Salad Stuffed Cyclops are a Healthy Halloween Snack

Salad Stuffed Cyclops Halloween snacks #halloweensnacks #salad #cyclops

Looking for a Healthy Halloween Snack?  Or a way to get kids to eat more veggies?  Check out my Salad Stuffed Cyclops, they’re deviously delicious! Salad Stuffed Cyclops are a Healthy Halloween Snack Do you struggle with getting kids to eat their veggies?  If the answer is yes, struggle no longer!  I’ve got a salad stuffed cyclops recipe that makes … Read More

Kids Fun 101: Truffula Trees

Trufulla Trees from The Lorax

When my friend asked me to bring Oreo cookie pops to her daughter’s birthday party, I could’t resist turning them into Truffula Trees for a little Kid Fun 101 ~ especially with the release of The Lorax Movie, which we happened to love! They’re actually quite easy to make and better yet, there is NO BAKING REQUIRED! I doubled my … Read More

Squash Monsters for Dinner

When my youngest was much littler than she is now, we used to play a game in the produce aisles throughout the fall.   Every week she would select one new squash, because there are so many unique and colorful options to try that caught her eye.  It was FANTASTIC; it encouraged taste testing and trying new foods and even … Read More

‘Cinnamoned’ Sweet Potatoes

I think each and every season makes the produce section an adventure.  It’s a taste testing experiment ground, a way to introduce children to new foods and different flavors.  This fall, we are pulling sweet potatoes back to the table & who knows, we might even serve them this way for Thanksgiving.  Why not?  They love them & I’m happy … Read More

Pumpkin Pizza for Dinner….easy, quick & festive!

Cheesy Bacon Pumpkin Pizza by Jodie Fitz 1pizza dough 1/2 cup turkey bacon, cooked and chopped 8 oz. Monterrey Jack Cheese (use the low fat) 1/8 cup light olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon onion salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup chopped olives Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. Stir the garlic powder, onion salt and pepper together … Read More

Slithering Snake Dinner

I am re-posting the kid-friendly dinner fun, because it’s almost Chinese New Year!  What does this recipe have to do with Chinese New Year? It’s the year of the snake! _____________________________ Last week my daughter came home with a note in her agenda that said, Eat Snake for Dinner!  She said the teacher was being silly.  Or, was it her … Read More

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

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Let’s Start with Green Eggs & Ham….

I LOVE Dr. Seuss.  What’s not to love?  He had an imagination that was brought to life with the stroke of his pen and the lines of his art.  I sometimes wonder…did it come as easy to him as it all feels when I read his stories and admire his artwork?   I still enjoy sitting and reading Dr. Seuss … Read More

Marbled Easter Eggs with Whipped Cream

A few marbled easter eggs sitting on a table

Marbled Easter Eggs are creatively fun.  Each egg has it’s own artistic surprise as you remove the whipped cream.  This DIY project is great family fun. Marbled Easter Eggs with Whipped Cream Marbled Easter Eggs are my ultimate favorite way of decorating eggs for Easter.  It’s totally acceptable mess that everyone loves!  We released our marbled Easter Egg Decorating almost … Read More

Create Striped Easter Eggs with Rubberbands and Twine

Striped easter eggs sitting in various rabbit-shaped bowls filled with easter grass

Striped Easter Eggs is a fun experimental egg decorating activity.  These finished Easter eggs are colorful.  Making striped Easter eggs is a great way to make family memories. Create Striped Easter Eggs with Rubber Bands and Twine Striped Easter Eggs are one colorful way to decorate eggs at Easter and at the same time have experimental fun. What will you need … Read More