This year I am also very excited to finally start to share the history and culture behind Dia de los Muertos with my girls and for them to share it with their classmates. These printable sugar skulls or calaveras make starting the conversation easier. #SnackItAndPackIt #SeasonalSolutions #CollectiveBiasRead More
For the first few days when they were back at school, I noticed I was falling into bad habits of eating their snacks and finding reasons to stop and eat while running errands. Heading into the holidays I knew I didn't want to form those bad habits, so I made a decision to pick some snacks that were better for me and have them on hand at all times. #SnackHonestly #CollectiveBiasRead More
This is our second year as a baseball family. We actually missed the whole T-ball phase, so I spent all of last season cheering on my daughter and holding back tears, because she just looked so cute. Which leads to my first tip, try to hold back calling your kid cute in front of their teammates. Today, not only am I going to share my "5 Things Every New Baseball Mom Needs" but I'm going to share some tips and deals on how to save a few bucks too, get ready to #SaveSnackScore!Read More
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As much as I love eating popcorn or chips, sometimes my tastebuds require something a bit more savvy, something just a bit more complex. Every now and then I have to treat myself too and a meat and cheese platter is a treat that makes me feel like an adult. It's nice to eat something that does not include crackers in the shape of fish. Keep reading to get tips on creating your own Meat and Cheese platter and the chance to enter the #SavvySnackingSweepstakes.
Lorissa’s Kitchen is high in protein, low in carbs, low in fat, has no MSG, no preservatives and is gluten free. See, guilt free snacking right there. Also, along with grass-fed beef, they also use responsibly raised pork. I didn't know how much of a difference that grass-feeding beef could make until I sought it out.
Lorissa's Kitchen is a great example of that, because it's not like other brands, it has more moisture and flavor. Which is a good thing because you don't want something that will break your teeth, you want something that will satisfy you and hold you over until dinner. Is that just me? Lorissa's Kitchen Korean Barbeque also makes a good late night snack.
See how simple a meat and cheese platter can be? I used toast and crackers, thinly sliced apples, creamy swiss and garlic herb cheese, feta cheese and of course three different flavors of Lorissa's Kitchen.
My favorite part of a meat and cheese platter is creating delicious flavor combinations. Lorissa's Kitchen Korean Barbeque beef with some Feta Cheese is incredible.
The other delicious combinations that I discovered is the Lorissa's Kitchen Szechuan Peppercorn beef, feta cheese and a slice of apple and the Lorissa's Kitchen Sweet Chili Pork with creamy Swiss cheese.
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In my house, RITZ® are an every day after school snack. My youngest daughter calls them "circle crackers" and would eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I would allow her to. Because we eat them so often, I like to try and come up with different toppings to keep things interesting. I love that I can put almost anything on a RITZ®.
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I like to have RITZ® on hand as an appetizer option or snack while making dinner. We have eaten RITZ® with spinach artichoke dip, bruschetta, and ceviche and for the kids, I use ham and cheese, flavored cream cheese or PB&J. The possibilities are endless really.
Today I am sharing with you two recipe ideas, a Chicken salad and a more kid friendly Fruit and Dip to top of your RITZ®.
To make the Chicken Salad, you will need:
1 can of Chicken (or about 1 cup of shredded Chicken)
1/4 cup of Mayonnaise
1 stalk of Celery (diced)
1/4 cup of Raisins or Craisins
1/4 cup of sweet apples (diced)
Mix all ingredients and then #PutItOnARitz!
My more kid friendly recipe, is delicious and sweet and complements the salt of a
. For this recipe you will need:
1/2 cup of Cream Cheese
1/2 cup of Marshmallow Fluff
I used strawberries, pineapples, and apples.
This one is easy enough for your kids to make on their own, just mix the softened cream cheese and marshmallow fluff in a bowl until smooth. Then add a small dab to your RITZ® and top with your diced fruit of choice. I used crushed pineapple, diced strawberries and apples. All of the flavors and textures make such a yummy treat.
While doing my grocery shopping at Walmart, my daughter reminded me that we ran out of "circle crackers" or RITZ® and we needed more for the week. Luckily there is such a wide variety of flavors and sizes and we actually went with the Family Size pack of
because we go through them so quickly. But I think next time I will try the Bacon flavored RITZ® and try to come up with more toppings to go with them.
Now tell me: What do you use to top your RITZ®?