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Tasty Tuesday: Yummy Baked Carrot Oatmeal Hearts for Valentine’s Day

It’s not Valentine’s Day if we don’t eat a heart-shaped dessert, right? So I had to come up with a dessert that is not only delicious, but also healthy, filling, great as a snack, and easy to pack and take to school. Nutritious and delicious baked oatmeal with carrots. My kids love it, my husband and myself love it, and [...]

Interview and Giveaway with Todd Parr

I fell in love with Todd Parr’s book at a department store. Of all the places :). Since then, I have been buying or borrowing Todd’s books from the library and reading them with my kids who share my love for Todd’s books. Todd's books have simple, yet complex messages, are beautifully illustrated, and are interesting for all the young at heart. [...]

2017-02-06T06:25:39+00:00 By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: , |86 Comments

How to Make the Perfect Smoothie for Your Kid

Smoothies are a great way to include plenty of nutrients in our kids’ diets. Smoothies are especially great for picky eaters who have a limited number of preferred foods. Adding sweet fruits to their smoothies masks the taste of vegetables. The perfect smoothie for a picky eater! When I make smoothies for my family, I load them with as much [...]

Giveaway with Kathy Lycka, Creator of Whimsical Art for Kids

Last year I interviewed Kathy Lycka and hosted a giveaway with one of her beautiful prints. Because many people loved Kathy’s art, this year Kathy and I decided to run another giveaway with one of her beautiful prints.  Here is some of the new art Kathy is working on this year: Celebratory Cards (including Birthday Cards)   Whimsical Animals       Flowers and [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:29+00:00 By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: |62 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Banana Almond Bread

Let's talk banana bread, okay? If you are fond of banana bread, this recipe is for YOU. If you don't enjoy banana flavour, have no fear, as there is a second recipe that has no bananas, but has delicious sweet blueberries. I realized yesterday that I haven't shared a tasty Tuesday recipe in a long time. Although I am still [...]