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Easy Macaroni and Cheese

Joan Lunden

Who doesn't love macaroni and cheese — and where would American moms be without it?

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Lindsay's Tasty Tacos

Joan Lunden

Tacos are on the exclusive list of Six Things My Kids Will Eat in Life.

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Grandma Joie's Potato Pancakes

Joan Lunden

​My kids love potato pancakes. Okay, all right, so do I — especially accompanied by applesauce and sour cream. Just choose a reduced-fat or nonfat sour cream and enjoy!

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Vanilla Cheesecake with Fresh Berries

Joan Lunden

Healthy cheesecake? It's true!

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Country Apple Pie

Joan Lunden

What would a family cookbook be without good old-fashioned apple pie?

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Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Joan Lunden

These melt-in-your-mouth cookies are a terrific almost-no-fat treat to satisfy a chocoholic's craving for a quick hit.

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Angel Food Cake with Chocolate Sauce

Joan Lunden

This angel food cake recipe comes from cookbook author Ruth Spears.

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Chocolate Pudding

Joan Lunden

I grew up on chocolate pudding. It was one of the desserts served most often in my house, and my daughters love it likewise.

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Peach Melba With Raspberry Sauce

Joan Lunden

Inspired by my favorite dessert from the Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid, New York, this combination of flavors is unparalleled.

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​Butternut Squash Soup

Joan Lunden

I happen to really enjoy butternut squash — a good source of vitamin A, by the way.