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Yogurt Paw-Print Pops

We’re having fun this holiday season with lots of family movie nights! We love to watch movies that are entertaining for the whole family, so we’re thrilled The Secret Life of Pets is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray this week!… Continue Reading →

Yogurt & Graham Cracker Mason Jar Snacks

We’re partnering with Yoplait to share our family-friendly snack. I’m always looking for different ways to prepare snacks for my kids. They are ready to eat something the second they get home from school. So we are all loving these yogurt… Continue Reading →

Banana Measuring Graph Activity

I’ve been a Curious George fan for as long as I can remember. My kids have grown up with him as well. I’m thrilled we can now watch all 9 seasons of Curious George, now streaming only on Hulu, reliving each adventure… Continue Reading →

5 DIY Ways to Store Your Snacks on the Go

Most times when we’re needing a little snack, we’re out and about. Either at a soccer game, dance lesson, or running errands, we seems to always be on the go. I like to have a few snacks on hand while… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Parmesan Pita Chips

Like many of you, I’m always on the lookout for filling, healthy snack ideas. Bonus points if the kids can make the snack themselves! Our whole family loves these whole wheat Parmesan pita chips, and they are so simple to… Continue Reading →

Chocolate, Almond and Banana Pudding

Have you seen the new reusable squeeze pouches from Little Green Pouch? Did I mention they are reusable?!! I’m in LOVE and thrilled to be partnering with them on a yummy original recipe made just for these squeezable pouches – perfect for a… Continue Reading →

Green Smoothie Guessing Game

Our whole family loves a good green smoothie! My kids are really great at drinking these up and always wanting more. But to make it even more fun to drink these green colored drinks, we play a little game –… Continue Reading →

Frozen Yogurt Fruit Dots

Our family loves good ol’ vanilla yogurt. But to jazz it up a little, I thought I’d add a little bit of fresh fruit at the top and freeze them, turning this little snack into frozen yogurt fruit dots! This idea came from One… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples Slices

You are definitely going to want to work this tasty treat into your after-school snack rotation soon. These chocolate peanut butter apple slices are so yummy, and pretty healthy too, especially if you use a good quality dark chocolate. Plus,… Continue Reading →

5 Healthy Ways to Eat a Rainbow

March is our favorite rainbow-spotting month! Whether you are planning a special St. Patrick’s Day meal or celebrating the coming of spring, a colorful rainbow-inspired meal is a fun way to cook alongside your kids. I can never bring myself… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Healthy Cookie Dough Balls

Whether you call them energy bites, cookie dough balls, or no-bake cookies, these little tasty morsels take just a few basic ingredients and turn them into a quick and easy sweet treat. We make many variations of dough balls, but… Continue Reading →

Getting Creative with Kid’s Veggie Plates

We are a family who loves our veggies. I don’t know where my kids came from, but all three of them eat their vegetables, even the brussel sprouts. But to help spice things up a bit and get a little… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Healthy Recipes

I’m trying my hardest to stay on the healthy train for 2012, keeping to my new year’s goals. So this week’s feature is all about healthy, 6 yummy and healthy recipes I chose from the M&T Spotlight! **Next week: I’ll… Continue Reading →

Helping My Kids Eat Their Veggies

Our family has been on the healthy eating train for almost 2 months, hooray! I’ve been trying really hard to make dinner with vegetables or a salad, helping get in our greens. After talking to a friend of mine about… Continue Reading →

Homemade Flour Tortillas, Fun and Delicious

Recently I went looking online for a way to make homemade tortillas. You Tube has a lot of great videos on how to make them, most use about the same method. I’ve included my personal recipe below, but I still… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Granola Recipes

I’ve gathered some great recipes that include granola. Nothing beats homemade granola or granola treats. Enjoy these links for your weekend! Homemade Chewy Granola Bars by Make and Takes (pictured above) Maple Almond Granola Recipe by Two Peas and Their… Continue Reading →

Easy Homemade Microwave Popcorn

Yes, homemade microwave popcorn, and it really works! I was skeptical. I didn’t believe it could be that easy, but IT IS! Lisa, from Snack Girl, has shared her how-to for Homemade Microwave Popcorn. It’s as easy as 1, 2,… Continue Reading →

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Head on over to one of my favorite food blogs This Week For Dinner to read more about one of my family’s favorite snacks. These little yummy green things are super healthy and tasty too! Can you guess what they… Continue Reading →

Quick Tips to Curb Your Appetite

As I’m one week into my family’s Biggest Loser Contest, my body is going through withdrawals. I’ve gone from eating all day long and anything I wanted, down to 3 healthy meals and 2-3 snacks in between. I’ve cut back… Continue Reading →

Strawberry Fruit Leather

Every year my mom and I make Apricot Fruit Leather. It’s so good and super healthy. Since I posted it last year, someone asked if other fruit could be used. My mom remembers trying other flavors in the past, but… Continue Reading →

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