4 Spring Time Smoothies

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s nice to cool off with a delicious smoothie that you and your family can make and enjoy! Banana Milk Shake Preparation Time: 5 minutes Number of Servings: 1 Ingredients: 1/4 cup non-fat dried milk 3/4 cup water 1 ripe banana 4 ice cubes Directions: Combine all ingredients in electric blender. Cover and mix on high speed until smoothies are thick and smooth. Paradise Freeze Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 large, ripe bananas 2 cups strawberries 1 ripe mango, cubed 2 cups cranberry juice 12 ice cubes Directions: […] Read more »

Chocolate Thin Mint Cupcakes

  Thin Mints are one of the most popular cookies that Girl Scouts sell. Both of my daughters were Girl Scouts and some of their customers bought cases of them to freeze so they had them throughout the year! Substitute the Thin Mints for your favorite round cookie, or use what ever you have in the house. Cupcake Ingredients: 2 eggs 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk Chocolate […] Read more »

Rice Krispy Easter Treat Baskets

Hi friends! If you’re looking for a unique way to give our Easter treats I have a great idea for you to try! These Rice Krispy Easter Treat Baskets are easy to make and kids love them! Ingredient list: 3 Tbsp butter 4 cups of mini marshmallows 6 cups of rice krispies 1 cup of chocolate chips 2 tbsp of peanut butter 1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. 2. Add Rice Krispies. Stir until well coated. 3. Coat the muffin tray with non stick spray to prevent […] Read more »

Minty Muddy Buddies

Delicious and easy to put together, Minty Muddy Buddies are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year. You probably have a lot of these ingredients on hand and may have to just pick up a few more at the store. This is a great snack for movie night at home, or a party with friends.   Minty Muddy Buddies Ingredients: 9 cups Chex cereal 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 bag mint M&M candies Directions: 1. Measure the cereal into a […] Read more »

Golden Cupcakes with Raspberry Cheese Frosting

Make these delicious Golden Cupcakes with Raspberry Frosting for Valentine’s Day, or any day of the year. The combination of raspberry and cheese mixed with the lightness of the cupcake make for a yummy treat.   Golden Cupcakes 3 cups cake flour, sifted 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2/3 cup butter 1 ¾ cups white sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1 ¼ cups milk Directions Preheat the oven to 350-degrees and add liners to (2) muffin pans. In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour. Whisk in the baking powder and salt and set […] Read more »

Recipe: Marinated Mozzarella

I’m Italian – I love cheese, pasta and bread. Give me some raviolis with homemade sauce, a crispy loaf of Italian bread, and fresh mozzarella, and I’m in heaven. This marinated mozzarella recipe is easy, delicious and makes a wonderful appetizer. The ingredients come together in under ten minutes so you can also serve it with a tossed green salad and a loaf of bread, for an quick and tasty lunch. Marinated Mozzarella Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 pound mozzarella 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced […] Read more »

Your Kids Will Love This Cute Sandwich!

How adorable is this! With just a few ingredients you can create this cute sandwich for your kids! The original recipe calls for peanut butter but you can swap that for something else if your child is allergic. Cute Face Sandwich Time: 20 minutes Servings: 8 Ingredients 8 slices of wheat bread 1 banana (sliced) ½ apple (diced) 1 small box raisins 4 tbsp. creamy peanut butter or soy nut butter 1½ tbsp. honey ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon Instructions For your convenience, links are provided through amazon for items you may not have on hand. Preheat your oven to 350 […] Read more »

Fall Dessert Recipes | Wordless Wednesday Link Party

Welcome friends! For this week’s Wordless Wednesday I want to share photos (and the link) to four fall dessert recipes that were featured here on Seasonal Family Fun. If you missed then the first time around, here’s your chance to check them out.  Under each photo is the link to the recipe. BLOGGERS! Add your Wordless Wednesday post to the link party below so we can visit and if you have any family fun blog posts, add them to this month’s Family Fun Ideas Link Party also. 🙂 Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins   Cinnamon Apple Muffins   Pecan Squares   Cinnamon […] Read more »