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10 Simple Food Hacks Every Parent Needs In Their Life

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1. Use a teaspoon to seamlessly peel a hard-boiled egg.

Simply peel off the bottom of the egg’s shell, grab a spoon, and slide it under the egg’s skin.

2. Freeze coffee in an ice cube tray and place the cubes in your coffee for an on-the-go brew that’s not watered down.

This way you don’t have to take your coffee with one cream, two sugars, and five inches of ice water.

3. Make everything a waffle.

Waffle-izing your kids’ favorite foods allows for on-the-go versatility. Some things you can waffle? Eggs! Home fries! Eggplant parm! The world is your waffle.

4. When you’re making PB&Js, spread the jelly within the center of the peanut butter in order to avoid a soggy sandwich.

Place your peanut butter on the inner ridges of both pieces of sandwich bread, then add the jelly to the center for some soggy-free snacking. For a variety of sweet and delicious flavors, give Smucker’s Fruit Spreads a try.

5. Conjure up a creative car snack with a peanut butter to-go cup and some edible dipping sticks of your choice.

Be it celery, pretzel sticks, or anything in between, this is one portable snack that’s as convenient as it is delicious.

6. Place a cupcake liner at the end of an ice pop to keep from dripping.

Think about all the places you could take an ice pop if you didn’t have to worry about the drip!

7. Freeze your smoothies for an instant morning pick-me-up.

Make a batch of smoothies and freeze it in a muffin tin. Then, in the morning, snag a few “muffins” to toss in the blender and voila! You’re a breakfast wizard.

8. Squeeze lemon juice on fruit to keep it from browning too quickly.

The first step in ensuring your household’s fruit supply is always super stocked is making sure it’s always fresh.

9. Place banana slices in a food storage bag and dust them with cinnamon. Then pop them in the freezer for a convenient frozen treat.

A snack that’s nutritious and handy? Sign us up! And then feed us.

10. Whenever available, snag portable snack options.

Portable apple slices! Portable peanut butter! Portable everything!

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