Creative Family Kitchen
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Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip
Bake this buffalo chicken dip in the oven just before serving, you can make ahead the base the day before! Creamy, spicy chicken topped with melted cheese and green onions tastes great with tortilla chips or pita wedges and raw veggies like celery and carrots.
Dried Apple Slices
These oven dried apple slices make a great healthy snack for the kids but taste amazing broken up and used in salads, trail mixes, snack mixes, and more! Such a great fresh apple recipe to use this fall.
Sweet and Salty Chex Mix
Easy sweet and salty Chex mix is the perfect snack mix variation once you've tried classic Chex mix. The sweet cereal base has salty pretzels and nuts mixed with sweet candies and pita chips for an amazing crunchy texture and sweet and salty balance.
Taffy Apple Pizza
This easy taffy apple pizza has a sugar cookie crust, a sweet cream cheese frosting, and loads of fresh apples and caramel candies on top. This fun dessert is perfect for a Halloween party or Thanksgiving treat for the kids.
Fresh Apple Cake
This fresh apple cake is loaded with fresh apples and is frosted with an easy brown butter frosting and pecans. This is the perfect make ahead dessert for Thanksgiving!
Meal Train Etiquette Tips
Learn how to be the best meal train participant ever with these stunningly simple meal train etiquette tips. Bring the best dinner with ease and help a family in need with what they need most -- your kindness and affection!
Swedish Meatball Sausage Dip
Make this easy Swedish meatball inspired sausage dip in a skillet and serve it with tater tots for dunking, the perfect hot dip appetizer for hungry appetites. This would be a perfect snack for a football party.
Freezer Friendly Apple Slab Pie
Make a buttery, flaky apple slab pie for the freezer now and then just bake it for Thanksgiving or another delicious fall dinner later. This sweet cinnamon apple filling is the best with that homemade pie crust. Easy enough for first time pie bakers!
Easy Meal Train Set Up Tips
Learn how to set up a meal train for a friend in need. Get the best tips on picking a meal train web site, the information every sign up should have, and how to adjust the meal delivery schedule so the meal train recipient isn't overwhelmed with food.
Oreo Cream Pie
This no bake Oreo cream pie recipe is the perfect addition to your party menu. Layers of Oreo cookie crust, Oreo cookie cream filling, and a pretty frosted whipped cream topping is garnished with even more chocolate cookies on top! You can have this delicious dessert ready in under 20 minutes.
40 Big Family Dinner Ideas
Plan an easy big family dinner with these recipes that feed a crowd. From make ahead and freeze recipes to quick and easy low cook or no cook dinners you can assemble in a pinch, these family dinner ideas are great for a busy weeknight or a special holiday gathering.
Banana Pudding: No Bananas!
Don't miss out on this classic Southern potluck dessert if you don't like bananas, you can make a completely banana free banana pudding and it will still taste AMAZING. Just 10 minutes to assemble and a few hours to chill, this is the perfect make ahead dessert for a party.
Saltine Cracker Toffee
Christmas Crack, a popular saltine cracker toffee made with butter, brown sugar, and chocolate chips is such an easy Christmas cookie to make. Keep these easy pantry ingredients ready to go for last minute holiday baking.
Roasted Broccoli and Carrots
This roasted broccoli and carrots recipe also has bell peppers and red onion in the mix for a bright and colorful veggie side dish to pair with a meaty main dish. You could also toss it into your favorite pasta recipe for a healthy dinner upgrade.
Slowcooker Acorn Squash with Apples
This easy slowcooker acorn squash with apples has brown sugar and dried cranberries for a festive and delicious holiday side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas.