My kids are always asking for donuts. Especially this time of year when a certain coffee and donut chain comes out with really cute and festive doughnut ideas. I mean come on, it’s fun just getting a doughnut with sprinkles on it, but a doughnut that looks like a spider with a munchkin in the middle? That’s just genius and I even want one. But we can’t forget all the sugar and bad ingredients in those things. When I can make a healthy recipe alternative for my kids like this Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts Recipe it makes me very happy!…
Ok I have to admit, being able to mix up the dough and then put it in the slow cooker for 3 hours and have delicious homemade bread for dinner without having to watch it sounds pretty great, does it not? Homemade bread is better for you than store bought bread because there are minimal ingredients and you know exactly what those ingredients actually are. Homemade bread in the slow cooker is a busy moms dream!…
You’ve probably seen different versions of this granola snack bars recipe around the but these are so yummy and healthy AND my kids gobble them up! I’ve tweaked my recipe of these crunchy granola bites several times since I started making them years ago. My original recipe came from Hannaford.com. I am always looking for healthy recipes to make my kids that they will enjoy!…
Eating a vegan diet when you are at home and just preparing your own meals is easy, but when it comes to entertaining, it gets a little more complicated. If you want to host or attend a party and provide vegan healthy appetizers, the following options are great. They not only let you keep eating a vegan diet, but others won’t even know they are missing the dairy and meat! Healthy Appetizers can be super delicious and they need not fill you up before the main meal….
Don’t you just love little meatballs? I don’t eat much meat anymore but one thing I have a hard time saying no to are little meatballs and hot dogs! They are usually very sweet and delicious. This Jalapeño Meatball Appetizer Recipe is one that doesn’t disappoint. When you are looking for healthy appetizers for a special dinner or your next party, these babies are the ticket!…
As soon as my kids get in the door after school, they are going for a snack. Or two! They are so hungry after they get home that they eat a ton of food it seems like. This is the time of day when they really need to eat healthy snacks for kids because it’s right before dinnertime. If they fill up on sweets and junk they definitely won’t want to eat a healthy recipe for dinner!
Kids Healthy Snack Ideas
Here is a list of 25 kids healthy snack ideas that your kids might actually want to eat after school! Fuel your kids’ hunger with nutritious foods that will keep them going until dinner – without ruining it.
1. Apple Protein Muffins
2. Cranberry Pretzel Cheerio Bars
3. Homemade “Go-Gurt” with Hidden Veggies
4. Vegan Peanut Butter Jelly Blondies
5. Healthy Mango Fruit Roll Ups
6. No Bake Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Bars
7. 5 Minute Fruit Salad
8. Kermit Apple and Peanut Butter Snack
9. Cheesy Carrot Crackers
10. Ham and Turkey Kabobs
11. Apple Sandwich Snacks
12. Blueberry Peach Green Smoothie
13. Chocolate Coconut Energy Bites
14. Yogurt Bark
15. Pizza Kabobs
16. Sweet Potato Chips
17. Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits
18. Healthy Banana Oat Muffins
19. Homemade Granola Bars (8 Ways)
20. Ham on a Log
21. Apricot Almond Butter Oat Bars
22. Sweet Potato and Kale Veggie Chips
23. Zucchini Pizza Bites
24. Crunchy Granola Bites Snack Recipe
25. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins
It’s not easy trying to balance everything at home during the week AND eat healthy! It’s so important to keep eating healthy recipes but often we are rushing in the evenings and just want to get dinner on the table and resort to quick food or take out. Here’s a really great Easy Vegetable Pasta Recipe that is not only quick but it’s absolutely delicious too….
Gone are the days of heavy fried appetizers that fill you up before dinner is even served. No more carb-laden foods with heavy, fatty sauces. Now people are moving toward healthy appetizer dips and lighter choices. Isn’t it so nice to have something light at a party and still feel energy to socialize? You can throw a party and still eat well with healthy appetizers….
In my house, the pressure cooker is rarely put away in the cabinet. We use it all the time and I can’t count how many times I have given these as gifts. However, I probably could count how many times those gifts have been used! So many people really don’t know how to use a pressure cooker – but believe me, it isn’t that scary once you learn! A pressure cooker is a great way to create delicious healthy recipes very quickly. You can have Sunday dinner every night of the week if you want!…