Homemade Peanut Free School Snacks

Peanut Free School Snacks

I wrote about how to prepare your child for taking their lunch to school when they are in Kindergarten. For most Kindergarten children, this is their first exposure to lunch bags and containers and I’ve shared some tricks to help them in their first few weeks. Now, we need to talk about WHAT to pack in their lunch bag! Many children (including mine) do not love sandwiches (other than peanut butter and grilled cheese), which makes it challenging to pack their lunches. The first few weeks are usually relatively easy, but come week 3 or 4, I often find myself … Continue reading

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy Families

Health Snack Ideas for your Family

Healthy snacks that are filled with protein are sometimes difficult to find when you are on the go. BUT, including protein in every meal is so important! As a Mom, I am often struggling to find healthy snacks to pack for my children who seem to be hungry all of the time! Some ideas of protein-rich foods include nuts, chick peas and greek yogurt. I often make batches of No Bake, Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bars for my children that include protein in the peanut butter. You can also find some more Healthy Snack Ideas in my Recipe Index. I enjoyed … Continue reading

To Dip Them or NOT #PringlesDIPbate {Giveaway}

Pringles Tortillas Giveaway

I’ve always been a huge fan of Pringles chips! They make a wonderful guilty pleasure snack. I love the way they come stacked in a can. I love the way they taste AND I love the way they are sturdier than other chips which makes them great for dipping. However, Pringles has now come out with Tortilla Chips and the big debate is: Do you need to dip them? Traditionally tortilla chips are for dipping, but I have to say that I have not needed to dip these chips as they are full of delicious flavour all on their own. … Continue reading

Back to School Snacks Prize Pack from @EnviroKidz {Giveaway} #EnviroTripz

EnviroKidz Back to School Snacks Giveaway - prize graphic

Yes, I’m talking about Back to School….AGAIN! This time, it is all about Back to School Snacks! Parents of school aged children are all thinking about it as it is that time of year. Routines will be changing and there are many new (and old) products that we must stock up on. Tasty and healthy snacks are something that I am never without! My son is almost always hungry so I always have a portable snack packed in my purse. Enviro Kidz by Nature’s Path has a variety of cereals and bars made with children in mind. EnviroKidz Crispy Rice … Continue reading

10 Fun Kid Snacks ~ #ArtsyPlay {LINKY}

Fun Snacks for Kids

It’s all about having FUN with FOOD this week! We are featuring 10 Fun Kid Snacks for you to prepare and enjoy with your children. Yogurt and Berries in a Conefrom Capri +3 Alphabet Numbers Pretzel Snackfrom ABC Creative Learning Eating Stemsfrom High Hill Education Pink Fluff Fruit Dessertfrom Crafty Journal Tofu for Toddlersfrom Capri +3 Caterpillar Snacksfrom Mudpies and Tiaras Cruffalo Crumble from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes Strawberry Applesauce from Our Family World Healthy Whole Grain Crepes from Our Family World Let’s Go Fishing Snackfrom Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes Please link up your child friendly posts below! … Continue reading

No Bake Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bars

Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bars

I’m always on the hunt for recipes for healthy granola bars. I love baking my own muffins, cookies and bars for snacks. The fact that recipe is a no bake healthy oatmeal granola bars recipe is an added bonus. My kids LOVE to eat granola bars and often they don’t want to stop at just one. Knowing exactly what ingredients are in the bars that they eat make me feel much better about what they are consuming for snacks. I found this recipe for No Bake Healthy Oatmeal Power Cookies that I have changed slightly to create No Bake Healthy Oatmeal Granola … Continue reading