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11 Unique Food and Drink Gadgets You’ll Absolutely Need in Your College Dorm

Whether you’re moving back in or this is your first time around, moving into a dorm is no joke. You’ve got your car packed from top to bottom with everything

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Thanks to Technology and a Few Simple Steps, You Can Finally Make Great Coffee While Camping

Sure, you can go camping without coffee, but only if you don’t mind waking up in the “okay” outdoors. If you’re looking for a fully great experience becoming one with nature

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How to Transform Your Your Dinner Leftovers into Trendy School Lunches

It’s back to school time! For many parents, this time of year brings a sigh of relief, as the kids head back to the classroom and get out from underfoot

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We Paired Thematic Lunch Boxes with the Most Appropriate (and Delicious!) Meals

From the bookworms to the sporty types, the spunky music lovers and the theater kids, going back to school is all about personality. Having your own unique style in school

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Pack These 6 Healthy DIY Juice Box Alternatives in Your Kids’ School Lunch

As much as I harbor nostalgia for the store-bought, 100 percent artificial-everywhere-don’t-care juice boxes of my youth (anyone here remember Hi-C’s limited release Ecto Cooler?), I recognize that they’re not

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How to Recreate Grade School Cafeteria Favorites for Your Adult Palate

Back to school season can trigger a flood of nostalgia, but a fair share of bad memories too. For instance, unless you exclusively ate packed lunches in elementary school (or were

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10 Back-to-School Burrito Hacks for Fueling the Year Ahead

It’s that dreaded time of year for many of us – back to school. Sure, it means sweater-weather and new school supplies, but it also means bidding adieu to the

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These Fashion-Forward Lunch Boxes Are Perfect for Work and Back to School

“Back to school…back to school…to prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight. I hope I don’t get in a

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Back-to-School Meals That You Can Barbecue

School may be back in session for students across the country, but that doesn’t mean barbecue season is over. And since back-to-school days are especially hectic, easy-to-make and easy-to-clean-up barbecue

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Tired of Trail Mix? Try These Tips for Storing and Cooking Food While Camping

Advice from a pro.

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Allergy-Friendly Snacks to Pack for School Lunch

Making a packed school lunch used to be as easy as schmearing peanut butter and jelly on bread, but the rising incidence and severity of food allergies means it’s no

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Get Inspired by These School Lunches from Around the World

With school starting up soon, the thought of cafeteria lunches might conjure up images of droopy pizza slices, pale green vegetables, or scoops of some indiscernible casserole. Whether back-to-school season

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10 Healthy Recipes for Back to School

Summer’s easy, but also kind of hard. Easy because you don’t have to think about packing up school lunches, hard because—well—you have to think about keeping the kids busy all

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What Exactly Is a Back-to-School Cocktail?

For many moms and dads, it’s the happiest time of the year. The first day of school is just around the corner. Long gone are the days of complaints about boredom,

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Tater Tots Are Junk Food Innovation at Its Peak

Tater tots: nuggets of potato goodness, fast food favorite, and a staple in every school cafeteria. But how did the french fry’s lumpy step-cousin become a lunch room icon? It turns

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11 Breakfast Recipes That Are Essentially Desserts

They say there’s nothing like a well-balanced, nutritious breakfast to start your day. To which we say “to hell with that.” Breakfast is the best excuse to eat dishes that

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Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch

Whether it’s multiplication or Medieval history, back-to-school is the time of year when your kids pick up a bunch of new skills and knowledge. But that’s not all that your

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These Instant Pot Recipes Are Perfect for Your Kids’ Lunch Boxes

Between tying shoes, brushing teeth, and zipping backpacks, mornings can be a whirlwind to get everyone on the bus in time. Within all the chaos, packing a well-balanced lunch is

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Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy

Packing a lunch—for yourself and for your kids—can help you save money, eat healthier, and add some nice variety to your days, but it’s also the source of a lot

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Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Actually Eat

I’m the mother of a toddler. “What am I gonna make her for dinner?” plays on a constant loop in my brain. Yesterday, she squealed with delight at the sight

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The Ultimate Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake, Plus 7 Other Recipes to Cook with Your Kids

Cooking is one of the best ways to bond with your kids and communicate some valuable skills. Here are eight places to get started.

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