Latest in: Snacks and Desserts

  • Cool Recipes

    Better Bod. Better Smile.

    When we think of fresh produce, we tend to dwell for a long time on sweet oranges (paired with semi-sweet chocolate, a combo that cannot be surpassed by anyone anytime anyhow) and/or huge Fuji apples, which...
    August 10, 2015 881 0
  • Cravings

    Mmmmm… Brownies

    Now that we number 80 million, we Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to feeding us. We want good, we want healthy (or healthier, or somewhat less unhealthy in certain...
    August 10, 2015 985 0
  • Highlight

    The Great School Lunch Debate

    In some areas the debate rages on, and in other areas kids have no choice: Homemade lunches aren’t allowed, and students must eat what’s plopped down on their trays. In those schools where home-packed lunches are...
    August 10, 2015 780 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Boozy Cupcakes

    Desserts Is Stressed Spelled Backwards Remember, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere in this big ol’ world, and Happy Hour might as well involve cupcakes wherever it is. Seriously, boozy cupcakes sound like exactly the cocktail we need...
    August 9, 2015 817 0
  • Maybe/Maybe Not

    Eating Bugs-The New Trend

    If you’ve ever watched Andrew Zimmern’s “Bizarre Foods” series, you know no bug is safe if someone’s hungry enough. Likewise, bugs as protein sources are being sold in American snack aisles. No kidding. has a...
    August 9, 2015 750 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Firecracker Cakelettes

    When it comes time to snack at your 4th of July party, give this a whirl, or POP! PURE Awesomeness!! Fireworks in a cake!! You’ll find photos/recipe at Firecracker Cakelettes Ingredients: 1 box white cake mix...
    June 27, 2015 824 0
  • Cravings

    *Hic* Do I Hear the Boozy Popsicle Truck?

    It hasn’t been that long since we chased the ice cream truck down the street, waving our coinage and clamoring for something cold and full of sugar. Life was good, wasn’t it? Well, Sweet Cheeks, it...
    June 10, 2015 778 0
  • Editors Picks

    Protein Shakes, Rattles and Rolls

    OK, we’re down with protein shakes and have read all the fit-lit about amino acids and muscle synthesis, sustainable energy, bone loss prevention, immune system bolsterer, muscle strengthener/toner, joint supporter, exercise recovery and lean body mass...
    June 10, 2015 2317 0
  • Cravings

    Homemade Candy Bars

    Our Media Research Manager, Molly shared with us her childhood memories AND her favorite homemade candy – a cottage take on Butterfingers. Same flavor combo, more or less, with the salty and sweet and gooey factors all...
    June 9, 2015 695 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Nummy! Gummy!

    Have you ever, in your ponderings of the universe and life’s real meaning, stopped to consider the origins of gummi bears? You’ll notice our spelling, because we’re referencing the real deal, not the checkout-line-at-Walmart version of...
    June 9, 2015 1099 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Homemade Kiwi Pineapple Popsicles

    YES!  It’s HOT!  Well, pineapple is great.  Kiwi is wonderful.  Relax Millennial Mom.  Problem solved! Ingredients: 1 whole pineapple, (peeled, cored and chopped) 2 Tbs clover honey 6 ripe kiwi, (peeled and sliced) reserve 10 kiwi...
    June 8, 2015 648 0
  • Cravings

    When Life Hands You Lemons, Make… Lemon Everything!!!

    A craving for acidic stuff like lemon, lime or vinegar could point to any number of physical thingies like allergies or low stomach acid or digestive dysfunction. Go to if you think that’s your deal....
    June 7, 2015 937 0
  • Cravings

    Life’s a Beach with Sand Dollar Cookies

    Note: This recipe uses Jeanne’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix — 1 1/4 c brown rice flour
1 1/4 c white rice flour
1 c tapioca flour
1 c sweet rice flour (also known as Mochiko)
2 scant tsp. xanthan gum....
    June 7, 2015 578 0
  • Editors Picks

    Salt of the Earth v. Salt of the Sea

    Who among us has not, as we’re opening a bag of greasy, salty potato chips (organic, of course), glanced at the sodium content in the dietary info on the back. Really? You haven’t? Well, you should!...
    May 4, 2015 1068 2
  • Cool Recipes

    It’s called Boozy Lollipops

    Ingredients 1/4 c plus 1 Tbs hard liquor (e.g. vodka, gin, rum) 2 Tbs cold water 3/4 c sugar 3 Tbs corn syrup 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp food coloring of your choice (optional) Directions...
    April 28, 2015 566 0
  • Food on the Fly

    Pops Rock!

    K, we get it. Cake pops are today’s cupcakes, and yes, they’re yummy, and yes, they’re portable. And, yes, this next site is inspiring: The story, in short: “Mishika Narula started her business, Power of...
    April 18, 2015 734 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Eat Dirt, Dirt and More Dirt!

    Worms in Dirt Ingredients 1 15-ounce package chocolate sandwich cookies (like Oreos) 1 3.9-ounce package chocolate instant pudding 2 c cold milk 8 oz whipped topping (like Cool Whip) 24 gummy worms Directions Make the dirt!...
    April 17, 2015 947 0
  • Cravings

    Cookie Dough – Our Fav!

    If we had to list our top 10 craves, cookie dough would rank either 1 or 2, depending on how much chocolate we ate the previous day. So when we found this crazywonderful idea for a...
    April 16, 2015 841 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on Its Way!

      So, Millennial Moms, we have some great hints for this sweet holiday, starting with this all-important advice: Do not buy the dye tablets for your eggs. You have what you need right in your own...
    March 29, 2015 752 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Nothin’ Says St. Paddy’s Day Like CB&C and Beer

    Faith and begorrah, if it isn’t just about St. Paddy’s Day again. Well, what say we visit all things corned beef and cabbage (CB&C) and some interesting applications for Guinness Stout? We thought you’d say yes, so...
    March 10, 2015 721 0