It is definitely hot chocolate weather, but those packaged hot chocolate mixes contain corn syrup and hydrogenated oil. Make this time honored winter beverage a healthier treat.
Homemade trail mix is superior to store bought for many reasons. You control the individual ingredients (no more picking out only what you like from expensive store bought mixes). Use this recipe as a basis for individualizing your trail mix. And get your kids involved too!
Using cocoa powder in baking is nothing new, but olive oil? Believe it or not, this cake is very good! The use of yogurt keeps it moist. Sprinkle with powdered sugar instead of a super-sweet icing, and serve with berries for an antioxidant-loaded dessert!
This is a great edible craft to do with kids of all ages! It makes a beautiful appetizer or centerpiece for your holiday table and, because your children can help you make it, they will be more likely to eat it!