Snack Recipes

Snack recipes are listed in alphabetical order

4th of July Fruit Sticks by Real Food by Dad

4th of July Fruit Sticks

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Not only do I understand and appreciate the meaning of it to our great country, there's something…

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Baileys Chocolate Mint Chip Pudding Pops via Real Food by Dad

Baileys Chocolate Mint Chip Pudding Pops

Posted on Jun 19th, 2014

As you can see, I am still on my pudding pop roll. Sorry, but I can't help myself. School is almost out, the weather is absolutely perfect as always…

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Breakfast Cookies via Real Food by Dad

Breakfast Cookies

Posted on Aug 7th, 2014

I figured while I was on a breakfast roll, why not throw in some breakfast cookies? Some healthy sweets to go with your morning smoothie is always an…

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Brownie Pudding Pops from Real Food by Dad

Brownie Bite Pudding Pops with Salted Caramel

Posted on May 27th, 2014

If you are a regular reader of this blog, than you can probably tell that I love summer. I love everything about it – the beach several days a…

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Butterfinger Pudding Pop from Real Food by Dad

Butterfinger Pudding Pops

Posted on May 18th, 2014

Every time I bring up weather as a topic of conversation, I immediately feel old. But when you are sticking to your leather chair, it’s hard to…

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Caramel Popcorn Smores Krispie Squares with Real Food by Dad

Caramel Popcorn S’mores Krispie Squares

Posted on Jun 1st, 2014

As I've mentioned, this is a house of picky eaters, but there are a few things that are always guaranteed hits, caramel popcorn being one of them.…

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Chocolate-Dipped Apricots Real Food by Dad

Chocolate and Coconut Apricot Bites

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

If my son Cole could, he would simply live on fruit. We joke that he will someday become a fruitarian. So when it comes to after school snack time,…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Tart by Real Food by Dad

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Tart

Posted on Sep 4th, 2014

Yesterday was the first day of school for both my boys. Honestly, I think I had a harder time with it then they did. As I mentioned before, I'll miss…

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Banana Bites via Real Food by Dad

Chocolate Covered Banana Bites

Posted on May 12th, 2014

My youngest son Cole goes bananas over the Trader Joe's Gone Banana bites. Who am I kidding? So do his mom and I. They always sounded like such a…

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Chocolate Mousse from Real Food by Dad

Chocolate Mousse

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2014

It's not the holidays without some chocolate, so this year, I'm making one that even those that are lactose intolerant can partake in. That's right,…

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Easy Brownie Pop Recipe by Real Food by Dad

Easy Brownie Pop Recipe

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Here's an easy brownie pop recipe that is dad-friendly, kid-friendly and time-friendly. As you can imagine, I'm not one to get elbow deep in cake…

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Homemade Pretzels | Real Food by Dad

Homemade “Mall-Style” Pretzels

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2015

I did it, I finally succumbed to working with yeast for these homemade, mall-style pretzels. You know, those soft chewy kinds from Auntie Anne's…

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Honeydew Rum Chiller Popsicle from Real Food by Dad

Honeydew & Raspberry Rum Chiller Popsicles

Posted on Jul 10th, 2014

By now you all know I love summer for all its glory and activities, so I thought I’d share the funny things that summer brings on. Here’s…

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Jalapeno Chicken Poppers via Real Food by Dad

Jalapeno Chicken Poppers

Posted on Jul 20th, 2014

I have done nothing but brag about our new baby, and specifically, what an angel he is and how he does nothing but sleep and rarely cries. Boy has…

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Klondike Kandy Bars 2 Real Food by Dad

Klondike Kandy Ice Cream Bars

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Disclosure: This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media and Klondike, but all my opinions are my own.…

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Granita with Real Food by Dad

Melon Granitas

Posted on Apr 24th, 2014

It's late April and I've already have Summer on my mind. Not really surprising, since we live in Orange County. All I can think about is spending day…

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Oreo Pudding Pops via Real Food by Dad

Oreo Pudding Pops

Posted on Apr 29th, 2014

In Cole’s little 7-year old world, he's had a tough couple of weeks. First, the Easter Bunny brought him some really cool high socks, which are the…

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Tatcho Supreme | Real Food by Dad

Totcho Supreme

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

That's right, Totchos—tater tot nachos. They're a thing and made a bigger thing by loading them up with some carne asada, chorizo, guacamole, sour…

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Watermelon and Kiwi Popsicles from Real Food by Dad

Watermelon and Kiwi Pops

Posted on Sep 1st, 2014

This weekend was the last hoorah before the boys go back to school. Can you hear me quietly crying? I'm sure somewhere at the end of July I might…

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