.

  • 15-Minute Creamy Pomodoro Pasta

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    If macaroni and cheese is your idea of a pasta dinner, it's time to transform it into this simple and quick substitution that will sneak extra veggies into your family meals.

  • 30-Minute Pan Grilled Chicken & Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    by Heather Kahoun

    What do you do on those nights when the clock is ticking away and you've already used up your go-to recipes? Here's a quick & tasty dinner that calls for just a few simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, and that's perfect for fall.

  • 10 Delicious Muffin Recipes (Flip Book)

    by Circle of Moms Editors

    Perfect for slow Saturdays, rushed school mornings, and snacks, muffins are the jack-of-all-trades of baked goods. Here we've rounded up 10 freezable muffin recipes — from mini caramel streusel to apple fritter — worthy of a spot in your recipe box!

  • Corn, Tomato & Smoked Mozzarella Salad

    by Amanda Haas

    Corn and tomatoes are kid favorites, and they are at their seasonal best for this mouth-watering salad.

  • 9 Snacks to Take in the Car

    by Sarah Lipoff

    There are few things worse than a whining, hungry kid stuck in the car. To help keep backseat riders happy, bring along some of these enticing goodies, which include healthy muffins, homemade cracker jacks, and a zesty treat that eases motion sickness.

  • 20-Minute Lime-Marinated Shrimp or Chicken

    by Amanda Haas

    Quick, easy and delicious, these flavorful shrimp are a summertime staple in our house. My kids gobble them up like candy, but if yours aren't into seafood, the marinade works great with chicken, too.

  • 8 New Kid-Friendly Pizza Creations (Flip Book)

    by Sarah Lipoff

    From easy pizza muffins to stuffed pizza pockets and rolls, these delicious, kid-friendly pizza creations make for easy and tasty light dinners and snacks. Our favorite? The pizza potato skins, which combine two favorites into one kid-pleasing dish!

  • Chopped Salad with Chicken and Apples

    by Amanda Haas

    Think your kids won't eat salad? Let them make their own, using this easy main dish recipe as a springboard. You'll be surprised how many colorful, healthy ingredients go in when they're in control!

  • Recipe: Indian Chicken Wraps

    by Amanda Haas

    Think your kids won't go for Indian? Think again. This deliciously seasoned chicken breast is a mild introduction to the wonderful world of ethnic cuisine, in friendly, familiar wrap form.

  • 7 Fresh Fruity Recipes Your Kids Will Love

    by LilSugar

    With so many healthy and delicious fruits available, summer is the perfect time to serve up fruity deserts and accompaniments. These recipes will get you inspired — from a simple raspberry sauce to a fruit-topped pizza and a no-cook cream pie...yum!

  • 15 Great One-Pot Meals (Flip Book)

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    Dinner made and only one dirty dish? Sign us up! In addition to being simple and convenient, these 15 one-pot meals are delicious too. From savory soups and chowders to a tortilla casserole you can freeze, here are 15 great stand-bys for families.

  • Couscous Salad

    by Amanda Haas

    Couscous is similar to pasta but is more nutritious, so if your kids like noodles and spaghetti, explain that this bright, delicious dish is made from the tiniest pasta they'll ever eat, then watch them dig in!

  • Brownies with a Surprising Secret Ingredient!

    by The Circle of Moms Editors

    You won't believe the secret ingredient in this brownie recipe!

  • Marinated Flank Steak

    by Amanda Haas

    Grilling season is in full swing, and there's nothing that makes me happier than steak on the grill! Your family will love this flank steak because it's inexpensive yet loaded with flavor!