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jicama chips

Lemon Pepper Jicama Chips Recipe

You probably know jicama for its use in salads or as crudite, but of the most overlooked and yet tasty things you can do with jicama is to make jicama chips. Yes – jicama chips! They’re light and crunchy with just the tiniest yet tantalizing amount of sweetness. First things first, for the uninitiated: Jicama […]

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apple chips

One-Ingredient Apple Chips

These apple chips have so few ingredients, if they had any fewer ingredients, they would not exist. That’s a back-handed way of saying that there’s only one ingredient in these apple chips: apples. Last weekend, we had a chance to head out to a farm (Riley’s at Los Rios Rancho) and pick a whole bunch […]

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Watermelon Bacon

Watermelon Bacon – An Anytime Snack for #StreamTeam

Our summer schedule gets a little crazy with early mornings (Junior Lifeguard program) and late nights (movies and fun with friends). Thanks to Netflix, we can have our TV or movie entertainment anytime.  So what we need is a good healthy “anytime” snack to go with our “anytime” schedule, and that means watermelon bacon. Watermelon…bacon?!?!? […]

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chocolate smoothie

Teenagers, TV, and Comfort Food

The care and feeding of teenagers is a tricky proposition. Yes, they want more food, but not *that* food. Yes, they want to talk, but not really about *that.* Yes, they want you to be there for them, but not *that* much. How do you get close enough and involved enough with your teen without […]

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fig-bars

Kid-Made Fig Bars

One of our kids has become obsessed with fig bars, and he’s been carrying one to school every day for snack. After several weeks of bringing in pre-packaged, store-bought fig bars – and after seeing fresh figs at the farmers’ market – he decided that we should make our own. So we looked up a […]

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Mango Fruit Leather

Mango Fruit Leather for #StreamTeam

Summer’s here, which means it’s time for orange snacks, and Orange is the New Black. We’re not going to take our orange snacking quite far with that as we did last year with Orange is the New Snack. But still, we’ve got a yummy snack in store for you for your kids to take with […]

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