Desserts

Harvest Homemade Fruit Leather

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Simple fruit puree is slowly baked in the oven to make these kids fave snacks. Homemade Fruit Leather can be made with almost any fruit and takes very little effort to make a tasty, packable, snack for big and little kids.

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4 cups cherry puree (or your fruit of choice)
pinch of Fruit Fresh (optional)
Preheat oven to 170. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat (preferable). Pour half of the puree on each pan and, using an offset spatula, spread evenly. Bake at 170 for 4 to 6 hours. The...
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Nutritions

Calories
370

Sodium
33mg
1% DV

Fat
2g
4% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
93g
31% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV