Healthy Sweet Snacks: Stix in the Mud and BelVita Biscuits


Today is a bit of a mash-up in the food department, but we're always looking for healthy sweet snacks to munch on in this household, so bear with me! First up, we've got an all-natural sweet treat that will make you swoon. Then, we've got a new flavor of an old favorite. Read on for a couple of …
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The Time Betty Crocker Convinced Me I Could Make a Train Cake


When Kristen shared her failed cake-making adventure over on Fit Bottomed Eats, I laughed with her. But then when Betty Crocker turned against me, I had no choice but to laugh at myself. Hard. I planned to make a train cake for Owen's second birthday at the end of February. So like a good mommy …
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Kid-Friendly Stuffed Strawberries for Valentine’s Day


When I saw this recipe over on Fit Bottomed Eats, I knew I had to share it over here as well for Valentine's Day. It's one of those ideas that's the perfect storm of healthy, delicious, fun and festive. Plus, it's not too labor-intensive, and I imagine kiddos would have a lot of fun helping with the …
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5 Tips for a Healthier Halloween

Cale Bruckner

A healthier Halloween, you say? Bear with me because I'm not totally crazy. Halloween comes around once a year. So in my opinion, it's totally fine to let your little monsters run door-to-door and collect all the Halloween candy they can con out of the neighbors. My 3-year-old will be joining in the …
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Chocolate Halloween Pretzels Your Little Goblins Will Love

Credit: ohmeaghan

One of my favorite treats ever is the chocolate-covered pretzel. The combination of the crunchy, salty pretzel with the sweet chocolate is, in my opinion, perfection. So if you're looking for a fun Halloween snack, head to the store today to stock up on pretzels so you'll be ready with these fun …
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They’re Baack: Twinkies Hit the Shelves This Week, But Try to Stay Away…


Twinkies devotees can rest a little easier this week because the cream-filled sponge cakes are back after a bit of a hiatus last year. The Twinkies not only return, but they'll be back with an even more extended shelf life. While the myth that Twinkies last forever is apparently untrue (who knew!), …
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Review: Kidz ZonePerfect Bars

Just how perfect are these kids bars? Our take!

In a perfect world, all moms would always give their kiddos fresh, unprocessed foods as snacks. But, alas, we do not live in a perfect world. And snacks? Well, you do the best you can with what you have. From picky eaters to being able to throw something handy in your bag for when you're on the go, …
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