Made-It Monday

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Written on July 7, 2014 at 10:30 am , by

“Thank you #FamilyCircleMagazine for the recipe, and the cute idea of putting it in jars!” says Instagram user @ashmarie122 who snapped a shot of our Banana Pudding. The traditional southern treat is easy to prepare and personalize—she left out the bananas for an all-vanilla indulgence! Create an entire Low Country-inspired feast with these down-home recipes.

 

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Written on June 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm , by

Macaroni and cheese is always a surefire hit. Jazz it up with mushrooms and smoked Gouda and you get our Smoky Wild Mushroom Mac. Instagram user @danabstein made the recipe, which she said was a certified win in her house. She paired the irresistible dish with a side salad—we’re adding bonus points for the great plate and presentation!

Vegetarians, meat lovers, cheese-aholics… There’s something for everyone in this slide show of our favorite mac and cheese recipes.

 

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Written on June 16, 2014 at 8:00 am , by

Nothing signals summer more than gorgeous ripe tomatoes! Instagram user @shoo_shoobaby did an impressive job re-creating the cover recipe from our July issue—Cherry Tomato Bruschetta. Try your hand at the other dishes that have graced our covers here.

 

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Here’s how: Make a Family Circle recipe, take a photo and share it on Instagram by tagging @FamilyCircleMag and #FCMADEIT.

Pick up a copy of our July issue, on newsstands now, featuring delicious Cherry Tomato Bruschetta!

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Written on June 9, 2014 at 4:19 pm , by

It’s never too hot out for a warm bowl of soup. Instagram user @homecooked_food followed that motto when she made our Lentil Soup with Beef, a dish she said was out of her comfort zone as a cook. The easy slow cooker meal is perfect for a weeknight meal—and if you’re lucky, leftovers! Find more of our delicious soups here.

 

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Written on June 2, 2014 at 3:25 pm , by

June’s the perfect time to fire up your grill for burgers! Instagram user @mekwahoo made our Spicy Chipotle Burgers featuring chipotles, adobo, cilantro, onion and garlic in the patties. Top them with smoked mozzarella, tomato, cilantro and Chipotle Sour Cream for a summer meal with a kick. Get 10 delicious slider recipes here.

 

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Written on May 26, 2014 at 8:30 am , by

Dessert is served! Instagram user @oohallicat whipped up this delicious Strawberry Fool from Ellie Krieger, host of the Food Network’s Healthy Appetite. The dish packs a hefty dose of vitamins C and B12 plus calcium—and is just as good with blueberries or raspberries. Click here for more celebrity chef recipes.

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Written on May 19, 2014 at 1:30 pm , by

Today’s Made-It (Meatless) Monday featured chef is @absmomma1, who made the Quinoa and Bean Burritos from our March issue. For an added touch, she topped off the recipe with sour cream and avocado, which not only adds taste but can also help lower cholesterol. Find other hearty vegetarian meals here.

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Written on May 12, 2014 at 4:19 pm , by

These flowers are definitely in bloom! Instagram user @helenkdavishkd did an incredible job making our May cover recipe. The pretty petals on the Flower Cupcakes are made out of mini marshmallows topped with sparkling sprinkles, and Twizzlers act as the stems. Check out more of our cover stars here.

And for an added bonus, scroll down to see more outtakes of Helen’s masterpieces!

 

 

 

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Written on May 5, 2014 at 2:09 pm , by

If you ask us, any day is perfect for a freshly baked dessert. Even better when it involves chocolate—and there are jelly beans on top! Instagram user @rkenn421 re-created our Brownie Bird Nests by jazzing up a basic brownie mix. Find more of our delicious brownie recipes here.

 

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Written on April 28, 2014 at 11:38 am , by

Easter’s over but we still can’t get enough of these cuties. Instagram user @adreeneyc did a perfect job re-creating our April cover stars, Coconut Chicks (recipe here). The secret ingredient? Donut holes! Find more of our creative cover recipes here.

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Written on April 21, 2014 at 8:53 am , by

It doesn’t get easier than combining five simple ingredients for dinner. Instagram user @theresakay13′s Grandma did just that did just that when she made our Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas. The crowd-pleaser uses a rotisserie chicken, making this is a no-fuss preparation meal that both parents and kids will love.

 

 

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Written on April 14, 2014 at 10:11 am , by

We’re always in the mood for a little something sweet—and so is Instagram user @Switbie_18! She did a great job re-creating our Truffles. They’re perfect as a hostess gift or for indulging at home. Watch below for a step-by-step tutorial from one of our food editors on how to make this dessert.

 

 

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How to make chocolate truffles