Meals and Snacks I Made Ahead This Weekend, June 2, 2019

I used to feed the kids store bought bars for our snack when we’re on the go, but that got expensive, so now I’m trying to make my own portable snacks.  I try to add protein to everything.  Bookworm has been a big eater for years, but now PB & J Girl has an increased appetite, and I find that protein fills them up.

Here is what I made for make ahead snacks and meals this week:

Homemade Energy Bites  (These were a huge hit with the kids and kept them full.)

Gluten Free/Dairy Free Brownies   (These were so yummy!  I use 1/2 c. coconut sugar instead of 1 cup and use carob instead of cocoa for mine and made a separate batch for the kids with cocoa.)

Peanut Butter Protein Bars  (I tweaked this recipe quite a bit, so I’ll be sharing my version of it next week.)

Meals

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal (we made this last week and loved it, so it’s up again this week!)

Turkey, Bean and Vegetable Chili 

And I browned ground beef for Chalupa Salad (from MyFreezEasy) later in the week.

I’d love to know if you do any make ahead prep on the weekends and what you make. 

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