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Kid Recipes

Back to school means HUNGRY kids in the house at 3:30 every afternoon.  Or, since we homeschool, that means I have a hungry kid in the house all.day.long.   As G has gotten older, I have found it harder to find a balance when it comes to healthy snacking than it was when he was … Related posts: “Kid-Approved” Healthy Spinach Muffins Sneaky Eats – Sweet Potato Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Sneaky Eats: Sweet Potato Pancakes

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“Kid-Approved” Healthy Spinach Muffins

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 25, 2017 · 0 comments

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Trying to get kids to eat veggies is HARD.   I’ll try anything to get more veggies in G.  Fortunately he LOVES these spinach muffins.  Not only is he getting a veggie but he’s getting a dose of fruit too! Ingredients: 1 cup pureed spinach 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup applesauce/cinnamon applesauce* or mashed ripe banana 1 … Related posts: Last week of the Money Mavens Holiday Cookie Swap! Lunchbox Ideas: Applesauce Squares Monday’s Money […]

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Resurrection Rolls

  Easter Snack – Empty Tomb Rolls or “Resurrection Rolls”   Here’s a great idea to do with the kids to help them understand the reason for Easter.  I do this with my preschoolers every year and Bug and I did this this week too. Here’s what you need: Canned biscuits Large Marshmallows Spray margarine (or just melt some margarine and brush … Related posts: Roundup of Last-Minute Easter Deals | Crafts and Recipes too! Easter Treat Idea – Empty […]

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FREE Kindle Book | Kids Cooking: Recipes Children Like

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 29, 2013 · 0 comments

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Here’s a book I’m going to download because, well, if they have the secrets to what kids like to eat, I want to know. I have a picky eater! Download Kids Cooking / Recipes Children Like for FREE for a limited time! Don’t have a Kindle?  You can download a free application which enables you to read Kindle ebooks … Related posts: FREE Kindle Book: Smart Cooking for Busy People FREE Kindle Book: ABCs of Freezer Cooking FREE Recipe Book: 5 Ingredient […]

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Incorporating seafood into your weekly menu is important for your health! Studies show that a diet containing omega-3 fatty acids may: Promote heart health Decrease blood pressure, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels Improve arthritis and joint pain Lessen symptoms of depression and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support eye health Enhance brain growth and development Aid brain growth in unborn babies, infants and kids Decrease … Related posts: 27 ways to put a stop to “Mom! I’m hungry!” – Get this […]

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Frugal Kid’s Craft: Edible Pirate Ship

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 15, 2012 · 0 comments

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Here’s our fun kid crafts from Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun for this week!  I’m excited about these two crafts because Bug is a BIG pirate fan! Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19th – so it would be a great day to try these two things out! Edible Pirate Ship Materials: Ice cream bowls Ice cream or sherbert 2 Toothpicks … Related posts: Frugal Kid’s Craft – Space Shuttle/Rocket Ship Frugal Summer Fun with Kids: Make Ice Cream in […]

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Sneaky Eats – Sweet Potato Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 17, 2012 · 0 comments

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If you have picky eaters in the family who snarl at the site of a vegetable you need to pick up a copy of Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food.  Bug, my sweet little boy who as a toddler ate everything – cole slaw, baked beans, peas, carrots, broccoli, salad, … Related posts: Sneaky Eats: Sweet Potato Pancakes Yummy Kid’s Recipe – Peanut Butter and Jelly Popsicles Lunchbox Ideas – Sweet Potato Chips

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Sneaky Eats: Sweet Potato Pancakes

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 22, 2012 · 0 comments

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If you have picky eaters in the family who snarl at the site of a vegetable you need to pick up a copy of Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food.  Bug, my sweet little boy who as a toddler ate everything – cole slaw, baked beans, peas, carrots, broccoli, salad, … Related posts: Lunchbox Ideas – Sweet Potato Chips Toddler Talk Thursday Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Fast, Frugal Food for Tots

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Yummy Kid’s Recipe – Peanut Butter and Jelly Popsicles

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 4, 2012 · 0 comments

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Here’s a fun, new frozen treat from my friend Brett at This Mama Loves Her Bargains! Peanut Butter and Jelly Popsicles ½ cup peanut butter 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup milk 4 tbsp honey, divided 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1½ cups raspberries 2 cups raspberry juice Combine the peanut butter, yogurt, milk, 2 tablespoons of the honey, and the vanilla extract … Related posts: Fun, frugal, yummy Valentine’s Day Treat! Popcorn Marshmallow Hearts! Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – […]

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Cinnamon Toast

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 4, 2012 · 0 comments

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Like the Peanut Butter Marshmallow Crackers, this is another childhood favorite. I loved cinnamon toast for breakfast AND I loved even more when I was deemed old enough to MAKE MY OWN. Which was a big deal, it requiring the oven and all. :) But even for little ones, they can be involved in the … Related posts: Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Homemade Garlic Toast Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Peanut Butter Marshmallow Crackers Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – […]

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Pizza Pita Pockets

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 21, 2012 · 2 comments

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These were so simply to make and SO yummy!  I love when an idea comes together.  :)  God bless Hubs too for always trying my “creations”, fortunately this one got the seal of approval! Pizza Pita Pockets Ingredients: Pitas Jar Pizza Sauce Sliced Pepperoni Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Cut pitas in half.  Spread pizza sauce inside pitas.  Sprinkle a little cheese down into … Related posts: Monday’s Money-Saving Recipe – Pizza Casserole Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Slow Cooker Chunky Chicken […]

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Easter Treat Idea – Empty Tomb Rolls

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 30, 2012 · 0 comments

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Here’s a great idea to do with the kids to help them understand the reason for Easter.  I do this with my preschoolers every year and Bug and I did this this week too. Resurrection Rolls or “Empty Tombs” Canned biscuits Large Marshmallows Spray margarine (or just melt some margarine and brush it on with a pastry brush) Cinnamon Sugar Flatten each … Related posts: Rice Krispie Easter Egg Treats Tuesday’s Treat – Frugal Fun and Educational Idea for the […]

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Each week Momondealz brings us a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal!  And this week’s just happens to be edible too! January 19th is National Popcorn Day and with Valentines less than a month away, this craft is a delicious and fun way to celebrate both! Materials/Ingredients: 2 Bags of Microwave Popcorn 3.5 Tablespoons Butter 1 Bag of Mini … Related posts: Kid’s Frugal Fun – Edible Playdough! Tuesday’s Treat – Fun, Frugal, Patriotic Windsock Craft! Tuesday’s Treat – […]

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When I was a kid I thought this was the BEST SNACK EVER. And even as an adult, I still think it’s pretty darn good. As a kid, I loved it because even at 4 years old, I got to help make it. It was such a treat that I loved every time we did … Related posts: Monday’s Money-Saving Recipe: Using Leftovers for Lunch Monday’s Money-Saving Recipe – Homemade Frozen Pancakes

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Lunchbox Ideas: Mac & Cheese Soup

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 25, 2011 · 0 comments

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My friend at Just Trying to Save Money has three girls in school right now.  She is packing their lunches every day to save money.  Here is one of the recipes she uses to keep their lunches exciting!  (Because no matter how much you like a PB&J, it just gets old after a while!) MAC & … Related posts: Lunchbox Ideas: Applesauce Squares Lunchbox Ideas – Sweet Potato Chips Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Ham or Chicken Fried Rice

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Feed the kids after school today with one of these 27 recipes!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 17, 2011 · 0 comments

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RecipeLion

Are your kids always starving when they get home from school?  Are the whining about the same old snacks? Sign up for the Recipe Lion newsletter and you can download 27 Terriffic Snack Recipes.  Perfect for feeding hungry kids after a long day at school! Related posts: Feed the kid’s after school today with one of these 27 recipes! 27 ways to put a stop to “Mom! I’m hungry!” – Get this afterschool snack recipes! FREE e-book: 27 After-school snack […]

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Feed the kid’s after school today with one of these 27 recipes!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 10, 2011 · 0 comments

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RecipeLion

Are your kids always starving when they get home from school?  Are the whining about the same old snacks? Sign up for the Recipe Lion newsletter and you can download 27 Terriffic Snack Recipes.  Perfect for feeding hungry kids after a long day at school! Related posts: 27 ways to put a stop to “Mom! I’m hungry!” – Get this afterschool snack recipes! FREE e-book: 27 After-school snack recipes! Join RecipeNut for free recipes, cooking tips and COUPONS!

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RecipeLion

Are your kids always starving when they get home from school?  Are the whining about the same old snacks? Sign up for the Recipe Lion newsletter and you can download 27 Terriffic Snack Recipes.  Perfect for feeding hungry kids after a long day at school! Related posts: FREE e-book: 27 After-school snack recipes! Get 28 Scrumptious Slow Cooker Recipes for FREE! Join RecipeNut for free recipes, cooking tips and COUPONS!

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FREE e-book: 27 After-school snack recipes!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 26, 2011 · 0 comments

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RecipeLion

Are your kids always starving when they get home from school?  Are the whining about the same old snacks? Sign up for Recipe Lion’s FREE newsletter and you can download 27 Terriffic Snack Recipes.  Perfect for feeding hungry kids after a long day at school! Related posts: Get 28 Scrumptious Slow Cooker Recipes for FREE! Join RecipeNut for free recipes, cooking tips and COUPONS! Monday’s Money Saving Recipes

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Lunchbox Ideas: Applesauce Squares

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 25, 2011 · 0 comments

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Applesauce Squares Cooking Time: 25 min Ingredients *1/4 cup margarine, softened *2/3 cup brown sugar *1 egg *1 cup applesauce *1 cup Granny Smith apples with skin on, small diced *1 cup all purpose flour *1 teaspoon baking soda *1/2 teaspoon salt *1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice *1 1/2 cups powdered sugar *3 tablespoons margarine, melted *1 tablespoon milk *1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat the oven to 350F degree. Grease a 9×13-inch … Related posts: Lunchbox Ideas – Sweet […]

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