15+ Nut-Free School Snack Ideas

Nut-Free School Snack Ideas from 5DollarDinners.com

Well, I'm not sure about you and your kids, but all 3 of my school aged boys get to take snacks this year. (And by get to, I mean 'have to'...because they eat a very early breakfast (6:30 am!) and have a late lunch (11:45 am!)...that's a long time to go without food for little people! I understand that as many as 90% of schools in the US are nut-free, so when Stacy asked me … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins | 5DollarDinners.com

Ok, friend. You have to make these. They are one of my kids' most popular requests for lunch boxes...and I saved them for the end of our 31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas. I sent them on their first day of school this week. I had stashed a few in the very back of the freezer, so they would actually make it to the first day of school. I dropped 2 into each lunch box and sent them … [Read more...]

Zucchini Feta Bites

Zucchini Feta Bites

Here's a fun new twist on a zucchini side dish. Zucchini is every.where. right now. And it's cheap-o too. This takes just a few minutes to get together, and I tasked my oldest son to get the zucchinis arranged onto the baking sheet, while I dropped the seasoning and feta on them as he went. We made a great team...and had them ready for the oven in a matter of … [Read more...]

Chocolate Raspberry Bites

Chocolate Raspberry Bites

Because I love chocolate and I love raspberries. And I love them together. mmmmm. mmmm. This is super simple and goes like this... Melt chocolate chips in the microwave or in a double boiler. Follow the directions on the photo above, using a mini muffin tin. Freeze or chill the bites. (I prefer to freeze mine...so I'm less tempted to eat 13 at one time. Wait, … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter & Cookie Dough Valentine’s Bites

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

These Peanut Butter & Cookie Dough Valentine's Bites make for an easy after school snack or quick dessert idea this week, just in time for Valentine's Day. Plus, if you are a big fan of eating cookie dough while you bake, then you'll love this recipe!  It tastes just like it, but there's no eggs, so no worries. But, most importantly...they are just so cute!  Look how … [Read more...]