fruity frozen yogurt drops

These frozen yogurt drops make a great snack or addition to your little one’s breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Honestly, I really like them too, and I’m not even a huge yogurt lover.  They are full of protein and probiotics (from the yogurt) and fiber/vitamins (from the fruit) and have just a little added sweetener (maple syrup).  My boys love them and cannot get enough!  They feel like they are some sort of treat when in reality they probably have less sugar than the flavored yogurts you buy at the store.

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school lunches

Are you in a lunch-making rut?  Do you pack the same thing every day?  Are you wanting to make your kids’ lunches a little healthier?  Well, today I’m here to help you out.  I’ve got a few tips that have helped me out over the last few years and I’m going to share them with you today.  My kids’ lunches aren’t perfect and I’m okay with that but I do try to provide a variety of real, wholesome, healthy foods along with a few convenience foods when needed.  I don’t do anything fancy or cutesy but I have found a system that works for us.

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Lightened Up Tuna Salad

I love a good tuna salad.  Unfortunately most store bought tubs and restaurant dishes are full of fat, high in calories, and made with some unnecessary ingredients and/or preservatives.  In addition, most recipes include eggs and relish, both of which I don’t really like in my tuna salad.  So I set out to make my own recipe that still has all my favorites but it’s not nearly as high in calories and fat as many recipes out there.  I’ll be honest, I’ve tried to make tuna salads without mayo and it’s not even like eating tuna salad to me.  So I do use a little mayo to get the creaminess but not nearly as much as many recipes call for.  Fresh dill is the ingredient that makes this tuna salad so good though.  I just can’t get enough of it.

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