Pea Pod Families

A private forum for Pea Pod members to share ideas, ask questions, and talk about what's going on in the playschool.

3-Day Playschool

Discussion about the 3-day playschool.
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Current Food Restrictions

Foods to avoid for childrens presently attending Pea Pod.
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Kids

Notes about kids: Developmental milestones, skills, struggles, how we can help during playschool.
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Snacks

Snack ideas and dietary restrictions
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Recipes

Our favorite healthy recipes for toddlers: Pea Pod snacks, meals, and more.
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  • I like these peanut butter snacks (based loosely on the Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites in Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon) because you can customize them with just about anything! 2 T. peanut butter 2 T. maple syrup 2 T. coconut oil 1 1/2 c. rolled oats, pulverized in blender (or 120 g oat flour) 1 t. pure vanilla extract 1/2 c. almond meal or partially defatted peanut flour 2 T. raisins (or more to taste) 1/4 t. salt Warm the oil, peanut butter, and maple syrup. Add the vanilla extract and mix. Stir in the dry ingredients. If the dough seems too dry to hold together, add a bit of water or more melted peanut butter or coconut oil. Add the raisins last (or use mini chocolate chips, other dried fruit, etc). Press the dough into a 8 x 8 pan lined with parchment paper. Press down the top until smooth with another piece of parchment paper or a flexible spatula. Freeze for half an hour, then cut into 16 or more small bars. Store in the fridge. You can also roll these into balls. Cut balls in half to feed to young toddlers to avoid choke hazards. Use sunflower butter and omit the almond meal to make a nut-free version (add a little more oat flour to get the right texture). Use un-pulverized quick oats if you don't want to mess with making oat flour. The bars will have more texture. Sneak in some protein powder if you like, too! Or other healthy ingredients like flax meal, chia seeds, and so forth.

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