My kids went back to school this week, which means when my alarm goes off in the morning, I actually have to get up instead of hitting the snooze button and checking to see if that cute mouse with a hat filter will ever show back up on Snapchat.
If you’re looking for a few tricks to make meals and snacks a little less hectic, here are some super easy recipes that you (or your kids) can whip together in just a few minutes.
1. Loaded Peanut Butter ToastToast a slice of whole grain bread. Combo 1: Peanut butter, shaved toasted coconut, and chocolate chips (if desired). Combo 2: Peanut butter, sliced strawberries. Combo 3: Peanut butter, sliced bananas, and a sprinkling of cinnamon.
2. Apple Peanut Butter Snack Pack
Soak apple slices in club soda for 10-15 minutes to prevent brownness. In a Bento box or reusable sandwich box, add sliced apples, 2 tablespoons Jif Cinnamon or Maple Peanut Butter, and any desired toppings like unsweetened shaved coconut, dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips, sliced almonds, chia seeds, or raisins/Craisins.
3. 3-Minute Oatmeal
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup quick cooking oats, 1 cup unsweetened almond coconut milk, and a pinch of salt. Cook for 1 1/2-2 minutes, then carefully remove from microwave. Add 1-2 tablespoons of your favorite peanut Butter, 1 handful blackberries or blueberries (about 1/3 cup), 1-2 teaspoons chia seeds, and real maple syrup to taste.
I hope that gives you some ideas to help the school year get off to an amazing start!
Hey Kate, thanks for sharing these amazing 3 recipes. I am gonna try apple peanut butter snack. Wish me best of luck!
OMG I’m gonna try coconut bacon on the toast! I never thought of eating it that way!
I love all the ideas!
Cute mouse with a hat filter?
We love peanut butter and bananas and peanut butter and apples but I’d never thought about peanut butter and coconut. Yum!
There’s a Snapchat filter that makes you into a cute little mouse with a winter hat…I keep hoping it will come back, haha!
I have LOVED your oatmeal recipe. I make it at least two times a week for my breakfast. So delicious!
Oooohh, Kate, will you please move in with me and make me these every morning? 😉 Breakfast is my worst. (Also, Lichtenberg and dinner. I’m a mess ?) Seriously, I have neither time nor energy to plan decent breakfasts. But I’m going to try with these ideas! My kids are thanking you already 🙂
Oh my gosh I love all of these!