Nothing says “bee mine” like sweet treats made with honey.
Madhava Natural Sweeteners is a super high quality organic honey coming from
the wildflower fields in Brazil. Madhava works with local farmers to harvest
the nectar, which is now available as Organic Honey, Organic Very Raw Honey and
Organic Whipped Cinnamon Honey. And it gets even sweeter—with every jar of
Organic Honey sold Madhava is donating a percentage to non-profits working to
save the vanishing bees and enhance sustainability as part of the company’s new
“Sweet Earth Project.” Now that's sweet (madhavasweeteners.com).
cookies go natural (and naturally delicious) with Barbara’s Snackimals. The
animal cookies are 100% natural with no artificial flavors or colors. Choose
from chocolate chip, double chocolate, peanut butter, vanilla and more. The
2-portion snack bag is perfect to share with you and your own little lion (retailers
Add some sazon to
your Cinco De Mayo fiesta with the zesty new salsas from Ortega. Each Ortega
salsa is packed with a hearty combo of vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh veggies and
a yummy blend of herbs and spices to create a great tasting salsa the entire
family can enjoy. And this new line of salsas—from the Garden Vegetable to Salsa Verde and the Black
Bean and Corn—taste truly authentic. Break out the tortilla chips and enjoy. Ole!
($4, retailers nationwide).
Spring is finally here and it's no better time than to whip out your blender and take advantage of Spring's bounty by making a healthy fruit smoothie. Recent cover celeb Melissa Levis (AKA Moey) gave us her recipe for a Princess Pink Smoothie. "Because I want my son to be creative, we never follow a set recipe," admits Melissa. "It's just whatever ingredients we have on hand. But we've loved making smoothies together since he was a toddler. In fact, he even started a smoothie stand last summer!"
We love this berry pink smoothie recipe from food.com. Serve it up after school as a healthy snack!
Breakfast just got better with Muller Quaker Corner Yogurt. The lowfat yogurt comes with a variety of toppings that are in the "corner," making it easy to add as little or as much as you want. And with yummy additions like fresh strawberries and blueberries (along with fan faves like Crunchy Granola, Choco Flakes and Crispy Crunch), it's a super healthy on-the-go breakfast. Our fave: Greek Corner with Caramelized Almonds. Yum (retailers nationwide, mullerquaker.com).
Your little monkey will go bananas for snack time with the super cute Paul Frank Reusable Snack Bag from Planet Zak. The insulated bag holds a generous snack --you can even put flatware in it! It's also constructed from 70% recycled material, making it even more eco-friendly. It's easy to wipe down and is dishwasher safe as well. Now, if only your kid remembers to take it out of her bookbag at night ($7, amazon.com).
Kool-Aid just got a whole lot kooler with its latest bubbly creation, Kool-Aid for SodaStream.
SodaStream sells its soda-making machines, flavors, carbon dioxide refills
and re-usable carbonation bottles around the world. Flavors include Cherry, Tropical Punch and Grape. Available in economy sized bottles, each bottle makes 12 liters (about 33 cans) of soda. It gives beloved childhood flavors a new--and fizzy--kick (retailers nationwide).
The little bunnies in your house will love the Bunnery's Pancake and Waffle Mixes for breakfast. Hailing from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Bunnery brand features all-natural ingredients such as oats, sunflower seeds and millet. And with all that healthy goodness comes a flavor that tastes just like your favorite flapjacks. (The line includes oatmeal and granolas.) Try serving up yummy pancake mixes like Coconut-Vanilla, Double Chocolate and Wild Blueberry ($6, bunnerynaturalfoods.com).
Celebrate the Emerald Isle this St. Patrick's Day with green cupcakes! McCormick has a great recipe for Easy Green Velvet Cupcakes, a twist on the traditional red velvet cupcake. Your red velvet cupcakes will be green with envy!
Serving up slices of toast at breakfast just got cooler with the adorable Disney Retro Mickey Mouse Pop Art Toaster. This utterly cool toaster can toast frozen French toast, bagels, English muffins, pop tarts, and all
flat pastry products. There are 3 function settings: defrost, reheat, and
cancel, and a cool-touch housing and slide out crumb tray for easy clean-up. What
we love: If your hubby wants a more adult breakfast, simply slide out the
stencil plates for regular toast ($34.99, kid.steals.com).