So anyway, I've been trying to make more things from scratch. Simple things like taco seasoning, pancake and waffle mixes, and snacks. There is something really special about your kids eating something that you took time to make and know exactly what you put into them. Now, I'm not perfect on this yet, I still do buy some snacks but every little bit helps. I would really like to learn how to make graham crackers...those seem to be a staple here. But we did make brownies from scratch today, and they are amazing! I am trying very hard to control myself around them, since they are 5 pts. a piece!
Here's one of my favorite cookbooks when it comes to making snacks for the kids.
And one of our new favorite recipes is the Chocolate Chip Cookies with chickpeas. Yes you read right, chickpeas! Here's how they look...
And here's Aaron enjoying them! Even Brian liked them!