Banana Chocolate Smoothie Pops

I’m sharing #purclean #TideThat as part of a Tide® sponsored series for Socialstars™. The Summer season means it is time for lots of homemade frozen treats to stay cool! These homemade banana chocolate smoothie pops are a family favorite. They are quick to make and they are delicious! If you have any leftovers after filling […]

Rabbit Racer Treats

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Rice Krispies®. As always, all opinions are my own. These rabbit racer treats are super fun to make! The best part is that no baking is involved! With just a few simple additions to standard Rice Krispies® treats, you can make these adorable rabbit racers. […]

Winter Treat – Snowman Snack Mix

This snowman snack mix is the perfect no-bake Winter treat that kids can make to give to friends or family! The best part is that it uses common ingredients that you may already have on-hand in your pantry. My kids enjoyed making several small bags of this snowman snack mix for simple handmade holiday gifts! You may […]

Favorite Spring Recipes

Our favorite Spring recipes are full of color, flavor, and freshness! You may want to pin or bookmark this handy collection for future reference. The best part is that the kids could play an active role in preparing many of these Spring recipes, since they are quick and easy to make! Here are some of […]

Pi Day Pie Recipes

March 14th, 3/14, is also known as Pi Day or  π Day.  It is a day where we celebrate Pi, the mathematical constant which represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.  It’s typically represented as 3.14159, and, as it turns out, it is also a great excuse to make and eat PIE!  Because, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Treats — Rainbow Fruit Pizza!

Here are some St. Patrick’s Day treats that kids are sure to love!  This dye-free Rainbow Fruit Pizza is part cookie, part short bread, part fruit salad, and all yummy. It is the perfect non-candy treat for St. Patrick’s day or, well, any day!  This Rainbow Fruit Pizza is a great way to encourage kids to […]

Simple Valentine Treats for Kids

These simple Valentine treats for kids are easy enough to be made in the last minute. These would be perfect for an impromptu celebration or Valentine’s Day party! If the kids are old enough, these would be great to prepare together for a mini life skills lesson and festive fun rolled into one! Treat #1: Valentine […]

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Whether you are topping a slice of warm of apple crisp, celebrating a birthday, or simply indulging in a sweet dessert, homemade vanilla ice cream is perfect for the occasion. A healthier alternative to store-bought ice cream, homemade vanilla ice cream is creamy, delicious, and chemical-free! This post contains affiliate links. Opinions are my own. My love […]

Simple Kitchen Trick

Here’s a simple kitchen trick to encourage your kids to be more independent while getting their own snacks from the refrigerator. Start with a tray of pre-cut fruit, vegetables, or cheese in small reusable containers. By having the snacks prepped ahead of time, they will be ready for easy access. Kids still can’t reach the […]

Red, White and Blue Tie-Dye Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

4th of July recipes are a fun way to incorporate red, white and blue into Independence Day. Our ice cream sandwich cookies are a treat to behold. Red, White & Blue Tie-Dye Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies by Jodie Fitz Sugar cookie dough* Red food coloring Blue food coloring Vanilla bean ice cream Red & Blue Sprinkles […]

End of the School Year Treat: Peanut-Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats

Celebrate the end of the school year with a cool, sweet treat! My mom used to make these Peanut-Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats for my siblings and I and boy, did they make the kitchen smell incredible! I just know you’ll love them too! A word of warning though: Do not prepare these Rice Krispie Treats around […]

Shamrock Kabobs

What are your favorite St. Patrick’s Day traditions?  We like to create some fun green food to get the holiday spirit going on in our kitchen.  Since we tend to get a bit crazy with the sweets sometimes, this year I decided to take a healthy approach to the day that is known for bringing […]

Kid Inspired Treats- Chocolate Fruity Pebbles Bars

There is something to be said for creative kids.  Give them a paintbrush and they will create a masterpiece… give them full access to the pantry, and well… let their imaginations run wild.  Whether they are mixing up a favorite cookie recipe, or coming up with a creation all their own, giving kids the ability […]

How to Make Snow Ice Cream

Looking for a simple recipe for how to make snow ice cream? Making snow ice cream is an easy way to make tasty Winter Snow Day memories with your kids. Chocolate syrup not required, although highly recommended for this special treat! Serves 1-2 excited kids. This recipe can easily be doubled for a larger batch. […]

A Groundhog’s Day Treat

Groundhog’s Day is not a holiday on everyone’s calendar.  But it has a special place in my heart and in the hearts of my children.  Come and have an every day celebration with your kids while cooking this special Groundhog’s Day treat! My mother was the queen of obscure holidays.  We even had a book […]

Fall Dessert Ideas: Quick & Easy Mini Handpies

Fall dessert ideas are on the brain as the chill fills the air. Handpies are always something I think of when I think of fall.  Pumpkin patches and apple turnovers just seem to go hand in hand.  These handpies are SO easy that you can have your whole family help (yes, even the 2 year […]

Halloween Food Ideas: Ghost Popping Cupcake

Halloween food ideas seem to be popping into everyone’s to do lists, and we are so excited to bring you these ghostly cupcakes today. My kids, like millions of others, love cupcakes.  However, two out of three of them don’t like frosting and that has forced me to get a little bit on the creative […]

Whole Wheat Mini Apple Pies

    Whole wheat, mini apple pies   Preheat oven to 400* Basic whole wheat pie crust (Great recipe here) 3 apples (we used our leftovers from the Apple Taste Test) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 Tbs cinnamon 1 tea ground cloves 3 Tbs cold butter 1/2 cup water   Cut […]