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Dessert in a Jar

Dessert in a Jar

  Dessert in a Jar These easy to make fruit parfaits are as delicious as they are pretty. My kids like them because they can customize their jars with their favorite ingredients. I made these with pound cake, lemon curd, assorted berries and whipped cream. As an added bonus, simply screw on the top . . . → Continue reading Dessert in a Jar

Nutella Filled Strawberries

Nutella Filled Strawberries

  Strawberries and Nutella   Here’s a perfect combination – Strawberries filled with Nutella!   Make a quick and delicious snack for that the kids and adults will love. This is an easy recipe that the kids can do on their own or with a little help from an older sibling. Just put some . . . → Continue reading Nutella Filled Strawberries

Grilled PB&J Sandwich

Ooey Goey PB&J, Yummy!

  Ooey Goey PB&J, Yummy!   This is definitely a kid-friendly sandwich! I have a Pampered Chef Cut N Seal, which trims the crusts and crimps the edges; I’m not sure if they still sell them. Anyway, the kids love it when I make them little pocket sandwiches with this thing, so I made . . . → Continue reading Grilled PB&J Sandwich

Homemade Yogurt and Ice Pop Tubes

Frozen Ice Pops with Zipzicles

    Frozen Ice Pops with Zipzicles    

Make Your Own Homemade Ice Pops

  With 5 kids who seem to constantly be hungry or looking for a snack, it’s probably not surprising that I’m always on the lookout for fast and easy ways to feed them on a budget. I . . . → Continue reading Homemade Yogurt and Ice Pop Tubes

Fun Drinks for Kids

Fun Drinks for Kids

Drinks for Kids   When it’s hot outside and the kids are bored, let them make some fun drinks that will help them chill down a bit. The best part about these drinks is you can create a multitude of different color combinations to match any holiday. Here is what we made for . . . → Continue reading Fun Drinks for Kids

Strawberry Daiquiris for Kids

Enjoy a Strawberry Daiquiri

Enjoy a Strawberry Daiquiri  

Strawberry Daiquiri for Kids

There is no doubt that kids love to make their own special drinks and this is certainly a favorite in our house. Made from strawberries and frozen lime juice, you can feel good about giving this delicious frozen cocktail to the kids.   Makes 2 . . . → Continue reading Strawberry Daiquiris for Kids

Empty Tomb Rolls or Resurrection Rolls

Empty Tomb Rolls

Empty Tomb Rolls

Empty Tomb Rolls

Empty tomb rolls or Resurrection rolls as they are often called are a delicious and memborable way to teach children about the resurrection of Christ. And as an added bonus, they’re delicious as well! These rolls are the perfect way to begin Easter morning. Empty Tomb Rolls . . . → Continue reading Empty Tomb Rolls or Resurrection Rolls

Frozen Bananas

Frozen Bananas

    Frozen Bananas

Frozen Bananas with Chocolate

    Chocolate covered frozen bananas rolled in coconut, sprinkles or nuts are a delicious treat that’s perfect for the kids as well as the adults. If you’ve never had a frozen banana, you’ll probably be surprised to discover that they turn into . . . → Continue reading Frozen Bananas

Fresh Fruit Kabobs

Fruit Chunks

    Fresh Fruit Kabobs    

Fresh Fruit Kabobs

  Are you looking for a fun after school treat for the kids? Getting them to eat healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. This is especially true when you get them involved in preparing their own foods. Of course, these fruit kabobs . . . → Continue reading Fresh Fruit Kabobs

Fruit Smoothies

Fruit Smoothie

Fruit Smoothie       

Recipe: Fruit Smoothie

Delicious and nutritious fruit smoothies are the perfect way to cool down or indulge in a healthy treat.        Ingredients 1 c. berries  2 c. fruit juice  1 – 2 T honey, depending on how sweet you like your smoothie 1/4 c. natural or vanilla . . . → Continue reading Fruit Smoothies