Posts Tagged ‘apples’

Vanilla Chia Pudding

October 13th, 2014


      Chia seeds are little nutrition powerhouses.  They contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, AND calcium.  And unlike flax seeds, they don’t need to be ground in order for your body to absorb the nutrients.   These super little seeds absorb up to ten times their weight in water.  So
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Sandwich Sushi

July 16th, 2013


Today marked week two of my Little Foodies class at Creative Kids in Garwood, NJ.  We all had so much fun!  We started off with an art activity…rolling and sculpting model magic.  It was a great way for the kids to warm up their hands and practice using the rolling pins for today’s recipe…Sandwich Sushi.
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Snack Time!

March 11th, 2013


When your kids come into the kitchen after school starving and asking for a snack, make sure you have something nutritious and delicious to serve them.  Snacks play an important role in managing hunger, boosting nutrition and stabilizing energy.  But not all snacks are created equal.  While it may seem quicker to grab a pre-packaged
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October 29th, 2012


Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast foods.  Not only is it delicious, is is also easy to make, very versatile and packed with health benefits.  Oatmeal helps to lower cholesterol, decreases risk of diabetes, boosts your immune system and keeps your blood sugar stable.  My family and I eat oatmeal almost every morning.  Here
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Butternut Squash Soup

October 8th, 2012


Always a fall favorite…butternut squash soup. This is another delicious way to use up the millions of apples we picked last weekend. It’s packed with flavor and tons of nutritional benefits! Butternut squash is full of anti-aging and anti-inflammatory nutrients and is a rich source of carotenoids as well as vitamin C, fiber, omega-3’s, potassium,
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Baked Apples

October 6th, 2012


Nothing says fall like the smell of apples and cinnamon baking in the oven. This is one of my favorite fall dishes. It make the entire house smell wonderful, it’s SO simple to make and my kids think it tastes like apple pie! I usually make about 6-8 at a time and enjoy them throughout
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