Berry Cherry Jubilee ~ Green Smoothie Recipe

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This summer, I had the pleasure of meeting the duo behind the very popular Simple Green Smoothies. I drool over their Instagram feed every day. And often end up making something similar to what they posted for my morning smoothie. (Or my lunch smoothie, when I have 'those' mornings and I can't get to blending my morning smoothie!) Their hearts are so big and they are … [Read more...]

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...]