How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch for a Picky Eater

Get picky kids excited about lunchtime with these creative tips and nutritious meal ideas.

3 Recipes So Simple the Kids Can Make Dinner

Do you dream of reading on the couch with a glass of wine while the kids make dinner? Yes, it's possible. (And, yes, messier. But worth it.) Think of mealtime as an edible art project. You'll need a few ground rules and some adult supervision, plus these simple recipes from Weelicious's Catherine McCord.

9 Essentials for an Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Here’s the scoop on the summer’s coolest flavors, toppings, and cookbooks.

22 No-Bake Desserts

When it’s too hot to cook, satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious no-bake desserts.

15 Healthy Family Meals

Get the whole crew involved in making (and eating) these family-friendly recipes.

How to Set Up a Family-Friendly BLT Sandwich Bar

Think you know the ABC’s of BLTs? Think bigger—like a scoop of luscious egg salad. To please the whole gang, host a DIY buffet with all the BLT fixin’s—and then some.

How to Set Up a Family-Friendly Baked Potato Bar

This DIY buffet is sure to satisfy the whole family. A combination of sweet potatoes and russets makes a crowd-pleasing canvas for cheese, broccoli, bacon, and even eggs.

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.

12 Easy, Healthy Snacks for Kids

These after-school snacks are easy enough for kids to make for themselves, but healthy enough to be Mom-approved.

Dinner Makeover: I Need Ideas for Quick Dinners

Conflicting (and exhausting) schedules make it impossible for this family to sit down to dinner together. Here, Real Simple helps one overextended mom take back dinnertime.

Dinner Makeover: Help With Menu Planning

Opposite schedules and a lack of menu planning make dinnertime a struggle for the Muse family. Here, Real Simple steps in.

Nut-Free Bake Sale Ideas

No nuts allowed? These kid-friendly baked treats pass the test.