S’mores Popsicles

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I have 2 little ones that are more than a little obsessed with TruMoo and request it pretty much on a daily basis. I like to find new ways to use it and since it's been pretty hot outside frozen treats are the most requested treat. Luckily TruMoo translates perfectly into a frozen snack that keeps my ...

Chocolate Potato Chip Bark

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Sweet and salty. Who doesn't love that flavor combo? I'm generally a sweets girl, my sister C is a salty girl... hubby is also a salty guy. But sweet AND salty? We all love. So good.  This chocolate potato chip bark is a super quick-to-make, super simple recipe that will be done in no time ...

Shaun The Sheep Movie Marshmallows

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One of the perks of being a parent is being able to indulge yourself in childish things without being called out on it! You can play on the playground or eat an ice cream sundae for dinner or watch cartoons. You just need to be sure other kids are around, otherwise, people may look at ...

Quick and Easy Minions Snack Mix

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So there's this movie coming out, with some of my most favorite movie characters EVER in it.  Maybe you've heard of them? They are yellow and weird and have a propensity to make you laugh and laugh when onscreen?  The Minions? Well, the movie arrives in theaters this Friday (July 10), and I can't even ...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

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Some flavors of childhood lose their appeal when you grow up. Cheap  boxed macaroni and cheese? Lost my taste for it. Chocolate milk? No thanks. But a classic Peanut Butter and Jelly just never lost it's appeal, plus it's great for those days you are just too lazy tired to make a real meal.  It ...

Sweet Chili Ranch Chicken Nuggets

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  Sure, you have probably dunked everything from celery sticks to chicken nuggets in Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing but have you ever tried using it as a main ingredient in your recipe? It adds a delicious moistness and flavor when used in chicken nuggets in place of an egg or milk wash.  These are great for ...

Patriotic Blue Velvet Brownies a la mode

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I'm all about fun holiday foods. They are just a lot of fun to create, share and enjoy. With summer comes hot weather and makes me wanting frozen goodies on holidays- with 4th of July coming up, I wanted to do something patriotic but with a little bit of a twist- using frozen custard in ...

Mojito Lime Grilled Porterhouse Pork Chops

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I get into dinner "ruts" more often than I care to admit. I do.  Partly because we have our favorites, but also, sometimes I just under-appreciate the awesome of pork. Do you know that you cook a Porterhouse Pork chop just like a Porterhouse Steak?  True story.  It’s time to give grills everywhere a makeover ...

Layered 4th of July Mocktail

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So looking forward to the long weekend for the 4th of July.  There's just something so fun and special about celebrating our nation's independence, and we always like to find little ways to make it a little more special.  Making fun mocktails is almost a guaranteed hit with the kiddos, but layered beverages seal the ...

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 ...