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Cherry Pineapple Smoothie Final with Text
Dec19

Cherry Pineapple Smoothie for Kids

This Winter has been pretty mild, but it has just started to get cold.   The funny thing about the cold is that I just don't think it effects kids like it does adults.  Even though it is freezing, every morning this past week my daughter has requested a smoothie.  Because it is harder to eat fruits and veggies in…

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All trail mix ingredients
Dec18

Ultimate Trail Mix Recipe Guide

Nuts, seeds, and dried fruit are all you need for typical trail mix recipes.  Trail mix is a super snack for kids! Nuts and seeds provide heart healthy fats, vitamin E, copper, manganese, and zinc.  They are also rich with fiber and protein!   The concentration of ALA (good fat) has been linked to reducing inflammation and heart health. We…

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Dec17

Warm Banana Roll-Ups

Bananas are a naturally sweet fruit and combined with a warm tortilla, smooth cream cheese and a little honey and cinnamon make a delicious breakfast, snack or dessert!  These warm banana roll-ups are crunchy on the outside, sweet and creamy on the inside.  A yummy way to serve bananas to your family!  If you love bananas, we also love these…

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Dec16

Vegan Gluten Free Cupcakes

  Delicious vegan, gluten free cupcakes from the cookbook, Vegan Beans from Around The World.   Recently I helped organize a health fair at my children’s elementary school. Our focus was to show the school’s families and the surrounding community how fun and simple it can be to add more health to our daily lives by having physical activity stations…

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Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies Final with Text
Dec15

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies {Dairy Free} plus HUGE Baking Giveaway!

Holidays say traditions to me.  One thing that brings memories, family togetherness, and fun together is food!  I think Holiday baking with your kids is one of the best ways to create these traditions and memories with your kids.   Gingerbread is full of yummy spices, delicious aroma and is the perfect food to create these memories with.  These gingerbread…

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Frozen PB&J from super healthy kids
Dec13

Frozen Peanut Butter Berry Pops

While I was pregnant with my daughter, I actually took time to sit and read "fun" things that were not school and research related.  One of my favorites was Parents magazine and I found a lot of great meal and snack ideas there.  One particular recipe I had kept was for frozen peanut butter berry pops.   The day before…

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Dec12

Tomato-Avocado Cup Snacks

Whether you are looking for an after school snack, or a healthy appetizer for a party, this recipe for Tomato - Avocado Cups can double as both!  The best part, no baking involved! Can avocado's be a more perfect food for kids?   We love avocados! Avocados are creamy, delicious, and easy for babies and toddlers to eat. Avocados are a…

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Dec11

Homemade Fish Sticks – Meals In Minutes

With everything unknown about what goes into commercial fish sticks, making your own at home is a must!   That's why I love this recipe for homemade fish sticks in the new cookbook by Annabel Karmel!  With real ingredients that you can pronounce, without added chemicals and preservatives, you can have your own fish sticks at home.  Plus, how can…

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Kiwi Tree Fruit Tray Final with Text
Dec10

Fun Kiwi Fruit Tray and Best Way to Peel a Kiwi

A perfectly ripe kiwi is definitely on my favorite fruit list.  They are sweet with a little tang, a beautiful color and also give a little tropical feel to recipes.  Plus they are so pretty no matter how you use them and packed full of nutrition.  Did you know that one little kiwi has almost twice the amount of vitamin…

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Dec09

Oven Baked Potato Chips

Are my kids the only ones who feel shorted because they don't have a bag of chips in their lunch?  They stopped complaining about it years ago, but that doesn't mean they don't wish they had chips to bring to school.  So, we tried homemade potato chips for and guess what; they are hard to make!!  I'm not going to…

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