Back to School Recipes

Arm yourself with grab-and-go breakfasts, make-ahead lunches and healthy school snacks you know your kids will love. Then, let our easy dinners come to the rescue after a long day.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

I wanted to make something based on my friend's love of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This cheesecake recipe has decadent layers of peanut butter and a thick swirl of preserves—it truly feels as if you're biting into a sweeter, dessert version of your favorite childhood sandwich. —Melinda Buchman, Rock Hill, New York

Baby Shark Cake

It doesn't take much to add a fun theme to a birthday party. This simply decorated baby shark cake, plus...

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8 Easy Home Science Experiments for Kids

At-home science experiments for kids are easy when you can use items you already have on hand. Get ready for...

Back-to-School Survival Kit Ideas for Kids from Kindergarten to College

These are the handy items to pack in a back-to-school survival kit that your student will rely on day after...

This Easy Hostess Cupcake Recipe Is Perfect to Make with Kids

Make lunch extra special by baking a homemade version of the classic Hostess Cupcake.

18 Healthy Breakfasts for Kids They’ll Actually Want to Eat

Is it hard to get your little one excited for a healthy breakfast? Worry no more!

10 of the Best Snacks for School

Lunchboxes, playgrounds, and classrooms call for sweet and salty treats packed with love. Check out our favorite snacks for school.

A Year’s Worth of School Night Dinners

A busy schedule comes with a big to-do list. Well, you can check off "weeknight meal planning." We've got an...

The 5-Ingredient Back-to-School Meal Plan

Getting back into a routine that first week back to school can be rough! This weekly meal plan is full...

60 Healthy Lunches for Kids

Feel good about the items you're adding to your kiddo's lunchbox with these healthy lunches for kids. Along with mains,...

65 Cookies Just Right for Back to School

Make going back to school sweeter with these cookie recipes. Ingredients include late-season fruits and veggies for an extra boost!...

55 Easy Dinner Recipes for School Nights

These family-favorite, quick and easy school night meals are great for those nights when you're really, really pressed for time.

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31 Grandma-Approved Sides Perfect for a School Lunch

Old-fashioned things always seem to circle back into popularity, and that's true for food, too! These side dishes are ones...

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30 School Lunch Ideas Perfect for Field Trips

When you need to pack a cold lunch, reach for one of these kid-friendly ideas.

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30 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Your kids will love these easy and healthy school lunch ideas, which include more than just peanut butter and jelly!

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35 School Lunch Ideas for Teens

These easy school lunch ideas for teens will keep them full and focused all afternoon. (Psst: Did you notice we...

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30 Fun Breakfasts for the First Day of School

School is back in session! Your kids will have full tummies and fueled brains before the bell rings thanks to...

42 Family-Friendly Clean Eating Recipes for Weeknights

You can feel good about serving these easy clean eating recipes to your family. All recipes are ready in 30...

26 Treats Perfect for a College Care Package

Whether it’s the first month of college or a stressful finals week, your student will be delighted to receive a...

PB&J Chex Mix

As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has...

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40 Healthy College Meals Any Student (No Matter Their Cooking Experience!) Can Master

If you're wondering, "how do I eat healthy in college?" you've come to the right place. We'll teach you how...

45 Simple Recipes to Send with Your Kid to College

Send your kid off with easy food to make in the dorm or their tiny college apartment. One-pot pastas, simple...

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36 Easy College Meals You’ll Actually Want to Make in Your Dorm Room

Sometimes you (and your wallet) need a break from dining hall food. These easy college meals are simple enough to...

32 Recipes for the Latch-Key Kid in All of Us!

Coming home from school (or work) and foraging for food doesn't have to be knotty. These recipes will satisfy that...

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15 Genius Ingredients to Add to Your PB&J

Go beyond the classic with these creative peanut butter and jelly ideas perfect for kids—and kids at heart.

35 Healthy Dinners Kids Can’t Get Enough Of

No more begging kids to eat just one bite of broccoli. We've rounded up our top family-friendly recipes that offer...

48 Easy No-Bake Recipes for Kids

Aprons on, everybody! These no-bake recipes for kids will make the whole family happy.

55 Skillet Casseroles for Even the Craziest Weeknights

We've rounded up our speediest skillet casserole recipes—from super cheesy to veggie packed—that are sure to please your whole crew....

100 Meals Kids Love

No more struggling with picky eaters at dinnertime! Here are recipes kids are sure to love.

Our Best-Ever Party Appetizers

These yummy bite-sized party appetizers are the perfect starter for any type of party—and the perfect excuse to throw one!