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Vanilla Cake Batter Sprinkle Balls

I remember late last August when my oldest started back at school. I remember that morning so clearly; you know, taking all those obligatory first day of school pictures (like this one, or this one of Babycakes), re-checking his school supplies 10 times over, kisses – and then more kisses before sending him off. ... Read more » about Vanilla Cake Batter Sprinkle Balls

Chili Mango Energy Balls

These chili mango energy balls (or bites, whatever you want to call them) are packed with good-for-you things like cashews and pecans and sesame seeds and coconut oil. They are the perfect combo of salty and sweet with a little kick.  

They are perfect as an afternoon snack, or a little treat in the lunchbox or after dinner. I like to keep them in the fridge and grab one whenever I need a little energy boost. 

Let's get a close-up view: nutty seedy deliciousness!! ... Read more » about Chili Mango Energy Balls

Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Packing lunch is a little easier thanks to Bob's Red Mill and the versatility of their products... whether it be a yummy sesame rice with chicken and roasted veggies (recipe below!) or cornbread and chili, or pancake dippers and turkey sausage. ... Read more » about Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

A twist on the classic pb&j, this chickpea peanut butter Flatout wrap with spiralized apple noodles is perfect for your kiddos' lunchbox, or even as an after school snack. 

Whenever I pack a lunch for Babycakes (which as confessed here can be as little as once a week --- or as much as 5x per week), I try to think about balance. 

Protein? Check. 

Fiber? Check.  ... Read more » about Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup

This roasted cauliflower and potato soup is so super creamy thanks to the Horizon organic milk and cheddar cheese. And it's perfect for your kiddo's lunchbox or your next family dinner!

OK... it's been a week or two (or three).

Who's rockin' this back-to-school thing?

Who's a hot mess? ... Read more » about Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup + a Back-to-School Giveaway

Make back-to-school lunch fun with nutritious and delicious options from Horizon Organic and Santa Cruz... like this bento box filled with broccoli cheddar soup, pb crackers, apple sauce, fruit, and milk. And be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post to win lots of fabulousness!

Back-to-school lunches don't have to be plain and boring. 

Or intricate works of art.  ... Read more » about Broccoli Cheddar Soup + a Back-to-School Giveaway

Lunchbox with Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Stars

Make going back to school fun, colorful, and delicious with this easy lunchbox filled with tomato basil soup, grilled cheese (and chicken) Flatout stars, strawberries, peaches, and yellow carrots. 

Babycakes is ready for 2nd grade. Can you tell? ... Read more » about Lunchbox with Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Stars

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