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Healthy Halloween! Good-for-you Popcorn Balls and other Party Ideas

What!? Me, healthy? Yes, I can go there sometimes. And so I’m breaking from your usual programming (and weekly blog schedule) to bring you the latest in a less-sweet Halloween. Here are some healthy alternatives to whip up last minute for your Halloween party. And, did I mention, I’m hosting a last minute Halloween party […]



good-for-you banana oatmeal chocolate chip bar cookies

I’m going to start off listing the good stuff in these: Bananas, oatmeal, flax seed, wheat germ… Did I lose you? I promise they are so so very good. See those missing cookies along the edge in the photo below? That’s how much I ate before I even finished cutting them.   A friend of […]



Just for Kix: Reindeer feed snacks and free printable

Hungry? Kids whining for snacks? Give ‘em what Rudolph eats. My latest for Kix:   Find the how-tos for Reindeer Feed Snacks for kids with FREE Printable HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow (and encourage) you to share ONE […]



Just for Kix: Veggie Monsters!

Attack of the vegetables! For as crazy picky as my kid is, I consider myself lucky she likes vegetables. Now, mind you, that means broccoli steamed in the microwave for 4 1/2 minutes, Brussels Sprouts of a particular brand, also steamed, carrots raw only, snap peas NOT snow peas, and cucumbers peeled just so. But […]



Just for Kix: roasting pumpkin seeds and Kix-pumpkin seed trail mix

As a former nerd of academia, I liked this particular post for Kix Cereal. I got to do research on roasting pumpkin seeds. Do you soak your pumpkin seeds overnight before roasting? I never had. So I tried them both ways, this time. Find the how-tos for roasting pumpkin seeds, loads of seasoning-combo ideas, and […]