Mr. Peabody Pretzels

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The excitement was palpable in my house over the weekend because “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” was released on DVD last week, which became the perfect choice for our Friday family movie night! I decided to have a little extra fun and make this movie night into a viewing party with the kids’ friends. We enjoyed our ...

Mocha Cornflake No Bake Cookies

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I found a fun, quick and simple little treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth and may even give you a little pep in your step! A little bit of coffee adds a great mocha flavor to these no bake cookies. Mocha Cornflake Cookies Ingredients - 4 cups cornflakes, any brand 1/3 cup light corn syrup 4 tbs. ...

Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes but have had a hard time getting my family to eat them until I created this Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe.  They think it's like getting dessert for dinner.  What they don't realize is that this recipe is really pretty healthy.  They are easy to make and a great side ...

Spanish Rice Recipe

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Looking for a new and easy side dish to try? This Spanish rice is awesome, only a few ingredients and it tastes so much better than the store bought kind. My husband is super picky and even he enjoyed it. Serve it on the side with tacos or enchiladas and it's the perfect addition.  Spanish Rice   Ingredients ...

Orange Screamsicle Fudge

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My kids are obsessed with Trumoo Chocolate milk so it stays on my shopping list pretty much every time.  When we saw the new Limited Edition TruMoo Orange Scream flavor of course we had to bring it home to try it!   It is definitely a seasonal favorite in my house, it reminds you of ...

Olaf Cheese Ball

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You just can't help but love him, can you? Even after you have seen the movie a thousand times and you have the soundtrack running on repeat through your head- Olaf is just adorable!  I came up with a sweet cheese ball recipe in his likeness for  those of you who really can't get enough. ...

Energy Bites Recipe: For the love of play

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Quaker has asked me to talk to you about their For the Love of Play campaign, in partnership with the NFL and Fuel Up to Play 60, designed to help fuel healthy families so they an get out and be active for 60 minutes of play a day.  Physical activity, in combination with good nutrition, is ...

Chocolate Covered Cutie Bats

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Look at these adorable Chocolate Covered Bat Cuties, aren't they adorable? They make the funnest themed Halloween snack and they are somewhat healthy too!     These fun chocolate covered cutie bats are a sweet treat for an after school snack, Halloween party, or to send to school with your little one for a class event. They are ...

Ravioli with Creamy Herb Sauce #HoodMealMakeover #SourCream

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I had more inspiration after I left the Hood Meal Makeover Event last week.  Actually, I've since had yet another inspirational thought, but that recipe will come later this fall, I think.  I was actually trying to figure out a meatless meal for my oldest, who's meat-free, but also have something we would all enjoy, ...

Roasted Cheddar Potato Chips Recipe for Dogs

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Roasted potatoes and cheddar make a great snack for dogs, they’re tasty and a healthy alternative to most dog treats. These doggy potato chips are quick and easy to make, even kids can help.  Roasted Cheddar Potato Chips for Dogs Ingredients 2-3 russet potatoes ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded Supplies Mandolin Slicer, with waves if possible parchment paper containers for storing   Preheat the oven ...