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Vanilla Cake Batter Sprinkle Balls

I remember late last August when my oldest started back at school. I remember that morning so clearly; you know, taking all those obligatory first day of school pictures (like this one, or this one of Babycakes), re-checking his school supplies 10 times over, kisses – and then more kisses before sending him off. ... Read more » about Vanilla Cake Batter Sprinkle Balls

Yogurt Parfaits with Strawberry Chia Jam

Hi Nosh and Nourish readers!

Lexi and Beth from Crowded Kitchen here again with our second recipe! This beautiful yogurt parfait is one of those no-recipe recipes; you can truly make it as easy or as difficult as you’d like. ... Read more » about Yogurt Parfaits with Strawberry Chia Jam

Chili Mango Energy Balls

These chili mango energy balls (or bites, whatever you want to call them) are packed with good-for-you things like cashews and pecans and sesame seeds and coconut oil. They are the perfect combo of salty and sweet with a little kick.  

They are perfect as an afternoon snack, or a little treat in the lunchbox or after dinner. I like to keep them in the fridge and grab one whenever I need a little energy boost. 

Let's get a close-up view: nutty seedy deliciousness!! ... Read more » about Chili Mango Energy Balls

Roasted Fall Veggie Platter with Black Truffle Aioli

This Roasted Veggie Platter with fall veggies like purple sweet potatoes, rainbow carrots, Dr. Praeger's brussels sprouts cakes, and golden beets are served with two dipping sauces: first, a black truffle aioli (Oh My Goodness... sooooo dang good!), and second, a pumpkin mustard. This platter makes the perfect party appetizer or mid-day snack. 

OK. First, a confession.  ... Read more » about Roasted Fall Veggie Platter with Black Truffle Aioli

Spreading Love and Good-for-you Moments + Apple Pie Smoothies

Oh my starzies, couldn't we all just use a little more love these days? This year, Valentine's Day shouldn't only be about loving your significant other (if you have one); let's make it about spreading love and good-for-you moments to others. Loving our children. Loving our neighbor. Loving ourselves. Who's with me?!?

Be the love.

Be the kindness.

Be the peace.

Be the goodness. ... Read more » about Spreading Love and Good-for-you Moments + Apple Pie Smoothies

Try a Little Goodness + Mixed Berry Chocolate Smoothie

As much as I absolutely love the New Year and the sort of blank canvas that awaits (What will I focus on? How will I grow? What will I enjoy more? What will I commit to?), sometimes there's failure... or disappointment that you didn't meet your goal fast enough... or at all. But remember, every try is a step to being your best. ... Read more » about Try a Little Goodness + Mixed Berry Chocolate Smoothie

Stack It up --- Simple Snacks your Family will Love

Here's four simple snack ideas your family will love! Just start with a honey RITZ cracker, and then stack it up with a variety of yummy ingredients! The combinations are endless.

You can create something delicious to snack on with very few ingredients and very little effort.

Get creative!

See what you have on hand, and start stacking it up.  

And watch your family gather 'round and gobble them up.   ... Read more » about Stack It up --- Simple Snacks your Family will Love

Blueberry Bliss Bites

These Blueberry Bliss Bites take snacking to a whole new level! Featuring items you can find at your local Safeway, like Nature Valley™ oat granola bars (now easier to bite!), dried blueberries, raw cashews, and a variety of omega-3 packed seeds --- this is a snack that is uber nourishing and will truly satisfy!

I don't know about you, but Babycakes and I come home from school ravenous. 

Soooooooo hungry.  ... Read more » about Blueberry Bliss Bites

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