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Homemade Fruit Leather

By Fredrica Syren: Of all the kids’ snacks you can buy, fruit leather must the biggest rip-off because making your own is so super easy. So forget those processed, sugary fruit leathers, and say hello to juicy fruit leathers bursting with natural flavors — and that contain only fruit. As …

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Eating Healthfully on a Budget—Homemade Smoothies

By Fredrica Syren: My life is crazy busy sometimes, and that’s when I find myself forgetting to eat or having to eat on the fly. Food on the fly is not a good idea by any means and, at the same time, it’s hard to make something that’s fast and …

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Homemade Energy Bars

By Fredrica Syren: I used to eat energy bars before I had kids. Considering they cost many dollars each, it for sure was an expensive habit and not very sustainable for either my wallet or the planet. These days, I really don’t eat individually packaged processed food, so power bars are something I would …

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Green Smoothies—Health in a Cup

By Fredrica Syren: My life is crazy busy sometimes, and that’s when I find myself forgetting to eat or having to eat on the fly. Food on the fly is not a good idea by any means and, at the same time, it’s hard to make something that’s fast and …

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Gluten-free and Vegan Banana Muffins

By Fredrica Syren:  Between my husband’s being gluten and lactose intolerant and my being vegan, baking surely is a challenge. Challenging but not impossible☺ During the cold season, I like to make muffins for the kids to eat when we’re outside, and these banana muffins are perfect for that. They …

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Kids Smoothies

My friend Chef Centehua has written an article posted today on my web site Green-Mom.com. It’s about smoothies for kids and fun ways to add nutrition to a smoothie. Check it out!!! 

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Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

It’s so hot and I’m miserable. I liked it better in Sweden with “normal” temperatures. To cool of I made frozen yogurt for snack and served it with raspberries. It’s was very refreshing and cooling, just what we needed. 2 cups plain yogurt 1/4 cup milk 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds …

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Homemade popsicles

In two days we’re leaving Sweden to go home to San Diego again. It’s been great to be here and I sad to go. The bummer is that I’m been feeling sick that last couple of days so I’ve not had too much of an appetite. When I feel sick …

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Yogurt Green Smoothie

Today I’ve been eating a lot and not necessary all good. After lunch I craved a green juice or smoothie so I made one which was not easy because there is no blender here so I had to use an old hand held one   instead. I love being here …

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Nectarine and Berry Green Smoothie

I’ve been enjoying eating tons of nectarines lately since it’s in season along with strawberries. We have a few strawberry plants in our garden and thanks to my dear friend’s dad who gave me some advice on how to care for them, this year they’ve been producing a lot of …

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