Kids’ breakfast

Homemade Blueberry Waffles [Recipe]

January 5, 2016
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While I make homemade waffles every now and then, I don’t really have a go-to favorite. So sometimes I buy the Kashi blueberry waffles and my kids love them. But now that I’m concentrating on breakfast, I want a Tried and True base waffle recipe. The idea is to stock up on these during prep […]

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Easy Spinach Pancakes [Recipe]

April 24, 2015
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I woke up on St. Patrick’s Day wanting to make something green for breakfast. So I searched Super Healthy Kids’ site and found this recipe for No-Dye Green Pancakes. I used my Blendtec to blend the spinach, yogurt and other wet ingredients, mixing it with flour. The kids really went for these. But what surprised […]

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3 Ingredient Crepes [Palachinke]

May 16, 2014
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Both of my parents immigrated to the U.S. from the former Yugoslavia and I grew up with Serbian food traditions.  One of my favorites was palachinke, a Serbian crepe.  My mom made it with just flour, eggs and milk and we usually filled it with jam or cinnamon sugar. Other recipes call for adding butter, […]

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Orange Julius Smoothie [Recipe]

February 11, 2014
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At the beginning of the New Year I got sick. Not just run-of-the-milk sick, but stay-in-bed-for-four-days sick. I really didn’t feel like myself for 2 weeks. But one of the strangest things occurred during this time: my taste changed. Nothing sounded good except for citrus-y types of food. I craved pineapple and oranges. That’s when […]

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Butternut Squash Waffles [Recipe]

November 14, 2013
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I used to get overwhelmed seeing the different squashes displayed at the beginning of fall. But after some experimentation, I’ve learned they are pretty easy to prepare. And I’ve chosen a favorite: butternut squash. When I saw this recipe for Butternut Squash Waffles on Frugal Organic Mama, I knew I had to try them. These […]

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Veggie Oat Muffins [Recipe]

January 11, 2013
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Little D and I are the muffin lovers in the family.  As I mentioned in my White Bean Banana Bread post, I prefer muffins and sweet breads without a lot of sugar. These get enough sweetness from the brown sugar and banana. You can also substitute with canned pumpkin and add more sugar if you […]

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White Bean Banana Bread [Recipe]

August 1, 2012
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Lately our bananas have been looking pretty sad not too long after bringing them home.  Someone at work mentioned it was because of the humidity.  This is what we’ve been ending up with. I usually freeze overripe bananas for smoothies but I had amassed more than usual. When I searched for banana bread recipes, most were […]

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The (Almost) Green Smoothie [Recipe]

October 7, 2011
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In Monday’s weekly meal plan I mentioned how Big A is finally drinking smoothies — we’ve been having them all summer long.  So I wanted to step it up and add something green to the smoothie.  A good way to introduce new foods to a kid, is to include it as part of a food they […]

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Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese [Recipe]

June 10, 2011
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Every Sunday we gather for dinner at my mother-in-law’s. I make a point to read People magazine to catch up on my celebrity gossip. When I ran across the recipe for Caulifower “Mac ‘N’ Cheese” I knew I had to try it. It comes from MasterChef (reality show) winner Whitney Miller. It turned out great. Little D […]

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10 of the Best Cereals for Kids

June 10, 2010
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No breakfast food offers nutrition and convenience the way cereal does. But when you go down the cereal aisle you may be overwhelmed by the choices. Which cereals are best for my kids? How much sugar is too much? How much fiber and whole grains should I shoot for? You’ll be glad to hear that research is […]

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