Category Archives: Snack

Healthy Snacks: Some great advice and ideas

Came across this post and I figured it fit nicely with the CMS food policy. Moms Kitchen handbook  provides some great advice on how to tell if grocery store snacks are truly healthy or just packaged effectively! Enjoy! – Sarah P.S Don’t … Continue reading

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Healthy alternative to cupcakes for celebrations!

Saw this, too cute not to share Source: Luz’s Unique Creations

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Vegan Pink Berry Pudding

I am always looking for low sugar substitutes for dessert or special treats. I found this one at and, in honor of the upcoming holiday, thought I would share. It’s vegan, raw and low sugar. And it’s quite tasty. Makes … Continue reading

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Cheesy Roasted Chickpeas

One of my birthday gifts this year, from my very thoughtful daughter, was a vegan lunchbox cookbook. Not sure what the message was, but I really did need some new ideas. Yesterday we broke out the book and made a … Continue reading

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Hummus Man

Sometimes, the appeal of a child’s meal is all in how it is presented. This fun dinner is created with hummus spread on a tortilla with cucumber eyes, carrots, red peppers and an avocado smile. What child wouldn’t dive in … Continue reading

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The Hottest Bar Around

Our boys love bars. Topping bars, that is! Think about Sweet Frog — the yogurt is a mere vehicle for the toppings. This interactive concept works in our house for tacos, fajitas, etc. but we especially LOVE our Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Olive Cream Cheese Spread

I love all things created with cheese, including cream cheese. I had forgotten about this simple recipe I used to make to use as a cracker spread. It is so delicious and I thought since my daughter loves olives so … Continue reading

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