2-Ingredient Homemade Fruit Popsicles

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

I will put practically anything in a popsicle mold: extra smoothie, leftover homemade applesauce, juice from canned fruit. When something is frozen into a popsicle mold, it suddenly becomes a fun treat in my kids’ eyes–and I’m able to use leftovers in a creative way instead of wasting them. That was the inspiration behind these fruit popsicles. I had…

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Summertime Banana Bites

Banana Bites

I’m so happy to have a guest recipe today from Catherine Eitel, who works as my intern while she pursues her masters in Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University. She also writes a budget-friendly food blog called In The Kitchen With Cat. I love this idea for a fun, easy, healthy, summertime snack–hope your kids do too!…

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Gluten-Free Wild Blueberry & White Chocolate Oatmeal Cups

Gluten Free Blueberry Oatmeal Cups

I’m very happy to be working with Wild Blueberries, who sponsored today’s post. Are you already a fan of my Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cups? They are the most popular recipe on this blog–and I’ve heard from more than one of you that you make a batch of them every week! I totally get it: They’re satisfying,…

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Homemade Wild Blueberry Fruit Leather

Wild Blueberry Fruit Leather

I’m very happy to be working with Wild Blueberries, who sponsored today’s post. I sort of have a thing about making homemade fruit leathers. I can’t bring myself to buy the boxed kind, with synthetic dyes, preservatives, and even hydrogenated oils. Once I figured out how simple it was to make them myself, I was hooked….

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8 Ways To Get Rid of Junk Food Sports Snacks

Get Rid of Junk food Team Snacks

Are you fed up with junk food sports snacks on the sidelines–but afraid to rock the boat? Not sure how other parents will react? That was me, five years ago, watching a steady stream of Oreos, frosted cupcakes, and Kool-Aid appear on the sidelines every Saturday morning after pee-wee soccer games. I was appalled–and afraid of speaking up. But I reached…

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Fun & Healthy Valentine’s Day Party Idea: Grape Sculptures!

Grape Sculptures

I’ve planned a lot of elementary school class parties, and my mantra is always: EASY EASY EASY. I don’t think kids need a lot of fanciness to have a good time. They’re just excited about having a PARTY in their CLASSROOM! Young kids are tickled pink with just about anything out of the ordinary at school, so why…

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