I love Popsicles! Especially creamy ones….chocolatey creamy ones are even better! I’m not much of a fruity, sorbet kind of girl. The creamier the dessert, the better. You can put whatever you want in a Popsicle mold. I have a TON of mint growing on my balcony, and I love, love mint! Making your own Popsicles is super easy and super healthy for you and your kids…well, depending on what you put in them! Plus it’s a fun little project to do with your kids in the kitchen. Buy a whole bunch of molds and see what kind of creative, crazy concoctions they can come up with!! Raspberries with Cheerios, Cinnamon Gram crackers, and Peanut Butter Popsicles….sure kids!!
For mine I used Greek plain yogurt, organic honey, lemon zest & juice, milk, and mint. I blended it up in my blender, poured into a mold, waited 2 hours and presto….creamy dessert for me!
mint from my balcony garden
these are actually jello shot molds haha:)
What kind of pops are you going to make this summer?
My dad has a sweet tooth like a 5 year old! When I visit, I go straight to his kitchen to see if he’s been eating right. Which he is for the most part….except for the sweets. When I open up his cupboards, I usually see something like this: Maple Pop-Tarts, Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls, Strawberry Cheerios, and Keebler Elf Striped Cookies. I’m not kidding. But the man won’t admit he has a sweet tooth. So I’m going up to visit him today in Bloomsburg, Pa, and thought I’d bake him a healthy treat! -And then go throw out all the bad snacks when he’s not looking. Continue reading →
Does this look familiar to any of you? A kids deafening high pitch shrill can be quite scary and intimidating! Don’t worry. Don’t go hide under your bed. I have some ideas for you to feed this scary little two foot person standing before you that was so adorable only a couple of months ago all cuddly in their crib saying goo-goo-ga-ga. But now is this creature in your kitchen demanding food NOW. Not 30 minutes ago when you asked nicely if he/she wanted anything. No….NOW.
(FYI…I LOVE kids. And no, I don’t have kids, but I did get a “glimpse” of mothering when I was a Nanny for a couple of years for twin boys through their terrible two’s up until they were almost 4. And I simply loved the experience ). Continue reading →