Quick Breakfast Smoothie: Maple Almond Crush

  1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 cup crushed ice 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. maple extract Optional (1-4 TBL of water, depending on how thin you like your smoothies.   Blend well!   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read. Please sign up for the weekly newsletter at Super Healthy Kids Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter   // < ![CDATA[ // Read more [...]

Pumpkin Pie Shake Recipe / Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

    Pumpkin Pie Shake Recipe 1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (recipe below) 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 TBL brown sugar (or other sweetener) 7-10 Ice cubes Blend all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth! Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe   1 TBL cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cloves 1 tsp allspice   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, Read more [...]

Gluten Free Apricot Snack Bars

          Ingredients to make Apricot Snack Bars     1/2 cup cream honey (I used cinnamon flavored cream honey) 1/2 cup almond butter 1 1/2 tsp almond extract   Mix altogether in bowl with a spoon.  Then stir in (you may have to use your hand)   1 cup chopped dried apricots 1/2 cup granola 1/2 cup chopped or sliced almonds Mix all ingredients.  Press into loaf pan and chill in the fridge. (Gluten free, but not vegan unless you used Read more [...]

Cheesy Cauliflower Dippers

Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided in half 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon Garlic salt   Instructions Wash and clean the cauliflower and cut it into chunks. Make sure you remove the core. Place the cauliflower in a food processor and pulse it until it’s a “rice” consistency In a large saucepan, heat one inch of water until it boils. Add in the Read more [...]

Tashers Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

  See how to turn fresh pumpkin seeds into delicious, crunchy, good-for-you snacks.   1 1/2 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoonsbutter, melted 1 pinchsalt if desired.   Directions   1. Clean all seeds that you take out of your pumpkin. I wash them a few times then soak them overnight in very salty water stirring often. Rinse well 2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). 3. Toss seeds in a bowl with the melted butter and salt. Spread the Read more [...]

No Bake Snow Balls

  Ingredients 1 cup granola 1/2 cup peanut butter 3 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup crispy rice cereal 1/3 cup coconut   Instructions Mix granola, peanut butter, honey, and cereal in a bowl. Pour coconut on parchment paper. Drop spoonfuls of peanut butter mixture onto coconut, and roll into a ball, using the coconut to prevent it from sticking to your hands.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & Read more [...]

Homemade Hot Pockets

          Homemade  Hot Pockets    Ingredients:   8 Grand’s biscuits, Crescent rolls, or Canned Pizza dough 6-8 eggs (scrambled) 3/4 cup shredded cheese     Directions:   Roll out the biscuits until flat. You just scramble the eggs and mix in the cheese. Then fill the biscuit with a spoonful of the mixture, fold the biscuit over and seal the edges with a fork. Then bake in a 375 degree oven until golden brown about 12 minutes Read more [...]

Super Crispy Homemade French Fries

Ingredients 2 large Russet potatoes Sea Salt Olive Oil   Instructions Peel potatoes and cut in half and then half again. Cut into even thin pieces.  The more evenly thick you can cut them, the more even they will bake. Put them in a bowl of ice water and let them soak for about 20 minutes. Rinse well and then thoroughly pat them dry with paper towel. Make sure you get as much water off as you can. Next put them in a Ziploc bag with 1-2 tsp of oil and shake to coat. Line a baking Read more [...]

Roasting Beans

Drain and rinsed a can of chickpeas. Spread the beans out on a cookie sheet with foil, making sure to dry them with a towel. Spray with olive oil, sprinkle Parmesan cheese and salt. Roast in the oven at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. This a super easy snack to make, and super healthy for you and your family!  These beans can eaten plain, or you can sprinkle them on salads or add them to trail mix!   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & Read more [...]

2 Gourmet Almond Butter and Regular or Spiced Peanut Butter

  Coconut Almond Butter 2 cups of dry roasted almonds 1/3 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes 1-2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp of salt (optional) Directions: Place all of the ingredients into a food processor or high powered blender.  You may have to process for up to 10 minutes.  At this point it may still be a little 'chunky'.  Continue to process until it reaches desired smoothness. Scoop out your fresh almond butter and place in an airtight container or jar.     Honey Read more [...]