Props!

PROPS on Sprouting Balance

I’m Hungry.

Perhaps that is why this week’s Props! is all about food. I’m sure you will also be starving after you have read this, but at least you will have some healthy and easy meals to make.

BALANCED RECIPES:
10 Easy Ways to Turn a Wasa Cracker into Lunch | The Kitchn
Have you ever had a Wasa cracker? I have a package of Sesame on my kitchen counter that I have been topping with cheese, avocado, or hummus. I easily get into a lunch rut and these ideas from The Kitchn have reminded me that there are some delicious and quick options out there.

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice | The Pioneer Woman
I looked high and low in various Toronto grocery stores last autumn for Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix. I never found it and actually picked up a jar at Trader Joe’s on a US trip. Really, I should have made it myself. Super easy … especially considering I have a Bulk Barn across the street with all the necessary ingredients.

LITTLE SPROUTS:
When it Comes to Toddlers Don’t Mess with a Lunch that Works | Food 52
My daughter has a PlanetBox and it was the best investment. My tapas-style kid loves having a variety of options to nibble through and I know that I have included all of the food groups in her little box. The family in this article knows that the sandwich is Lunchtime King and they are sticking to it. There is nothing wrong with that – it works and it is easy.

The Easiest and Most Fun After School Snack | Design Mom
Go ahead and play with your food! I love this idea and will definitely be doing it in our house one day. Instead of me trying to describe it, trust me … click on the link and check out this fun idea!

SPROUTING [P]INSPIRATION:
Looking for some ideas on recipes, organization or things to do with your Lil Sprout? Come check out my Pinterest page and the things that inspire me to become more balanced.

In the comments, please share articles that you read this week that helped you SPROUT some BALANCE! And remember to follow us and SPROUT a conversation on Twitter – @sproutbalance

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