Set aside a specific time to make your recipes, let your kids make choices, and know things are going to get messy!
Pancake Mix Muffins
RECIPE FROM TWINMOMREFRESHED.COM,
PHOTO BY HAILEY MINTON
Pancake mix. Follow the directions on the package for making the batter.
Toppings – Add in your favorites or whatever you have on hand. This could include chocolate chips, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, cinnamon sugar, cheese, bacon, or turkey.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix batter well. Have the kids help! Pour into a well-greased mini muffin tin. Add in toppings. Use a fork to push toppings in and cover them with the batter. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Healthy NO Bake Cookies
RECIPE FOUND AT ACOUPLECOOKS.COM,
PHOTO BY MELISSA SPELTS
These are really good if your looking for a chocolate treat
without all the sugar.
6 Tbs coconut oil (divided)
1⁄4 c. plus 2 Tbsp peanut butter (divided)
1⁄4 c. plus 1 Tbsp Grade A dark maple syrup (divided)
1⁄4 c. dutch process (or dark) cocoa powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pinch of kosher salt
1 c. rolled oat
Place 9 cupcake liners into a muffin tin. In a small saucepan
over low heat, melt 5 tablespoons coconut oil and stir
together 2 tablespoons peanut butter, 1⁄4 c. maple syrup, 1⁄4
c. cocoa powder, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 pinch of kosher
salt. When fully combined, remove from heat and stir in 1
cup rolled oats. Spoon into cupcake liners. Refrigerate while
making the peanut butter topping.
In a small saucepan over low heat, stir together 1⁄4 cup
peanut butter, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, and 1 tablespoon
coconut oil. Spoon the warm peanut butter mix over the
chocolate oat mixture. Freeze for 15 to 20 minutes until set.
Store in refrigerator.