Archives For Snacks

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For a fun and tasty cool summer treat, these frozen coconut snowballs are easy to make and serve.  They are made with three simple ingredients, including coconut oil so the kiddos can enjoy a serving of healthy fat without even knowing it!

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Chicken-Bacon

11/25/2014 — 1 Comment

For a quick, easy, and delicious meal, this chicken and bacon combination is always a favourite.

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Although it is made with only two simple ingredients, this recipe is packed with protein and flavour. Continue Reading…

One of the biggest surprises of having a child with multiple allergies is how many of our family and friends have risen to the challenge of accommodating our special dietary requirements. Anyone who has had the opportunity to cook for us knows what a pleasure (challenge) it is to serve food that is free from wheat, gluten, dairy, nuts, soy, and corn, among other things.

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Although I do not expect any special treatment when we go visiting (and I always have something safe to eat hidden in my purse), I am amazed and touched by how many of our family and friends have created recipes of their own that are tailor-made for my Little Bear. Continue Reading…

Coconut Macaroons

10/26/2014 — 2 Comments

These coconut macaroons are a fun and festive treat that are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Not only do they only require a few simple ingredients, but they are also quick and easy to make.

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Since they are grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and sugar-free, they are usually a safe choice when serving food at a party. Kids and adults will both love the soft texture of these messy and crumbly goodies. Continue Reading…

These homemade fish sticks are a great alternative to the popular store-bought fish sticks, which are covered in a coating made from wheat, corn, and other allergens.

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They are a fun finger food that my son just loves for a meal or a snack. Serve these fish sticks with soups, salads, or sweet potato wedges. Continue Reading…

These popsicles are a delicious treat on a hot summer day. Not only do they taste rich and creamy, but they also replenish electrolytes that may have been lost after sweating in the heat. These all-fruit delights are dairy-free, nut-free, and sugar-free.

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They are so easy to make, but they also taste so refreshing and wonderful that one would never guess that they contain only a few simple ingredients! Continue Reading…

Kid Kebabs

08/19/2014 — Leave a comment

Kebabs are a great way to serve healthy whole foods including meat, fruit, and vegetables. Not only does food on a skewer always seem to appeal to kids, but it also always looks elegant.

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There are endless arrangements including all meat kebabs, all fruit kebabs, all vegetable kebabs, and combinations of the different food groups. Kebabs are also simple and easy to prepare.   Continue Reading…

Mini Meatballs

08/16/2014 — 1 Comment

We make these simple little meatballs every week. Not only are they an easy and economical meal, but they are also handy to keep in the fridge or freezer for a nutritious snack or a quick lunch.

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