Category Archives: Healthy Snacks

Dark Chocolate Nut & Berry Bark

Nut & Berry Dark Chocolate Bark

  With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to prepare a sweet treat that would have some healthy benefits too. This Dark Chocolate Nut & Berry Bark is not only delicious, but has nutritioius berries and nuts for a healthier box of chocolates. I plan on putting this in baggies for Oliver’s preschool teachers for […]

Animal Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Cheese crackers have been a permanent fixture in my grocery cart ever since Oliver started eating solid foods.  He is a cheese cracker fanatic and I hate to admit it, but he snacks on them more than I would like. Even with getting organic, healthier brands, there’s still a few ingredients I’m left wondering about. […]

Zushi

zushi

  A while back I was invited to a pre-opening party for Whole Foods. We were treated to food and awesome swag. Some food demonstrations took place and zushi, was one of them. I fell in love with the idea and couldn’t wait to make them at home with Oliver. These come together easy and […]

No-Bake Granola Energy Balls

cherry almond energy balls

I got really into these energy bites last Spring when our second son was born. The first couple of months I found it difficult to find time to cook, clean, do laundry, do anything. These quick to prepare granola energy balls came to the rescue on most days. I first made the No-Bake Energy Bites […]

Chocolate Covered Matzos

choc matzos2

  This is an easy snack you can make with your kids for Passover, or any time. Oliver goes to a Jewish preschool so it’s been fun learning about their holidays. He came home with chocolate covered matzos the other day that his class had made and I loved the idea. He loved the chocolate. […]

No-Bake Energy Bites

energy bites

I’m always on the hunt to find healthy snacks for my toddler. Something that’s not pre-packaged, not full of bad ingredients and also something that doesn’t take forever to make. These little energy bites are the perfect solution. Just stir all the ingredients together and roll into mini balls. And the best part, there’s no […]

Cranberry Bread (w/ No Refined Sugar)

cranberry walnut bread

Cranberry bread is one of my favorite breads this time of year. In this version, I used no refined sugars, which makes it just a little bit more healthier for my family. The sweetness comes only from orange juice and honey. I like this as a muffin too. You can pour batter in a muffin […]

Apple & PB Sandwich

apple pb sandwich

this is a great snack for the whole family. It makes eating healthy more fun and creative. If you have a peanut allergy,  you can easily swap out the peanut butter for almond butter or another nut butter, or even sunflower butter. I bet using Nutella in this would also be delish.   Ingredients 1 […]

Kids Kale breakfast Smoothie

kids kale smoothie

The older my son gets the harder it seems to get him to eat his veggies. That’s when I find different ways to sneak them in, like in this kale smoothie. You can’t go wrong with a smoothie for breakfast in our house. I used low-fat milk, strawberries, bananas and kale. All blended up and […]

Easy French Toast Fingers

french toast

  I grew up eating french toast that my grandmother made for us. She made it simple and  healthy, and to this day it’s still my favorite way to prepare French toast. With just a few ingredients you can have a nutritious breakfast for you and your children. I also like to get creative with […]