After School Snack Ideas

Enjoy some quick and easy snack ideas by Urban Hippie.

After school the kids are always starving for something to eat. I’ve put together two of my favourite recipes that make for a perfect healthy snack before dinner. Whip up these quick and easy homemade dips on Monday, and you’ve got a snack prepped for the whole week! Keeps the kids away from cookies and chips. Give them a try and leave us a review to let us know what you think!

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Creative Pastas Recipes

Ever find yourself wanting to spice up your pasta recipes? I love pasta. I love that chewy texture and the decadence you can create with the sauces. And if you make homemade pasta – well invite me over!  We brought you two new recipes perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 1. Sun-dried Tomato Pasta with Basil and Garlic, & 2. Thyme and Roasted Tomato Pasta 

They are both vegetarian and vegan friendly.

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Urban Hippie Chocolate Peanut Butter Morning Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Morning Shake

Mornings can be really busy. And it may be difficult to cook breakfast when you know you might be late for work. Sometimes I leave the house with just a simple coffee and we all know that sets us up for impulse buying when we get hungry. I wanted to create something that is quick and nutritious for your busy morning! I love chocolate and peanut butter so this Chocolate Peanut butter morning shake is a wonderful healthy option.

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Oats and Honey Granola Bars

This recipe of oats and honey granola bars creates a delicious and healthy granola bar, not to mention it is the perfect balance between crunchy and soft. Pre-make these snacks for a quick and healthy breakfast or a delicious snack on-the-go! The ingredient list is clean, wholesome ingredients you will likely already have around your house. Substitute the oat flour and rolled oats with gluten-free options to make gluten-free granola bars. Well what are you waiting for – lets get baking! 🙂

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Granola-cereal-urban hippie-Red Chilie Rosemary Marcona Almonds-recipe

Red Chile Rosemary Almonds

Most people cook at night. I like to wake up bright and early and and do my cooking and baking then. – And at night too. It’s an addiction. I fell in love with marcona almonds the first time I tried them. It was love at first sight. So now whenever I can, I use marcona almonds in my recipes.  This recipe  of Red Chile Rosemary Almonds will make you feel like Martha Stewart with the warm aroma of nuts roasting in the home. It feels snuggly and perfect. It’s perfect for all of the guests that may be stopping by this month.

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Granola Clusters

Gluten Free! Vegan! Naturally Sweetened! And delicious! Whats not to like? If you love big chunks of granola with milk, as a snack, or in yogurt, then turn your oats into granola clusters and enjoy the extra crunch!

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Homemade cheese

Have you ever wondered how to make your own homemade cheese? Well today is your lucky day! With only three ingredients, this DIY cheese recipe is so easy and delicious it will make you wonder

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Oatmeal Pancakes

After catching up on some Netflix shows, I happened to realize how often the main character starts off their day with pancakes. Picture it, it’s

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