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2 Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

6 Healthy Scones for Breakfast

Feel like you’re in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won’t weigh you down all day.

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

I can’t quite put my finger on it, but there’s something fancier about eating a scone than eating a muffin or thick piece of bread. Maybe because when I think of scones, I think of scones and tea – and that just sounds fancy!

I love to bake a batch of scones with my kids on the weekend to enjoy for breakfast. There’s so many different flavors you can make! These 6 healthy scones won’t weigh you down and make you feel heavy all day. They’re made with healthier ingredients and still taste delicious!

Put your pinkies up and enjoy a scone!

1. Peanut Butter and Jelly Scones

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

2. Grain Free Paleo Blueberry Scones

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

3. Healthy Cinnamon Roll Scones from Apple of My Eye

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

4. Copycat Starbucks Cranberry Orange Scones

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

5. Clean Zucchini Bread Scones from Amy’s Healthy Baking

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

6. Pumpkin Scones (Paleo, Gluten-free, and Classic options)

Feel like you're in a fancy bakery by enjoying some scones for breakfast! These 6 healthy scones are light and won't weigh you down all day.

 

10 This Peaches and Cream Bread is one that’s hard to keep around! You might want to bake two – don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Peaches and Cream Bread

This Peaches and Cream Bread is one that’s hard to keep around! You might want to bake two – don’t say I didn’t warn you.

This Peaches and Cream Bread is one that’s hard to keep around! You might want to bake two – don’t say I didn’t warn you.

When time allows, I love to make some homemade snacks at the beginning of the week for my kids to munch on. That way, instead of reaching for the chips in the pantry (which are an occasional treat), I can tell them to grab the snacks that I’ve made – which are always healthier than anything you can get at the store!

It can be as simple is prepping some veggies with ranch or making no-bake bites, but I like to go above and beyond when I can. Enter this bread – the perfect treat for after school! My kids love this Peaches and Cream Bread almost as much as my famous blueberry bread from The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches on the Planet. Like I said, it’s hard to keep a loaf around for more than a day or two.

I love when my kids help me bake this bread; the moments we spend in the kitchen together are some of my favorite. I hope you get to make this Peaches and Cream Bread with your kids and make them very happy when snack time comes around!

Need more easy and healthy snack ideas? Check out my cookbook The Best Homemade Kids’ Snacks on the Planet!

Peaches and Cream Bread

This Peaches and Cream Bread is one that’s hard to keep around! You might want to bake two – don’t say I didn’t warn you.

5 from 1 reviews

This recipe is from Laura’s cookbook, The Best Homemade Kids’ Snacks on the Planet.

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Category: Snack

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (218 g) peaches, diced fresh or frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups + 1 tablespoon (196 g) all purpose flour, divided
  • 2 teaspoons (9 g) baking powder
  • 
1/2 teaspoon (3 g) salt
  • 1 cup (230 g) plain yogurt
  • 1 cup (200 g) sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 
2 teaspoons orange zest (from 1 large orange)
 -optional
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
 (120 ml), in liquid form

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9×5″ loaf pan, dust with flour, and tap out excess. Alternatively, you can line loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix diced peaches with 1 tablespoon of flour. Using your hands, toss them around until they are all evenly coated with flour. This helps prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the pan when baking.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, or the bowl of your stand mixer, mix yogurt, sugar, eggs, orange zest, vanilla, and coconut oil on low speed until all items are thoroughly combined.
  5. Slowly add the flour mix to the wet, making sure there are no clumps but careful that you don’t over mix. Gently fold flour-coated peaches into the batter.
  6. Pour the batter into the pan and bake 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before removing from pan.

 

1 Enjoy a festive Shamrock Green Smoothie this St. Patrick's Day! Packed with nutritious fruits and veggies, this is a healthy smoothie that your kids will love drinking.

Healthy Shamrock Green Smoothie for Kids

Enjoy a festive Shamrock Green Smoothie this St. Patrick’s Day! Packed with nutritious fruits and veggies, this is a healthy smoothie that your kids will love drinking.

Enjoy a festive Shamrock Green Smoothie this St. Patrick's Day! Packed with nutritious fruits and veggies, this is a healthy smoothie that your kids will love drinking.

There are two big reasons I love St. Patrick’s Day: 1. we get to spend time together as a family doing fun activities and participating in the festivities of the day; and 2. the green theme gives me an excuse to sneak even more healthy fruits and vegetables in my kids’ food! I’d say that’s a pretty great holiday.

No artificial food dyes here to give this smoothie its festive color – just spinach! I promise your kids won’t be able to taste it. Just tell them that leprechauns drink their green smoothies too and I’m sure they’ll gulp it down. :)

There are so many good ingredients in this smoothie that it makes a perfect balanced breakfast (for any day of the year!) or a filling afternoon snack. Bananas and apples give it a delicious fruity flavor, spinach packs nutrition, and yogurt gives it creaminess and protein. Smoothies are the best, aren’t they?

We love making green smoothies for kids that they will love and ask for again and again. I hope you love this recipe!

Healthy Shamrock Green Smoothie

Enjoy a festive Shamrock Green Smoothie this St. Patrick's Day! Packed with nutritious fruits and veggies, this is a healthy smoothie that your kids will love drinking.

5 from 1 reviews

Enjoy a festive Shamrock Green Smoothie this St. Patrick’s Day! Packed with nutritious fruits and veggies, this is a healthy smoothie that your kids will love drinking.

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas, frozen
  • 1 green apple, core removed
  • 2 cups water or milk (non-dairy if necessary)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 handfuls spinach (about 1-2 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Honey to taste (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add all ingredients. Blend until smooth, adding more water if you want a thinner smoothie.
  2. Adjust sweetness with additional honey, if desired.

 

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it's easy to make!

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it’s easy to make!

With Valentine’s Day coming up, we’re bombarded with heart-shaped candies every time we go to the store. Of course I let my kids enjoy some candy on the special day, but I also like to show them I love them with a healthier Valentine’s treat. This pink Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is perfect!

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it's easy to make!

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it's easy to make!

If you don’t know by now, my kids love smoothies. They beg for one as soon as they’re done with school work. It’s one snack request I never say no to! Smoothies are an awesome way to feed your kids nutritious fruits and veggies in a delicious, creamy drink. If you want more smoothie ideas your kids will love, check out these 10 Healthy Smoothies for Kids!

Now onto this delicious cherry smoothie! We love fresh cherries to munch on throughout the day, and of course we love chocolate. So why not combine the two in a smoothie? It’s a match made in delicious chocolate heaven.

All you have to do is add all the ingredients to a blender…

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it's easy to make!

And blend! That’s it.

Want to see just how easy it is to make this smoothie? Check out this quick video:

 

Give your kids a healthier treat this Valentine’s Day that they’ll love just as much as the candy! They’ll never know they’re drinking something that’s actually healthy for them.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it's easy to make!

Looking for a delicious smoothie your kids will love? This Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is full of fruity flavor, plus it’s easy to make!

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 2
  • Category: Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 ripe banana, frozen
  • 1 cup cherries, frozen
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Place milk, banana, and cherries inside the blender, and blend until smooth. Add chocolate chips and blend, about 10 seconds, leaving some of the chip particles in the smoothie.
  2. Pour into two glasses and enjoy.

 

2 What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

10 Healthy Smoothies for Kids

What better way to get some fruits and veggies into your kids’ diet than a refreshing smoothie! These 10 healthy smoothies for kids are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or even a delicious snack.

I don’t know about your kids, but mine get so excited when I give them a smoothie! Maybe it reminds them of an Icee or other frozen drink, but I don’t complain because I know I’m feeding them something really nutritious. You can pack so many healthy foods into a smoothie (fruit, veggies, seeds, yogurt).

These healthy smoothies for kids are great to give your kids for breakfast, or send in fun smoothie pops for lunch. We also love them as after school snacks! The possibilities are endless with smoothies.

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

1. Mango Peach Smoothie

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

2. Blueberry Muffin Green Smoothie from Laura Fuentes

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

3. Banana Mango Avocado Green Smoothie from Emilie Eats

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

4. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake from Cooking Classy

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

5. Almond Butter and Jelly Smoothie from In It For the Long Run

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

6. Coconut Pie Smoothie from Laura Fuentes

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

7. Breakfast Energy Smoothie from Deliciously Sprinkled

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

8. Strawberry Banana Pineapple Smoothie from Averie Cooks

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

9. Pineapple Green Smoothie from Laura Fuentes

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

10. Healthy Banana Cream Pie Smoothie from Baker by Nature

What better way to get more fruits and veggies in your kids' diet than a refreshing smoothie! Your kids will love these smoothies for breakfast or a snack.

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