Excess Candy? Left Over’s? Bake JUNK COOKIES!

Here it comes – Halloween.  The kids are excited about their costumes and even more, the candy!   It’s funny how the kids just LOVEtheir candy carrying contraptions no matter what the device.  Plastic bag or fancy plastic pumpkin face, it’s the function that enamors them; to carry the prized possession of pounds of candy that they normally aren’t allowed to … Read More

Shamrock Chips & Heirloom Tomato Salsa Make a Festive Snack

Shamrock Chips & Heirloom Tomato Salsa Make a Festive Snack

Homemade Shamrock Chips with this Lucky Salsa recipe make for a festively delicious St. Patrick’s Day snack. Simply grab the FlatOut® Garden Spinach flatbreads at the deli & turn them into shamrock chips everyone will love. These crunchy, savory chips are perfectly served with a little Lucky Salsa made from heirloom tomatoes. While the chips are baking, you can whip … Read More

Banana Split Dip = a Lunch Box Dessert Trade

Banana split dip in a container next to a cherry and pretzel sticks in a ziplock bag

Banana Split Dip is a super easy recipe that takes ten minutes to make.  It’s a great dessert alternative for lunch box packing yum.  It’s not only easy, but delicious. Banana Split Dip = a Lunch Box Dessert Trade Lunch box packing can get old pretty quickly!  It’s easy to repeat, repeat and repeat again.  We all get stuck in … Read More

Strawberry Smoothie Love with a Twist of Lime

Strawberry Smoothie in a glass with a straw next to a bowl of strawberries

Blend this strawberry smoothie recipe it’s delicious with a twist of lime juice.  It’s great for breakfast or after school snacks.  And, it’s totally quick and easy to make! Strawberry Smoothie Love with a Twist of Lime I am a huge smoothie lover and Strawberry smoothies are one of my absolute favorites!  Smoothies are so quick and easy to make.  … Read More

Tropical Smoothie

When we turn the calendar to August I find myself wanting time to s-l-o-w d-o-w-n.  As much as I love our northeastern seasonal changes I can’t help thoroughly enjoying the tropical feel of the summer days.  One of our favorite seasonal blends is the Tropical Smoothie.  It’s a sweet, savory blend of flavors mixed with a few cooking lessons for … Read More

Soft Serve Fun at Home

There’s nothing like soft-serve now that the warm weather has finally arrived!  And, with warm weather it’s time to pull out a whole new set of recipes to share… June is National Strawberry Month & we’re having a little fun with our Strawberry Soft Serve Swap.  We LOVE strawberries, LOVE pink and LOVE this recipe…it’s a triple play! Enjoy~ Strawberry … Read More

One More Frozen Yogurt Treat for Summer 2012…

Frozen Yogurt

We’re still celebrating one more week of summer at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club before we turn the recipe pages to fall!  Anya joined me to make one more frozen yogurt treat to share for summer 2012…. Cherry-licious Frozen Fun by Jodie Fitz This is a fun afternoon in a bag… 8 oz. Cabot Greek Vanilla Bean yogurt 1 … Read More

Caterpillar Crunch!

Crunchy Banana Bites by Jodie Fitz This fun treat can become a crunchy caterpillar too….  1 banana ¾ cup Price Chopper Nutty Nut Cereal 1/3 cup Price Chopper reduced fat peanut butter 1 tablespoon Price Chopper honey ½ teaspoon Price Chopper cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon Price Chopper vanilla extract  Place the peanut butter in a glass bowl and microwave it for … Read More

Tropical Freeze Pop Cool Down Fun!

Things are heating up and feeling quite tropical…now we can cool it down for the weekend with a little treat! Tropical Freeze Pops by Jodie Fitz 3 cups low fat vanilla yogurt 1 banana 1 mango 1/2 cup vanilla coconut milk 6 craft sticks 6 – 5 oz. plastic cups makes 6 – 5 oz. freeze pops Separate the yogurt … 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