Enjoy Life© Snack Review

  First, a few facts about Enjoy Life© and these snacks: ALL Enjoy Life© products are certified gluten-free and are free from the top 8 most common allergens (wheat, dairy, soy, egg, peanut, tree nut, fish and shellfish). All Enjoy Life© products are verified Non-GMO, certified Kosher and made with no artificial ingredients. These three…

Homemade Granola

a dairy & refined sugar free, delicious granola   Raise your hand if you love Granola! I’m always on the hunt for Granola that isn’t packed with sugars & other unhealthy ingredients. I decided to make it homemade & it came out great! My kids loved it on top of their yogurt & I enjoy…

Vegan Banana Bread

a fluffy, delicious breakfast the whole family will love! Ingredients -3 ripe bananas, mashed -3 tbsp. pure organic coconut oil, melted -1/3 c. unsweetened applesauce -a dash of vanilla extract -1 1/2 tsp. baking powder -1/2 tsp. baking soda -pinch of sea salt -pinch of nutmeg -1 tsp. cinnamon -1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour…

PB & Chocolate Banana Sushi

a fun lunch kids will ask you to make again & again!   I’m back with a healthy, creative lunch for kids! In the words of my son, these are “SO NUMMY!”   You Will Need: -1 medium-sized banana (not too ripe) -Justin’s Classic Peanut Butter (or a nut butter of your choice) -a small…

Strawberry Sorbet

a dairy-free, clean eating, & refreshing sorbet perfect for summer!   Happy First Day of Summer! I wanted to surprise my kids with a healthy, yummy after-school treat to celebrate Summer! This sorbet is delicious, stores well in the freezer, & you can switch it up & make the sorbet in any fruit flavor! Ingredients…

Non-Perishable “Brown Bag” Lunch Ideas

ideas for fun Field Trip or Summer Camp bagged lunches!  My daughter has a few School Field Trips coming up as she nears her last weeks as 1st Grader (pause for a quick Mama Bear sob!). The students are required to bring a disposable, non-perishable lunch. Since this particular Field Trip is hands-on, active, &…

Homemade “Cheez-It” Star Crackers

a healthier twist on a classic snack cracker I’m back with another homemade kids snack! This recipe includes very few ingredients & is simple to make! You can get creative with the shapes….my kids chose a star this time! I made these vegan, but even if you substitute for regular cheese & butter, they would…

Homemade Cinnamon Teddy Grahams 

 a childhood favorite snack without the added “junk” I started recipe testing homemade versions of my kids’ favorite snacks in the attempt to limit as much processed food in their diets as possible. Some of the information I found on children’s snacks was disturbing…it’s crazy to me that cancer-causing ingredients are so commonly used in…