Healthy Snacks

Dana’s Mango Smoothie

by Dana S on March 19, 2013

It is a chilly 19 degree day here and the whole family is ready for spring! I pulled out my blender to make this tropical mango smoothie to help us beat the winter blues. It may not be a 80 degree day but it helped lift our spirits. Dana’s Mango Smoothie Yield – 2 large […]


Gluten Free, No Bake Energy Bites

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 1, 2013

So. I’m on maternity leave. But I have a problem. I really can’t sit still. We’ve been so blessed with oodles of help and gobs of food. Which has allowed me extra time to “sit still.” But, I just don’t sit still well. Despite my best efforts. At least 12 times a day, I have […]


Healthy Eating on a Busy Mom Schedule

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 28, 2013

{image credit} Last week, my life became exponentially more busy. The time I have spent recently on resting, reading (and even sleeping) is now filled with spending precious time with my newest little one, my bigger boys and the other demands of keeping up with everyone. Even as I’m finding myself in “survival mode,” it’s […]


Pepperoni Pizza Bread & Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 25, 2013

The big game is just around the corner…and it’s not too early to think about what will be doning your countertops and feeding the frenzied game viewers who have taken over your living room and kitchen! This Pepperoni Pizza bread is sure to be a big hit…as would anything included in the recipe round-up below! […]


Magda’s Banana Oatmeal Squares

by Jenn K on September 20, 2012

My son started back to school in August and that meant making these yummy Banana Oatmeal Squares. Luckily, I had a bunch of very overripe bananas on hand so it was a great way to use those (I also freeze overripe bananas to use in recipes). I did hit one snag and here is a […]


Lunchbox Freezer Cooking: Frozen Fruit Cups

by Dana S on September 18, 2012

It’s only been two weeks into our school year and I am already finding myself in a lunchbox rut. Freezer cooking to the rescue! Every month, I plan to try a lunch box friendly recipe and share my results. This month I choose Frozen Fruit Cups to try. These healthy cups are full of fresh […]


Sandy Fruit Kebabs

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 8, 2012

I’ve got a super fun and clever summer snack idea for you…fruit kebabs at the beach! Get the lowdown on these Sandy Fruit Kebabs over on SCJohnson’s Food for Thought blog.


Watermelon-Mint Popsicles – New on

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 1, 2012

Homemade popsicles just got a little easier to make! No freezing, no mixing, no blending, no waiting. Well, maybe a little waiting…but not much! Grab the Watermelon-Mint Pops Recipe!


Grab-n-Go Picnic Ideas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 30, 2012

Need some quick and easy…”grab n go”…ideas for your next summer picnic? I love, love taking the boys out for picnics during the summer. I love the casual nature of the meal, I like that the kids can “graze and play,” and I like that everyone is fun down afterwards…ready for an afternoon of resting, […]

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Peeled Snacks – 50% off Today Only

by Jenn K on February 29, 2012

Grab a great deal on healthy organic snacks for your family today!