Snack Time Upgrade: Whole Wheat Soft Pretzel Bites

Pretzels are a great go-to snack for both kids and adults. This salty snack was first introduced in America when German residents started settling into Pennsylvania in 1710. The first commercial pretzel bakery was founded here by Julius Sturgis in 1861 and up until this time all pretzels were soft pretzels until he over baked aContinue reading “Snack Time Upgrade: Whole Wheat Soft Pretzel Bites”

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Summertime parties and cookouts are right around the corner and everyone needs a good cookie bar recipe to share with friends and family.  A simple one bowl, one pan recipe packed with three kinds of chocolate chips is always a crowd pleaser.  When you are hosting or attending a gathering, cookie bars are an easy,Continue reading “Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars”

Snack Time: Homemade Graham Crackers

Last week I was tasked with bringing in snacks for my son’s pre-school class.  My guidelines included avoiding nuts, keeping it healthy.  The first day I had my son bring in seedless clementines, which also offered a lesson on peeling and working with their fine motor skills.  Not to mention a burst of vitamin C duringContinue reading “Snack Time: Homemade Graham Crackers”

Kid Snacks To Have This Holiday Travel Season + Helpful Products For Storing Them

Snacks are an essential part of every successful road trip.  While on an airplane, in a car, or on a train, having containers that are kid friendly and mom approved are key.  This post will provide 10 Snacks and 10 helpful containers.  The first 5 snacks are homemade and many are also allergy friendly.  TheseContinue reading “Kid Snacks To Have This Holiday Travel Season + Helpful Products For Storing Them”

Morning Breakfast: Whole-Wheat Waffles with Vanilla and Yogurt

Breakfast can be a challenge for any parent, especially when your kids are heading back to school.  You want them to have a healthy breakfast that will last them until lunch.  Waffles can be a great make ahead option considering they freeze well and you can make a large batch in preparation for the weekContinue reading “Morning Breakfast: Whole-Wheat Waffles with Vanilla and Yogurt”