After school snack recipe: Healthy No-bake Energy Bites

I often struggle with what to feed my kids after school. They’ve had a long day, they’re famished and the last thing they want to be greeted with is a plate full of veggies. A few years ago, we discovered a recipe for no-bake energy bites. Not only can you whip these together in five minutes (and they’re gone in about that amount of time) but they’re also healthy and filling. All a winning combination to tide the kids over ’til dinnertime. And Mom loves ’em, too! [yumprint-recipe id=’6′]

How to throw the perfect fondue party (with recipes kids will love)

Updated January 2022. When our kids were young, we wanted to involve them in our Valentine’s Day celebrations but it’s tough to take a teething, whiny baby to a fancy restaurant (you’re welcome). So, we decided our Johnson Family Valentine’s Day tradition should be to fondue. Not only is it something out of the ordinary but it is a delicious way to 1) bond with our loved ones or 2) say “put a fork in it” and not get in trouble. Over the years I have been really picky about great fondue but the problem is it has taken me a while to get there. Growing up in Canada, my parents always had the best meat fondues with plenty of delicious dipping sauces. In my early 20s I served a mission in Switzerland where cheese fondues reign supreme but I wasn’t a big...