Saturday, August 26, 2017

Weekend Round-Up

Kid-Friendly Snacks and Meal Ideas to Jump Start the Arrival of School
Check out these fun ideas from cookingmom.com
Apple Race Cars
Peanut Butter Sandwich Kabobs
Turkey Ranch Wrap
Butterfly Snack Catcher
Beach Treats...Dirt Dessert by Ever Ready
Ingredients:
  • 1 package of Oreo cookies crushed
  • 1- 8 0z cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 small box vanilla pudding
  • 12 oz cool whip
  • gummy worms
Directions:
  • Prepare pudding according to directions set aside to cool
  • Mix together powdered sugar and cream cheese and fold in cool whip
  • Layer the crushed cookies then pudding mixture. In between layers place gummy worms and on top of the final layer
  • If using a sand pail use a new shovel/spade to serve dessert
  • If using a flower pot put a flower in middle layer as a garnish

Amy Thielen's Banana Apple Butter Smoothie
http://people.com/food/back-to-school-kid-friendly-recipes/finger-food-faves
http://www.foodnetwork.com/topics/kid-friendly-recipes
Tomato, Avocado, Zucchini and Corn Salad by Ever Ready
Cook's Notes: Eat healthy with this salad made with fresh garden ingredients.
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups  tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups diced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup diced red onions
  • 1 cup corn, frozen.canned or fresh from 4 cooked cobs 
  • 1 cup diced red peppers
  • Fat Free Greek Vinaigrette
  • Optional seasoned croutons
Directions:
  • Cut tomatoes into chunks or halve Roma tomatoes. Place on a paper towel, salt and let rest for 20 minutes.
  • Mix all ingredients and toss with prepared dressing. 


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