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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Kid Friendly Recipes

Quick and Easy Idea Starters for your Kids Lunch Box

September 23, 2017

School days, school days. Ain’t it fun? The morning rush, the after school activities, assignments and school functions keep most calendars packed. But what about the middle of the day? It is our duty as parents and caregivers to make sure our kids are getting fed. Whether that means nutritious school lunches or our own lunch box creations.

My favorite way to put a smile on my kid’s face (through food) is to pack her lunch box with fun and colorful foods. Small sizes, totally snackable, and tasty.

We have put together a list of Lunch Box Idea Starters to help you and your precious little angels make their mid day meal more exciting.

(No worries, I’m all about quick and easy.) BONUS FREE PRINTABLE FOR LUNCH BOX NOTES

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Desserts, Halloween, Holiday, Kid Friendly Recipes

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

September 15, 2017
Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

There are two things in this world that bring out the kid in me. (Well, maybe more than two, but just we are going to talk about these two today.) Rice Krispie Treats and Candy Corn. So why not bring the two classic favorite treats together in a deliciously sweet Halloween treat?

This recipe is a twist on the traditional rice krispie treats that we all love. But with the fun colors of candy corn.

Just a few ingredients and a swirl or two of bright Halloween color and you have yourself a fun dessert recipe for your holiday parties.

Or for a random Tuesday. (No judgement here. Do what you have to do.)

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Amie Jo's Choice, Breakfast, Desserts

Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake

September 5, 2017
Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake

There’s easy recipes. Then there’s EASY recipes. You are going to love this two-ingredient recipe for Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake. Yes, you heard me correctly, TWO INGREDIENTS.

Well, technically three if you count the icing that comes with the cinnamon rolls. You know, that sweet and gooey swirl of sugary heaven that comes on your favorite cinnamon treats.

This is an easy dessert recipe you’ll want to stick in your back pocket and pull out when you need something sweet with no effort. (Warning: it won’t last long.)

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30 Minute or Less, Kid Friendly Recipes, Mexican, Pork

30-Minute Taco Night

September 4, 2017
30 Minute Taco Night

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield®. The opinions and text are all mine. #RealFlavorRealFast @SmithfieldBrand

You guys know how much I love to cook. I mean, obviously, I write about food and take pictures of it and share non-stop on the interwebs, right? Right.

The toughest time of year for me as a home cook AND food blogger is Back to School. You know, that crazy-hectic time of year full of lists and shopping and paperwork.

With not enough time to get everything done, and even less time to prepare meals, you need go-to recipes like this 30-Minute Taco Night to keep the family fed and connected.

So grab a few grocery items and blow off some Back to School steam with a fun-filled family fiesta.

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Beef, Kid Friendly Recipes, Main Dishes

Baby BBQ Meatloaf

September 1, 2017
Baby BBQ Meatloaf

Meatloaf is the ultimate go-to Mom Meal, isn’t it? Comforting and classic, meatloaf is always there for you when you need a meal idea. You are going to love our easy dinner recipe for Baby BBQ Meatloaf.

There are three things I love about this meatloaf recipe. 1-The individual meatloaves are perfectly portioned for quicker cooking. 2-They are perfectly seasoned with the zing of bbq sauce.

And 3-they are totally adorable.

Maybe I need to get out of the kitchen for a minute.

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Desserts, Featured, Health, Kid Friendly Recipes

Dairy Free Frozen Peach Pie Bars

August 29, 2017
Dairy Free Frozen Yogurt Peach Pie Bars

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DairyFreeGoodness #CollectiveBias

The back-to-school madness is starting to take hold. My house is messier. My lazy summer-time dream has been rudely awakened. My leisurely afternoons of coming home and preparing yumminess have been …let’s call it…unprepared.

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

Frozen Peach Pie Bars put me back on track. Lightly sweetened, cool and refreshing, with the familiar goodness of graham-cracker crust, this dairy-free dessert will be a hit with the kids. (Think after-school snack or surprise dessert. )

Gold Star!

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Breakfast, Casseroles, Featured, Kid Friendly Recipes, Low-Carb

Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake

August 22, 2017
Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions, recipes and ideas are mine alone. #BackToButterball #Collective Bias

Drop the pastries, people. THIS breakfast recipe is real food. Wholesome, cheesy and protein-packed, our Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake will quickly become a family favorite. Mildly seasoned ground turkey, eggs and cheese combined with colorful veggies, this easy recipe tastes just like an omelet. (Without all the fuss.)

My favorite part? You can make it the night before to save time on your busy mornings. Just create, bake, and refrigerate.

Ok, wait…I lied. That’s not my favorite part.

My favorite part is knowing that my family is eating a better-for-you & wholesome meal they love.  

 

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