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Sweet and Crunchy Apple Caramel Slices


Nom-nom!

INGREDIENTS:

  • APPLE SLICES
  • POPSICLE STICKS (0ptional)
  • CARAMEL SAUCE
  • MINI M&MS
  • MINI CHOCOLATE CHIPS
  • SPRINKLES
  • CRUSHED NUTS
  • MELTED CHOCOLATE

DIRECTIONS:

Carefully cut apples into slices and put the sticks in each slice (you don’t need to use the sticks to enjoy this healthy snack). Then dip each slice into caramel and roll in your favorite toppings. Mix and match any of the nuts, sprinkles and chocolates to make your own version to have a different treat each time! Have fun!


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White Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels!


Make with pretzel sticks OR Traditional pretzels!

White chocolate-dipped pretzels are an easy snack you can make with your kids during the holidays – or any time!

Ingredients:

  • 15 large salted pretzels (or pretzel sticks)
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • Rainbow sprinkles

Directions:

  1. Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds then stir. Microwave for another 30 seconds and stir again – at this point, the chips should be melted. Keep stirring until they are totally melted and smooth.
  1. Lay out a piece of wax paper on the kitchen counter. Pour your sprinkles into a small shallow bowl for easy dipping. Dip half of each pretzel in the white chocolate then into the sprinkles. Lay flat on the wax paper to dry. Repeat with remaining pretzels.

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Santa’s Christmas Cookies


Store-bought peanut butter sandwich cookies become jolly Santas with white chocolate, colored sugar, mini chips and red-hot candies.

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 package (1 pound) Nutter Butter sandwich cookies
  • Red colored sugar
  • 32 vanilla or white chips
  • 64 miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 32 Red Hots candy

Directions:

  1. In a microwave, melt white chocolate at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  2. Dip one end of each cookie into melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip off. Place on wire racks. For Santa’s hat, sprinkle red sugar on top part of chocolate. Press one vanilla chip off-center on hat for pompom; let stand until set.
  3. Dip other end of each cookie into melted chocolate for beard, leaving center of cookie uncovered. Place on wire racks. With a dab of melted chocolate, attach semisweet chips for eyes and a Red Hot for nose. Place on waxed paper until set.

Nutrition Facts:

1 each: 117 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


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Yummy Chocolate Cornbread Muffins


Less sugar and loads of fiber!

Yield: Makes 9 muffins

  • 5.6 ounces cornmeal
  • 3.5 ounces whole wheat flour
  • 1.8 ounces cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and generously oil or butter a muffin tin.
  2. Set a mesh strainer over a bowl and sift together the cornmeal, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt.
  3. Microwave the butter on low-power until it’s mostly melted and very soft. Whisk in the eggs and emulsify.
  4. Whisk the yogurt and milk into the butter and egg mixture until uniform in color.
  5. Dump the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and fold together until well combined.
  6. Divide the batter evenly between 9 standard-size muffins.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out without batter on it.
  8. Serve hot, cool completely on a wire rack and store in an airtight container.

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Hearty and Healthy Empanadas πŸ½οΈ


These inventive empanadas included not just the usual ingredients – tortillas, tomatoes, peppers, and cheese – but also peaches for a sweet and savory mix.

  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 1 can of corn
  • 2 cups yellow cheddar cheese
  • 1 can of peaches
  • 1 pack of tortillas
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 can of black beans

Instructions:

  1. Wash all ingredients
  2. Open the peaches and rinse with the colander
  3. Repeat step two for corn and black beans
  4. Cut tomatoes, onions, and peaches
  5. Remove seeds and stem from jalapeno and chop
  6. Grate the cheese
  7. Remove stems from cilantro and chop
  8. Squeeze two lemons
  9. In one bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, corn, peaches, cilantro, jalapeno, black beans, lemon juice, and mix
  10. In another bowl, combine tomato, corn, onions, cheese and mix
  11. Take one flour disc and put Β½ a spoon of your favorite filling on one side. Close it and fork-seal the edges
  12. Make as many empanadas as ingredients allow
  13. Put 4-5 in an air fryer at 365 degrees for 13 minutes

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Who said MEATBALLS? πŸ½οΈ


Try making them with ground turkey, too!

Serving Size: 30

Ingredients

6 tablespoon of olive oil

11 cloves

2⁄3 cup of panko bread crumbs

1 cup basil

2⁄3 cup of sundried tomatoes

3⁄4 cup of parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon of red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon of dried oregano

2 cans of chickpeas

1 can of San Marzano Plum Tomatoes

2 tablespoon of tomato paste

1 onion

2 loaves of whole wheat baguette, halved and cut into squares

1 pack of arugula

1 tablespoon of lemon (juice)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
     
  2. SautΓ© 1 tablespoon of olive oil and minced garlic (6 cloves) until brown.
     
  3. To a blender or food processor add cooked garlic, panko bread crumbs, 2/3 cups of bail, sundried tomatoes, and 2/3 cups of parmesan cheese, a pinch of salt, red pepper flakes, and 1.5 tablespoon of olive oil, then blend until small bits remain.
     
  4. Add rinsed/drained chickpeas and blend/pulse until a moldable “dough” is formed.
     
  5. Scoop out rounded 1 tablespoon amounts of dough and form meatballs.
     
  6. Reheat skillet and add a little olive oil. Once hot, add the meatballs and brown for about 5 minutes (may be done in several batches).
     
  7. Place meatballs on baking sheet and transfer to oven to bake for 15 minutes.
     
  8. Blend 1/4 cup of olive oil with 2 cloves of garlic.
     
  9. Brush olive oil garlic mixture onto bread. then toast bread in oven until done (about 10 minutes).
     
  10. Meanwhile, heat a small amount of olive oil in a large sautΓ© pan.
     
  11. Add 3 cloves, chopped garlic and onion and sautΓ© until browned.
     
  12. Add salt, pepper, tomato paste, and oregano and heat on medium for about 2 minutes stirring continuously.
     
  13. Add canned tomatoes and handful of basil and turn to simmer as meatballs and garlic bread cook.
     
  14. Toss arugula with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste then set aside.
     
  15. Serve by placing meatball on top of garlic bread square. Top with tomato sauce, grated parmesan cheese, and basil. Serve with arugula salad on side. 

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Hunting the Great Bear | VIDEO | Read Aloud Stories for Kids


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One day, in the moon when the cold nights return, an urgent message came to the village of the four hunters. A great bear so large and powerful that many thought it must be some kind of monster.



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Dino(saur) Days | Concavenator



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