Smiley Fries


Smiley Fries
It’s impossible not to get overwhelmed with joy when looking at these lil guys’ happy faces. They’re just so darn cute. With a few ingredients you can make them for yourself too. They’re crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. These smiley fries are so delicious and sure to brighten your day.

Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes
  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 48-oz bottle vegetable oil

Procedure

  1. Peel the potatoes.
  2. Cut them into cubes.
  3. Put the potatoes in a pot and fill 3/4 with water. Boil for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  4. Mash the potato cubes with the cornstarch, flour, breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add an egg and mix together. The dough will be very moist, but you can add more flour or breadcrumbs to dry it out.
  6. Put a sheet of parchment or plastic wrap on the counter and liberally sprinkle it with flour. Put the dough on the parchment, sprinkle it with more flour, and place another sheet of parchment or plastic wrap on top.
  7. Roll the dough between the parchment to about 1/4 inch thick. Carefully peel off the parchment on top.
  8. Cut out circles of dough.
  9. Use a straw to make the eyes and a spoon to make the mouth.
  10. Fry the circles in a pan filled with 2 inches of oil at 350°F for about 15-17 minutes or until crispy. Flip them once in the middle.
  11. Place them on paper towels to drain.
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Groovy Smoothies


Groovy Smoothies
A surefire way to fool your kids into consuming healthy fruits are these monster smoothies packed with essential nutrients. Some yummy options to stir include: pineapple-mango, blueberry-banana, honeydew-kiwi-lime and pomegranate-berry. You can even make grab-and-blend bags of fruit the night before to make morning prep a cinch.

Supplies for Monster Smoothies Eyes

  • Cute Paper Straws
  • 2 Marshmallows
  • 2 Chocolate Chips
  • Icing or melted white chocolate to glue on the eyes.
  • Skewer

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Begin by poking a hole in the round size of each marshmallow with a skewer. A skewer is sharper than a straw so it will make a nice hole for your straw. It will also help keep your straw clean.

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Then, slide the straw into the hole you made with the skewer. To know where to place the marshmallow eyes, measure your glass so you will know how far down the straw to slide the eyes.

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Next, use the skewer to poke a small hole into the flat part of the marshmallow. Then, melt a little white chocolate to use as glue to attach the chocolate chip to the marshmallow. Follow the melting directions on the chocolate package.

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Then, dip the pointed side of the chocoalte chip into the melted chocolate and place it in the hole you made with the skewer.

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Let the eyes dry completely so the chocolate chips will stay in place. Once they are dry, add them to your favorite smoothie and vola, you have a healthy monster smoothie for your kiddos.

Egg Clown


Egg Clown

This lean egg-white dish can be whisked up quickly, leaving more time to clown around with the kiddos in the morning. Egg clown will definitely crack a smile on your young ones’ faces while they rack up some serious protein and iron from the spinach in this merrymaker’s sprouting hairdo.