Back-to-School Dessert Suggestions

09.05.14 by Jackie
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Even though school started a week ago, Aria is having a hard time adjusting to this new transition in her life. She is beginning to understand the emotions she's feeling but still has very little control over them. Every time I drop her off in the morning, she sobs uncontrollably because she wants to "stay and play with Maman Kiki," and that is hard to watch. She's the only child who sheds tears in the morning now; it's somehow embarrassing! On the other hand, I've noticed she asks to dress herself and puts her shoes on by herself now. After a few days at school, she's already tending to be more independent. We encourage her and try to make preschool a very positive experience. 

As a new mom, I try to come up with new ideas when I pick her up from school. On the first day, I showed up with a giant "smiley face" helium balloon, I also bought new Dr, Seuss books and took her to her favorite book store afterward. But her favorite of all is the snack / desserts I prepare for her. I made a list of the treats and I hope this inspires you to create a similar dish if your child experiences the same reactions as my little Aria. Have a wonderful weekend!


Marble Cake Recipe (Marbre au Chocolat)

Almond Chocolate Cake Recipe (Moelleux au Chocolat)


M&M Cookies with Toffee Peanuts

Salted Caramel Milk Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


Peach Comte Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Bruleed Banana Cheese Gingersnap Treats (Croques Banane Brie Recipe)

Back to School Lunch Ideas: Fig Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Peanut Butter Caramel Dip with Sliced Apples

Sweet Treats

Apple Cinnamon Cracker Recipe

Balsamic Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Marshmallow Popcorn Treat Yogurt Parfait Recipe (+ Giveaway)

Chocolate filled Sticky Rice Balls with Coconut

Strawberry and Blueberry Fruit Salad Recipe (Coupe Fraises Myrtilles)

Cantaloupe and Cherry Fruit Salad with Maple Ginger Syrup


Peanut Butter Banana Milk Drink Recipe

Blueberry Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

Chia Seed Blueberry Tea Drink Recipe

Pear Cider Recipe

Mango Lassi (Indian Yogurt Drink)

See the last post: Banh Uot Cha Lua Chay (Vegetarian Vietnamese Rice Noodles)


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