Banana Nut Smoothie Recipe

Banana Nut Smoothie in a glass jar with a straw, next to a bowl of peanut butter and a cup of coffee

This Banana Nut Smoothie Recipe is deliciously easy to blend with yummy ingredients.  It’s perfect to serve as a snack, part of breakfast or lunch.  It can be easily made allergy friendly and nut free. Banana Nut Smoothie Recipe Banana Nut Smoothie anyone?  Banana and peanut butter go together like like ‘rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong’ ….   … 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

Grab a Little Sunshine with the Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie

Two creamy fruit smoothies in glass jars arranged on a tray with colorful straws.

The Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie is an easy recipe that’s delicious and packed with sunny goodness.  This is a quick blender recipe that includes both fresh fruit and vegetables.  It’s delicious for breakfast or for an after school snack. Grab a Little Sunshine with the Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie We are re-focusing on the quick and easy for back to … Read More

Homemade French Toast Sticks

Cooked French Toast Sticks stacked on a plate with fresh blueberries and fresh raspberries with a sprinkle of confectioner's sugar on top

French Toast Sticks are a delicious breakfast.  Make them ahead and freeze them for an easy meal.   Homemade French Toast Sticks We’re back from Spring Break and off and running to school followed by a slew of after school spring activities.  It’s time to get back to basics at our house and pull out and dust off the recipe cards … 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

Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Breakfast Pizza with seasoned scrambled eggs on a flat bread topped with melted sharp cheese and diced cooked ham.

This Easy Breakfast Pizza is absolutely delicious and simple to make.  It’s great for easy entertaining or everyday use.   Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe Yum, yum, yum.  This easy Breakfast Pizza recipes is fun, fun, fun! What a winning combination; EASY + GREAT FLAVOR. This easy breakfast pizza is great for entertaining or any day of the week.  It’s even simple … Read More

Creamiscle Smoothie Recipe Made with Fresh Navel Oranges

Two Creamsicle Smoothies in juice glasses with orange straws, a fresh slice of orange on the rim served on an orange scalloped plate on a picnic table

This Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe is quick and easy to make.  It’s a recipe the kid can make from start to finish.  This Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe can be part of a delicious breakfast or an after school snack. Creamiscle Smoothie Recipe Yum.  You’re going to love this Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe! It is DELICIOUS and it’s full of healthy goodness.  The Creamsicle … 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

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