It's tempting to reach for the cartons of ice cream when you want a cool treat for a hot summer day and certainly for once in a while, it won't hurt. But if your kids are anything like mine... they play so hard outside all day long the requests for cool treats are quite frequent and thus healthier options are important. Here are some ideas. Frozen Fruit * Blueberries, strawberries, grapes, watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, and pineapple make great snacks right out of the freezer. You can … [Read more...]
BPA Free Popsicle Molds for Summer!
Is it almost that time again? My kids are already asking for homemade Popsicles using fresh juice, green smoothies, and fruit smoothies. Last I night I dug out our Tovolo rocket pops and star pops and perused online for one other set since the 5 of us can go through 12 pops on a hot summer day in no time. I won't buy in a store unless they are marked BPA free or they indicate the type of plastic used. There are lots of cute options online though. Besides the ones I already mentioned (above) … [Read more...]