Hummus stars

  Organic nectarines have finally arrived at my local natural foods store. We have been patiently waiting for them all Spring. The nectarine does not fit into the planet box, but I did include it in the  carrying case. I brought my cookie cutters back out to make some fun stars out of a simple…
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Fruit Dip

Here is a great alternative to a sugary snack. You simply cannot go wrong with a large organic pink lady, as pictured above, and some delicious fruit dip.  Pink ladies happen to be a weekly staple in our house. We just can’t get enough of them. Most recipes for fruit dip have two ingredients, marshmallow…
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Spring planter

Spring has arrived. I had been patiently waiting to repaint this old terracotta plant pot for my deck. I have been warned that terracotta will absorb moisture, and cause the paint to bubble, but I got a really great deal on this oversized planter from the local  Restore so I thought I would give it a…
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Fruit salad lunch

Kiwi’s and strawberry fruit salad. Yum!!  Does fresh organic fruit appeal to your senses too? I can’t help my mouth from watering when I look at this picture. Lately my five year old is doing better eating fruits rather than vegetables. Kids go through all sorts of food phases, so I guess this is his…
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Gina’s Power Bites

These power bites are a healthy little bite of wholesome goodness. They give you a little pick me up, and help to satisfy a sweet craving too.  This recipe comes from my friend Gina. I am a pretty lucky taste tester for her business g*love bars.  (Like her on facebook) You will need: 2 1/2…
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Preschool lunch

Do you remember potato sticks? I used to love potato sticks as a kid. I recently found some at my natural foods store, and thought it would be a fun alternative to chips. My kids happen to love chips. In fact, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like potato chips. 🙂  Are they healthy, certainly…
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Thank you!

I just wanted to say thank you from snacktimemom for 1000 page views so far. These flowers are currently on my dining room table. Aren’t they beautiful. I bought them at Trader Joe’s last week for $3.99. I just had to share. 🙂

Pinwheels Please

You know you have created a successful preschool lunch when you open it up and the colors pop right out at you. How fun is that?  Kids are naturally drawn to bold colors, so why not include some in your child’s lunch. You never know, they may surprise you and leave nothing behind. Here we…
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