One of our favorite meals in skewered chicken marinated in lime juice and oil with oregano, served with salsa. This looks like it might just become our 2nd favorite! Yummy on the grill and easy to carry to your picnic.
Undressed Skeleton — Pineapple Mango Tropical Chicken Skewers: Let Picnic Season Begin!.
Mango, pineapple and peach combined. How good does that sound!
A sugar free healthier alternative sweet frozen treat, and simple to make.
SPORTSNFITNESS: Healthy Recipe – Jello Pudding Pops.
Sugar is bad, artificial sweeteners aren’t great, but everybody needs a sweet treat every once in a while.
Lentils are a terrific source of both protein and fiber, but not always so easy to get into the kids. This lentil salad looks like it might just do the trick- especially if you let them mix it all up with their (clean) hands! (FYI- I looked it up and sultanas are raisins in aussie.)
Kid-friendly Lentil Salad | Caro & Co | Engaging children with nature, outdoors and food.
Stir Fry is an entire meal your tween or teen can make for the whole family to enjoy. Doing dinner once in a while, or even once a week, is a terrific way to keep that teen integrated into the family, contributing, and feeling a sense of accomplishment.
Man Pans and Easy Stir Fry – Daily Dish with Foodie Friends Friday~Daily Dish with Foodie Friends Friday
And a vegetarian meal once a week or so is good for the budget, the waistline and for healthy habits. It’s a win-win-win.
It seems like EVERYONE likes enchiladas, and these can be made hours ahead and cooked in your crock pot, so they eliminate the dinner time rush.
Heritage Schoolhouse: Crock Pot Enchiladas
Here’s the best part: on those nights when everyone’s busy and getting home at different times- dinner’s always ready for them.
With your garden or farmers market peppers in full swing, this is a good time to be reminded about making baked stuffed peppers for an easy and economical dinner.
Baked Pepper Stuffed With Rice
Liven it all up by using all the different colored peppers you can get– not just green but red, yellow, orange, purple.
Make a game of it– draw straws to see who gets to eat which color! Those nutrition packed peppers will go down easier if its a game.
Everybody LOVES S’Mores, and you don’t have be sleeping in a tent to enjoy them. We’ve shown you how to make them on the patio with charcoal in terra cotta pots, and now Reading Confetti has brought us frozen S’mores that are made in the kitchen and can be enjoyed any time of year. HOORAY!
Frozen Smores and Camping Books for Kids ~ Reading Confetti.
These would make a great outdoor, summer birthday party treat when the flame part is just too much or the kids too young to make their own.
So simple, I never thought of it, and maybe you never did either, so here it is: Graham crackers, peanut butter and apples. Pears would work just as well.
Graham cracker, pb, apples. Great snack for kids … | Healthy dess….
And WHY peel the fruit?
It must be Blueberry Day- 2nd recipe idea using blueberries, but there just too good not to pass both along.
Quinoa and Blueberry Salad with Pistachios | infinebalanceinfinebalance.
Use summers bounty of blueberries with healthy quinoa and tasty pistachios to bring something new to your next picnic. Make enough for leftover lunches too!
IF it ever cools off enough to have a picnic, these recipes look marvelous, and marvelously healthy too.
Summer picnic recipes.
Being a ‘peach freak’, the peach popsicles are the first on my list to try- followed by the strawberry-watermelon salad.