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We All Scream for Ice Cream!

July 19, 2015

Summer is in full swing and ice cream is the go-to cool, summer treat for many of us. Ice Cream doesn’t have to consist of a scoop of neon colored sherbet or corn syrup laden rocky road. We’ve pulled together some of Los Angeles best artisan ice cream shops, which make fresh, wholesome ice cream […]

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ICEE makeover – Fresh Juice Treat

March 25, 2013

  I’m no stranger to the challenge of getting kids to eat fruit and veggies.  I have one child that will eat pretty much any veggie you put in front of him – – but won’t touch fruit.  And another who literally would hide blueberries under his highchair cushion when he was a baby for […]

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Homemade Pop Tarts – With a Twist

December 9, 2012

I’ve seen quite a few homemade Pop Tart recipes on the internet.  They look delicious and fun, but for me they were still made with white flour, and well -  I wanted to find a way to bring them even further Out of the Box.  These homemade Pop Tarts are chock full of whole grain […]

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Crockpot Chicken Stock

October 13, 2012

                    Crockpot Chicken Stock Special Equipment: crockpot, quart freezer bags, fine mesh strainer/colander, medium bowl

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A Refresher in Popsicles

July 29, 2012

                            This week is going to be a little different here at Out of the Box Food.  We will be publishing our brand new post mid-week, going live this Wednesday, August 1st, instead of our usual Sunday night.  Why?  We are excited […]

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Jello Fruit Wedges

March 17, 2012

                    What kid doesn’t love jello?  It’s chilled, wiggly texture make it a fun treat for kids of all ages.  But packaged jello contains a litany of artificial colors and ingredients, making it not only unhealthy, but a bit frightening as well. This week we’ve taken […]

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Sunday Morning Doughnuts

October 9, 2011

Fall is back and so is the craving for warm, Sunday morning breakfast treats.  But before we hop into the car and head down to the local doughnut shop, or rip open a package of (gasp) Hostess Doughnuts, let’s take a look at what ingredients are actually in (full disclosure) my favorite treat.

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Dark Chocolate Frozen Bananas

June 29, 2011

Carnival treats made fresh – Dark Chocolate Frozen Bananas.

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