Pumpkin Spice DipReady for a simple protein-rich dip perfect for after-school snack or even holiday parties? With a base of Greek yogurt and a not-so-hidden nutritious fruit (pumpkin!), this dip is sweetened by pure maple syrup and has all the warm flavors of autumn. Pumpkin Pie FloatWhile my kids don’t actually enjoy pumpkin pie, they do love the flavors of this cinnamon infused pumpkin citrus float. The beauty about this drink is it can be made cold in smoothie form or warmed on the stove for a cozy drink to cuddle with under blankets.Chocolate Chip Pumpkin MuffinsDid you know that you can replace flour with ALMOND BUTTER and it’ll create a moist, fluffy, delicious muffin?! 🤯. Such a great autumn treat that packs great nutritional content from the pumpkin puree and is sweetened naturally by pure maple syrup. Perfect for breakfast, snack, and kids’ lunchboxes!Apple Pie SmoothieNothing says autumn more than sweet apples and the warm flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.
🥧 This smoothie comes together in minutes, contains nutritious apples and bananas, whole grain oats, and is naturally sweetened by dates!Fruit LeatherStill have Halloween candy left? Chuck that fruit roll up with all those food dyes and sugars, and make these fruit leathers instead!
🍓 The best part?? All you need is some fruit (and think about all the different combinations you can make!) with some lemon juice for pop ✨. Such a great source of vitamin C, and an easy way to get your kids to have fruit instead of candy.Waffle SkewersWhat if I told you your kids can make breakfast themselves? My kids are able to wash and cut their own fruit, and use their own creativity and fine motor skills to create their own skewers making meal time easy and fun.Smore’s Energy BitesThese 𝒏𝒐-𝒃𝒂𝒌𝒆 bliss balls are great for lunchboxes, make ahead snacks, or on-the-go treats. We love storing them in the freezer so they’re always ready for those moments when my kids are “staaaarving” aka 5 min after they had a meal 🙄 . They're everything you want from a fire-pit s’mores but without all the prep, hassle, and smokey scent that just won’t leave your clothes . These bliss balls are made with whole grain oats and are sweetened naturally by pure maple syrup.
Apple Slice “Donuts”If you’re looking for a wonderful seasonal food activity to do with the kids, I highly recommend these apple "donuts"! Both Liv and Sawyer had the best time painting and decorating their apple slices. It’s great for fine motor skills and sparks creativity. All you need is 2 apples, a cup of Greek yogurt (nondairy yogurt works great too if vegan!) and 2 starter spoons to act as their paint brushes. (Also note that the yogurt can easily be replaced with chocolate spread, peanut butter, or hazelnut spread. The options are endless!) Fill some bowls with different toppings, and let their imagination take care of the rest!
𝓢𝓹𝓲𝓬𝓮𝓭 Apple (Elder)Berry 𝓒𝓻𝓾𝓶𝓫𝓵𝓮 BarsIt’s apple season and we 👏 are 👏 here 👏 for 👏 it!! Nothing is more soothing than the warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove mixed with the sweet flavors of apples. Great for a make-ahead breakfast or snack, these bars are vegan + gluten-free.Pumpkin Spice Granola CupsLet’s get all the Autumn feels together with these no-bake breakfast treats.
🍂 Crunchy granola combined with creamy nut butter forms our addicting cup’s base. Once frozen, we fill it with tart Greek yogurt topped with cinnamon coated cooked apples and a drizzle of sweet honey or pure maple syrup.Blender Banana Spinach PancakesDid you know that spinach is one of the most zinc-rich veggies? Zinc is important for many bodily functions such as strengthening your immune system (helping you fight a cold) + aiding in wound healing (for all those bruised knees).
🍃 These pancakes are made with clean simple ingredients like oats, spinach + bananas, and come together quickly in a blender. Not feelin that spinach?? Don’t worry! You can’t even taste it… the result is sweet caramelized banana pancakes (that happen to have green specks in them 😉)Fruit + Granola Yogurt PopsiclesWith the back-to-school season upon us, I wanted to share a favorite after-school treat that also doubles as a snack activity to make with the kids! 🍡 Made with fiber-rich fruit, sweet crunchy granola, and creamy Greek yogurt, this snack is as nutritious as it is yummy.