What to Take for Team Snack Day that’s a Little Bit Healthier

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Little league season is rife with adventure — weekly practices and games as well as the age-old tradition of Team Snack Day. Consider these tips for a happier and healthier team snack. Over the years the FishFam has dabbled in a few sports and other athletics. So far this 21 years, we’ve done t-ball, soccer, hockey, […]

This Fish Shaped Calzone is a Fun Pizza Night Alternative

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Bake a calzone in the shape of a fish! It’s easy; it’s fun; it’s tasty! This fish shaped calzone is a fun pizza night alternative. Friday Pizza Night is practically an institution at our house. My kids tilt their heads in confusion when I veer from the norm of making many pizzas at the end […]

Triple Chocolate Sundaes

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Three forms of chocolate: brownie, ice cream, and sauce, come together for a delicious Valentine’s treat: Triple Chocolate Sundaes. Believe it or not, sundaes are one of the hot food trends of 2017. Yes, all things are made new again when you add funky flavors and modern technology to them. Or beef them up into, […]

Personal Cherry Crumbles

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Bake up individual cherry crumbles for a delicious dessert any time of year. (Psst, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day.) I think February just cries for cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. Not to mention the winter blues. While I am not […]

Chocolate Mint Bars

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Easy and delicious homemade treats to rival the bakery or candy store. Eat all you want, you can always make more. I loved the line quoted often from Michael Pollan, “Eat all the junk food you want as long as you cook it yourself.” The idea is that since it’s so much work than buying […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

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Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps to better cookie baking. I consider December to be Cookie Month. I don’t think that it’s been declared officially, but in our house, it’s the month when the most cookies get baked and consumed. And we love […]

Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

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Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Time to Pop Some Corn (Recipe: Junk Food Popcorn)

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Popcorn is a great snack to enjoy with your family. It’s relatively inexpensive, easy to make, and tastes great. Consider all the ways you can dress up your popcorn, including this recipe for Junk Food Popcorn. Popcorn has long been one of my favorite snacks to feed the kids. With a reliable air popper at my side, it’s […]