20 Easy-to-Pack, Healthy Desserts for Kids’ Lunches

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~ The perfect end to our series on healthy school lunches! Filled with much more than just empty calories,  these deliciously nutritious treats are a terrific way to finish off your kids’ lunch boxes! Be careful, though … these healthy desserts are so tempting, and so sweet-tooth satisfying, your family may gobble them up … Continue reading

The Most Ultimate {Epic!} Snack Cookbook Ever! (100+ Healthy Kids’ Snack Recipes!)

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~ After hour upon hour (truly!) of reading and rereading hundreds of snack recipes … we’ve compiled the ultimate list of healthy kids’ snacks. This is literally a cookbook’s worth of deliciously nutritious snack ideas for practically ever snacking occasion (and, yes, parents … you’re gonna love these, too!). Bookmark it, pin … Continue reading

Easy, Healthy Kids’ Lunch Ideas (A Whole Month of Fun Lunch Box Recipes!)

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~ School lunches don’t have to be boring, and you don’t have to resort to less-than-healthy, store-bought lunch kits to keep the kids happy! These kids’ lunch ideas will have them happily munching through an entire month’s worth of yummy, healthy school lunches! ~ We both sent our kiddos back to school … Continue reading

No-Bake Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal Bars with White Chocolate

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~ These addictively delicious no-bake oatmeal bars feature crunchy almonds, sweet-tart blueberries and creamy white chocolate. All wrapped up in a nutrient-rich little package that’s super quick and easy to make! They’re satisfyingly decadent enough for dessert, yet nutritious enough for a snack! ~ Don’t blink, or this recipe will disappear before … Continue reading

4-Ingredient Fat Free Chocolate Pops (Easy Homemade Fudgesicles)

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~ Only four simple, pantry-staple ingredients to make these all-natural, no-fat chocolate ice pops! These decadently rich and creamy homemade fudgesicles will keep you cool all summer long! ~ In my kitchen, there are typically three scenarios that take place when I’m testing a new recipe. Sometimes things go really, really … Continue reading

Waffle Sundae Bar (for Brunch, Dessert or “Brinner”!)

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~ This fun waffle sundae bar is a dessert idea you can feel good about serving! But it’s also a fantastic sleepover breakfast idea, the perfect solution for a make-your-own holiday brunch bar, and (surprise!) a kid-favorite brinner (breakfast-for-dinner!) option. So easy, and great for using up whatever’s in the fridge! ~ Hurry, … Continue reading

Classic Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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~ This incredibly simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie recipe is the perfect way to welcome summer! Cool and refreshing, the flavor combination is a true classic! Featuring ingredients you’re sure to have on hand, you can whip one up just about anytime! It’ll definitely become a new favorite! ~ I’m a sad, sad momma today. … Continue reading

3-Ingredient “Chocolate-Covered Strawberry” Frozen Greek Yogurt Bites

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~ Perfect for snacks or even as healthy desserts, these easy Frozen Greek Yogurt Bites can be made with or without molds … and in shapes appropriate for any holiday or theme! Your family will love the chocolate-covered strawberry flavor, and you’ll love how quick they are to make! ~ … Continue reading

25 Deliciously Healthy Popcorn Recipes

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From Sweet to Savory to Kinda Spunky … Popcorn Toppings and Seasoning Recipes for Any Mood or Occasion! If you’re a regular THKer (you totally rock!!), then you remember we just shared a fantastic and absolutely simple method for popping 100% butter-free and oil-free popcorn, right in your microwave. Steaming … Continue reading

Microwave Popcorn (Easy Recipe for How to Make Popcorn That’s Perfectly Quick, Healthy and Delicious!)

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~ After extensive testing, we’ve discovered what really works … and what doesn’t! We’ve got the tips and secrets to help you make super-fast microwave popcorn without any oil, butter, or extra appliances … using just a simple paper bag! ~ I know you’ve seen this on Pinterest … like 1,000 times. … Continue reading

Ghostly Halloween Fruit Dip – (Yet Another!) Healthy Halloween Treat

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~ Just 3 (hauntingly delicious) ingredients! A quick, easy, healthy fruit dip that’s absolutely perfect for Halloween parties and fall’s after-school snacks! So cute that it’s both a delicious appetizer dip AND a party decoration! Plus, we’ve got fun ideas for spook-tacular fruit to serve alongside! ~ I have no idea exactly … Continue reading

Frankenstein Kiwis – (Another!) Healthy Halloween Treat

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~ These Franken-kiwis are an easy, really cute, healthy Halloween treat! They’re perfect for Halloween fruit trays, fun after-school snacks, and as edible Halloween party decorations! ~ A couple of weeks ago, on a lazy Sunday, I threw a little (pre-) Halloween party. The key word here is little … … Continue reading

Apple Mummies – A Healthy Halloween Treat!

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~ These adorable Apple Mummies are such an easy, healthy Halloween treat! Your little ghosties will gobble them up! A perfect fruit snack for Halloween parties, spook-tacular fruit trays, or a fun October after-school nibble! ~ The other day, my son was at the kitchen sink, peeling apples for a recipe … Continue reading

17 Spook-tacular, Healthy Halloween Treats, Snacks and Beverages

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Halloween is a notoriously UN-healthy holiday. Overflowing treat bags brimming with chocolate bars, suckers and gummy candy … But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are plenty of fiendishly fun foods that are actually healthy, too! We’ve got oodles of great recipes for you from some of our favorite, really creative … Continue reading

No-Bake Maple-Walnut Oatmeal Snack Bites

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~ Mmmmmmm … it’s as if a delicious no-bake cookie met up with the best bowl of oatmeal you ever tasted! Plus, these super-yummy, grab-and-go snacks are loaded with complex carbs and protein – full of great nutrition for sustained energy! And just like all our Snack Bites, they’re so easy and freezable, too! ~ Gather … Continue reading

Healthy Yogurt Parfait Party Snacks

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~ From kids’ parties and playgroups to office brunch meetings and bridal showers … this is the fun, delicious, HEALTHY snack everyone will love! Your breakfast yogurt parfaits are getting a little crazy today … and heading out to parrrr-tay! ~ Today, we’re getting all dressed up and going to … Continue reading

“Veggie Faces” No-Bake Vegetable Pizzas and Wraps

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~ Your kids will love this project – it’s so much fun to create edible art! No-bake veggie pizzas are a fresh, exciting lunch or snack! You can even pack all the ingredients in their lunch boxes, bento-box-style – a much healthier take on Lunchables! (Psssst … and a great way to … Continue reading

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas + Dessert!

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~ Best family pizza night ever! (So fun and incredibly easy, too!) Everyone can choose their own toppings for the mini Chicago-style personal pizzas. Then, the pizzas bake right along with quick mini apple pies in this complete, healthy meal the whole family will love! ~ Let’s have a little fun with … Continue reading