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Our Favorite Energy Ball Snack for Kids

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Between meals my kids stomachs seem be be bottomless pits. No matter how much food they’ve eaten at lunch, they are insistent that they are “starving” and must have a snack. One snack turns to two and they end up wanting to graze all day long. I am always looking for new snack recipes that help sustain my kids, give them energy, and of course that taste delicious. I try to stay away from processed, sugar rich snacks that provide a rush of energy, but then cause them to burn out. These two energy ball recipes are packed with protein, fiber and healthy fats, and my kids can’t get enough of them! We make two different kinds, but in either recipe you could substitute a different type of nut butter or nut butter alternative.

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Homemade Granola Bars

DIY Homemade Granola Bars

School is back in session and if your kids are anything like mine, they come home hungry and wanting to eat everything in the fridge. These homemade granola bars are a wonderful after school treat that will give them that energy boost they need to get through the rest of the afternoon. They have no preservatives and less sugar than store bought granola bars, plus it’s fun and easy to make with your kids.

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Homemade Baby Food - The Supplies

How to Make Baby Food

If your baby is ready for real food, here are some of the basic supplies you’ll need to make homemade, healthy baby food.

I make my pureed baby food on the weekend and then freeze in ice cube trays for easy portions during the week at daycare. The baby blender is optional, but the reason I really like it is because it’s smaller than normal blenders and easier to wash.

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Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Today, my little fairies and I decided to make our favorite thumbprint cookies for a fairy tea party. I love making these delicious cookies because they are so simple and only require five ingredients. Also, the kids love getting involved in the preparation, which includes using their thumbs to create the holes for the jam, then filling them up.

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

It’s that time of year again, when pumpkin flavored products seem to be flooding every aisle in the grocery store, and pumpkin lattes are the drink of choice at all the coffee shops. I love the pumpkin flavor, but am also trying to stay healthy, so I found this delicious whole-wheat pumpkin muffin recipe.

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