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

Cooking with Kids!

Kids love to be in the kitchen and it’s a great way to fill a little spare time and spend it together.  Try to set aside at least one day a week to experiment and try a new recipe; there are so many benefits that you will find along your kitchen journey… Cooking with your kids is important; * Children … 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

Summer Pasta Dishes are Delish!

Summer Pasta Dish

We have been fully enjoying the flavors that come with the grilling season at our table, but every once in awhile we still enjoy a delicious pasta dish.  So, I like to bring the grill along to the mix and save the heavy sauce and meatballs for the fall.I am a BIG, no HUGE…. pepper fan & love the summer … Read More

The Blueberry Blaster!

It’s July, which is also National Blueberry Month, which means it’s time to celebrate with blueberry combinations!  So, to start things off, we’re blasting forward with a little kitchen fun and making the Blueberry Blaster to share; a delicious smoothie. Did You Know?!?! * The NuVal Score of blueberries = 100 * Native Americans once called blueberries “star berries,” because … Read More

Shake it Up Baby – Frozen Yogurt in a Bag!

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

I have been traveling throughout the community testing my arm strength and the cooking muscles of the kids at the tables where I’ve visited.  Together we’ve been mixing it up & shaking it up so that we could make a Strawberry-Banana Frozen Yogurt.  This activity is fun!  In fact, it’s a blend of science, educational learning through a hands-on activity … Read More