Caprese Bites

Modified from this original recipe at Delish   Ingredients  
  • 8 oz. mozzarella balls
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • 24 cherry tomatoes
  • 12 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 c. balsamic vinegar
  • Toothpicks
  Preparation
  1. In a small bowl, stir together mozzarella, olive oil, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, and season with salt.
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Berries and Cream

My kids love this snack (or dessert) during fresh berry season! 

Ingredients:

Any fresh berries.  We typically use:

  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries

For the Cream:

  • 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 T Sugar

Preparation:

Wash berries, cut strawberries if they are large.  Put all the berries together in a big bowl.

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Power Balls

Source: Jenny Stockton via the Opelika Observer

Enjoy whenever you need a little pick-me-up!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup gluten-free oats (such as Bob’s Red Mill)
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed or chia seeds
  • ½ cup mini-chocolate chips (use Enjoy Life brand if you want dairy free)
  • 1 tsp.
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