Chocolate Covered Marshmallows & More Valentine’s Treats

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I totally on board with a little dessert splurge around the Holidays. I tend to gravitate towards chocolate but that's just me. I wanted to make an easy Valentine's treat for the kids and when I saw these heart shaped marshmallows I knew I needed to make something with them. I didn't have to think very long because as soon as I got home and looked at the back of the package I saw this easy recipe for chocolate covered marshmallows. Better than buying the store bought ones! I used a few different options for toppings- sprinkles, shredded coconut and candy hearts. Use your imagination … [Read more...]

Last Minute Treats! Happy Halloween!

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First off I wanted to say thank you to those of you who voted for my Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal in the Quaker recipe contest- my recipe won and will be featured in the Quaker newsletter! I appreciate those of you who took the time to vote and support Nutritious Eats! I did want to mention that if you happened to print the baked oatmeal recipe on the first day there was a little error (I accidentally omitted the vanilla extract). I quickly fixed the recipe but you might want to reprint because I am not sure what copy you might have. Even when I think I've double checked my work 100 times, it … [Read more...]

Popcorn Balls Perfect for a Halloween Celebration!

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Happy October everyone! I can't believe it is already time to get out my Halloween decorations. I absolutely LOVE this time of the year and am always shocked at how fast it flies by. When October hits, I immediately think of treats for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas! I love baking in the fall and winter. Speaking of treats, did you grow up eating popcorn balls this time of year? Or did you ever get them in your Halloween treat basket? They are something that I have always seen in magazines but have just never made. This differs from most traditional popcorn ball recipes in that it … [Read more...]