Get Cooking: March 23-29

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Whole Wheat Cheddar Crackers 

Make your own snack that smiles back, because it’s so darn healthy 

Ingredients: 

2 cups cheddar cheese, grated 

1 cup whole wheat flour 

I tablespoon spike salt-free seasoning (any salt free/herb seasoning will work) 

6 tablespoons salt free butter, chilled 

Instructions 

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Place the first 3 ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine.

3. Add the butter and pulse and until a ball forms.

4. Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured or parchment-covered surface. Slice into crackers or cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.

5. Bake for 15-17 minutes.

6. Serve. 

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Pancake Muffins 

Want a fun twist on pancakes that you can customize for each member of your family? You can even enlist your mini chefs as helpers for these! 

Ingredients: 

Pancake mix (store bought or homemade batter) 

Toppings (add in your favorites, or just what you have on hand! Blueberries, chocolate chips, strawberries, bacon, etc.) 

Instructions: 

Preheat oven to 450 degrees 

Mix batter together following recipe or box instructions(a great job if you have little helpers!) 

Pour batter into a greased or lined mini muffin tin 

Add your favorite toppings (or leave them plain) 

*Bonus: add food coloring for rainbow pancakes! You can even use a toothpick to marble to the colors into a cool spiral design. 

Bake for 10-20 minutes 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

M&M Energy Bites The Whole Family Will Love! 

Ingredients:  

1 cup rolled oats  

½ cup peanut butter  

½ cup M&Ms  

1/3 cup honey  

1 teaspoon vanilla extract  

Instructions: 

Stir all ingredients except the M&Ms together in a bowl. 

Once thoroughly mixed together, add in the M&Ms. 

Cover and chill the mixture for at least a half hour. 

Roll the chilled mixture into teaspoon sized balls. 

Bite into these delicious bite-size treats!  

M&Ms Energy Bites can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week