Cooking, Kids

Chocolate Raspberry Pie We used this delicious confection as a birthday cake. It is easy to make and contains fewer calories and grams of fat than regular frosted birthday cake. 1 snack-size 3-ounce pack of mini Oreo cookies 1 pint Haagen Dazs Chocolate Sorbet, softened 1 pint Haagen Dazs...
 
Cooking, Kids

Crockpot Applesauce 5 pound bag red apples (we used Gala), cored and quartered, skin left on 1/2 cup Splenda apple pie spice to taste (about 2 teaspoons) 1/2 cup water Put in crockpot and cook on low overnight or all day. It only takes a few minutes to core...
 
Kids

When we first started our blog we conducted an online survey to food and nutrition professionals to see what we should cover: Today's entry will show how we always keep fresh fruit on hand and ready to go. Fruit is the best fast food! Fruit - Ready Now! The deli drawer in our refrigerator always ... Fruit – Ready Now!
 
Cooking

When presenting a program on healthy snacks for kids, Lisa Graves, MS, RD, Consumer and Family Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension, asks the caregiver or parent to devote a section of a recipe box to each child in the family. “Work with the children to fill recipe cards with healthier...
 
Cooking

A new study by Jean Welsh of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the February issue of Pediatrics, found that for 3- and 4-year-olds already on the heavy side, drinking something sweet once or twice a day doubled their risk of becoming seriously overweight a year...