Kids’ Snacks

Black Bean Brownies [Recipe]

March 9, 2015
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I’m re-posting this dessert from 2012, updating the recipe and picture. I made these last night and was reminded how awesome they are! The kids couldn’t get enough. I’ve been wanting to try this recipe I found on the Meal Makeover Mom’s blog for some time now. I don’t usually “healthify” dessert but these sound so intriguing. I have […]

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7 Ingredient Granola Bar Recipe (No Bake)

September 24, 2014
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I was looking for an easy recipe to make for Little D’s kindergarten class.  On Fridays they have fun centers and when I volunteer they put me at the cooking station.  I wanted to pick something he likes so I thought about making homemade granola bars (he used to call them “rolly bars”). But I […]

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Baked Chicken & Bean Taquitos [Recipe]

July 22, 2014
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A couple of years ago Big A discovered the joy of taquitos (or what we called “rolled tacos” in my day).  This isn’t surprising as she loves food that is crispy, which is probably why she’s not super enthusiastic with my usual baked chicken taquitos.  Of course, I’m competing with Rubio’s chicken taquitos, which are […]

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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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Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Cups [Recipe]

January 24, 2014
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When I saw these Banana Oatmeal Cups on Real Mom Nutrition I knew I had to give them a try.  The recipe was originally adapted from Green Lite Bites. It’s important for you to know these don’t have the texture of muffins.  Because they are not cake like, Little D (my muffin lover) was thrown […]

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Light and Easy Chocolate Pudding [Recipe]

July 1, 2013
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I don’t do complicated desserts.  I like the idea of pudding because it is wholesome and simple.  Every time I look at the ingredients on the store-bought kind, or those packets you can use, I swear to make it myself.  The problem has been finding the right recipe. I have tried to make chocolate pudding […]

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World’s Best Chicken Tender Recipe

May 27, 2013
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One of my husband and mine’s favorite holiday movie is Elf with Will Ferrell.  If you saw it, you probably remember the part where he congratulates the owner of “World’s Best Coffee,” by saying “You did it!” That’s where I got the idea for naming this recipe.  Is this actually the world’s best chicken tender […]

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Cauliflower Bread Sticks with Marinara Dipping Sauce [Recipe]

May 14, 2013
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I have been seeing recipes with cauliflower used as the base for pizza crust for some time now.  When I spotted this recipe on Super Healthy Kids Facebook Page, I knew I had to try it. It was good!  I put it out along with some other pizzas we were having.  Anna gave it a medium […]

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Brown Crispy Rice Treats [Recipe]

February 15, 2013
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Big A loves Rice Krispies Treats. I remember after having her first one at a friend’s house, she came home declaring they were the best thing ever. I made the regular version, with marshmallows and Rice Krispies, for her end-of-the soccer party but recently decided to try a somewhat healthier version — one with brown […]

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