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Posting a Recipe – My Super Handy Tip

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Posting a recipe

I have an awesome tip for you bloggers out there when you’re posting a recipe:

DON’T FORGET TO TAKE THE PICTURES

Or, even better, remember to take the pictures BEFORE the children eat the food and not AFTER. Like I did this weekend for today’s Meatless Monday / The Kids Cook Monday post. And, of course, we didn’t have what we needed to remake the Pizza Bites. :D Normally we would have made the food on Friday night so that I had plenty of time to get it ready for Monday. This weekend my 11 yr old had a campout with Scouts and my 8 yr old was feeling on the ick side. So we did it Sunday night for supper.

I’m going to go ahead and share the simple version now and I will repost the more homemade version, WITH pictures, later.

 

Super Simplified Pizza Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg crescent rolls or pizza dough (most of these are accidentally vegan, just read the label)
  • 1 jar pizza sauce (again, check the label because some have dairy)
  • 1 pkg Daiya mozzarella
  • nutritional yeast
  • garlic and onion powder, optional

 

Directions:

  • Pre-heat your oven according to the directions on your crescent rolls/pizza dough
  • If you’re using crescents, separate the individual rolls on the pan you’ll be using. If you’re using pizza dough, cut it into squares big enough to be able to fold them over.
  • In each “packet” put a spoon of sauce, nutritional yeast, Daiya, garlic and onion powders to taste.
  • Fold over the dough and seal it. This doesn’t have to be perfect, but you want to keep all that gooey cheese inside as best you can!
  • Bake according to the directions, but watch them. They tend to cook a bit faster than they would if you rolled up the crescents and baked them. I tend to set my oven five degrees lower and start checking them after about 7 mins.

 

They will be HOT inside! Let them cool for a minute or two before the kids bite into them. My guys love to make these. They beg for them weekly, to be honest. They’re great to serve with a salad and the fruit of their choice. My boys are on a pear kick lately. For supper, they had four pizza bites each with a simple romaine lettuce salad and pear slices. It’s the perfect meal on your super busy days or those nights when you just have zero oomph left. ;)

What is your go-to busy night meal that the kids can make? I’d love to hear about it in the comments below!

3 Comments

  1. I’m glad I’m not the only one who forgets to take pictures before we eat it. This recipe sounds really good. Thanks for sharing.

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