Making a Real Food Snow Cone honestly couldn’t be any easier… I host a little backyard end-of-school year party for our neighbors every year, and I always whip out my little snow cone machine for the kids!
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Okay, just to be clear up front – it takes only 5 minutes to stir up the batter for these homemade brownies, but of course a little longer than that to actually bake them! But as I was making this batch I was thinking how it really doesn’t take much longer to make brownies from scratch than it does to add some eggs and other stuff to one of these lovely boxes of brownie mix pictured down below.
Bacon and hot dog packages are adorned with enough claims to make your head spin – some of which don’t exactly make sense!
Getting kids to eat their vegetables is a quest that many parents find themselves facing. For whatever reason, kids often turn their noses up to vegetables – though there are certainly exceptions.
Today, I am doing something completely out of character. I am not focusing on the list of ingredients and instead looking at how much sugar is in SOOO many products these days.
I had the opportunity to share some more of my “Make vs Buy” real food tips on the Charlotte Today Show yesterday. Here’s a copy of the video clip for you and also a summary of the products I discussed on the segment just below.
I recently got a beautiful new cookbook in the mail from fellow food blogger Jenny McGruther with Nourished Kitchen, and I am excited to share one of the recipes with you today! The first recipe I decided to make from this book was Potato and Spinach Soup with Jalapeño. This dish sounded awesome to me because the potatoes would make the dish fairly filling, all the veggies you would need for your meal are blended in, and uh, it calls for bacon. :)
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, I am excited to share a super simple and delicious mango salsa recipe inspired by my daughter! But, before we get into how to make this dish, let’s discuss how exactly to cut a mango in the first place.