So last summer, I shared my recipe for 7 Layer Bars. And my son got cheeky and suggested that they were really 6 Layer Bars and we went back and forth and back and forth…and then we went on vacation and he did what children do when they aren’t getting what they want from Mom. He […]
I made this trail mix for our last (and first) campout of the season, last weekend. My husband and I used to be pretty good campers…and then we had kids and, as with many things, suddenly camping was a lot more work.
So this beginning is the part where I tell you a story about this cinnamon sugar pretzels recipe and how we decided to make it and it’s all very interesting and witty and a little peak into life around here so that you realize you’re not the only one who sometimes makes pretzels from scratch […]
I have one more snack to add to yesterday’s list. Blueberry parfaits — great as an after-school snack…or as breakfast (we were getting a little tired of cold cereal every morning.) I use homemade granola (my favorite recipe is this one). And while I like to use blueberries, you can really use any berry or soft fruit. We […]
It’s March. We’ve got 2 1/2 months left of school. Time to rally, stop feeding everyone whatever I can find in the fridge, and make thoughtful, healthy after school snacks that will be waiting for them in well-organized containers when they get home. Or something. At the very least, I’ll try mixing it up a […]
We tried this fruit dip a few days ago after school…when the kids descended on the kitchen and I didn’t have anything ready and I was just pulling things out of the cupboard for them to tear apart like vultures before they started eating the door trim. They loved it. You can dip any sort […]