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Protein Packed Oatmeal Hot Cereal

On a cold morning, few things get me out of bed like the thought of a warm breakfast. While I love pancakes, waffles, and muffins (and I often keep a stash in my freezer for convenience), I love a steaming…

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Mexican Pinwheels : Perfect for Quick Lunches, Fun Appetizers, and easy Lunchbox Additions!

All of your favorite Mexican flavors all rolled up in a bite-sized, finger food meal perfect for kids! Ok so halfway through the school year and I don't know about you, but I am ready for a lunchbox change up!…

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Miso Alphabet Soup

Healthy, easy, and fun Miso Alphabet Soup is a 15 minute meal that introduces kids to a classic Japanese dish. Hi everybody, it's Sue from The View from Great Island!  Today I'm sharing one of my own kids' all time…

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Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

Say what you will about the pumpkin spice fanatics, I think there's really something to diving headfirst into the seasonal flavors. Now that pumpkin season is (mostly) behind us, stores are bringing out all their holiday flavored goods--salted caramel, marshmallow,…

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Bell Pepper Jack-O-Lantern Veggies And Ranch Dip

The weeks leading up to Halloween can be hard on families who are trying to eat healthy, but I've got a fun way to survive that difficult stretch, with spooky little bell pepper jack-o-lanterns filled with a homemade healthy ranch…

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Honey Sweetened Pumpkin Butter Three Ways

Now that fall is here it's time for pumpkin everything! Use this nutrient packed vegetable to create three variations on pumpkin butter. It is so easy and delicious. Your kids will love it. Coming up with healthy snacks can be…

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Healthy Peanut Butter Quinoa Chocolate Truffles

I read this sentence somewhere and it made me smile: "You shouldn't eat things you can't pronounce, except quinoa, you should eat quinoa". It's true, you should eat quinoa, as it is nutrient dense, and it packs so much protein, fiber and various vitamins and…

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe

I am the ultimate early bird. I enjoy waking up with the sun. I enjoy the quiet of the early morning hours. I enjoy slowly cooking breakfast for my family while they sleep snug in their beds while I leisurely sip…

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10 Healthy After School Snacks Kids Can Make Themselves!

  After a busy day at school, the first thing those kiddos need (after a hug!) is a little snack boost...and the last thing you want to do is fix another meal while you are getting dinner together! Here's a…

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3 Healthy Dishes Using Agar-Agar that will look like Magic to your Kids

I am not a fan of the commercially available puddings and other kiddie snacks, as I find that these are always full of extra unneeded sugar, as well as artificial colors, preservatives and what have you. Even the ones that strive to be natural, don't really…

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