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Snacks

White Summer Sangria

July 7, 2014 duchessoffork 1

I’ve been having lots of fun in the kitchen lately, acting as mixologist. I’m not a huge drinker, but I do love a good glass of wine (er, champagne) or a fun cocktail on the weekends. We recently had company over for a summer cookout, so I went to work behind our …

Weight Watchers Snack Ideas

March 12, 2014 duchessoffork 7

One of my biggest struggles when I started Weight Watchers, and all through my AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge, and even still today, is snacking. Ever since starting my weight-loss journey 8 years ago, I’ve strived to keep to the simple mantra of “eat when hungry, stop …

Garlicky Roasted Chickpeas

January 29, 2014 duchessoffork 1

I’ve been trying to flex my creative muscle in the snack department lately. Peanut butter and nuts are my go-to snacks, but my servings of them have gotten way out of hand. I used my challenge to get out of certain food ruts and have enjoyed snacking on different combin …

Banana Fro Yo {A Healthy Dessert!}

January 22, 2014 duchessoffork 4

I have become obsessed with banana fro yo. OBSESSED I make it multiple times a week and still can’t get enough. Even though I’ve cleaned up my diet, I still crave something sweet after dinner. Banana fro yo is the perfect sweet nightcap and only requires TWO ingre …

Kid-Approved Strawberry Banana Muffins

January 14, 2014 duchessoffork 4

It’s strawberry season here in Florida! Florida strawberries are the best on earth. If you ever have a chance to try Plant City strawberries, take it. Plant City pumps out the most red, juicy, and sweet berries you’ve ever tasted. Julia and I decided to make good …

Day 16 {Honey Nut Snack Mix}

October 16, 2013 duchessoffork 0

Julia and I made the easiest snack mix the other morning! She and her sweet friend Audrie loved munching on the ingredients while I threw everything together. These girls are only two weeks apart in age and are just the best little buddies. We used to live in Audrie’s n …

Day 14 {The Lunch Bunch}

October 14, 2013 duchessoffork 3

One aspect of Julia’s eating where I really struggle is lunch. I seem to get in a rut of things that I can quickly prepare that I know she’ll eat. I know this isn’t the greatest approach if I want her to remain adventurous with food, so I’m trying to b …

Day 12 {Butterfly Snack Packs}

October 13, 2013 duchessoffork 0

For Day 12 of 31 Days of Cooking with my Kids, I’m showing you these easy and fun butterfly snack packs. I actually made these while volunteering at a Boys and Girls Club event recently and the kids went crazy for them! What you’ll need: snack size ziplocks small …

Day 3 {A Little Pinspiration}

October 3, 2013 duchessoffork 0

For Day 3 of Cooking with My Kids, I’m taking a cue from none other than Pinterest. I’ve had a “Kiddo Food” board for a while now and I’ve found some really fun ideas. I thought I’d share a few here in hopes that we’ll get around to m …

Day 2 {Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffies}

October 2, 2013 duchessoffork 7

It’s Day 2 of 31 Days of Cooking with my Kids and I’m bringing you a simple and tasty fall treat. Julia loves getting in the kitchen with me. Any time I stand at the island, she asks me to pull a chair up for her to stand on. Some days she’s really intereste …