Oatmeal Applesauce Muffins: Kidz in the Kitchen

My eldest just started kindergarten this fall, and I discovered that the key to surviving kindergarten is apparently….food!

We start the day with a fairly big breakfast and there are several opportunities throughout the school day where the kids gather and eat their snacks.

A friend of mine shared with me a little trick at the start of the year: Always greet your kindergartner with a healthy snack if you want a happier walk/ride home or transition to an after-school activity. Trust me, it works!

So today I share with you an easy recipe for Oatmeal Applesauce Muffins. Low in sugar and so easy to make, I first found this recipe at Mel’s Kitchen Cafe:

I make them small enough so that they can be eaten in just a couple of kindergarten-size bites. That way, the easily distracted child can eat their muffin in a reasonable amount of time and less food is returned back home in the lunch box.

My kids love to help, so I give one the task of being in charge of the “wet” ingredients, while the other one gets the “dry”. They remember (of course!) and switch each time we make them.


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Leslies salmon

October Salmon Celebration at the BIG Little Science Centre

Much ado about an incredible fish — all month long!

October 1 to October 31, Tuesday to Saturday:

Join us to try out salmon related activities and games, in order to learn more about these amazing fish and their lives.

Leslies salmon

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 4pm.

Can you follow your nose home? Salmon do! Try out the Amazing
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