There are some things in life that will always make you happy. Some things just have that affect. A certain song. A certain lipgloss. A certain glass of wine.
For me, animal crackers are one of those things.
They just make me smile. Maybe it is because they are cute, and little, and have just the right amount of sweetness. Or maybe, it is because it is food that you are supposed to play with. But really I think it is because you get to bite their heads off first, smile and then devour the rest of their bodies.
But animal crackers that come pre-packaged have a ton of ingredients that I don't recognize and can't pronounce. Something that doesn't make me smile.
So, I found a recipe for healthy animal crackers that only has seven ingredients [not including my fun additions] made up of whole wheat, a little butter and a small dose of raw sugar. But sometimes healthy doesn't translate into making a toddler happy.
I made my first batch, which was good, but they needed something. A fist pump in the air, a rainbow of happiness or a dish dash surprise. Rosemary for a savory animal cracker, cinnamon sugar for a sweeter animal cracker and dark chocolate for a mommy animal cracker.
The tots and parents both devoured them. Heads first of course.Read More