Kiddie Faves

PB & L Power Balls

Print PB & L Power Balls These protein packed balls have lentils in them…and they’re delicious.  These can be a choose-your-own-adventure recipe, depending on what’s in the pantry or what mood you’re in.  I recommend adding mini chocolate chips since we’re working with peanut butter here 🙂 Servings: 30 balls … Read more

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies….with PLENTY of chocolate!

Print Fudgy Black Bean Brownies….with PLENTY of chocolate! Brownies should be decadent…and really NOT healthy at all.  However, sometimes a sweet tooth just lingers and you look for something that will satisfy it with out any guilt attached.  Enter THESE brownies.  Gluten-free (naturally!) and full of chocolate.  Take one to … Read more

Max’s Meatballs

My 4-year-old loves spaghetti and meatballs.  These were inspired by his love for meatballs, and dislike for  most vegetables once he turned two.   I perservered..and won! Print Max’s Meatballs Course: Main Course Servings: 36 meatballs Ingredients 1 medium onion 1/2 medium zucchini 1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach 2-3 cloves garlic … Read more

Mac n’ Cheese (with squash…no secrets)

Sometimes ‘sneaking’ in a veggie is necessary, mostly because it’s reassurance that the kids eat one, plus it can actually be a guilt-free feeling when you realize that the veggie actually improves the taste. So no sneaky secrets, squash is supposed to be here and everyone will love it! Print … Read more

Traditional Homemade Applesauce

Apple season hits us in the fall with a desire to pick em and eat em as fast as we can!  Since the kiddos can’t always chomp right into a whole apple make them applesauce and call it ‘dessert’…which also applies to anyone else, of course. Print Traditional Homemade Applesauce … Read more

Carrot Apple Coconut Muffins

Great for little hands and babes who have a few teeth but aren’t ready to really chomp yet.  These minis can live in the freezer until you need a quick snack to bring on the road or to fill an afternoon hunger gap. Print Carrot Apple Coconut Muffins Great for … Read more

Carrot Cake Muffins

My mom used to shop at the A&P (remember the A&P???, which is now Dominion) and bring home a plastic clamshell container of bakery fresh carrot muffins.  We would enjoy them with a cup of Orange Pekoe tea in the afternoon and I remember EXACTLY how they tasted, how moist … Read more