Category: Snack

White Bean and Kale Dip

I have to admit, this white bean and kale dip happened out of desperation. My 11-year-old loves to pack hummus in his lunch. I intended to soak chickpeas last night and cook them today in my slow cooker so he could take hummus in his lunch tomorrow. But I forgot, and was forced to...

Homemade Almond Butter

I get so many questions about nut butter … what do you use? Is peanut butter good for me? How can I choose a good nut butter for my family? I’m a huge fan of nut butter and it is definitely a staple in our home. We spread it on toast and...

homemade larabars

Homemade Larabars

Homemade Larabars have become a staple in our diet, and these homemade Snickerdoodle Larabars are one of our favorite varieties. They come together with just a few ingredients and are so quick and easy to make. My boys pack one in their lunch boxes every day, and often grab one for a healthy on...

Avocado Toast

Avocado toast. I love everything about it. It’s delicious, quick and easy to make, is loaded with nutrients, and is a perfect meal or snack at any time of day. Best of all, it’s a snack that kids can make on their own. What’s not to love?!? You and your kids...

Chewy Oat and Cacao Energy Bars

My boys love these homemade, no-bake Chewy Oat and Cacao Energy Bars. I don’t make them often, but when I do, they always disappear quickly. These no-bake bars are slightly sweet and are a nutritional powerhouse. Filled with nutrient-dense seeds and topped with antioxidant-packed cacao nibs, these bars are the perfect...