Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

We've been dealing with a lot of food allergies and sensitivities in our family and we're really working to remove processed foods from our day to day snacks and meals.  Healthy meals with fresh ingredients are fairly easy for us but snacks are a little more difficult.  Sometimes you just want a snack that is ...

July 4th Fruit Wands

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Sometimes having kids help in the kitchen is more work than it is helpful.  Well these July 4th fruit wands are not only adorable but they are simple enough for kids any age to help with!  So give the kids the next task of making something for the annual family Fourth of July barbeque! Not ...

Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies

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If you are craving something sweet but chocolate just isn't what you want try these amazing Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies. They will take the edge off your sweet tooth and will be like a little taste of vacationing in the south! Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies Ingredients: 9 cups Chex cereal 2 cups white chocolate chips 1 Duncan Hines ...

Southwest Bean Salad

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This Southwest Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for barbecues, pot lucks, picnics, and even Sunday suppers. It has a deliciously light flavor to balance heavier items on the table.  I love it when healthy meets tasty! Pair it with ribs, hot dogs, or even meatloaf for a summer side that packs a punch of ...

Enchilada Quinoa Recipe

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! We're going super simple for our dinner plan for the holiday- we love to eat on this fun foodie holiday, but we do also have gymnastics twice on Tuesdays and simply don't have a lot of time to cook. This Enchilada Quinoa recipe  will be quick and easy, plus easy to eat ...

Rosemary Thyme Herb Butter

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I am trying to mix things up a bit, in the kitchen. Trying a few new flavors, new twists on family favorites. Just to see how things go. With growing season about to start and grilling season right behind it, I've decided I want to really take advantage of my herb garden and experiment with the ...

Bubble Gum Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Muddy Buddy mixes are always a fun treat.  We usually do just holiday themed, but sometimes it's fun to have a special treat for no reason at all.  That's where the Bubble Gum Muddy Buddies recipe idea game from!  Bubble Gum Muddy Buddies Ingredients: 9 cups Chex cereal 2 cups white chocolate chips 1 Duncan Hines Flavor Creations Bubble Gum ...

Beef and Pineapple Curry Recipe

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I've been reading a lot lately about the benefits of pineapple in your diet. Did you know, for example, that pineapple juice is known to be 5 times as effective as a cough suppressant?  Pineapples are loaded with vitamin A and C, fiber, potassium, phosphorous and calcium. It does the body good.  I've been trying ...

Rainbow Smoothie

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Whether your kids love to eat healthy with a variety of  fruits and vegetables or not they will slurp up this yummy smoothie. Not only is it fun for the eyes, but every layer is fruity and delicious!  Get the kids in on the fun from the start, take them to the grocery store or ...

Grapefruit Vinaigrette

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If you love the bright, fresh, citrus flavor of red grapefruit this easy to throw together spinach salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette will delight your taste buds.  The dressing pulls together with just 4 ingredients. Why grapefruit? Well, I feel like grapefruit is like the forgotten citrus.  It doesn't always get a fair shake when speaking ...