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Recipes Tagged ‘ kid ’

Mini Corn Dogs

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November 16, 2012
Mini Corn Dogs

Wondering when to serve these delicious and fun mini corn dogs? Birthday party? Brunch? Snack? Appetizer? Lunch? Yes to all! These bake up super quick and kids love them. (Adults love them too!) They’re great dipped in ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, or honey mustard. Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter flavored shortening, melted and cooled 1 cup yellow...
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Ants on a Log

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April 24, 2012
ants on a log

Here’s a great snack idea for all those kiddos in your life! It’s healthy, fresh, easy to make, and fun to eat. I eat it right along with them for all the same reasons So put away those nutrient-deprived cheese crackers and sugar-filled fruit bars, and snack on something REAL today. Ingredients: Celery stalks,...
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Tip: Getting Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

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March 1, 2012
Kids Eating

With spring in the air, let’s all embrace the fresh produce once again gracing grocery shelves and farmer’s market tables. And by “all,” I do mean all in your family. Your kids should also take part in the fruit and vegetable enjoyment. If that’s a challenge for you, these strategies might help. Eat your vegetables. It’s monkey...
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Fruit Dip

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October 7, 2010
Fruit Dip

I used to make a fruit dip with marshmallow fluff and cream cheese–tasty, but not so healthy. So this is my new and improved fruit dip, made with yogurt. You can make either blueberry or strawberry flavored dip. It’s delicious with fresh fruit slices. Plus kids love it, so try it at your next...
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KP Chicken Tenders

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July 20, 2010
Chicken Tenders_ss

Here’s a healthier way to make and enjoy flavorful chicken tenders at home–and avoid the frozen chicken nuggets from the store (which are processed meat, packed with sodium, fat and calories–yuck!) Take the time to make a big batch of these juicy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside chicken tenders and you’ll be glad you did! Serve with mashed...
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Haystack No-Bake Cookies

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May 19, 2010
Haystack Cookies

These are easy, no-bake cookies that kids gobble up. OK, grown-ups gobble them too. So throw out your packaged Oreos and Nutter Butters, and whip these up for your next play-date. Ingredients: ¼ cup light corn syrup ¼ cup honey ½ cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups Cornflakes cereal ½...
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Italian Popcorn

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February 4, 2010
Italian Popcorn_ss

My friend Leah taught me how to make popcorn like they do in Italy. And I’ll never make it another way again! It’s soooo good and so simple!!! Toss out your microwave popcorn, try this, and see if you agree. Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil Popcorn kernels Kosher salt Directions: Coat bottom of a...
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Banana Pancakes

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August 14, 2009
Banana Pancakes_ss

Next time you have an over-ripe banana, mash it up and add it to Bisquick batter for amazing pancakes! The base of this recipe is right off the Bisquick box–adding the banana and cinnamon is my own touch. Serve these pancakes warm, topped with butter, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and surrounded by sliced fresh...
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Fruit and Yogurt Smoothies

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July 10, 2009
Fruit and Yogurt Smoothies_ss

My son and I enjoy a smoothie almost every day as a snack. They’re so easy to make and so good for you! I use my hand-held blender for quick clean-up. Have fun with different fruit and drinkable yogurt combos. This smoothie is made with mango, banana, pineapple, and vanilla drinkable yogurt–my favorite! But...
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