Crustless Sandwich Pockets in the Lunchbox

Crustless, circular sandwich pockets made with a round cookie cutter, stuffed and closed by using a fork to pinch the edges. The sandwiches are filled with a combo of peanut butter and fresh fruit or veggie cream cheese, ranch dressing and fresh veggies.

Crustless sandwich pockets are delicious for lunchbox packing or snacking.  They are an easy recipe to make with the kids.  They are filled with fresh fruits and veggies. Crustless Sandwich Pockets in the Lunchbox What’s on your lunchbox packing plans this year?  I have three kids and I’d like to tell you that by the third the lunchbox became an … 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

Halloween Brownie Bites

Brownie batter cooked in a cupcake tin to create a brownie bowl filled with edible dirt dessert made from pudding and crushed Oreo cookies topped with gummy worms.

Halloween brownie bites are the perfect creepy, crawly treat.  They are an easy recipe to make that’s festive and delicious. Halloween Brownie Bites Looking for a little kitchen fun that’s easy for Halloween?  Look no further!  Halloween brownie bites are the perfect solution to your recipe seeking dilemma. This recipe is delicious and simple!  It takes a regular brownie box … Read More

Easy Breakfast Sandwich Baseball Fun

Breakfast Quesadillas

Try this easy breakfast sandwich with a little baseball twist of flavor.  It’s topped with fresh salsa which allows you to squeeze fresh veggies into the mix. Easy Breakfast Sandwich Baseball Fun Here’s a quick & easy way to get everyone eating healthy bites for breakfast. These breakfast sandwiches are DELICIOUS, making them a home run for everyone! They’re great … Read More

Pizza Garden Planting Activity for Kids

Children scooping dirt from a green bucket to fill up empty egg cartons

This pizza garden planting activity is a great way to teach children about farm to table concepts.  It’s an opportunity to spend time together.  And, it’s a fun way to introduce gardening to children. Pizza Garden Planting Activity for Kids This Pizza Garden Planting Activity is great for the kids.  It promotes: Family Time Gardening  Activity Farm to Table Concepts … Read More

Two Ways to Play Snow Baseball this Winter and Stay Active

Snow baseball is a great way to keep the kids moving and active this winter while spending time as a family.  Grab the neighbors or some friends, bundle up, get ready to move and make memories while playing together. Looking for some fun games to play in the snow?  Consider playing Snow Baseball.  It’s fun, it’s easy and it’s a … 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