Category Archives: Appetizers and Snacks

Cooking with Kids: Naturally Pink Raspberry Yogurt

Cooking with Kids: Naturally Pink Raspberry Yogurt

Being the mom that doesn’t buy those fun, colorful treats from the store can get wearing after a while. I remember walking through the grocery store with my mom, drooling over the chewy fruit snacks and neon cereals – as a child, I never understood why she staunchly refused to buy them for us, andGet more »

7 Allergy-Free Snacks for Kids

7 Allergy-Free Snacks for Kids

The following is a contributor post from Kristi of Veggie Converter. My daughter and I have conflicting allergies. I’m gluten and sugar intolerant, while she’s dairy and nightshade intolerant. For those of you in the same boat, finding foods free of the eight most common food allergens is important for your health AND your sanity.Get more »

Roasted Turmeric Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Turmeric Pumpkin Seeds

  I needed some pumpkin puree to make pumpkin pies so I made some myself with two sugar pie pumpkins. I saved the seeds and roasted them with turmeric and they are so delicious I had to share them with you! Roasted Turmeric Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients Seeds from 2 sugar pie pumpkins (about 1 1/2Get more »

Butternut Squash and Apple Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Butternut Squash and Apple Fruit and Veggie Snacks

I was recently inspired to make these gelatin snacks after making an amazing butternut squash and apple puree. I wanted to save some in a way that I could eat cold and this is the result! These snacks are creamy, tart, and have just enough sweet flavor. They are super yummy! Butternut Squash and AppleGet more »

Easy Dinners: Picnic Style Dinner Night

Easy Dinners: Picnic Style Dinner Night

As I have said before, I work full time and am super busy. I strive to cook three full from-scratch meals per week. But we do not go out the other nights so what is a busy mom to do? I have come up with a night I call: Picnic Style Dinner Night. This dinnerGet more »

Real Food Tip: How to Keep an Avocado from Turning Brown

Real Food Tip: How to Keep an Avocado from Turning Brown

My husband is South African and he has an unusual snack he eats and which my daughter now also loves. It is simply an avocado cut in half with apple cider vinegar and salt and pepper. It tastes absolutely divine! My daughter has been asking to take this to school in her lunch and soGet more »

Grab and Go Snack: Smoothie Popsicles

Grab and Go Snack: Smoothie Popsicles

My daughter is in preschool and I pack her a lunch each day. However, what you might not know is that I also pack her snacks. I consider snack time another opportunity to get something nourishing in her body. I often quickly make myself a kefir smoothie in the morning as my light breakfast untilGet more »

Warm Cinnamon Applesauce

Warm Cinnamon Applesauce

The following is a guest post from Sylvie, who blogs over at Hollywood Homestead. For more of her great recipes and posts you can check out her blog. When I first transitioned my kids to a real food diet I was surprised to find out just how many products I was buying had wonky ingredients in them–likeGet more »

Jalapeno Poppers with Serrano Sour Cream Dip

Jalapeno Poppers with Serrano Sour Cream Dip

When making the switch to real food, it is hard to envision life without your processed favorites. How many of you love jalapeno poppers? Here is a gluten and grain free recipe that you will love even better than the processed version. Hop on over to Food Renegade for my guest post recipe! Note: IGet more »

Grain Free Graham Crackers

Grain Free Graham Crackers

I really wanted to make smores with my daughter this summer and so I needed a good grain-free graham cracker recipe. I am not a huge fan of almond flour so I tried my hand at inventing a recipe with coconut flour as the primary ingredient. It is hard to achieve a crisp texture withGet more »

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