Snacks

Healthy snacking is a great way to combat hunger in between meals. Find recipes and ideas for delicious snacks to munch on at home or take on-the-go.

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Delicious Popcorn Recipe Ideas

In my town, we have a little popcorn shop that sells a varying selection of hundreds of flavors of popcorn. And I thought that...
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Santa Treat Ideas

We're just days out from Christmas - I hope you are ready to go!  Leaving a tasty treat for Santa and his reindeer is...

Oatmeal Muffin Recipes

December 19th is Oatmeal Muffin Day! To celebrate, let’s make and eat lots of oatmeal muffins. Duh. But seriously, these things are versatile. And...
peppermint bowls

DIY Peppermint Bowls

We are always looking for fun DIY projects around the holidays that can double as gifts and we found one with these easy DIY Peppermint...
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Halloween Holdovers: Recipes Using Leftover Halloween Candy

Ah, Halloween! All the fun of fall (apple cider, pumpkin spice, crunchy leaves, crisp weather) plus jack-o-lanterns, decorating, dressing up, getting scared silly, and,...

Eight Great Pasta Salad Recipes

I'm only 50% Italian, but I've always only identified myself as such. This sounds awful, but I couldn't even tell you what the other...
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Snack Sneakers Part 2 | Great Places to Hide Snacks

The Junior Gizmo kids are back with another episode of their Snack Sneakers video series. After showing kids how to successfully get snacks out...
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Peachy-Keen: 8 Summer Peach Recipes

While it’s possible to find lots of fruits year-round now, everybody knows that the best fruit is found when the fruit is in locally...
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Gluten Free Sides for a Summer BBQ

More and more people in my life have had to eliminate gluten from their diets recently, for one reason or another. This includes my...

Recipes for a Fourth of July Picnic

One thing that D.C. does really well is Fourth of July fireworks. (Duh.) We have great displays in the surrounding area, but the show...
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Preschool Snack Idea: Dog Food!

Another month, another preschool co-op day, another opportunity to make a creative snack for fifteen kids and assorted adults. For March, my husband was...
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Preschool Snack Idea: Pond Scum and Dirt

My daughter attends a cooperative preschool where one of the co-oping parent’s jobs is to provide the class’s daily snack. At our two-year-old classroom...