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5 months ago
5 months ago 5 months ago

I’m here to warn you that you’ll set out to make these peanut butter cocoa no bake cookies for the kids and will end up eating them all yourself.  That’s what happened to me and my friend, too.  But…

6 months ago
6 months ago 6 months ago

These Oven Fried Chicken Fingers were inspired by the Shake ‘n’ Bake style chicken my Mom made when I was a kid.  She’d get a bunch of bone-in chicken pieces, coat them in a mixture of crushed saltines, flour…

6 months ago 6 months ago

I’m always on the hunt for kids lunch ideas that are 1) healthy 2) a little bit of fun 3) ridiculously easy and require little effort.  These homemade fluffernutter uncrustables do the job.  As much as I’d love to…

6 months ago 6 months ago

This Trail Mix Rice Crispy Treats recipe combines two favorite snacks and makes for a healthy sweet treat in a lunchbox or after school. It’s a heartier, healthier version of the Rice Krispie Treats, loaded with trail mix favorites like…

2016
26 Dec

I did not invent these Glitter Dipped Fortune Cookies.  Thank you, Pinterest, for being an untamed world of brilliant ideas and inspiration!  I can’t recall exactly where I saw them, but plenty of folks have made these, posted these…

23 Dec

Leftover ham from the holidays turns into a perfect pizza topper in this Leftover Ham Hawaiian Pizza. If you’re like me and have family in town after the big holiday, you need to feed a crowd.  If you can…

17 Sep

This recipe for Sloppy Joe French Bread Pizza was inspired by a friend.  I have an every other week gig on Good Morning Arizona in Phoenix and one of the anchors, Scott Pasmore, was telling me how he loves to…

30 Aug

Okay, so there are no ‘cookies’ in this dessert version of hummus, but I swear you’ll take a double take when dipping into this Chocolate Chip Cookie Hummus.  Dessert hummus has been picking up momentum as a ‘thing’ so…

25 Jul

Back again with another back-to-school recipe.  This time, taking the everyday turkey and cheese sandwich and throwing a kids’ sushi spin on it. I got inspired by the bento box craze and found a version at my local Target…

25 Jul

It’s time for back-to-school and the elementary set are looking for something new in their lunch boxes.  The tried and true Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich has a little revamp here in this blog post.  Inspired by the new…

23 Jul

I’ve previously done a Breakfast Bruschetta, perfect for cooking with kids, but was recently asked to make a fun variation: banana bruschetta. It’s the same concept of a sweet, kid-friendly bruschetta, but with bananas, walnuts and my new favorite…

21 Jul

I told Ryan I had made apple pies.  His ears perked up, expecting a slice of homemade apple pie. Poor fella was a little disappointed when I produced a napkin with one of these after-school apple “pies”. On the…

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