Real Food Patriot Dessert – The Fruit Flag

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If you're looking for a patriotic and uber healthy dessert, look no further! For Memorial Day, we headed to my dad's house for a backyard BBQ. Before I had both feet in the door, I'd been recruited to help with the fruit flag. It's not terribly time intensive, and with 2 of us working on it, I was surprised at how quickly it came together. And I learned quite a few tricks … [Read more...]

Denise’s Quick and Easy ‘Baked’ Apple Recipe

Quick and Easy Baked Apples

My five kiddos love all types of fresh fruit and that makes me very happy, but sometimes we get a little bored and want to spice it up a little. This method of "baking" apples in the microwave is super fast and easy, it only takes a few ingredients and you can make as much or as little as you like. We also have a favorite restaurant that serves "fried apples" and when the kids … [Read more...]

No Bake Cookie Smoothie

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This healthy smoothie is a great, cold treat for times you are craving something sweet! It is rich and chocolate-y with no added sweeteners. Full of good for you ingredients like cocoa powder, bananas, peanut butter and milk! No Bake Cookie Smoothie Yield - 1 serving Preparation Time - 5 minutes Ingredients 1 frozen, sliced banana 1/2 cup milk (any kind is … [Read more...]

Dana’s Mango Smoothie

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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 servings or 4 snack size servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Ingredients 1.5 cups frozen … [Read more...]