Liven up your baked potatoes with these simple and fun ideas for toppings for baked potatoes. Plus, how to make baked potatoes in the oven, microwave and slow cooker.Watch the video and subscribe to the YouTube channel for more easy healthy recipe ideas for busy people: How to make Baked Potatoes in the Oven, Slow Cooker or Microwave: Pierce the potatoes in several places. To cook in the microwave: Cook the potatoes on high for about 10 minutes, flipping them once, until they are tender when pierced with a knife. If they are not done after 10 minutes, keep checking every 2 minutes. To bake: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. For more flavorful skin, rub the potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle them with salt before baking. Place the potatoes directly on the oven rack and bake them for 50 - 60 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a knife, turning them once. Slow Cooker...
- Mango Chutney Chicken with Caramelized Onions
- Ravioli Soup with Spinach and Grated Zucchini
- Chili Non Carne
- Spinach Burritos
- Cheesy Pepper Jack Spinach and Egg Bake
- Fried Rice with Shrimp, Tofu or Chicken
- Broiled Salmon with Mustard-Soy Crust
- Tuna Melts with Sliced Avocado and Tomato
- Panko-Peanut Crusted Pork Chops or Tilapia
- Miraculous Macaroni and Cheese
Stir or shake together all ingredients except the jalapeno or hot pepper sauce. Serve over ice in a tumbler, or use an ice-filled shaker and serve in a margarita glass. Garnish with the pepper slices or drizzle in the hot pepper sauce.
- Spinach and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Cashews and Dried Cranberries
- Mediterranean Couscous Toss
- Indian Spiced Salmon (and check out the new video to see just how easy it is to make it!)
- Fried Egg and Avocado Sandwiches
- Quick Tilapia with Lemon, Garlic, and Capers
- Hot Reuben Melts
- Rigatoni with Mushrooms, Marsala and Mascarpone
- Spiced Chicken with Maple Butter Glaze (this is one of my husband’s favorites!)
- Cajun Fish Sandwiches with Crunchy Slaw
- French Riviera Salad (Salad Licoise)
This Indian Spiced Salmon is truly an easy salmon recipe and one of The Scramble favorites! Simple, unique, and delicious, it's elegant for company but quick for anytime. To save time, make the spice mix in advance. Then slice the fish, coat with oil and spices, and in 12 minutes you have a delightfully easy yet sophisticated main course.Watch the video and subscribe to the YouTube channel: Easy Salmon Recipe: Indian Spiced Salmon Prep + Cook = 20 minutes 4 servings 1 1/2 lbs. salmon fillet, preferably wild salmon 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. brown sugar 1/2 - 1 tsp. curry powder, to taste 1/2 tsp. kosher salt Preheat the broiler. Line a baking pan with aluminum foil, and set the rack about 4 inches from the heating element. Cut the salmon into 4 serving size pieces. Pour the olive oil in a small bowl or dish and brush it over the fish with a pastry brush. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, curry powder and salt and rub it evenly over the...
New Video: Easy and Healthy School Lunches You Can Pack in Less Than 10 Minutes (Featuring “Real” Foods! Not Junk Food)
Watch the video (and subscribe to the YouTube channel so you don't miss any upcoming videos):For further inspiration, check out some of my other easy, healthy and quick school lunches: These lunch ideas are stellar because they won't have you standing in the kitchen packing lunches for what feels like forever. (In fact, they should only take you about 7 minutes!) And... they're filling and great for your kids. (I've been packing school lunches for exactly 15 years!!) Speaking of that, take a peek at my article...
This Year Will Be Different: 8 New School Year Resolutions for Parents Who Are Tired Of Doing It All
Dear Scramblers, This letter from a new member provides a vital reminder of why I love what I do and the impact meal planning and healthy family meals can have on our families. I’d love to hear from you—what positive changes has The Scramble had on your family? What could we do better? Please send me a note anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I recently signed up for 3-month membership, and I would like to sign up for a whole year now! Thank you for making healthy family meals possible for us.
I am the mother to a 3-year-old, a 2-year-old, a 1-year-old, and our fourth baby is due on Thanksgiving. We have been living on government assistance and food stamps for the last two years, and our diets consisted of fast food, lots of bread and pasta, and frozen food due to finances, my husband working 2 jobs, and me babysitting full time.
My husband recently started working for US FOODS as...
No matter your situation when school lets out in June, whether you are happy to get a break from supervising homework and packing lunches, or you’re stressed because you’re scrambling to fill hours usually reserved for school, you probably wonder how to keep your kids’ minds sharp and their bodies occupied productively for 10 weeks during summer “vacation.”
You may wonder:
• How will I prevent my children’s brains from atrophying when they aren’t in class for 6 hours a day?
• How will we keep them off of YouTube, tablets and the TV when those digital babysitters are not only easy temptations, but can also feel like the only way we can get a little break?
• And how can I make sure they don’t forget their hard-learned math, reasoning and reading skills when school is on hiatus for so long? (Those summer “math packets” don’t really cut it when our kids forget about them until the week...