Kid on the go

13 Healthy Take-n-Go Snacks

As we’ve discussed in prior snack articles, snacking is A-OK. The goal with a snack is to think of it as a mini meal. Once you’re in that mini meal mindset you’ll feel comfortable serving your child (and yourself) similar foods like you would serve at a meal. This helps Read more…

4th Of July Snack Plate

4th of July flag snack plate! We’ve got veggies, fruit, two kinds of easy yogurt dip (recipes below), and cheese. It’s really a perfect plate because it covers several food groups, flavors, and textures. Not to mention it’s beautiful and fun. Dip for the fruit:– Greek yogurt 1/2 cup– Cinnamon Read more…

Boozy Yogurt Dessert

This really is the perfect dessert snack that is still healthy, but satisfying and delicious.Take some of your favorite plain yogurt, add some of your favorite fruit, add a drizzle of Bailey’s Irish Cream. Here’s some nutrition info:– 30ml (~oz) of original Bailey’s contains ~100kcal– 1/2 cup of plain 2% Read more…

Pancakes

Easy Whole Wheat Cocoa Pancakes

These guys are great to make with your kids and freeze your leftovers…or make a double batch and freeze. A great way to keep your family healthy is to have some ready-(home)made pancakes on hand. You’ll need these ingredients: 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Read more…

Takengochill

4 Healthy Snacks to Chill

Dr. Wiki defines a snack as a small portion of food eaten between meals. As our culture diversified and food is now readily and cheaply available, people often associate the word ‘snack’ with being unhealthy. It’s a real shame, because healthy snacks help maintain a healthy weight by preventing overeating Read more…