Archive for tag 'snacks'


Raincoast Crisp Recipe

If you’re from Vancouver, you most likely know the deliciousness that is Raincoast Crisps. They are perhaps the most “crisp” cracker I’ve ever had – I don’t think I can hear anyone talking while I’m chewing them. I love to eat them with Yancy’s Fancy Bergenost, a creamy cheese that Costco sometimes carries, but any [...]


Toddler Baking

For Christmas, Miss H received a Guidecraft “Kitchen Helper” step stool from my parents. I had asked them to give her this for her primary/big gift from them because I felt Miss H absolutely needed it. Yes, you heard me correctly, I considered this to be a need not a want. Any time we are [...]


Carrot Snacks

Like a lot of moms, I worry about trying to get good nutritious foods and snacks into my children.  Drake is a really picky eater and it’s hard to get him to eat vegetables. When we eat pasta with vegetables and try to sneak a vegetable on his fork, he notices immediately and will refuse [...]

Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

We tend to not give Miss H a lot of processed foods like crackers, mostly because the kiddo loves fresh fruit and veggies, and one of her favorites snacks is a handful of raisins. But when I saw a recipe for homemade cheese crackers, I had to give it a try. Plus I’m a weirdo who [...]



I developed a love of hummus when I was pregnant with Drake.  I think my body craved the protein because I’m not a huge meat eater. I also very much dislike beans of all kinds, but in hummus form, the beans became more palatable.  I’ve recently been on a kick of buying less processed foods [...]


Peanut Butter Bars

Since Drake started school, I have been trying to make some snacks that he can take with him.  I don’t mind sending him in with prepackaged ones, but I do like the idea of making homemade things for him too.  I found this easy no bake peanut butter bar recipe the other day and thought [...]


Homemade Almond Butter

We held off on giving Miss H peanut butter until she was well past her first birthday. While we had no reason to believe she would have a peanut allergy, I still wanted to be cautious. After we gave it to her, all was fine…until she got a nasty diaper rash the next day! A [...]

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