Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones

Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom is required to disclose a relationship between our site and Save-A-Lot. This could include Save-A-Lot providing us with content, product, access or other forms of payment  It is not always easy to find great healthy after-school snacks for our kids, so we have to get creative.  Sometimes that creativity is easy and sometimes it is hard to achieve.  I am happy to tell you that this time it is SO, SO EASY!  I am all about easy peasy and healthy for the

Easy Homemade Strawberry Pie

Easy Homemade Strawberry Pie We celebrated “pi day” yesterday with one of my favorite, most delicious, and right now, cheapest pie recipes.  My daughters and I made this easy homemade strawberry pie!  Piggly Wiggly had strawberries on sale for $0.99/pound this week, so I made 2 pies.  Good thing I did make 2 because only 1/2 of 1 of left in the refrigerator LOL  I’ll probably head back over to Piggly Wiggly today to pick up more strawberries and make a couple more pies.  Everyone in our house LOVES this

Minnie or Mickey Mouse Cupcakes #DisneySide

Minnie or Mickey Mouse Cupcakes We are throwing a huge DisneySide shindig next month and have been experimenting with some of our favorite recipes we have been seeing around the web.  I saw these super cute Minnie or Mickey Mouse Cupcakes on a few blogs and decided to put my own spin on them.  By putting my own spin on them; I totally mean making them the easiest way possible 😀  I was very surprised at how easy they were and am definitely going to make them for our party next

Bog King Mud Pie

Bog King Mud Pie We had so much fun making this pie in preparation for the release of Strange Magic in theaters across the country!  This will also make a great treat for April Fool’s Day or Halloween.  You can substitute any of your favorite toppings to make it your own.  Crushed Heath bars would be delicious in place of the walnuts.  This pie is super easy peasy and kid friendly.  My 8 year old could make the entire thing by herself with just a little supervision from Mom.  I

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cupcakes

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cupcakes   Oh my goodness!  Is your son as CRAZY over the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as my son is?  I would be Mom Of The Year if I made these for his birthday this year 😀 Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix (any flavor)Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frostingGreen food color4 rolls Betty Crocker™ Fruit by the Foot™ Flavor Mixers chewy fruit flavored snack (from 4.5-oz box)1 tube (0.68 oz)

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Brownies on a Stick

Brownies on a Stick Photo Credit: Betty Crocker I don’t know about you, but my kids LOVE for me to get creative int he kitchen; especially when they have friends over 😀 This super easy and creative recipe will be just the thing to make them happy this weekend when their friends come over! Ingredients 1 box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box 15 craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with rounded ends) 1 1/2

Candy Corn Pops

These are SO SUPER EASY and healthy! You can’t go wrong with easy, fun, and healthy all in one recipe! Oh yeah, the kids can help with these too! Gather your ingredients: Yogurt (We used Pina Colada) Orange Juice Pineapple juice Get to freezing! Are you ready for this? Fill each Popsicle mold 1/3 full with yogurt then put in the freezer for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, remove the molds and fill 1/3 full with orange juice. Your molds should be 2/3 full now. Place back in the freezer

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Orange Marshmallow Dream Pops

Orange Marshmallow Dream Pops These are a favorite around our house in the hot Louisiana summers! They are so easy to make and my kiddos think I’m a genius LOL  I have always loved making “cold cups” and other homemade frozen treats, but have a hard time getting the sticks to stand up for freezing.  Adding a marshmallow helps keep the sticks upright AND the kids love them! Gather your supplies: 1 cup boiling water 1 pkg. (3 oz.) Orange Flavor Gelatin 1/2 cup orange juice 2 1/2  cups (about

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Summer Fruit, Poppy Seed, Pasta Salad

This is quite possibly the BEST pasta salad EVER! I adapted it from a recipe I found on Pinterest. As many of you know, I find great recipes then adapt them to what I have in my kitchen and make it my own 🙂  Ignore how the ingredients may sound combined together and go ahead and try it! You’ll be happy you did! 😀 ~ Gather your ingredients: 4 pasta (we used small shells), cooked, drained and cooled 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) turkey bacon, prepared and chopped into bite