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Snack Ideas: Homemade Fruit Bars

Lunch Box Snack Ideas: Homemade Fruit Bars Recipe

My daughter adores Apple Cereal Bars. In fact, she would live off Apple Cereal Bars and Orange Juice if I let her. Apple Cereal Bars are found alongside muesli bars in the supermarket and they are basically an oven baked pastry tube filled with a pureed fruit. Since Bear likes to have a cereal bar … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Idea: Homemade Biscuit Dippers & Berry Yoghurt

Homemade biscuit yoghurt dippers with berry yoghurt. Great snack or lunch box recipe idea.

These Biscuit Dippers & Berry Yoghurt make a great after school snack or lunch box treat. The berry yoghurt is super simple to make and can be easily adapted to utilise whatever berries you have in season and, to make things even more convenient, the biscuit dippers can be made ahead of … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

Cooking with kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

What now seems like many years ago I worked in a fabulous child care centre and whenever one of the children celebrated a birthday we would all share together in a special morning or afternoon tea. Dip, crackers and vegetable sticks inevitably formed part of this snacktime ritual, and it is here … [Read more...]

Frozen Watermelon & Strawberry Sorbet

Watermelon and Strawberry Sorbet

Sorbet, granita, slushie, slurpee, icee...I really had no idea what to call this delicious frozen concoction! To me it's more a sorbet or granita but without the added sugar, however by adding a little more water or adding ice you could definitely be thinking this is a slushie or slurpee! Whatever … [Read more...]

Mini Fruit & Pancake Stacks

Mini Fruit and Pikelet Stacks: Healthy Snacks for Kids, Parties, Baby Showers or Valentines Day

Pikelets (mini pancakes) are on regular rotation for morning and afternoon tea in our home. They are quick to make from scratch, free from nasties, and my girls will eat them with all sorts of different toppings. They're just easy! Plus, the girls love to help make them too. Immy can pretty much … [Read more...]

9 Kid Approved Apple Snack Recipes

9 Kid Approved Apple Snack Ideas

My girls are more herbivore than carnivore so fruit and vegetables are regularly snaffled straight from the fridge! When it comes to apples though, neither are huge fans of plain apple, which is a shame, given that apples are often one of the cheapest fruits to buy down our way. Dress them up a … [Read more...]

Banana Not-Quite-Ice Cream Three Ways

Banana Not-Quite-Ice Cream Three Ways. A fabulous, healthy snack for kids.

"Mum, can we freeze some bananas and make ice cream?" is a familiar question in our house. Immy loves it when we make the not-quite-ice cream that is blended, frozen bananas and I love how easy it is to make as a fabulous after school snack....or morning tea treat...or even, possibly a breakfast … [Read more...]

Simple Kids Snack Ideas: Crunchy Apple Boats

Kids Snack Ideas: Crunchy Apple Boats

Apples! My girls love them. I love that they are cheap right now! And although my girls will just as happily crunch away on an apple au naturel, sometimes it is nice to dress them up as a bit of a treat. These Crunchy Apple Boats are super easy to make and they are sure to bring a smile to the face … [Read more...]