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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Veggie Nuggets

Veggie Nuggets

As a mom, I hold these truths to be self-evident: Kids love finger food. Kids love dipping. Kids love nuggets. Well, at least my kids do. These Veggie Nuggets hit that trifeca of kid-friendliness. Because sometimes veggies can be a hard sell with the younger set. I’m not a fan of “hiding” veggies in other foods…

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No-Bake Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Do you have a love-hate relationship with frosted holiday sugar cookies like I do? They look so good. They taste SO GOOD. Problem is, they don’t feel so good. One buttercream-glazed cut-out snowman sends me into a headachy stupor. Though I’ll probably still have a sugar cookie or two this holiday season–because you know, maybe this time it…

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