Wednesday is Split Day! (Banana, that is)

I know Wednesday is better known as “hump day”, but because it splits the week in half we’ve unofficially named it “Split Day” in our house.  Of course, this special day comes with a special snack:  Banana Splits!  These may not be exactly what comes to mind when you think of banana splits, but they are delicious, healthy, easy to make, and easy to eat!  Perfect for a hungry after school crew!banana split

 

Just cut a strip out of the top of the banana, fill with peanut butter and top with chopped strawberries, and mini chocolate chips -or any toppings you like!  If you want to make these ahead of time just brush some canned pineapple juice on the banana to keep it from browning.  I like pineapple juice better than lemon because it doesn’t affect the taste as much.  You can also fill a small spray bottle with the juice and just spritz the banana.

Enjoy!

 

Play date snacks – Avoid the feeding frenzy!

Every day when I pick my boys up from school they come running over begging to have friends come home with them.  Which means, until recently, every day at 3:15 I’m gripped by PLAY DATE PANIC!  It’s not the extra kids I mind, it’s more a question of “what do I feed them?”  Because, as all parents know, after school they are starving.

Also, they do not want carrot sticks and water.

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