Back-to-school recipes + $100 Walmart gift card giveaway!

Here's the truth: As moms, we need all the help we can get when it comes to healthy snack ideas. I've seen our theCityMoms members sharing pins and links these past few weeks as we all prepare to send kids back to school or beef up our own recipe books.


And since we were already fans of Shamrock Farms mmmmilk {see Emerson indulging in their On-the-go mmmmilk 2% strawberry flavor above?} I decided to try out some of their Roxie's Midday Menu snack recipes to see if my back-to-schoolers would, well, bite.

Shamrock Farms aims to inspire busy moms and dads by creating the Roxie’s Midday Menu – the recipes are protein-packed, simple to make and pair perfectly with the milk varieties. 


Recipe Tryouts #1: Fruit Kabobs


My son - ever the picky eater - was helpful in assembling the kabobs, but did NOT want to eat them. It wasn't until he noticed his younger sister tossing the blueberries into the air to catch in her mouth that he decided to join in the fun. Snacktime ended with a clean kabob and the Shamrock Farms mmmmilk 2% strawberry was gone in a heartbeat. Get the recipe.


Recipe Tryouts #2: Banana Roll-Ups

This might be cheating: We are already head-over-heels in love with banana roll-ups and they dot my kids lunchbox at least once a week during the school year. But this great recipe from Shamrock Farms mmmmilk upped the ante - I never thought to add a little cinnamon and the kids loved it. A fight broke out over the chocolate milk too. Luckily I still had one hiding in the fridge. Get the recipe. 


Recipe Tryouts #3: Healthy S'mores

ShamrockFarms-HealthySmores.jpeg"Um mom, I'm not eating that." This was my GOOD eater logging her complaint. I began to panic until I realized I had forgotten the chocolate chips and promptly pulled them out. Her eyes grew wide, she sprinkled a few large handful of them on her s'more {that's still considered 'healthy' right?} and ate the entire thing in one sitting. These turned out better than I expected and my son willingly asked for more about an hour later. I WAS SHOCKED. Get the recipe.



To celebrate the launch of Shamrock Farms mmmmilks in Walmart stores, one lucky reader will win a $100 Walmart gift card! Here's how to enter:





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MORE INFO: Shamrock Farms protein-packed on-the-go mmmmilks are now available at Walmart! They are being offered at a special cost of $1, so look for it in the displays cases in the dairy aisle. Each variety offers more than 25% of the daily recommended value of protein so I was happy when I tossed them in my kids lunch this morning knowing they'd have the energy and power to get them through their first week of school. Find them online at and or on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. #shamrockatwalmart

DISCLAIMER: Although this post is sponsored, all opinions expressed are strictly my own.

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A Michigan native and die-hard Wolverines fan, Jeanine is an Indy transplant. After time spent in the marketing business she is now living the dream with a fabulous job that allows her to spend time with her two adorable kids. In her free time Jeanine feeds a small Anthropologie addiction, strikes a pose like a true yogi and is the Digital Editor of Indy's Child Parenting Magazine. Follow Jeanine on Twitter @themomista.

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