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Month: August 2019

Chocolate Banana Popsicles

These healthy frozen CHOCOLATE BANANA POPSICLES are my little boy’s favorite! We made these the other day and you can watch the fun video to see how super easy it is to make. If your kids love popsicles, then they’re in for a treat! They actually taste like frozen Snickers chocolates, only that these are much healthier and made from more wholesome ingredients. WATCH ME AND MY LITTLE BOY MAKE THESE POPSICLES! If you ever make these chocolate banana popsicles, be sure to tag me at Instagram @fitfoodiemommy and use hashtag #fitfoodiemommy so I can find you! 🙂 For other …

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Creamy salmon with spinach

I love my salmon and we always have it at least once a week. This creamy salmon recipe does not disappoint with its lemon cream sauce plus some spinach for a healthier twist. I also used dairy-free milk which is equally as creamy and delicious. The lemon gives this dish a bit of tanginess and it cuts the richness of the creamy sauce. Make this for dinner tonight! For some more salmon recipes, you can check my SALMON PARMESAN PATTIES or my SALMON MANGO SALAD which are other reader favorites! Share this recipe to your salmon lover friends! xo, Tara

Banana Peanut Butter Choco Chip Cookies

These 5-ingredient cookies will be your next favorite snack treat. Not only are they super easy and quick to make, but they are delicious, healthy, and kid-approved too! They freeze nicely so you can easily prep a big batch and store some in the freezer so you never go ‘hangry’ again–especially your kids! As you see in the ingredients list, they don’t have any eggs, butter or sugar but instead we use all-natural ingredients and sweeten it with fruits like the banana and dates. If you want it a little sweeter, then you can add pure honey or maple syrup. …

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5-Ingredients Salted Caramel Energy Balls

Sweet and salty caramel energy balls that will get you energized in every bite. These are perfect for meal-prep and are freezer-friendly. Best part — it only has 5 ingredients and can be done in under 15 minutes! If you know me, I’m always on the lookout for quick and easy-to-make healthy snacks and energy balls are my go-to. If you tried my ALMOND CACAO PROTEIN BALLS, then I’m positive you would be hooked with this! So what makes the caramel base for these bliss balls? DATES. Dates is one of my pantry essentials and I use it a lot …

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The Best Crispy Kale Chips

The perfectly baked crispy kale chips that even kids will absolutely love! If you have watched my video over at my Facebook page on how to get kids to eat more veggies, you’ll recall that one of my tips is to make homemade veggie chips. And these CRISPY KALE CHIPS has been such a favorite of my little boy ever since I found the perfect recipe. Why it’s the BEST? Well, if a 4 year old can gobble down an entire bowl of these kale chips like it’s nobody’s business, then there’s no better word to describe it! HOW HEALTHY …

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Cheesy Meatballs Pasta

A 30-minute delicious, cheesy meatball pasta dish that is sure to please your family and friends! You can never go wrong with meatballs and cheese, especially when you’re a mom! Meatballs is one of those dishes that is a sure pleasure for kids and kids-at-heart. I also take the chance to add veggies in there like spinach, zucchinis, broccoli, carrots, kale, your options are endless. The meatballs in this recipe are super moist, and you’ll find out below what the secret ingredient is. Plus it’s oozing with gooey cheese which makes it even more delectable! Key ingredients in this recipe: …

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Salted Dark Chocolate Granola

A delicious, easy-to-make, healthy, homemade salted dark chocolate granola which is perfect for breakfast or snacks. If there’s one thing I love aside from chocolate, it’s chocolate in granola! And this salted dark chocolate granola does not disappoint at all. I have been making granola for more than a year now and it’s a game changer. Not only is it healthy for you, but you can also play around with ingredients and flavors and turn into something really, really delicious. So what makes a delicious one-of-a-kind granola? Let’s do a rundown of the basic ingredients: OATS. I would typically pick …

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Chicken Tacos with Yogurt-Lime Sauce

These chicken tacos recipe is one of my go-to family dinners when I want something quick and requires less cooking. I make my homemade taco mix which can be made kid-friendly by putting less chili in it. These tacos are super easy to make but really flavorful in every bite. To serve, just add fresh lettuce, tomatoes and avocadoes plus a simple yogurt-lime sauce for that tangy finish. Hope you will love this recipe as much as me and my boys did! Hope you enjoy this recipe! If you do make this, be sure to leave a comment and let …

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Banana Mini-Muffins

These chocolate coconut banana mini-muffins are perfect for your kids’ lunchboxes, or as a quick healthy snack. My little boy loves muffins and so I always try to find creative ways of mixing up the flavors. One afternoon, we had very ripe bananas sitting in our kitchen counter, and you know what that means right? Ripe bananas usually mean banana breads, but this time I wanted something more handy for my little boy. And voila, mini-muffins it is! KEY INGREDIENTS IN THESE MINI-MUFFINS RIPE BANANAS. If you have been making my banana breads, I always emphasize how important it is …

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