Peel and cut in half, one firm, ripe banana. Wrap in plastic and freeze. When frozen and ready to eat dip in peanut butter or honey. Top with coconut or wheat germ. Yes…. It also tastes great dipped in melted dark chocolate!
Easy Breakfast Bars
2 cups granola
2 eggs beaten
dash of vanilla for sweetening
Combine granola and eggs in a bowl. Spread into a 8" square pan.
Bake at 350 for 15 min. Cut into bars.
Serve with peanut butter, honey or jam.
My Kids like these with banana slices and honey on top!
No Bake Peanut Butter Balls
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
1 cup crushed corn flakes cereal
2 tablespoons powdered milk
Set corn flakes aside.
Mix all other ingredients well.
Roll into balls.
Then roll again in Cornflakes until covered.
Yummy Snack! Great with milk !
makes 8 "mice"
1 Chocolate Cake mix
8 scoops vanilla ice cream
16 sandwich or mint cookies
Small candies-red hots,
m&m's or skittles
Prepare cake mix according to package for cupcakes.
Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake and cool completely and remove from pan.
When cool, top each cake with
a scoop of ice cream decorate to resemble a mouse with 2 cookies for ears. Candies for eyes nose and mouth.
Cut and insert Licorice for the whiskers. If Melting has occurred place in the freezer for 1/2 hour before serving.
Tip: I freeze the cupcakes for easier handling!
This is a delicious summer treat that older children can make alone & younger children can make with minimal assistance
2 pkg. frozen sliced strawberries in syrup
1/3 cup ice water
1/4 cup orange Juice, or
omit water and use 3/4 cup orange juice.
1/4 tsp. lemon juice
Mix all ingredients together in a Blender or Food processor
until smooth. Turn off, scrape sides, blend again & pour
into a plastic container.
Cover and freeze until serving time.
Makes 4 - 6 servings
If the ice is frozen hard, let it stand at room
temperature 5 mins. or so before serving.
a Teddy Bear favorite
Invite your friends & their bears
to have a Teddy Bear Picnic!
1 package split hot dog buns
2 – 3 bananas
Slice bananas and set aside. Spread peanut butter on buns.
Put ~ 3 banana slices on top.
Drip with honey and sprinkle sunflower seeds. Yummy!
Peanut Butter Nuts and Bolts
1 can cocktail peanuts
1 package *Rice Chex* cereal
1 package pretzel sticks
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 package *Cheerios* cereal
1/2 cup oil
Mix peanut butter and oil . Heat in microwave or stove top until smooth.
Pour all ingredients into a roasting pan . Mix well.
Spread peanut butter on one waffle, jelly on the other
and make a sandwich -- it's that easy!
No-Bake "Dreamsicle" Yogurt Pie
1 9" graham cracker crust shell
1 8oz. container of orange flavored yogurt
1 C. thawed whipped non-dairy topping
1/2 C. canned mandarin orange slices - drained and
broken into pieces
Combine yogurt and whipped topping together in a bowl and stir with a spoon.
Add mandarin orange slice and stir. Spoon into the pie shell. Cover with plastic
wrap and chill.
Tip: You can also freeze this pie and thaw
slightly before serving.
Use a black decorating tube to make a jack-o-lantern
face for Halloween.
With the wonderful selection of flavored yogurts available,
your child can try different flavor combinations:
Vanilla yogurt with banana slices
Lemon and lime yogurt combined
Peach yogurt with canned peach pieces
1 whole graham cracker
1 tablespoon cream cheese
1 tablespoon strawberry jam
Spread cream cheese on the graham cracker and top with strawberry jam.
Creamy Swirled Popsicles
You'll need the following:
1 small box of fruit flavored gelatin
1 pint of hot water
1 pint of vanilla ice cream, softened
Popsicle molds or ice trays
In a bowl, dissolve the gelatin with the hot water.
Stir in the ice-cream. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds.
Freeze until partially frozen, and insert the popsicle sticks
into the partially frozen popsicles.
To use ice trays:
Pour into the trays and cover with plastic wrap.
Insert a toothpick through the plastic wrap into each cube.
Willy The Wizard's Favorite Recipes
Kids love to cook! With these easy recipes they'll make
healthy treats, have fun and learn!
Send us your favorite "Kids" recipe!
Apple Sauce Energy Bars
3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
1 cup flour
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1 cup dried fruit bits
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
½ cup melted butter, cooled
1 cup Natural Apple Sauce
Preheat oven 350° F. Combine oats, flour, coconut, fruit bits, brown sugar, cinnamon and baking soda in large mixing bowl. In separate bowl, mix together melted butter, apple sauce and egg. Stir apple sauce mixture into dry ingredients until just combined. Spread mixture into lightly greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool before cutting into squares.
Makes 24 servings.
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
150 calories; 6 g fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 105 mg sodium; 24 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 3 g protein