Pumpkin Leather Jack-O-Lanterns

by Jennie April 8, 2010

16-ounce can of pumpkin 1/c honey or maple syrup 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice Open the 16-ounce can of pumpkin, stir in the honey or maple syrup, and add the spice. Dry (see our “Fruit Leather” recipe for drying). Cut into Jack-O-Lanterns shapes! Courtesy of: Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food

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Easy Apple Fruit Leather

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Open a jar of applesauce, spread on a cookie sheet and follow drying instructions from our “Fruit Leather” recipe. Courtesy of Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food

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Fruit Leather

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Fruit Leather can be made from fresh fruit, thawed frozen fruit, or drained canned fruits. One or more of you favorite fruits (we like to use our over ripe fruit that would otherwise be close to being thrown out!) pureed to approximately 2 cups Prepare a large cookie sheet by lining it with plastic wrap […]

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Granola Bars

by Jennie April 8, 2010

2 c rolled oats 3/4 c packed brown sugar 1/2 c wheat germ 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup whole wheat flour or super flour (see our DIY recipe) 3/4 cup raisins or any other dried fruit (optional) 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 c honey 1 egg, beaten 1/2 c vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla extract […]

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Pack-a-Snack

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Trail Mix (DIY with cheerios, dried fruit, crackers, goldfish, pretzels etc.) Veggie Straws (we have found them at Costco, Sams, and Krogers) Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps (we found them at Costco) Crackers or Soy Crisps (these are like crackers but with protein!) with cheese spread (we like laughing cow wedges and mini babybell’s), or nut butters […]

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Super Flour

by Jennie April 8, 2010

You can use plain whole wheat flour in your recipes or for added protein and a higher nutritional value try this: 1 tbs soy flour 1 tbs wheat germ 1 tsp brewer’s yeast Top off the cup with whole wheat flour to fill the balance of the cup. Courtesy of: Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food

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Healthy Extras

by Jennie April 8, 2010

You can mix any of these right into your kids meals for a nutritional punch! Brewer’s Yeast aka nutritional yeast Wheat Germ (needs to be refrigerated after opened) Tofu Iron Fortified Baby Cereal- we like Earth’s Best (adds extra iron into your childs meal) Ground Seeds: flaxseed meal (this keeps longer in the freezer once […]

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Vanilla beans (from the natural food store) Vodka Take 2-4 beans and slice them vertically without cutting in half, making sure that any small seeds are captured on wax paper.  Place beans and seeds into a small glass jar with about 3/4 c vodka. A 6 ounce baby food jar is the perfect size. Chop […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup firmly packed light or dark brown sugar 3/4 c trans-fat-free soft tub margarine spread 2 large egg whites 2 tsp of pure vanilla extract (see our homemade vanilla extract recipe to DIY) 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 c (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 2 c whole […]

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Mock Sour Cream

by Jennie April 8, 2010

1 c cottage cheese 1 tbs milk or yogurt 1 tbs lemon juice Blend all together until smooth This is soooo yummy!!! I know what is going in it so I know it is healthy! It also keeps for quite some time in the fridge. Enjoy! *Courtesy of: Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food

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Tofu Nuggets

by Jennie April 8, 2010

1 c whole wheat or panko breadcrumbs 1/2 c flaxseed meal 1 tbs grated parmesan 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1 c broccoli, spinach, sweet potato or beet puree 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 block of extra firm Tofu (or Fish) 1/2 tsp salt Nonstick cooking spray 1 […]

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Come IN, LAUGH much, Visit OFTEN

by Jennie April 7, 2010

We are so excited to invite you to come in, relax, put your feet up and enjoy 5 minutes to yourself while you come together with other Moms to Survive Motherhood! We are two women who before pregnancy, were strangers. We became united by the start of our journey through Motherhood. Since that day we […]

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