21 Yummy & Healthy Road Trip Snacks to Curb Your Hunger

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Many people are driving to their destinations with airline ticket prices surging this year. Whether your destination is one hour or eight hours away, it’s important to have snacks handy to prevent unnecessary stops. You’ll save time and money by packing snacks from home. Read on for the best road trip snacks for your next … Read more

10 Plant-Based, Kid-Friendly Snacks For Back-To-School Season

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Written by: Kiersten Hickman Description: Kick off the back-to-school season with these tasty and healthy plant-based snacks for your children, compiled by Thistle. Thistle 10 plant-based, kid-friendly snacks for back-to-school season You may have set a goal this school year to provide your kids with healthier snacks in their lunchboxes, or already stocked up for … Read more

All About Tropical Smoothies and 15 Easy Recipes

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Tropical Smoothies are made with fruits and vegetables and enriched with healthy ingredients. A nutritious smoothie can complete and complement any meal. Adding foods like coconut oil, seeds, oatmeal, chia seeds, and flaxseed oil can increase the nutrients in your smoothie and give it an omega-three boost. Smoothies have been consumed since the early 1990s … Read more

28 Cheap Healthy Snacks on a Friendly Budget

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With the rise in food costs, finding cheap healthy snacks can be a struggle, but no less important. Having healthy snacks to eat during the day can help you keep your food budget down and give you an extra boost of energy throughout the day. Still, coming up with ideas for snacks that are both … Read more

Easy Cranberry Orange Muffins with Streusel Topping – use leftover cranberry sauce!

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I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m totally ok with eating a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner without having cranberry sauce on the side. However, there are other people in the family who just can’t imagine not having that option! So I carry on the tradition of adding a can of Ocean Spray … Read more

Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

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I’ve always been a fan of anything chocolate, including anything dipped in it! So I knew that I couldn’t go wrong with frozen chocolate covered bananas for a delicious treat! This cold treat is so easy to make and only needs a few ingredients. It’s a much healthier treat than ice cream as well and … Read more

Simple Mango Cobbler with Cake Mix

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With the start of summer comes the amazing sweet fruit options I have missed dearly like the taste of local strawberries that are as sweet as candy and also our family favorite – mangos! So when we have really stocked up on some delicious fresh mangos, I like to throw some into a quick and … Read more

Strawberry Cream Cheese Trifle Recipe

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This strawberry cream cheese trifle is so delicious and a perfect desert to serve at your next BBQ. It’s so simple to put together and definitely a crowd pleaser.  This beautiful, colorful and cool dessert is simply irresistible!   What are the Layers of a Trifle? A Trifle is a cold dessert made of layers … Read more

How to Make Ginger Molasses Cookies

Recipe for How to Make Ginger Molasses Cookies

Look no further and bookmark this ginger Molasses cookie recipe! Fresh ginger molasses cookies are an old time holiday favorite.  These cookies are soft and chewy and have the perfect amount of spice and everything nice! I love the aroma these cookies give off while baking, it totally gets me in the holiday spirit. These … Read more

Easy Pink Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

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These pink velvet cupcakes have a velvety smooth texture and are perfect for any occasion. They are kid and adult approved and best of all, the recipe calls for simple ingredients and is made all in one-bowl. So, you can allow your kids to go crazy with their toppings or you can keep them simple … Read more

Moist Lemon Buttermilk Cake Recipe

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This Lemon Buttermilk cake recipe is tangy and sweet, moist and just pure perfection. I love making this cake for when I am entertaining. Its always a crowd pleaser. This delicious cake is sweet but the tanginess of the lemons really balances it out.

How to Make Brazilian Brigadeiros

Brazilian Brigadeiros is a dessert that resembles fudge balls

Brigadeiros are bite-sized fudge balls traditionally made for birthday parties or any festive occasion in Brazil.  I was at my friend’s son’s birthday party when I was first introduced to Brigadeiros and it was love at first sight.  They just looked so beautiful and they taste amazing! Brigadeiros Only Have 3 Main Ingredients I quickly … Read more