Fresh Apples in this Peanut Butter Combo

apples and peanut butter combo

This recipe is not just for the kids!  I LOVE this combo…YUP, it’s one of my fall favorites.  I created it years ago to swap out the jelly in my kid’s lunch box, but I discovered along the way that it’s one of my lunch favorites.  Heck, truth be told…not that it’s any huge revelation or juicy truth to share, … Read More

Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Pockets for Lunch

Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Pockets

We are always looking to switch up foods and fight the boredom.  Check out how you can make a sandwich pocket for the lunch box or for a little weekend fun using peanut butter and bananas.   Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Pocket by Jodie Fitz 2 slices honey wheat bread 1/4 to 1/2 banana 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 … Read More

Frozen Yogurt Recipe – Choco Monkey Flavored!

Try this frozen yogurt recipe! It’s what we call ‘Choco-Monkey’ flavored & it’s absolutely delicious. My house was filled & in my opinion there is no room for ‘boredom’ in the midst of this beautiful weather, so we mixed up a treat to share that used a little creativity, energy, muscles & finally our taste buds.  Yes, together we made … Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

Looking for dessert? Or a frozen treat to cool things down? Chocolate Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt is EASY to make and absolutely delicious to eat.  You can serve it immediately after you make it in a soft-serve state and/or put it in the freezer and scoop it up for a treat later on; either way, it’s fantastic! Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frozen … Read More

Frozen Bunny Treats

This afternoon the kids were looking for a treat.  We made our frozen bunny treat recipe, which includes yogurt and bananas.  These little snacks are great for a little weekend fun or something to make over break.  The kids loved them and they made a fantastic alternative to freeze pops and/or ice cream treats after they spent the afternoon running … Read More

Crunchy Banana Bites

Years ago my best friend taught me a trick on eating bananas and peanut butter.  The combination shared has morphed ever so slightly into Crunchy Banana Bites at our house and we love these for an after school snack or even part of a breakfast combo.  Here’s one of snack friendly recipes to share; Crunchy Banana Bites by Jodie Fitz … Read More

Apple-Banana Smoothie

  When I was little we used to sing this song at summer camp that made absolutely no sense in regards to camping activities; I like to eat, I like to eat, I like to eat eight apples and bananas. Our counselors would then change all of the vowels and we would sing the song five more repetitive times with … Read More

Wrapping the Dip!

If you like the Peanutty Dip idea & you like the ‘cinnamoned’ apple idea, you’re going to love this simple tweak that turns this combination into a whole other recipe. I, along with millions of other parents, have birthed a child that does not like bread; unless it’s been toasted or part of a grilled cheese sandwich.  Isn’t it funny the lengths … Read More

The Choco-Monkey Smoothie Recipe (yum, yum, yum….)

  I can’t help myself!  I, with right hand raised, do admit that I am a smoothie-holic!  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE smoothies…I love them for breakfast, lunch & after school snacks and if I weren’t a mother of three trying to teach my children the importance of balanced nutrition, I would drink them for dinner too!  Yes, we serve up … Read More

Peanutty Apple Dip

    Sometimes the plain old apple gets just a little boring and so, to keep my kids eating fruit, I experiment with dips and ways to keep their fruit count on the higher end.  I often use fruit with dip as a replacement to sending cookies and brownies.  Although we do that every now and again.  I like to … Read More