Frozen Grapes on a Stick (Easiest-Ever Grape Popsicles)

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~ Frozen grapes are deliciously transformed into perfectly simple, amazingly refreshing popsicles. So easy to make! These frozen grape pops are absolutely the post-workout snack I crave – daydream about! – all summer long! ~ Once upon a time, I had no idea that frozen grapes were such a thing. I just knew … Continue reading

Our Favorite Summer Recipes for Kids … Fun Cooking Activities for Even the Littlest Chefs!

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~ These recipes for kids are the perfect springboard to hours of summer fun … and deliciously nutritious eating! Whether your kiddos are little and still need lots of help in the kitchen, or they’re teens who can handle most of the cooking themselves, you’ll all enjoy these yummy, easy, adorable ideas! … Continue reading

Hungry Hippos (Fun Sandwich Recipe for Kids)

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~ This sandwich recipe has it all goin’ on! Use it as a fun edible art project … or as a special little lunch box surprise! Choose basic peanut butter and jelly … or venture into our other creative filling ideas (even lots of nut-free options). Best part of all? These hippos are just … Continue reading

Rainbow Veggie Kabobs

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~ Veggies and dip? An absolute must-have at every party and summer picnic! But these easy Rainbow Veggie Kabobs are so much more fun than a plain-old veggie tray! Just like your fave fruit kabobs … but with garden-fresh veggies! A great summer project for the kiddos, too – they’ll scarf … Continue reading

5-Minute Pepperoni Pizza Quesadilla

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~ This easy, cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Quesadilla recipe takes just minutes to throw together! With fiber-rich whole grains and lots of protein, it’s perfect as a quick meal or a hearty, nourishing, keep-you-powered-up snack! Plus, it’s got all the delicious flavors of a pepperoni pizza – a total family favorite anytime! … Continue reading

Naturally Sweetened Pot o’ Gold Applesauce

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~ This Naturally Sweetened Pot o’ Gold Applesauce is such a fun St. Patrick’s Day snack! It’s quick and easy – and so healthy, too! With natural sweetness from a surprising (golden!) mix-in, your kids will love the luck-o-the-Irish twist, and you’ll love all the great nutrition! ~ ~by Amy … Continue reading

Fruit Rainbow with a Pot of Gold (Fun Breakfast Idea for Kids!)

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~ Complete with a fruit rainbow and a pot of gold … this breakfast idea is perfect for any day that needs an extra-special start! Kids will love how fun this breakfast is – and you’ll love all the great nutrition! They’ll start the day happy and fueled up for action … Continue reading

Apple Monsters – A Nut-Free, Healthy Halloween Treat!

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~ Halloween treats can be healthy, too! These silly monster faces will be sure to make your kiddos giggle, and you’ll be thrilled with the nutritious snack they’re begging for during Halloween! Made with nut-free butter, these allergy-friendly Apple Monsters are perfect for class parties, too! ~ These little monsters … Continue reading

No-Bake Apple Pie Cheesecake Pinwheels

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~ The perfect quick snack to keep you fueled up and full of energy! Crunchy nut-free butter, smooth reduced-fat cream cheese, and crisp sweet-tart apples … like little no-bake apple pie cheesecakes, all rolled into cute, delicious pinwheels! You’ll be powered up and ready for the adventures ahead! ~ *We partnered … Continue reading

20 Easy-to-Pack, Healthy Desserts for Kids’ Lunches

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~ The perfect end to our series on healthy school lunches! Filled with much more than just empty calories,  these deliciously nutritious treats are a terrific way to finish off your kids’ lunch boxes! Be careful, though … these healthy desserts are so tempting, and so sweet-tooth satisfying, your family may gobble them up … Continue reading

The Most Ultimate {Epic!} Snack Cookbook Ever! (100+ Healthy Kids’ Snack Recipes!)

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~ After hour upon hour (truly!) of reading and rereading hundreds of snack recipes … we’ve compiled the ultimate list of healthy kids’ snacks. This is literally a cookbook’s worth of deliciously nutritious snack ideas for practically ever snacking occasion (and, yes, parents … you’re gonna love these, too!). Bookmark it, pin … Continue reading

Easy, Healthy Kids’ Lunch Ideas (A Whole Month of Fun Lunch Box Recipes!)

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~ School lunches don’t have to be boring, and you don’t have to resort to less-than-healthy, store-bought lunch kits to keep the kids happy! These kids’ lunch ideas will have them happily munching through an entire month’s worth of yummy, healthy school lunches! ~ We both sent our kiddos back to school … Continue reading

No-Bake Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal Bars with White Chocolate

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~ These addictively delicious no-bake oatmeal bars feature crunchy almonds, sweet-tart blueberries and creamy white chocolate. All wrapped up in a nutrient-rich little package that’s super quick and easy to make! They’re satisfyingly decadent enough for dessert, yet nutritious enough for a snack! ~ Don’t blink, or this recipe will disappear before … Continue reading

4-Ingredient Fat Free Chocolate Pops (Easy Homemade Fudgesicles)

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~ Only four simple, pantry-staple ingredients to make these all-natural, no-fat chocolate ice pops! These decadently rich and creamy homemade fudgesicles will keep you cool all summer long! ~ In my kitchen, there are typically three scenarios that take place when I’m testing a new recipe. Sometimes things go really, really … Continue reading

Waffle Sundae Bar (for Brunch, Dessert or “Brinner”!)

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~ This fun waffle sundae bar is a dessert idea you can feel good about serving! But it’s also a fantastic sleepover breakfast idea, the perfect solution for a make-your-own holiday brunch bar, and (surprise!) a kid-favorite brinner (breakfast-for-dinner!) option. So easy, and great for using up whatever’s in the fridge! ~ Hurry, … Continue reading

Classic Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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~ This incredibly simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie recipe is the perfect way to welcome summer! Cool and refreshing, the flavor combination is a true classic! Featuring ingredients you’re sure to have on hand, you can whip one up just about anytime! It’ll definitely become a new favorite! ~ I’m a sad, sad momma today. … Continue reading

3-Ingredient “Chocolate-Covered Strawberry” Frozen Greek Yogurt Bites

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~ Perfect for snacks or even as healthy desserts, these easy Frozen Greek Yogurt Bites can be made with or without molds … and in shapes appropriate for any holiday or theme! Your family will love the chocolate-covered strawberry flavor, and you’ll love how quick they are to make! ~ … Continue reading