Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Learning how to make grilled cheese is a rite of passage for any kid, and once you feel comfortable enough to let your kid in front of the stove top, this recipe couldn’t be simpler. Three ingredients (bread, butter and … Continue reading Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Peanut Butter and Banana Waffles

I love bananas and I love to make breakfast, too. These are a refreshing change from your everyday waffles. I like to make big batches so I can freeze the leftovers and reheat them later for a quick breakfast. Ingredients 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup canola oil 2 large eggs, room temperature 1-3/4 cups 2% milk 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium) Maple syrup, optional Directions In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Place peanut butter in another … Continue reading Peanut Butter and Banana Waffles

Banana Blueberry Pancakes

This blueberry pancakes recipe is a favorite in our home. My kiddo don’t even realize how healthy it is! Must try in every household Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, room temperature, lightly beaten 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries Optional: Maple syrup and sliced bananas Directions In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine the egg, milk, bananas and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just … Continue reading Banana Blueberry Pancakes

Fruity Granola Parfait

Start your day with a smile. This fruit, yogurt and granola parfait is so easy to make. If you like, use whatever favorite fresh fruits are in season and are looking best at the supermarket !! Ingredients 4 cups fat-free vanilla yogurt 2 medium peaches, chopped 2 cups fresh blackberries 1/2 cup granola without raisins Directions Layer half the yogurt, peaches, blackberries and granola into 4 parfait glasses. Repeat layers. Continue reading Fruity Granola Parfait

Fruity Peanut Butter Pitas

My kiddo ask for these pita sandwiches all the time. They haven’t noticed that as good as they taste, they’re also good for them. Ingredients 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/8 teaspoon each ground allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg 2 whole wheat pita pocket halves 1/2 medium apple, thinly sliced 1/2 medium firm banana, sliced Directions In a small bowl, blend the peanut butter, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread inside pita bread halves; fill with apple and banana slices. Continue reading Fruity Peanut Butter Pitas