Saturday, August 31, 2013

Purple Moon Milk

I love being able to give my girls special treats.  It can be a struggle when it seems everywhere we go there are items loaded with refined sugar and artificial colors.  I'm always happy when I find boxes of organic milk and the strawberry or chocolate make a very special treat.  But even though they are safe and made with organic cane sugar, they do have a lot of that sugar.  Bebe B and I set out to create a healthy, fun version we could have a home anytime we wanted.  This recipe was the result...mission accomplished.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Cracker Stackers

This is a great sandwich alternative for kid's lunches.  My girls love spreading the cream cheese on their crackers (and plates, table, chairs, clothes).  Perfect to make with kids although a little messy, they will adore stacking their crackers and gobbling them up.  Change them up a bit and substitute peanut butter and bananas!  The possibilities are endless. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Carrot Candy

Originally I had planned to call this recipe carrot granola bites but once Bebe B got a taste she dubbed it carrot candy and that was that.  It's perfect for a quick breakfast or snack on the go and works great packed in a lunch.  It's so yummy it tastes like a treat but is packed full of healthy things.  The girls loved helping me make these.  They enjoyed rolling them into little bite size bits almost as much as eating them.  Two words people - no bake!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Groovy Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are all the rage these days, and for good reason.  Full of awesome veggies and not many kiddos (or grown ups) will turn down a smoothie.  This is our new favorite green smoothie.  In fact the girls and I are about to make some to take to the park.  If you have been hesitant about trying a green smoothie this is the one to try, it's so delicious (and healthy).  

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Fish Tacos

This recipe is a perfect go-to family meal.  Easy and made from simple ingredients.  For "Bebe I" it makes a wonderful quesadilla if you fill cooked fish, avocado and cheese in a tortilla and toast for a few minutes.  "Bebe B" no longer wants a quesadilla on taco night.  She must eat a taco like mommy and daddy.  The girl does pretty well with it too, usually no crumb is left behind.  This is another great way to serve fish that is full of flavor and balances the "fishiness" of fish that my kiddos are less than fond of.  In fact I'm not even sure they realized it was fish.