Fun Unicorn Treats

 

 

 

Who doesn’t love some colourful treats for the kids or even yourself? These fun unicorn treats will be something that you can even make with your children or young members of your family.

Spend some time in the kitchen on a rainy day and make some memories with these easy to make treats.

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40 Great Kid-Friendly Recipes

 

Coming up with new recipes that your kids will enjoy can be hard.

My youngest is picky, so I know how hard it can be but I love trying to find a new meal that he may enjoy.

That’s why I decided to share a list of 40 Kid-Friendly recipes for you and your children to enjoy! I hope there are a few recipes in this list that you will enjoy and bookmark for future reference.

 

Irish Nachos – Baking Beauty

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May The 4th Be With You

 

 

 

May the 4th be with you if you are a Star Wars fan. Even if you aren’t a Star Wars fan, you will love the recipes listed below for  you and your family to enjoy. There is also a link for printable Star Wars stickers for your planner.

Feel free to pin these so you can find them later.

 

Galaxy Brownies – The Monday Box

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10 BBQ/Potluck Recipes For You To Enjoy

 

BBQ Recipes #recipe #foodie #potluck

Warmer weather usually means more potlucks and BBQ dinners. I love having potluck dinners because it allows us to try a new dish we may have not had before. It also means less time having to cook a big meal for everyone.  Sometimes it is easy to get stuck in a rut making the same meals for every dinner. Here is a great list of 10 BBQ/Potluck recipes for you to enjoy.

Harissa Potato Salad || Strength and Sunshine

Harissa-Potato-Salad Recipe #Recipe #Foodie

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Fill a Child’s Tummy for a Toonie #Toonies4Tummies

 

 

Growing up in a big family, we often had to be tight with food. My parents did their best but there were times when there wasn’t enough food in the house to help us to have good nutritional meals.

I often found myself not able to concentrate on school work in the morning because I would be counting down the time for lunch when I could run home and eat because I often didn’t have breakfast.

Now what if I could tell you that if you skip one morning coffee on the way to work, or didn’t buy that bag of chips, you could pay for a nutritional meal for a child?

Really it is that simple. A Toonie. 

Fill a Child's Tummy for a Toonie #Toonies4Tummies

I am happy to assist The Grocery Foundation with getting the word out about the Toonies for Tummies program. This is a program that is near and dear to my heart.

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15 Recipes For Children’s Parties

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Recipes for School Party Snacks or Birthday Party Snacks

I know many of us like to make treats for school to have the kids share with their classes or have snacks ready for a child’s party.

I love having snacks ready for when the kids have their friends over for a day in the pool.

Here are 15 recipes for snacks for your children (and you) to enjoy. A few are gluten-free, vegan and nut-free.

Monster Cupcakes || Wanna Bite

monster cupcakes recipe

Butterfly Snackbags || Honey and Lime

butterfly snack bags

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Low Sodium Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe

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I am trying to stick to healthier meals for myself and my family. So I am trying to make more of my meals from scratch and getting back to the basics of cooking. It is so easy to pour a can of soup and heat it up but this way we can enjoy a meal without all the extra sodium that we don’t need.

Low Sodium Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe #Recipe #Soup #Meals

This Low Sodium Cheesy Potato Soup recipe is great to make up right now while the vegetables are in season so it cuts down your cost and you can make a big batch of it to enjoy over the winter months. During the winter, I make up this recipe when the vegetables it calls for goes on sale and then freeze it so we have it available.

It is also a great recipe for those that need to cut down their sodium in their diet. I still use this even though since the transplant I don’t have to cut down my sodium but I choose to cut it down for my family.

 

 

Low Sodium Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped, or 2 teaspoon onion powder (I left onion out because I dont like onions with potatoes)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6-8 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (If you use mild or marble you will want to double up on the amount)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized pot, place a couple of drops of olive oil with onion, and garlic. Cook until browning.. Add the potatoes, carrots, basil, parsley and broth.
  2. Bring to a rolling boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Combine milk and flour in a blender. Blend until smooth Gradually pour the mixture into the soup, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook and stir until soup is thickened and starting to boil. Add cheeses and continue cooking until cheese is melted (another minute or so). Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with additional cheese if desired.
  4. Note: Don't cook the potatoes too long or they will get too soft for the soup. Add chives and cheese if you want.
  5. This can also be frozen for freezer meals.
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