What tastes better than a cold treat on hot summer day? Whether it’s a big scoop of ice cream or your favorite flavored popsicle, all it takes it one bite to cool you down and satisfy those tastebuds. Unfortunately, these treats aren’t always the healthiest snack to grab, but they sure do taste like heaven.…… Continue reading DIY Popsicles to Keep you Cool this Summer
One of the most wonderful activities that fall offers is apple picking! Whether you’re young or old, have toddlers or teens, apple picking is something that is fun for the whole family! (And not to mention, the apples are delicious.) This past weekend my friends and I decided to take in the crisp fall air and go apple picking…… Continue reading The Perfect Post-Apple Picking Apple Crisp
With the Olympic opening ceremony taking place Friday, it’s time to embrace the magic of the Olympic Games. Only taking place every four years, the games are a time in which the world is temporarily distracted from its problems and united in the celebration of the world’s best athletes. The anticipation for the 2016 Rio Games games is huge,…… Continue reading 5 Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Excited for the Olympics!
At Smart Lunches, we love getting creative with food, and holidays are the perfect time for it! With Independence Day right around the corner we wanted to share with you some fantastic, festive, Fourth of July recipes your kids are sure to love! Here are 4 ideas we found on Pinterest this season. These fun foods are certain to…… Continue reading Fun with 4th of July Foods
Chimichurri sauce is a delicious, vibrant sauce originating from Argentina. It takes almost no time to make and can do double duty as a both a sauce and a marinade. You can make it a few days ahead, and store it in the fridge. Although chimichurri is traditionally made with parsley, you can use a combination…… Continue reading Easy & Healthy Recipe: Chimichurri Sauce
This post comes to us from a Smart Lunches family! Erica D. from Pennsylvania sent us some recipes for cute, quick and easy kid-friendly treats. These impressive and delectable desserts are super-simple to make. *A quick safety note for those with young kids: Some of these recipes involve lollipop sticks, which can be a choking…… Continue reading Quick and Easy Kid-Friendly Treats
We love trying new healthy recipes, don’t you? Today, we are sharing with you this new healthy alternative side dish to white rice. It is gluten-free, vegan, and totally kid approved. Not only does the recipe require less than 10 ingredients, but some herbs and spices like ginger and garlic offer lots of surprising health benefits. Now…… Continue reading Fried Cauliflower Rice