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Tootsie Rolls Recipe - How to Make Tootsie Rolls - Homemade Tootsie Rolls. This recipe for homemade Tootsie Rolls makes soft, chewy candies with the familiar chocolate taste of Tootsie Rolls.

Tootsie Rolls Recipe - How to Make Tootsie Rolls - Homemade Tootsie Rolls

If you want to make these extra special, roll them in chopped nuts or coconut at the end. Yield: 80-100 Tootsie Rolls Ingredients: 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped1/2 cup light corn syrup2 tbsp softened butter3/4 cup powdered milk1 tsp vanilla extract2-3 cups powdered sugar Preparation: 1. 2. 3. 4. Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip. There’s one appetizer that, if all else fails, we WILL order at a restaurant: spinach artichoke dip.

Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Hey, it’s what we do. We look at other options and then go with the one that we know we’ll both love and consume way too much of. What’s wrong with that? Nothing. Nothing at all. However, I have to say that I’m a homemade spinach artichoke dip virgin. This dip has all of 4 ingredients and tastes heavenly. 1 box frozen spinach, thawed and with the liquid squeezed out1 bag frozen artichokes, thawed and with the liquid drained away2 wheels of Laughing Cow Swiss cheese (you can do the light version here as well)1 tsp garlic powder¼ tsp cayenne peppersalt and pepper to taste In a food processor (or, if you like it chunky you can just mix in a bowl) process all of the ingredients together.

I repeat: DEVOUR. Tagged as: artichokes, healthier dip recipe, healthy appetizer, healthy spinach artichoke dip, laughing cow cheese, perfect appetizer recipe, spinach, spinach artichoke dip, Swiss cheese. Broccoli Bites for Kids. File this under the Onion Soup Mix Recipe category, though there is no Lipton onion soup mix in site.

Broccoli Bites for Kids

I may even serve these at my next dinner party, they were that good! While babysitting for my 6 year old picky eater niece, I had to come up with a good lunch that would be fun for the two of us to make together. She is not a big broccoli fan (or any vegetable fan), but I told her we would add melted gooey cheese and form the patties with our hands. She was sold. Please don't laugh when you read this recipe, it is terrific and easy. I made it my own by adding homemade breadcrumbs and fresh chopped steamed broccoli along with lowfat mozzarella cheese mixed with the cheddar.

Broccoli Cheese Bites (adapted from My Tasty Treasures & WholeSomeBabyFood.com): 16 oz. package of frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained of liquid (I used fresh steamed broccoli) 1 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese 3 eggs salt & pepper 1 cup of seasoned Italian breadcrumbs Let cool and enjoy! Baked kale chips. I could never get into kale. Heck, I’ve long been timid about greens in general — the delicate ones like baby spinach and arugula were easy but as soon as things got a little heavier, I got nervous.

When I finally found a respectable green I found palatable — Swiss chard, which I think of as the green for spinach people — I went to town with it: a tart, a spaghetti dish and then gratin. Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather. Maddy has been on a “fruit roll-ups” kick lately.

Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather

Not the actual name brand kind that I so vividly remember peeling away from a cellophane wrapper when I was a kid. No, Maddy’s been eating the Gerber toddler kind. I don’t feel too bad about her eating them in moderation although if she had her way she would eat the entire box of 5 in one sitting. Spicy Baked Green Bean Fries (with Meyer Lemon Aioli)

We gotta talk about what you’re doing this weekend.

Spicy Baked Green Bean Fries (with Meyer Lemon Aioli)

I need to hear what you’re making, and who you’re rooting for…blah blah, we’ll get to it. Before we delve in, I need you watch this video. It’s important. Do me a solid and watch it, please. Stop buying granola bars & make these: no bake chocolate energy balls. Something we spend far too much money on is healthy organic granola bars.

stop buying granola bars & make these: no bake chocolate energy balls

At $4.99 for a box of 5, I just can’t justify it anymore! Solution? This. If you’ve ever searched recipes on how to make your own granola bars, you’ll find hundreds of variations of this recipe around but really it comes down to what’s in your pantry. And it’s perfect if your littles have sensitivities or allergies because it’s completely customizable. My recipe for the above (I just eyeballed everything…no measuring cups required!). - 1 cup of oatmeal - 1/2 cup peanut butter - 1/3 cup cocoa powder - 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened (or sweetened) coconut - 3/4 cup of pecans (get your children to smash and crush them with a rolling pin!)

- 1/3 cup of honey (or blue agave – whatever you have on hand) - 2 teaspoons of vanilla - handful or two of chocolate chips (optional) Mix really well in a med/large bowl, then let chill in fridge for a half hour. 88 Snacks Under 100 Calories Originally from The... Grilled Guacamole Recipe. Grilled Guacmole?

Grilled Guacamole Recipe

Ummmm. Heck yes!!