Healthy Snacks

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!


  Are you rushing around finishing Christmas gifts only to be tempted by fast food, take out and expensive snacks in the check out lane? Are you exhausted from staying up late wrapping presents and have no motivation to make dinner? During these busy holiday days, you can spend much more on food as […]


Natural & Organic Deals For December

by Dana S on December 6, 2011

Amazon Deals for December Save 25% off Earth’s Best Baby Food and Formula when you use the code: EARBEST3 + use the Subscribe & Save option. Save on Pamela’s Gluten Free Baking Mixes are still 25% off when you use the code PAMHOL22 + use the Subscribe & Save option. Save up to 30% off Kashi products when you […]


Ways to Save on Fruits and Veggies

by Dana S on November 29, 2011

(photo credit) As a registered dietitian, one recommendation that I make to almost all of my patients is to increase the number of fruits and vegetables that they consume. Why? Produce is bursting with nutrients, low in calories and high in fiber. They help control blood sugar and weight while nourishing the body. In fact, […]


Apple Cider Pancakes – Friday Night Bite

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 4, 2011

I wonder what would happen if I used a little cider in place of some milk in a batch of pancakes…and maybe toss in a chopped apples for kicks and giggles.