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Yogurt & Granola

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Yogurt & Granola

3/4 cup plain, whole milk yogurt 1 TBSP honey (or one mashed speckled banana, or 3 drops liquid stevia) 1/2 cup granola Mix together yogurt and honey (or mashed banana). Add granola. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ This is another tasty yogurt combination my kids like. Sometimes it’s breakfast, sometimes lunch, & sometimes a snack. ~  Careful choosing packaged granola.  Some are gluten free, others aren’t.  They all contain sugar – some a little, some a lot. Some companies use natural sugar,...

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Yogurt Banana & Cinnamon

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Yogurt Banana & Cinnamon

3/4 cup plain, whole milk yogurt 1 TBSP honey (or to taste) 1 banana, sliced sprinkle of cinnamon Mix together yogurt and honey. Top with sliced banana and cinnamon. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Some posts, like this one, are more ideas than recipes – sharing simple combinations of foods that we enjoy.  My kids really like this as an after school snack or for lunch on a weekend when there’s nothing else cookin’. ~ Keep in mind….Yogurt is marketed as a health food, but almost all varieties...

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Apple and Cheese

Posted by on Nov 21, 2010 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Apple and Cheese

I know – not much of a recipe, but my son just mentioned the other day that none of his friends at school had ever heard of eating apple and cheese together. It’s one of our favorite snacks! We like it with a sharp, raw cheddar. So….just an idea if you’ve never tried it =) Along the same lines…..the kids really like this sandwich: TOASTED-CHEESE-&-APPLE-SANDWICH  For those avoiding certain foods, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Can use raw cheese if on a raw...

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Yogurt w/ Berries

Posted by on Jul 18, 2010 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Yogurt w/ Berries

3/4 cup plain, whole milk yogurt 1 TBSP honey (or 1/2 of a speckled banana, or 3 drops liquid stevia) berries of choice Mix together yogurt and honey (or mashed banana). Stir in berries. ________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Yogurt is marketed as a health food, but almost all varieties you’ll find at the store are much less than that – containing several undesirable additives. The way around this is to buy plain yogurt, without any additives, and add your own natural sweetener (and fruit if you’d like). ~  To avoid...

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Apple Slices or Banana w/ Nut Butter

Posted by on Jul 12, 2010 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Apple Slices or Banana w/ Nut Butter

One of my all-time favorite snacks! Any type of nut butter will do.  Nut butter is also delicious on bananas, carrots and celery. If you’d like to try making a home-made nut butter, click the links below for detailed instructions: ALMOND-BUTTER PECAN-BUTTER CASHEW-BUTTER MACADAMIA-NUT-BUTTER “NUTELLA”-CHOC-HAZELNUT-BUTTER MAPLE-CINNAMON-PUMPKIN-SEED-BUTTER  For those avoiding certain foods, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Raw Can use a raw nut butter if you’d...

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Cottage Cheese, Apple & Cinnamon

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Snacks and Light Meals | 0 comments

Cottage Cheese, Apple & Cinnamon

cottage cheese chopped apple (or pear) cinnamon This is a delicious, protein packed snack or light lunch.  For those avoiding certain foods, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Raw ________________________________________________________________________ Here are other cottage cheese combinations we like: COTTAGE CHEESE AND………. ~ fresh sliced peaches w/ sprinkle of cinnamon ~ cantaloupe (cut in half, scoop out seeds, and fill w/ cottage cheese) ~ plain yogurt (equal portions of...

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