Easy Chex Mix

Chex mix is a snack that everyone loves. Am I right?  My chex mix is super easy. Make this when you have a spare five minutes, and snack on it all week long. You will need: chex cereal raisins peanuts honey sesame sticks That’s it. Spread everything, except the raisins, on a cookie sheet. Bake for about…
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To go Ware

Here are the reusable containers we use for snacks at our house. Stainless steel is a safe alternative to plastic, and is much more durable than glass. These snack cups are the perfect size for a light snack. You can also purchase the larger size for more space. Skip the plastic snack baggies, and try…
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Banana Oatmeal Cookies (GF and EF)

I originally found these cookies on pinterest. I just changed the ingredients a tiny bit. Both recipes are yummy. Original post found here: http://watching-what-i-eat.blogspot.com/2012/04/banana-oat-breakfast-cookies.html You have to think of these cookies as a breakfast food, rather than a cookie. If you are expecting to bite into a cookie, there may be a slight disappointment when you…
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Egg free again :)

Finally a sandwich! Today I packed a hummus sandwich on oat nut bread. Also included: sour cream and onion bunny crackers, frozen peas, strawberries, orange slices and chocolate covered sunflower seeds. I should mention that the sunflower seeds are colored using natural colors from fruits and veggies. We are 100% free of any colors or dyes….
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The Dirty Dozen

As I have mentioned before, we are an organic eating family. I realize this is not the choice for everyone, however, this chart provides useful information for those of you who do decide to focus their organic food consumption on produce. The dirty dozen, and the clean fifteen make it easy to remember which foods to buy specifically…
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No bake cookie balls

2 cups oats 1 cup ground flax 1 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2/3 cup raw honey 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/4 cup coconut oil Melt all together over low heat. Cool. Roll into balls and store in the fridge or freezer.  I make a double batch, as always, and freeze…
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Planet Box

  I thought it would be a nice idea if I shared my son’s lunch box with you. I LOVE this lunch box. It is trash free, so no baggies to throw away. Everything is stainless steel, so no harsh chemicals like in those plastic container lunch boxes, and best of all, it is dishwasher safe….
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