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08 Mar, 2013

Good Eats Friday: the March Break edition

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|Recipes and Food

March Break is nigh, and I am feeling a wee bit scattered thinking about what I still need to do in preparation. (More about that later!) BUT I wanted to leave you with a couple of great-looking treats to fuel your weekend and upcoming break.

First, no weekend should be without waffles! This recipe from Merry With Children looks fabulous, not to mention super easy. I really like the addition of nuts to a waffle recipe!

Source: merrywithchildren.com via Merry120 on Pinterest

I think it goes without saying that my kids would gladly clean their closets in exchange for these Banana Split Bars by Echoes of Laughter. What do you think?

Source: applevalleygirl.blogspot.ca via andrea on Pinterest

I was looking through my own archives for March Break treats to make and I remembered this potted plant pudding (it was a total winner) and this recipe for chocolate toffee squares. I may even pull out this meal we normally serve on Halloween. Or maybe these? What do you think?

Source: Uploaded by user via andrea on Pinterest

Source: pincookie.com via Lindsay on Pinterest

What are you cooking up this weekend? Is it business as usual or are you making room for something different? :)

1 Response to "Good Eats Friday: the March Break edition"

1 | Javamom

March 8th, 2013 at 11:01 am


OMG the spaghetti hotdogs are hilarious! Will have to introduce these to Sonja. :)

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  • Amy: That sounds fantastic! As with most travelling, parts are much more comfortable when you're telling them afterwards, but they make a good story.
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  • Amy: I made a no-knead version that didn't use a Dutch oven (I don't have one and didn't feel like investing in one just for that). You put a small contai

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