Banana chips store well and are easy to take along on road trips and busy days out. Learn how to make your own!
I’ve been looking for a good eggplant recipe for awhile – I mean eggplant parmesan is fabulous, but it’s a lot of work for me to make an involved dish — and you can only do Italian dishes three or four times a week before the rest of your family starts to complain. 😉 That’s […]
If you are anything like me, you try to keep your kids’ snacks as natural and “whole” as possible. So when I came across several different recipes recently for homemade fruit snacks, I got excited. My kids are just as susceptible to marketing and bright shiny colors as the rest, and fruit snacks are one […]
Kale chips are all the rage and “old-timers” say its about time! Healthy, delicious, and easy-to-make…whats not to love? One night last week I decided to go ahead and try making kale chips. They’re not at all like potato or corn chips so don’t compare. I looked at several recipes and then just did my […]
So remember the Chicken Challenge I’m a part of? Last post on the subject I talked about Hellman’s Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe for time-saving meals. This week I’m talking about budget stretchers and using Hellman’s real mayonnaise for these DIY chicken bites. The recipe is Chicken Nuggets With BBQ Sauce Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Hellman’s or […]
Wherever the road takes you this summer, it can be tough to find snacks for your children that are healthy and tasty without being messy or needing constant refrigeration. Here are some ideas to keep your kids happy as you travel in the car or van for summer vacation. Dried fruits and nuts can be […]
We have often heard that our child’s diet and activity (or lack thereof) contributes to the current US weight problem in children. In 2008, it was estimated that between 16 and 33 percent of American children were obese.1 But many of us haven’t considered how snacking can add to the health challenges our children face. […]
Getting your child to eat healthy foods doesn’t have to be boring or an unpleasant experience. Here are a few tasty ideas to turn snack time into a fun, hands-on experience for your child. Your toddler or preschooler will enjoy these quick and easy-to-prepare snacks that include plenty of fruits and vegetables. And the best part is that they’re good for you, too!