25 Frozen Treats for Eating Outdoors on a Hot Day

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25 Frozen Treats for Eating Outdoors on a Hot Day

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When the temperature rises, most people head outside for fun in the sun. And if a special treat is desired after playing outdoors, a frozen one is often the best thing to eat on a hot day. There are so many choices here that are perfect for when you need to cool down. From yogurt treats to frozen fruit to ice cream, a slushie, or popsicle, click on one of the 25 frozen treats links, to get these easy recipes to make for your next day in the outdoors.

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Low Sugar Kool-Aid Slushies

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Greek Yogurt Berry Smoothie Pops

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Homemade Shaved Ice

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Applesauce Popsicle Toddler Treat

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

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Peach Creamsicles

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Frosty S’more Cups

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Banana

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Frozen Blueberry Yoghurt Kebabs

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 Lemon Ice

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 Capri Sun Summer Slush

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 Frozen Fruity Yoghurt Bites

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 Banana Freezer Pops

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Frozen Pineapple Ice Pops

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Frozen Yogurt Dots

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Ice Cream Made in a Bag

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Skinny Oreo Milkshake

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Frozen Chocolate Bananas

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Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars

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Pudding Pops

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Ice Candy

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Choco-Taco

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Raspberry Sorbet

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Golden Pineapple Granita

Red White and Blue Berry Popsicle

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Frozen Treats to Make With Kids

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Hot days call for cool treats! Let the kids take over the kitchen and use these simple popsicle recipes to banish boredom and cool the masses. There’s a frozen treat recipe here for every taste from chocolate to fruit, and many of them are low-sugar and low calorie. Get the kids involved and mix up a few of these fantastic frozen goodies today!

 

1. Nutella pops

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This chocolate delight is almost too easy to put together! A little Nutella, some whipped topping, and milk combine to make a light and chocolatey treat that will beat the heat. Use paper cups and popsicle sticks or get a popsicle mold.

 

 

2. White Chocolate Strawberry Pudding Pops

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A little milk, chopped strawberries, and a pack of white chocolate pudding (sugar free if you like!) are all you need to whip up a batch of these pudding pops. Help kids top the popsicle molds off with some slices of strawberry to make it pretty!

 

3. Root Beer Float Pops

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Help kids alternate pouring root beer and scooping ice cream into a popsicle mold to make tasty layers. Inevitably, some of the soda will mix with the ice cream and give the whole treat that beloved root beer float flavor!

 

4. Mint Ice Cream Cookie Cups

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These cookie cups need a little more parent involvement in order to melt the chocolate, but the result is worth it! This snack is all about the layers – a mint cookie base, mint ice cream, and a chocolatey topper. If the kids aren’t interested in mint, try using Oreo cookies for the crust and another favorite ice cream for the center.

 

5. Healthy Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

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You don’t have to call it healthy if your kids are wary of the word, but it really is! Frozen strawberries, yogurt, agave, and lemon juice are the only ingredients. Blend it together and serve it in a cone or bowl.

 

6. Miniature Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Everything is better in miniature, right? Kids will love making and eating these tiny treats. Simply sandwich a dollop of ice cream between to vanilla wafer cookies, roll the edge in sprinkles, refreeze, and eat.

 

7. Crazy-Easy Snow Cone Treat

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Search your local grocery store for new flavors of sparkling soda. You might be surprised at all the tasty options there are! Grab a few flavors and let the kids make their own combinations in a Popsicle mold, ice cube trays, or even a plastic bag. Be sure to leave some room for the soda to expand as it freezes. Once everything has frozen, kids can have fun mashing and smashing their creations to turn it into a “snow cone.” To make it quick, just throw the frozen soda into a blender with a little more soda from the bottle and serve.

 

8. Banana “Ice Cream”

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Peel and freeze a bunch of bananas and then show the kids how to blend them up with a little bit of milk or cream. Set out small dishes of ice cream toppings – chocolate chips, fruit, coconut flakes, sprinkles, fudge sauce, peanut butter, and whatever else your family loves. Kids will have a blast creating their own banana ice cream sundaes!

 

 

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5 Easy Recipes for Camping Dinners

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 5 Easy Recipes for Camping Dinners

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When you’re enjoying the great outdoors on a camping trip, you lack the resources of a full kitchen. It can seem daunting to try and feed your family. Don’t stress! Making simple, delicious meals while camping is easier than you think. Here are five easy recipes for inexpensive camping dinners that you and your family are sure to enjoy.

 

1. Walking Tacos

Walking tacos are perfect for camping because you can prep everything ahead of time. You’ll need shredded lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, canned chili, and chips. I like to buy the personal-size Fritos or Doritos so there’s no need for extra plates or bowls. Combine all the ingredients into your chip bag and grab a fork.

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2. Campfire Crescent Dogs

Hot dogs are a quintessential, kid-friendly camping meal. For a fun twist, ditch traditional buns in favor of Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Your kids will love helping you make these yummy crescent dogs. Add some ketchup and mustard and dinner is served.

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3. Italian Sausage and Potato Tin Foil Dinner

Like hot dogs, tin foil dinners are another easy, camping staple. To make this recipe, you only need a few ingredients: Italian sausage, potatoes, fresh green beans, olive oil, and fennel salt. Don’t forget to pack the tin foil!

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4. Cheesy Dutch Oven Potatoes

If dutch oven cooking is more your style, try your hand at making these easy and delicious cheesy potatoes. The only ingredients you need are potatoes, onions, bacon, cheese, and the seasoning of your choice. This hearty meal is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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5. Campfire French Toast

In my family, dinner for breakfast is always well received. This camping-friendly french toast recipe is easy to make and will definitely put smiles on your little ones faces. If you’re so inclined, add some seasonal fruit like strawberries or cherries on top.

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10 Delicious S’mores Inspired Desserts

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Summer is here, which means the season of the s’mores is upon us. There’s nothing like spending an evening out in nature nestled around a campfire roasting marshmallows with people you love. However, you don’t have to go camping to enjoy the delicious flavor combination of chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers. Get cooking with these 10 delicious s’more inspired desserts!

1. S’mores Cheesecake

Traditional cheesecake gets a s’mores-worthy makeover with a topping of melted chocolate and roasted marshmallows. The cake’s graham cracker crust, complete with an extra layer of chocolate, makes this dessert so decadent you won’t be able to handle more than one serving.

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2. S’mores Calzone

A s’mores calzone is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. It’s quickly become one of my favorite desserts. Add a glass of milk or scoop of vanilla ice cream to compliment the rich flavor.

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3. S’mores Dip

All you need to make this s’mores dip is a cast iron pan, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and graham crackers. It’s perfect for serving the whole family and can easily be made at home or while you’re camping.

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4. S’mores Popcorn

Spice up your next movie night with this s’mores popcorn. Golden Grahams cereal stands in for graham crackers along with mini marshmallows and melting chocolate. Tip: wait a few minutes for the chocolate to harden so you don’t end up with super messy hands.

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5. S’mores Stuffed Cookies

Making these cookies is a little trickier than some of the other recipes but they are well worth it. A few best tricks to keep in mind are to chill the dough and make the top layer of the cookie thinner than the bottom to allow for the marshmallow to melt properly.

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6. Triple Chocolate S’mores Bark

Quick and easy, this bark is perfect when you need to make a yummy dessert on the fly. What could be more delicious than swirling dark and white chocolate together and then adding Hershey’s bars, graham crackers, and mini marshmallows? This recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

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7. S’mores Bars

Not sure what to take to your next family BBQ or church social? Whip up a pan of these crowd-pleasing s’mores bars and your dessert will be the hit of the night.

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8. S’mores Cookie Dough Dip

Once you start you won’t be able to stop eating this yummy s’mores cookie dough dip. Graham crackers are great for dipping but you can also try other things like pretzels, vanilla wafers, or fruit.

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9. S’mores Bites

When you’re in the mood for a traditional s’more but don’t have access to a campfire, you can bake these s’mores bites in the oven. If you want to switch things up a bit, put a Rollo on top instead of a Hershey’s Kiss.

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10. S’mores Milkshake

Combine the flavor of a camping classic with your favorite vanilla ice cream and you get a deliciously unique milkshake. A tablespoon of Greek yogurt helps create a creamy consistency while giving an extra kick of flavor. Add a fun straw and top your masterpiece with graham cracker crumbles and shaved chocolate for an extra bit of flair.

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25+ Fresh Strawberry Recipes

Strawberries are delicious when eaten whole, but there's so much more that you can do with strawberries! Read on to find fresh strawberry recipes! 25+ Fresh Strawberry Recipes via @tipsaholic #strawberry #strawberries #baking #cooking #recipes


25 Fresh Strawberry Recipes
The majestic strawberry, red and plump, shines during the spring and summer. Sure, they’re delicious when eaten straight from the carton or fresh from the farm, but there’s so much more that you can do with strawberries in the kitchen. From a crostini appetizer to a flavorful salsa on top of pork chops, read on to find 25+ creative and delicious fresh strawberry recipes!

1. Strawberry Jam

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Try your hand at making strawberry jam with this very clear and helpful tutorial! These jars of strawberry jam would make very good gifts.

2. Strawberry Chia Refrigerator Jam

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And here’s a much simpler way to make jam from fresh strawberries! Puree your strawberries in a food processor, add a bit of lemon and maple syrup and mix in chia seeds, and then refrigerate until the jam is set! So easy.

3. Fresh Strawberry Cobbler

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This delicious strawberry cobbler is served in individual ramekins, making this strawberry recipe a great choice for dinner parties. Add cold ice cream on top for the perfect finish to this warm dessert.

4. Skinny Crunchy Stuffed French Toast

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This stuffed french toast recipe with fresh strawberries and cream cheese includes a fun, crunchy twist: the bread is dipped in a bread crumb mixture with sugar and cinnamon after being dunked in the usual egg bath.

5. Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollups

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With this simple strawberry fruit roll-up recipe on hand, there’s no need to buy strawberry roll-ups at the store that’s full of stuff that you can’t pronounce. You don’t even need a dehydrator; your oven can do the job.

6. Blackened Chicken and Strawberry Salad

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If you haven’t tried the heaven on a plate that is strawberry salad, you need to try this recipe immediately. Spinach leaves, feta cheese, cranberries, and sliced fresh strawberries all come together with blackened chicken and a strawberry vinaigrette to make a truly wonderful salad.

7. Strawberry Pretzel Parfait

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This strawberry pretzel parfait recipe is a healthy, fresh twist on the traditional strawberry pretzel salad you see all the time at church potlucks. You can actually eat this for breakfast!

8. Slow Cooker Strawberry Applesauce

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If your kids love applesauce, they’ll definitely appreciate this easy strawberry applesauce recipe! Chop the fruit, throw them into a slow cooker, and be rewarded with an unique applesauce after a couple of hours. Yum.

9. Strawberry Balsamic Pizza with Chicken and Applewood Bacon

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This unique pizza recipe uses a mixture of strawberry jam, balsamic vinegar, and chili sauce as its base instead of marina sauce.

10. Healthy Strawberry Oat Squares

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These strawberry oat squares are made with oats, sliced almonds, apple butter, almond butter, and fresh strawberries. Eat a bar for breakfast or dessert with no guilt!

11. Whipped Strawberry Butter

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Make this strawberry butter to put on your breakfast toast, waffle, or pancake! It takes only a few minutes to make!

12. Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

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At first glance, you’ll think this is just salsa and chips, but no! Make this fruit salsa for an unique appetizer that everyone will love.

13. Pork Chops with Balsamic-Strawberry Sauce

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Instead of the usual pork and applesauce dinner, why not try something different and serve your pork chops with a balsamic strawberry sauce?

14. Strawberry Cream Cheese Bread

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This strawberry bread is made creamy with the addition of cream cheese. Great for brunch!

15. Strawberry Hand Pies

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Spend some time in the kitchen making these special strawberry hand pies! These little pies are fun to make and to eat.

16. Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing

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Make this strawberry poppyseed dressing and keep it in the fridge to jazz up your salad lunches.

17. Frozen Yogurt Bark

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Your kids will love this frozen yogurt bark that’s full of fresh strawberries and a little bit of chocolate!

18. Cilantro-Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry-Jalapeno Sauce

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The star of this chicken dish is the strawberry-jalapeno salsa! You could always forgo the chicken and just scoop up the salsa with tortilla chips.

19. Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls with Lemon Cream Cheese Glaze

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Surprise your family with strawberry cinnamon rolls! The best part of this recipe is that the dough requires no rising time.

20. Strawberry, Brie Cheese, Honey & Basil Crostini

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Serve this great little strawberry and brie crostini for an elegant appetizer or a light dessert at your next party.

21. Strawberry Lemon Cookie Bars

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This strawberry and lemon cookie bar is very similar to a sugar cookie, but packed with fruit. Finish it off with a lemon glaze and sliced fresh strawberries.

22. Strawberry Avocado Couscous Salad

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This couscous salad combines strawberries, avocado, corn, pine nuts, and israeli couscous for a bright, fresh salad that’s just perfect for a warm day!

23. Mahi with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa

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Cook filets of mahi-mahi and pile on a delicious avocado and strawberry salsa on top. This is another strawberry salsa that you’ll also love on chicken, on any fish, and on a tortilla chip!

24. Strawberries and Cream Pinwheels

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These strawberries and cream pinwheels are so easy to make and would make a great snack for kids (and you!). They are also very portable, so you can take them on a picnic or the pool.

25. Poppy Seed Chicken Fruit Salad Lettuce Wraps

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Full of color and flavor, these poppy seed chicken wraps will be a summer favorite once you’ve tried them. Strawberries, diced mango, cucumbers, avocado, onion, and chicken all come together with a poppy seed dressing and a garnish of macadamia nuts and toasted coconut.

26. Paleo Strawberry Crumble

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This paleo strawberry crumble is SO easy to make, you’ll forget how healthy it is! The crumble is made from almond flour, coconut oil, and maple syrup.

27. Strawberry and Nutella Crepes

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Serve this strawberry and nutella crepe for a lazy Sunday morning and your family will gobble it all up. It’ll look like you spent ages in the kitchen, but it’s so easy to assemble. You could use cookie butter instead of nutella for a different take on the recipe!

28. Strawberry-Chocolate Dumplings

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Create little bites of strawberry and chocolate goodness in these cute dumplings! You don’t need a lot of equipment or ingredients to cook these strawberry-chocolate dumplings, making them a great choice for brunch at your home!

29. Strawberry Oasis Pie

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A chocolate filling, sliced fresh strawberries, and a dark chocolate crust all come together to make a decadent slice of strawberry and chocolate pie.

30. Strawberry Brownie Kabobs

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These strawberry and brownie kabobs will delight both adults and kids alike. Cook little brownie bites and stick them on bamboo sticks along with strawberries and marshmallows and drizzle with chocolate. Fun for birthday parties!

The next time you see a strawberry sale at your grocery store or visit a strawberry farm, make sure to stock up on these juicy berries to make one, two, or all of the 30 strawberry recipes listed here! For more great recipes to try, check out 10 Better-For-You Muffin Recipes and Top Ten Zucchini Recipes.

 

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

 

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6 Fun Family Campfire Traditions

If you love a crackling summer campfire, you'll love these ideas for creating campfire traditions and lasting memories with your family! 6 Fun Family Campfire Traditions - @Tipsaholic #traditions, #familyfun, #kids, #summer

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It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy a crackling outdoor fire.  Whether you’re planning a camping trip or just like to cozy up around a backyard fire-pit, campfires can be great fun for everyone!  Chances are you’ve got some of your own campfire traditions you like to do as a family, but there are always more ways to get the kids involved.  Up the entertainment value of your campfires with these fun family traditions!

 

 

1. Ghost Stories.  We’ve all heard about this creepy campfire activity, but have you passed it down to your own kids?  Perhaps you don’t remember the ghost stories from your youth, or you could use a little help with some new ghost stories your kids haven’t heard a thousand times!  Check out American Folklore – which has a section designated to ghost stories, one for spooky campfire stories and one for supernatural romance.  Or try these books: 50 Real American Ghost Stories and Creepy, Book 1.

 

 

2. Campfire Songs. Of course you’ve probably sung a campfire song or two in your day.  This tradition is still a great one for kids to take part in.  If you’ve gotten rusty over the years, there are a lot of sources that can help you out.  The site Songs for Teaching has a section devoted to campfire songs both silly and traditional.  Bonus: along with the written lyrics, you can also play either the vocal or piano musical tune!  If you play the guitar, you might like a book of lyrics and chords, like this one, so you can learn to play along!

 

 

3. The Great Cookout.  If you’re spending time at home during your summer vacation, you could designate a day for “The Great Cookout.”  Come up with a menu for the whole day comprised entirely of meals that can be cooked over the campfire!  If you’re sick of the age-old hot dogs and s’mores, here are some ideas for campfire breakfasts, here are more hardy meals, and here’s some sweet treats you’ll definitely want to try!  Let everyone participate in the planning process, from picking the meals, to shopping for ingredients.  Then cook together and eat outside.

 

 

4. Campfire techniques.    Use your campfire as a teaching tool for the family.  Each time you make a fire in your pit or while you’re camping, try out different techniques.  For instance, try different methods of stacking the wood to build the fire.  Did you know there are actually 9 different ways to light a fire without matches?  Try each one!  Make a few different “fire starter kits” and test them out to see which work best.  Your kids are guaranteed to remember all they’ve learned with you around the fire!

 

 

5. Roast new things. Sure, you’ve roasted hot dogs on a stick and probably marshmallows as well, but have you ever roasted a Starburst and eaten them when they’re bubbly and warm? Or fruit kebabs – with strawberries and pineapple?  How about roasting campfire cones or banana boats?  There are a ton of things your kids can have fun roasting, so why not switch it up and try roasting new things each time?  Here are a few savory ideas of what to roast.

 

 

6. Family Meeting.  When everyone’s gathered together around the campfire, feeling safe and cozy, it can be the perfect time to have a “family meeting.”  Your family meeting can be personalized to your family’s needs – there are so many ways to incorporate this idea.  You could have each person take a turn talking about the positive things that happened that week.  Or let each person talk about something that’s bothering them and come up with solutions together.  Or you could incorporate a religious devotional into your campfire night.  Let someone else plan a message or scripture each time you gather by the campfire.  Another possibility is to take turns having each person talk about their faith and what they believe in.  You may even want to incorporate a “talking stick” to pass around – when someone holds the stick, it’s their turn to share!

 

Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on FacebookPinterest,Bloglovin’ and Instagram. Email her at: bugabooblog(at)yahoo.com

 

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30 Amazing Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus, a tasty spring vegetable, can protect against heart disease and cancer. Eat more asparagus by trying these 30 delicious asparagus recipes! 30 Delicious Asparagus Recipes via @tipsaholic #asparagus #recipes #veggies


30 Amazing Asparagus Recipes
Asparagus, a tasty spring vegetable that is in season from February to June, is a great source of folate and Vitamins A, C, and E and can protect your body against heart disease and certain forms of cancer. It’s also full of fiber, antioxidants, and chromium, which aids the ability of insulin to transfer glucose from your blood to your cells. Include more asparagus in your diet by trying some of these 30 asparagus recipes!

1. Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

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Fire up the grill for these inventive skewers of asparagus and bacon! Great for an appetizer or a vegetable side dish.

2. Beer-Battered Asparagus

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This might not be the most healthy way to eat asparagus, but this beer-battered asparagus recipe sure is tasty.

3. Stir-fry Tilapia with Asparagus

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Your mouth will enjoy the different textures of the two main ingredients in this recipe: the soft, flaky texture of the tilapia and the fresh crunch of the asparagus. Add rice or potatoes to round out this dish!

4. Scrambled Eggs and Roasted Asparagus Toasts

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Bring these egg and asparagus toasts to your next brunch gathering with friends!

5. Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers with Goat Cheese

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Stuff your bell peppers with goat cheese, quinoa, and asparagus instead of ground beef for a lighter and fresher take on stuffed bell peppers.

6. Creamy Avocado “Pasta” with Chicken and Asparagus

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Turn zucchini into noodles and cover them with a creamy avocado sauce and lots of asparagus and chicken for a healthy meal.

7. Salad with Asparagus, Cherry Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, and Feta

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This asparagus salad is a great way to use up leftover asparagus and would make a great lunch!

8. Three-Ingredient Asparagus Tart

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Only three ingredients and the result is a fancy and delicious asparagus tart you’d be proud to serve at any party.

9. Asparagus Benedict

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Asparagus and eggs taste great together, but this asparagus benedict recipe takes it to the next level with hollandaise sauce!

10.  Brussels Sprouts Salad with Kale and Asparagus

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This warm Brussels sprouts and asparagus salad is made very simply, allowing all the delicious vegetables in the dish to truly shine.

11. Mushroom and Asparagus White Burrata Cheese Pizza with Balsamic Drizzle

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Forget pizza delivery and cook this amazing asparagus pizza recipe, complete with a balsamic drizzle!

12. Parmesan and Asparagus Risotto

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Cooking risotto takes some time and a lot of stirring, but this creamy asparagus risotto is so worth it.

13. Sauteed Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes

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Looking for a vegetable side dish for your next dinner? Asparagus is always a good choice, especially with cherry tomatoes, a splash of cream, and parmesan cheese. Try this recipe.

14. Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

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This chicken and asparagus stir fry recipe is so easy to make and tastes really, really good. It’s tangy and comforting at the same time, especially when served with warm rice.

15. Baked Asparagus Fries

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Skip the fries with your burger and make these asparagus fries instead. Want more healthy fries recipes? Here you go.

16. Roasted Garlic Asparagus with Feta

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You’ve probably roasted asparagus with garlic and olive oil before, but this recipe uses infused oil and feta to make a truly special side dish.

17. Asparagus Quiche with a Spaghetti Squash Crust

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Quiche is a great brunch dish, but you can make it healthier by adding asparagus and using spaghetti squash instead of pastry dough for the crust!

18. 5-Ingredient Bacon Asparagus Pasta

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Only five ingredients and bacon is one of them? You just gotta try this easy asparagus pasta recipe.

19. Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

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This beautiful asparagus appetizer recipe couldn’t be any easier to make.

20. Creamy Asparagus and Aged Cheddar Bake

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Asparagus tastes excellent when cooked with cheese, especially aged white cheddar.

21. Soy Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

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This is a scrumptious dinner that can be cooked all in one cookie sheet, making for easy clean-up afterward with a full and happy belly!

22. Simple Asparagus Soup

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Make this asparagus soup in only 30 minutes and spoon it up with no guilt, since it’s made with yogurt instead of heavy cream.

23. Pesto Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Roasted Asparagus

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When you combine roasted asparagus, warm pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto sauce, and chopped mozzarella, you get a delicious pasta dish that is jam-packed with flavor. Add a fried egg on top and dig in!

24. Creamy Vegan Lemon Asparagus Pasta

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Lemon and asparagus is a match made in foodie heaven. Try this asparagus pasta dish that’s smothered in a creamy vegan sauce made with almond milk, garlic, and lemon juice.

25. Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus

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Here’s another asparagus recipe that’s both beautiful and tasty and would be equally great served as breakfast with egg or as an appetizer for dinner.

26. Light Asparagus, Chicken, and Quinoa Bake

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This asparagus casserole recipe might look cheesy and decadent, but it’s actually light and contains healthy quinoa!

27. Quinoa, Asparagus, Pea and Lemon Salad

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And here’s another quinoa and asparagus recipe. This one is lemony, full of vegetables, and easy to make!

28. Asparagus, Pancetta and Puff Pastry Bundles

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Wrap a trio of asparagus with thin slices of pancetta, slices of parmesan cheese, and frozen puff pastry for a gorgeous appetizer or side dish! Special enough for special events but not too complicated to cook.

29. Chicken Rolls with Asparagus and Mozzarella

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Stuff chicken cutlets with asparagus and mozzarella cheese to enjoy juicy meat and crunchy veggies all in one bite!

30. Asparagus, Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

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Instead of a boring salad with iceberg lettuce, try this fresh asparagus salad with bacon and eggs!

 

What other asparagus recipes do you love? For more healthy recipes, check out 10 Eggplant Recipes Everyone Will Love and 8 Easy, Healthy Snacks and Their Benefits.

 

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

 

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25 Homemade Snacks for Pets

Cooking homemade snacks for pets is one way to show them how much we love them! Here are 25 homemade snacks for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and hamsters. Homemade Pet Treats via @tipsaholic #pets #treats #homemade #dogs #cats #petfood


25 Homemade Snacks for Pets
Cooking homemade snacks for pets is one way to show them just how much we love them! Whether you have a dog, a cat, a rabbit, a hamster, or a bird, you’ll find a snack or two (or three!) in this list that your sweet pet will love!

Homemade Dog Snacks

Dogs are omnivores, just like us humans, and they benefit from a balanced diet of meat and plants. Of course, a treat here and there won’t hurt and they’ll love you all the more for it!

Mutt Loaf

This homemade dog snack is similar to a human’s meatloaf, but it’s for dogs! It includes healthy vegetables, such as carrots, peas, and parsley, and a whole lot of minced beef. Give your dog a slice or two a day for a balanced snack.

Cooking homemade snacks for pets is one way to show them how much we love them! Here are 25 homemade snacks for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and hamsters. Homemade Pet Treats via @tipsaholic #pets #treats #homemade #dogs #cats #petfood

Frozen Pupcakes

This is a great treat for the hot days of summer. What dog doesn’t like peanut butter? This homemade snack for dogs includes peanut butter, yogurt, and banana and makes delicious frozen cakes for your dog to nosh on.

Cooking homemade snacks for pets is one way to show them how much we love them! Here are 25 homemade snacks for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and hamsters. Homemade Pet Treats via @tipsaholic #pets #treats #homemade #dogs #cats #petfood

Homemade Dog Treats to Beat Bad Breath

If your sweet pup has bad breath, try these homemade dog snacks that include fresh parsley and fresh mint to improve his breath so he can lick your face all he wants!

Cooking homemade snacks for pets is one way to show them how much we love them! Here are 25 homemade snacks for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and hamsters. Homemade Pet Treats via @tipsaholic #pets #treats #homemade #dogs #cats #petfood

Apple Cinnamon Dog Training Bits

These delicious little treats are great for training your pup!

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Frozen Strawberry and Blueberry Yogurt

This homemade dog snack is very easy to make and only requires three ingredients! To make things more fun, find ice molds in the shape of bones so your yogurt treats will look just like what’s pictured below.

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Crunchy Carob Dog Treats

Dogs don’t do well with chocolate, but carob is perfectly healthy for them! Make these crunchy carob dog treats for fun dessert treat.

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Sweet Potato Chews

Sweet potatoes are full of great nutrients for both people and dogs. Make these homemade sweet potato chews for your pups with some cinnamon and olive oil!

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Homemade Cat Snacks

Cats are carnivores, which means that they do well on a diet mainly of meat. Keep that in mind when making your cats homemade snacks and give them tasty treats that include meat.

Tuna Crackers

Have plenty of canned tuna in your pantry? Grab some to make your cat these homemade tuna crackers! The link will also take you to a several homemade cat snack recipes.

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Salmon Cat Treats

These cat treats are similar to the previous one, but they’re made with canned salmon. These treats are also a little more moist with the inclusion of milk and an egg.

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Crunchy Tuna Cat Treats

Include catnip in your homemade cat snacks and your cats will go crazy over them!

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Cat Grass

Grow your own cat grass for your cat to snack on to help with digestion.

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Kitty Kisses

Combine wet cat food with catnip to make these cute little kitty kisses for your kitty! Warning: some reviewers say that the smell isn’t all that great when you cook them, but it seems like cats love to eat them!

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Cheesy Cat Treats

If your cat loves cheese, he will go gaga over these cheesy cat treats made with cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese!

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Tuna and Cheddar Cat Crisps

Combine the two most popular cat snacks, tuna and cheddar, to make this crispy cat treat. The link will also take you to a recipe for pumpkin bacon dog treat!

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Kitty’s Moist Morsels

Ground beef or turkey, cheese, and catnip all come together to make these tiny tasty meatballs for your feline companions. In the picture below, you can find the meatballs in the upper left corner.

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Homemade Rabbit Snacks

Rabbits thrive on vegetables and fruits and they should eat a lot of fresh hay and grass.

Organic Bunny Treats

These little treats are made with rolled oats, dried alfalfa powder, baby food carrots, and baby food banana! Limit these treats to two a day.

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Katie’s Smack Snacks

Combine lots of parsley with rabbit pellets, along with a carrot and a banana and rolled oats, to make these little snacks for your pet rabbit!

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Chalko Tasties

These little balls make great treats for rabbits and are more heavy on the bananas and carrots than the previous recipes for homemade rabbit snacks.

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Frozen Fruit Treats

Give your rabbit a frozen fruit treat when it’s hot outside! Halved frozen grapes are great and easy. Putting cut-up fruit in water and freezing them in an ice cube tray is another delicious way to cool them down.

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Homemade Hamster Snacks

In the wild, hamsters eat a diet of grains, seeds, vegetables, and insects, so try to give your pet hamster a similar diet.

Hammy Quiches

Grate two or three vegetables (try broccoli, celery, and cucumber) to make one cup worth of grated veggies. Put your veggies in a baking cup and pour a beaten egg over it. Bake it for 15 to 20 minutes and then give small pieces to your little hamster!

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Hamster Treats

To make these hamster treats, cover a small piece of bread or dog biscuit with peanut butter and then press Cheerios cereal pieces, bird seeds, sunflower seeds, and vegetables all over it. A great way to give your hamster the seeds he loves!

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Homemade Meals for Lucy the Hamster

Just for fun, check out this crazy good series of a hamster named Lucy eating the tiny meals that her chef makes her! Great photos and includes many good meal ideas for a hamster.

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Homemade Bird Snacks

Whether you have a bird at home or consider the birds in your backyard your pets, you and your aviary friends will enjoy these homemade snacks for birds.

Cookie Cutter Bird Feeders

These cute little bird feeders are great to hang outside on a tree or inside your cage. You can make these with a couple of cookie cutters and a young kid or two!

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Blueberry Sweet Potato Parrot Treats

Your bird will love this homemade snack that’s made of a flour mixture, sweet potato, and blueberries. You can switch things up by using pumpkin or butternut squash instead of the potato and add vegetables.

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Festive Feast for the Birds

This homemade snack for birds can be hung outside or inside a cage and is full of nuts and fruits that birds love. Your kids can help make these bird treats and they also are very pretty for humans to look at!

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Bird Muffins

These little muffins include dried fruit, dried coconut, sunflower seeds, peanut butter, apple sauce, and baby food sweet potatoes along with frozen vegetables – all very healthy and tasty food choices for your bird pets!

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For more ideas for your furry ones, check out 8 Best Products for Dogs and Cats and 9 Ideas for Organizing Your Pet Supplies.

 

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

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DIY Cat Projects                     DIY Dog Projects                   Housetraining Tips

25 Easy Paleo Freezer Recipes

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25 Easy Paleo Freezer Recipes
Freezer meals can be so convenient to have on hand, especially during the busy seasons of our lives. If you’re expecting a baby or approaching a busy sports season for your kids, here are 25 Paleo freezer recipes that are healthy, delicious, and easy to put together.

Want to try out the idea of freezer meals, but not sure how? There are several ways you can enjoy the convenience of freezer meals. You could put aside one day to make freezer meals for the whole month and just worry about vegetables for your meals, or spend a couple of hours per week to make freezer meals for the whole week. If you just want a few freezer meals on hand for nights you don’t feel like cooking or extra busy days, you could make these dishes for dinner and make double or triple and then freeze the rest.

1. Lemon Caper Tilapia Packets

Tilapia is such a great fish — it’s economical and it has a simple taste that allows you to pair pretty much anything with it. And it’s quick to cook! Whip up these lemon caper tilapia packets and cook a couple for dinner. Freeze the rest in your freezer for another day.

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2. Chelo Kebabs

Pair these chelo kebabs with cauliflower rice and an easy cucumber yogurt salad for a light dinner or lunch. Again, you could make a whole bunch of kebabs, eat some, and freeze the rest.

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3. Baked Sweet Potato Tots

This is an useful freezer paleo recipe to have, especially if you have kids. These baked sweet potato tots are great for snacks and are very kid-friendly. They could work very well for a side dish for your dinners as well. This recipe includes cheese, so it’s more of a primal recipe than a paleo one.

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4. Lemon Garlic Dump Chicken

Dump everything in a plastic storage bag and freeze. It’s that easy. Then you can either thaw the bag in the refrigerator the night before and cook the lemon garlic chicken on the day of your dinner. You could even throw the frozen meal in a slow cooker if you didn’t have the time to thaw it.

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5. Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples & Sweet Potatoes

Double or triple this slow cooker paleo freezer recipe and you’ll have several meals in the freezer ready for anytime! The apple and sweet potato combination is perfect for cooler days! To make it paleo, swap out the brown sugar for honey or coconut sugar.

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6. Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

There are only four ingredients for this paleo freezer recipe! Put them all in a freezer bag and stick it in your refrigerator. To save even more time, try making a few freezer bags of the slow cooker beef brisket and freezing them all. Thaw overnight and then put the ingredients in a slow cooker for a hearty dinner.

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7. Stuffed Italian Meatball Salad

Cook a batch of meatballs and freeze them in single servings. Meatballs are easy to heat up and will go with any vegetable side. They could also work great as a quick snack! This delicious meatball recipe includes cheese, so if you don’t eat dairy, just eliminate that from the freezer recipe.

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8. Bacon & Kale Breakfast Casserole

This great breakfast casserole doesn’t have to be eaten for breakfast, although facing busy mornings will definitely be easier if you have this stocked in your freezer. Try this paleo freezer recipe for lunch or dinner. You could also cut up the casserole into individual servings in small freezer bags for even more convenience.

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9. Freezer Mashed Garlic Cauliflower

Mashed garlic cauliflower is a great vegetable side dish that will go great with practically any meat dish. It’s easy to thaw in the refrigerator and heat up in a saucepan, so this paleo freezer recipe is perfect to grab out of the freezer when you’re all out of vegetables. Plus, it’s easy to make in the first place since the slow cooker does most of the work for you.

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10. Crockpot Sausage & Peppers

Love the classic combination of sausages and peppers? You’ll enjoy this paleo freezer recipe that’s easy to prepare and even easier on the tongue. Pair it with mashed cauliflower for a great dinner!

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11. Honey and Orange Beef Kabobs

A good marinade can easily make a great freezer meal. This marinade goes well with beef – simply cut up your beef, marinate the beef overnight, and then thread them on bamboo skewers and freeze in freezer bags! This link also takes you to five more marinade recipes that are perfect for paleo freezer recipes.

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12. BBQ Stud Muffins

Ground beef muffins are easy to mix, cook, and freeze. Just reheat when you want to eat! If you have more than one muffin pan, you could make a whole bunch of these beef muffins and nosh on them for a quick lunch or dinner.

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13. 5 Ingredient Salsa Chicken

Do you have a favorite salsa? Dump it in the slow cooker with chicken to make shredded salsa chicken that’s flavorful and will go great with almost anything. Enjoy your chicken in paleo tortillas, lettuce wraps, salads, and soups.

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14. Primal Meatloaf

A very simple meatloaf recipe that’s tasty and perfect for the freezer. Cook a loaf (or two), slice, and then freeze. Go to the link for the recipe and you’ll also find lots of good advice for paleo freezer meals (don’t miss the comments) and links to some more great recipes.
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15. Basic Marinara Sauce

Whip up a large batch of this marinara sauce, freeze in freezer bags, and thaw as needed. You’ll like this recipe if you want to avoid the jarred sauces that might contain too much sugar and/or salt.

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16. Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Cooked shredded chicken is an excellent meat to have on hand at all times in your freezer. You can throw it in soups, tacos, salads, and many more easy dishes. This paleo freezer recipe is similar to the salsa chicken recipe above, but it’s great for people who don’t like spicy food or want a simpler taste for more flexibility in how they use shredded chicken in meals.

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17. Slow Cooker Beef Roast and Carrots

Throw all the ingredients of the beef roast in a plastic freezer bag and freeze it. Thaw it overnight and dump everything in a slow cooker. So easy. This paleo freezer recipe is a good one to try because it includes a vegetable side (carrots) so you’ll have a complete meal with one recipe. If you want another vegetable side, how about a fresh salad?

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18. Balsamic Roasted Chicken Thighs

If you see chicken thighs on sale, grab them and make this great and easy freezer paleo recipe. Chicken thighs are economical, juicy, and just plain tastier than the ever-popular chicken breast.

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19. Grain Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

Instead of breading on the chicken, this freezer chicken cordon bleu recipe uses smashed pork rinds! The recipe includes cheese, so it’s more primal than paleo, but this is a great spin on a very familiar dish. Cook completely and then freeze for later.

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20. Bulk Roasted Vegetables

Roasted vegetables are easy to cook, but they can take some time to prepare and cut up, especially if you include hard-to-cut vegetables such as butternut squash. Take some time to cut a whole bunch of vegetables, freeze them in one layer on a large baking sheet, and then divide them into freezer bags and freeze. When it’s time to eat, simply mix them with your choice of fat and seasonings and roast them!

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21. Lemon and Olive Chicken

If lemon and green olives sound like a great combination to you, try this Mediterranean-style paleo freezer recipe! This recipe makes 8 servings, so you could cook it all in one evening and freeze half, or double or triple the recipe for even more freezer meals.

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22. Spaghetti Squash

You could roast several spaghetti squashes all at once and freeze a batch for future recipes. So easy!

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23. Paleo Freezer Breakfast Meals

This is a great way to get a great breakfast in even when your mornings are always rushed. The formula is pretty basic: cook up shredded vegetables and a meat and then pack them in plastic freezer bags. Take one out, heat it up, add eggs, and you’ve got a great and filling breakfast in minutes.

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24. Fig Balsamic Chicken

The addition of dried figs to this freezer paleo recipe makes it extra-special!

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25. Mexican Pulled Pork Shoulder

Pulled pork is so versatile – you can put them into tacos, on top of rice or cauliflower rice, in a salad, or in an egg scramble. The options are limitless! A note: this recipe uses four pounds of pork, so if that’s too much for you to cook all at once, you could split this up into two freezer bags or even four freezer bags, depending on how many servings you need for your meals.

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Here’s a clever tip to save space: freeze your food in parchment-lined glass containers. Once frozen, pull out the food and put it in a freezer bag. Put the glass container back in your cabinets and you’re done! See more instructions in this video.

For more paleo recipes, check out 5 Tasty Super Bowl Paleo Recipes and 6 Delicious Paleo Desserts.

 

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

 

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8 Easy, Healthy Snacks and Their Benefits

8 Easy, Healthy Snacks and Their Benefits, tipsaholic

 

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We all know it’s better to snack on almonds than peanuts, or pick up a banana instead of potato chips.  But why?  If you only have a few minutes to grab healthy snacks, which ones should you grab and why are some better than others?  If you want to encourage healthy eating habits in your family, here are some simple, no-stress ideas.  Grab an easy snack and arm yourself with all their health benefits!

 

1. Trail mix – All trail mix is NOT created equal.  Make it yourself, and you know for sure what health benefits you’re getting!  Use a variety of nuts and seeds for vitamins A, C, E, and K, iron, zinc, magnesium and antioxidants.  Add dried fruit for more vitamins and antioxidants, as well as calcium and fiber (but watch portion sizes as they can be loaded with sugar).  Healthy grains can add fiber and keep you fuller longer.  Toss it all with different spices and seasonings and your trail mix will go from boring to gourmet!  For a complete low-down on mixing and matching healthy options in custom trail mix concoctions, click the above link!

 

2. Cracker and Tuna Sandwich – Make sure to use a multigrain cracker – such as a low sodium triscuit or crisp bread.   Healthy grains keep you full longer without eating large portions and are full of fiber and minerals.  Two big bonuses of tuna?  It’s brain food and it’s protein!  It also reduces your risk of stroke and some cancers.  It can lower cholesterol and triglycerides and it’s good for your heart.

 

3. Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola – Portable and easy to make, these “sandwiches” are full of healthy protein, thanks to the nuts.  Almond butter is a healthier version of peanut butter, with healthy fats, high fiber content, vitamin E and magnesium and calcium.  Granola contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, iron, fiber and calcium.  Health benefits include energy boosts, weight loss, lower cholesterol, cognitive ability and anemia prevention.

 

4. Avocado Toast – This yummy snack is packed with flavor and a little kick!  The avocado is a power food – it’s chock full of vitamins (E, K, B, C) and folates.  They’ve got a ton of potassium, and are loaded with healthy fat and fiber.  They can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.  Olive oil can prevent heart disease, inflammatory diseases and different types of cancers.  It has even been known to counter the effects of aging.  Multigrain bread is packed with fiber and complex carbs, which is great for energy.  It also contains magnesium and essential fatty acids.  All of this can help fight infections, illness and add in tissue reparation, along with helping with metabolism.

 

5. Kale Chips – If you’re craving something super crunchy and bad for you – AKA potato chips – try these instead!  Kale boasts tons of vitamins and minerals – A, C, K, plus iron, copper and potassium.  It also has a bunch of protein packed away and is low calorie.  It’s been shown to help prevent diabetes, cancer and heart disease.  It also aids in digestion, and if that’s not enough, it makes your bones, hair and skin uber healthy!

 

6. Cucumber Roll-ups with Greek Yogurt – These delicious looking roll-ups are the perfect afternoon snack!  Cucumbers have vitamins to spare – K, B, and C – along with potassium and copper.  They’re full of antioxidants and also have unique properties that protect against chronic illness.  They can reduce your risk of cancer, support heart and digestive health and can help manage stress.  They fight inflammation, freshen your breath and protect your brain!  Plus, they are amazing to help you stay hydrated.  Greek yogurt is full of vitamin B, potassium, calcium and protein.  Plus there’s probiotics to aid in digestive health.  Turkey is rich in protein, iron, zinc and potassium.  It’s a lean meat and low in fat.  It can lower cholesterol levels, boost metabolism and strengthen your immune system.

 

7. Skinny Green Popcorn – You can turn soya beans into a delicious, popcorn-like crunchy snack with some seasonings and baking!  Soya beans, AKA edamame, has some key nutritional elements – namely fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals and phytosterols.  Edamame aids in digestion and lowers cholesterol levels.  It can help prevent certain cancers and diabetes.  It also boosts your energy.

 

8. Fresh Fruit Pops – If you’ve got a sweet tooth and can’t ditch the sugary snacks midday, try these frozen treats!  They have only two ingredients – your choice of fresh fruits and coconut water!  Fresh fruit – as we know – is full of vitamins (tons!  A, E, D, C, K, B!) and minerals (potassium, magnesium, zinc!) and the coconut water has lots of nutrients too, like potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and calcium.  Put these together?  It’s like a power house.  These pops can aid in weight loss.  They can help with healthy digestion, lower blood pressure, boost your hydration and give you healthy skin.

 

Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on FacebookPinterest,Bloglovin’ and Instagram. Email her at: bugabooblog(at)yahoo.com

 

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8 Healthy Baking Substitutions

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Let’s face it, when you’re trying to be healthy baked goods are a serious pitfall.  Who can deny a delicious, gooey brownie every now and then?!  If you love to bake, or more important, if you love to eat baked treats, you don’t have to suffer through denied cravings.  With a few easy tweaks here and there, your baking will be much healthier and better for you and your family.  Best of all, these healthy baking substitutions are delicious and will leave your sweet tooth satisfied!

 

1. Ingredient: Flour

Substitution: Black Beans

Why: It may seem odd, but black beans are a great swap for regular white flour.  They make your baked goods gluten-free and add some extra protein to your diet.

How to do it: Rinse and drain your black beans as per normal, then use a food processor or blender to make a black bean puree.  Use a one to one ratio – one cup of black bean puree for one cup of flour.  This is best in brownies.

 

2. Ingredient: Flour

Substitution: Wheat Flour

Why: This may seem like a no-brainer, but wheat flour contains grains which add fiber and helps to prevent heart disease and diabetes.

How to do it: For every cup of white flour, substitute 7/8 cup of whole wheat flour.  It’s a great substitute in nearly any baked good you can think of.

 

3. Ingredient: Flour

Substitution: Nut Flours (almond flour, etc.)

Why: It’s gluten-free, adds protein and minerals, and adds a slight nutty flavor.

How to do it: Almond flour is a lot heavier than regular flour.  A blend of almond flour and wheat flour is a good way to go, and it’s good to add it in 1/4 cup increments.  If you use only almond flour, increase your rising agent (like baking soda or powder) by 1/2 tsp for every cup of almond flour.  This works well in nearly everything, especially cookies, sweet breads and cakes.

 

4. Ingredient: Vegetable Oil or Butter

Substitution: Unsweetened Applesauce

Why: It’s just a touch sweet without any of the fat.  There’s a bunch of added vitamins and minerals, too.

How to do it: When making a recipe, swap out 1/2 the fats (oil and butter).  If you can’t tell the difference, you can increase the amount of fats you swap the next time.  This works really well in muffins and sweet breads, and can also be good in boxed cake mixes.

 

5. Ingredient: Butter

Substitute: Avocado

Why: Avocados are chock full of vitamins and minerals – with more potassium than bananas!  The subtle flavor blends in well without much added difference and they’ve got lots of healthy fats – unlike butter.  Plus, the consistency of both is relatively similar which makes them a good substitute.

How to do it: Peel and cut your avocado, then use a food processor or blender to puree it.  Use about 1 cup avocado puree for each cup of butter, though it may take a bit of trial and error to perfect.

 

6. Ingredient: Heavy Cream

Substitute: Evaporated Milk

Why: Evaporated milk has the same consistency as cream, but contains less than half the fat!  That’s reason enough to swap, but also consider the benefits of being able to keep it on-hand in your pantry instead of having to run to the store every time you need it.

How to do it: This is a simple one to one swap – so one cup evaporated milk for every one cup of cream.  This works well in creamed sauces, custards, etc, but doesn’t have the same consistency when whipped.  Not that it can’t be done, but it’s definitely not the same whipped!

 

7. Ingredient: Cookies, Oreos, Nilla Wafers, etc.

Substitution: Graham Crackers

Why: Graham crackers have the same consistency and texture as cookies, which makes them the perfect substitute.  Use reduced fat graham crackers and you’ll cut the fat in half!

How to do it: Use this substitute for pie, tart and bar crusts.  You can also use it instead of cookies crushed up as a garnish.

 

8. Ingredient: Milk chocolate, Chocolate candies (like M&M’s)

Substitutions: Cacao Nibs or Dark chocolate flakes

Why: Cacao nibs contain a healthy dose of antioxidants and are less processed than milk chocolate morsels.  They have less sugar and less calories.  They can be a bit difficult to find in some stores, though, so opting instead for dark chocolate morsels or flakes has the same effect (just not quite as un-processed).

How to do it: Just swap exact amounts.  They can be used in anything you use chocolate candies or milk chocolate in – melted for ganache or frosting, added to cookies, cakes and muffins, sprinkled on top of different baked goods, spread into bars, the possibilities are endless.

 

This infographic is a great quick reference while you’re elbow-deep in a recipe!

 

Take a look at these 10 healthy snacks that are sure to satisfy your cravings!  And you won’t want to miss these healthy food blogs for lots of great recipes and ideas!

 

Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on FacebookPinterest,Bloglovin’ and Instagram. Email her at: bugabooblog(at)yahoo.com

 

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10 Delightful Hot Drink Recipes for Cold Nights

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The nights are getting colder and colder and that means it’s time to break out the hot drinks! After a long and busy day, there’s nothing better than sitting back and relaxing with a steaming hot drink and good conversation or a good story. Here are 10 delicious hot drink recipes that you’ve just gotta try for the coldest of nights.

1. Caramel Apple Cider

This is a comforting drink that’s pretty easy to make. All you need is apple cider, caramel topping, whipped cream, and a few minutes to whip up this sweet hot beverage.

caramel apple cider

2. Coffee with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has many health benefits, so this hot drink is both healthy and delicious. Make it with a immersion blender, a counter-top blender, or a milk frother to better blend the coconut oil into the drink. You could drink this in the morning, but I love a good cup of coffee after dinner.

Coconut Oil in Coffee

3. Hot Toddy

A hot toddy is a traditional remedy for a cold, but it’s truly a good hot drink to enjoy in cold weather. This recipe combines your preferred alcohol with honey, lemons, apple cider, earl grey tea, and cinnamon sticks.

Hot Toddy

4. Pumpkin Spice Steamer

This hot drink requires only two ingredients and is so simple to prepare! Try this one if you’re a fan of pumpkin but you don’t really like pumpkin lattes, or if you just want to flop on the couch already and want something easy to make.

pumpkin spice steamer

5. Hot Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

This is another pumpkin hot drink, but it’s a little more involved than the previous one. But it’s so good! And it’s perfect for fall parties or a delicious hot drink after a big Thanksgiving dinner.

Hot Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

6. Crock Pot Cranberry Cider

Here’s another hot drink recipe that will work great for a big party. The best part is that all you need to do is put in the ingredients, which include cranberry juice, apple cider, and fresh cranberries, in the crock pot and let it get nice and hot. It’ll make your home smell heavenly and your guests can serve themselves–the drink will always be hot without you having to do any extra work!

Crock Pot Cranberry Cider

7. Hot Coconut Cream Pie

Forgo the dessert after dinner and enjoy this sinful hot drink instead! It’s pretty easy to make as well; you just toss in all the ingredients into a mug and pop it in the microwave. If you’d prefer not to nuke your drinks, you can just as easily heat it up in a pot.

Hot Coconut Cream Pie

8. Wassail

Try this exceptional holiday drink and you just might add it to your list of favorite hot drink recipes for parties and special guests. A combination of apple cider, orange juice, lemon juice, cinnamon, and spices make up this unique version of hot apple cider.

Wassail

9. Khmer (Cambodian Coffee)

Hot coffee with sweetened condensed milk is so good. If you haven’t tried this combo yet, you’re in for a treat. It’s easy to make and fun to drink.

Khmer

10. Hot Tang

Love citrus and hate coffee? Try this unusual hot drink recipe that includes the Tang we all know and love with cinnamon and cloves.

Hot Tang

Warm up your winter nights with these great hot drink recipes. What other hot drink recipes do you love for cold nights? Oh, and don’t miss these 25 Great Hot Chocolate Recipes!

Feature image via Blue Apron

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

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The Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar

The Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar

tipsaholic title divider - apple cider vinegarApple cider vinegar is an ingredient in many home remedies and some people recommend a dose or two of the vinegar daily for many health benefits. But is apple cider vinegar really that good for you? Here’s what you need to know about apple cider vinegar before trying it for yourself!

1. There is not much scientific evidence that shows the health benefits of apple cider vinegar, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not good for you.

It’s important to realize that there are not very many studies being done on apple cider vinegar and other natural remedies. Therefore, it’s hard to say whether apple cider vinegar is truly beneficial because there’s not a lot of strong evidence for it, but on the other hand there’s not much evidence against it either. It’s unfortunate that this is the reality; wouldn’t it be great if more scientists were studying natural remedies? But as long as a health remedy is not harmful, you can experiment on yourself and see what works and what doesn’t work for you, as long as you talk with your doctor before you try anything new.

2. There is some evidence that apple cider vinegar may lower blood sugar levels.

Elevated blood sugar levels are bad for people with type 2 diabetes, but people who don’t have diabetes still can get health problems from high blood sugar levels, such as certain chronic diseases. A common recommendation for keeping blood sugar levels stable is to avoid refined carbs and sugar. However, consuming apple cider vinegar may also improve blood sugar levels as well as improving insulin sensitivity, as shown in several studies.

3. There is plenty of anecdotal evidence for the health benefits of apple cider vinegar.

Many people have claimed that taking a daily dose of apple cider vinegar has helped their health in a myriad of ways. These health benefits include:

  • Clearing up sinus infections and other infections in the body
  • Getting rid of kidney stones
  • Improving sleep
  • Relieving constipation and other digestion problems
  • Fighting overall inflammation and arthritis
  • Removing moles, warts, skin tags, acne scars, and age spots
  • Soothing bug bites
  • Healing cold sores
  • Reducing dandruff
  • Easing sunburns
  • Reducing mucus
  • Lessening allergy symptoms
  • Reliving acid reflux

Will apple cider vinegar work for you in the same ways? Every human body is different, so there’s only one way to find out: try it for yourself.

4. It is generally recommended that you should only consume organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar if you want to reap the health benefits, but there is no proof that it’s “better” than regular apple cider vinegar.

Some studies suggest that it’s actually the properties of vinegar that give you all the health benefits, so you would probably get the same benefits if you took a daily dose of a different type of vinegar, such as balsamic vinegar. Again, experiment with the various types and see what works for you.

5. A daily dose of apple cider vinegar is usually one tablespoon in a big glass of water, at least as a starting point.

Some people recommend that you increase the dosage slowly over time to build up to 2 or 3 tablespoons per day if you find the increased dosage beneficial to your health.

6. Don’t drink apple cider vinegar straight-up because it can harm your body.

The vinegar is so acidic that it can damage your tooth enamel and your esophagus.

7. Apple cider vinegar capsules probably don’t work as well.

You might want to avoid the acidic taste of apple cider vinegar by taking capsules, but many capsules are very questionable in their contents and some of them might not even contain apple cider vinegar at all.

If you’re curious about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and want to try it for yourself, here are 5 delicious drinks to make your daily dose a more enjoyable experience.

Do you take apple cider vinegar? How has it helped your health?

Sources:

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

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20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas

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On Christmas morning, the last thing you want to think about is what you’ll make your hungry brood for breakfast!  With a little advanced planning, breakfast can be a special Christmas crowd-pleaser without any added stress.  Making the same breakfast every year can be a fun tradition the whole family looks forward to.  So take a look at these holiday breakfast ideas and plan your menu now!

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Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe1. Pecan Pancake with Caramel Apple Topping, My Recipes – This version of the classic pancake is actually made as a pan-baked jelly roll, instead of individual cakes.  It cooks up much faster with less effort, making it ideal for serving 6 or more people.  All the flavors combine to make a sweet winter treat.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe2. Mock Egg Souffle, The Dating Divas – This dish has all the look and taste of a fancy soufflé, but goes together more like a casserole.  You make it the night before, but can prep it even before that!  Makes the morning simple, since all you have to do is bake it.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe3. Eggnog French Toast Casserole, Babble – Combine flavors of the holidays with classic french toast in casserole form and you’ve got one exciting breakfast!  French toast is a favorite, and it’s much more crowd-friendly when made as a casserole.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe4. Christmas Breakfast Strata, Back To The Book – This is an eye-catching dish that tastes amazing to boot.  Gruyere cheese, sundries tomatoes, and spinach take this yummy strata from your average egg breakfast to a holiday feast!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe5. Christmas Breakfast Skillet, Creamy Crunchy Sweet – This mouth-watering skillet is a hearty, savory breakfast option.  Prep takes only 10 minutes, then you just sit back and let it bake while you open presents!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe6. Cranberry Orange Breakfast Bread, The Lady Behind the Curtain – A yummy alternative to pastries or cinnamon rolls, this recipe is sure to be a hit!  Tastes of the season combine in a sweet bread that takes less time to make than cinnamon rolls or sticky buns.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe7. Three Bears’ Porridge, bugaboo, mini, mr & me – Think porridge is plain old ordinary breakfast slop?  Think again.  The rich and creamy vanilla porridge is topped with fruit filling (or fresh fruit) for a delectable morning meal your family will beg for.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe8. Cream Cheese Filled Wreath, My Recipes – This is a delicious nod to the classic pine bough wreath.  It’s a make ahead recipe you can start over 24 hours before you eat it, which is nice when you expect a hectic morning.  The vanilla icing with light sugar sprinkle look and taste amazing.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe9. Hashbrown Casserole, Ezra Pound Cake – On a cold morning, there’s nothing like wonderful, warm comfort food, and this casserole is just that.  Cheese, butter, potatoes all in a creamy sauce.  Your family will swoon.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe10.  Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake, Simply Recipes – This is yet another make ahead breakfast.  It’s lighter fare than some other french toast bakes, and the berries add a nice pop of fresh flavor.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe11. Italian Brunch Torte, Taste of Home – This torte is an amazing blend of savory flavors from Italy, including ham, salami, provolone cheese, parmesan cheese and red peppers.  Mix in some Italian seasoning, put it between crescent rolls, bake it up and you’re family will be amazed with this delicious concoction.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe12. Creme Brûlée French Toast, Better Homes and Gardens – Yes, it’s another french toast recipe.  This one is reminiscent of indulgent creme brûlée dessert, and better yet, you make it in the crockpot!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe13. Aebilskivers, Rad Megan – Here’s a traditional Danish treat seems a bit like donut holes – only ten times better.  A rich, buttery flavor and powdered sugar topping ensure that these won’t sit on the table for long.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe14. Baked Berry Oatmeal, David Vale Fitness – If you’re looking for a breakfast with all the flavor and warmth of heavier comfort foods without the added calories, try this delicious version of traditional oatmeal.  It’s oatmeal, but fancy enough that your family will request is on holidays!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe15. Pull-Apart Sticky Buns, The Yummy Life – What do you get when you combine the delicious flavor of sticky buns with make ahead convenience?  A Christmas breakfast miracle, that’s what!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe16. Wonton Breakfast Cups, Cooking With Mel – Cute and bite-sized, these little creations are a happy combination of savory flavors and crisp wonton wrappers.  Bake them up for a healthy take on wontons.  They’re perfect for customization as well, since you can add just about anything you like to eat with eggs into the recipe.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe17. Cranberry Scones, Two Peas and Their Pod – Scones are classic holiday fare, especially when they’re stuffed with cranberries.  These are a lighter option than glazed breads and gooey buns.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe18. Panettone Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce, Ezra Pound Cake – This is no ordinary bread pudding.  This is delectable, warm, creamy goodness.  You can make the sauce ahead and whip the pudding up day of.  Combine to wow the crowd.

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe19. Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches, Delish – Topped with eggs, cheese, country ham and jam, these are some biscuit sandwiches that put restaurant variations to shame!  Make the flaky, buttery biscuits well ahead, then put the sandwiches together in the morning.  Easy and delicious!

 

Christmas is a fun and magical day to be with family. Make it even more speical by making something delicious for breakfast. Here are 20 Tantalizing Christmas Breakfast Ideas - Tipsaholic, #Christmas, #breakfast, #recipe, #cook, #Christmasrecipe20. Monkey Bread Muffins, My Baking Addiction – Your plain Jane monkey bread gets an overhaul in this recipe!  You’ve got all your favorite tastes, gooeyness and fun of the bread in individual portions.   You can have them from bowl to table in less than 30 minutes, so you can savor them while focusing on other Christmas matters!

Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on FacebookPinterest,Bloglovin’ and Instagram. Email her at: bugabooblog(at)yahoo.com

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