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Mardi Gras Muddy Buddies

Since Mardi Gras is a holiday that’s all about pure, innocent fun, especially for everyone heading to New Orleans for the carnival celebration, we thought we’d celebrate here at Totally the Bomb with something equally fun and exciting: Mardi Gras Muddy Buddies. Traveling to good ol’ NOLA may be out of the question, but at least …

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Reindeer Ho Ho Snacks ~ Christmas Treats

Hallecake is back with another awesome video on her YouTube Channel–this time with a Christmas treat idea. I’m not sure where my daughter comes up with all this genius-ness. She’s AMAZING! And with a little recipe idea from Imperial Sugar, she makes the most awesome Reindeer Ho Ho Snacks for Christmas Treats! We had so much fun …

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Christmas Crack (With A Twist)

Sometimes I want to be just a little naughty. No, scratch that, I want to be Very naughty. And this Christmas Crack (with a twist) is so naughty, it’s nice. Forget your diet for the day and indulge yourself in these sugary, buttery, chocolatey treats that (rumor has it) were created by a hedonistic ex-monk who was out to …

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Cheesy Braided Garlic Bread – Easiest Dough Ever!

I have a confession to make, y’all: I am not a baker. The thought of baking my own bread terrifies me. And yeast? Don’t even get me started on yeast. If it ever came down to a choice between battling a giant, ferocious dragon with spikes and claws and fire or making bread from scratch, I would gladly …

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Lemon Meringue Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie treats were one of my favorite snacks as a kid, but since then I’ve sort of outgrown them. Why waste time getting marshmallow creme in unmentionable places when I could just gorge myself on Ben and Jerry’s instead? That said, I’m going to have to revise my opinion after trying these Lemon Meringue Rice …

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20 Healthy Appetizers for the Holidays

The holidays are filled with temptations to eat unhealthy treats. It’s Ok to indulge a bit, but include a few healthy appetizers in your offerings too. Many of these options are good for vegetarian and gluten free guests. Consuming these appetizers may help your waistline as well. After all, Americans tend to gain up to …

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16 Delicious Ways To Take Your Minecraft Snacks To The Next Level

You know what we love in my house? Minecraft. This is the game that never gets old, because there is always something to build. So, if you have kids out there into Minecraft, then check out these Minecraft snacks! Totally Delicious Minecraft Snacks 1. Creeper Chocolate Candy I love this little creeper chocolate candy. It’s …

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Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzels

Sometimes fun Thanksgiving treats are hard to come by, but that’s not the case anymore. These Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzels are topped with the most adorable, and delicious, turkeys around that are sure to make everyone’s day! Make a batch for your Thanksgiving crowd, package them in pretzel bags to hand out to teachers and neighbors …

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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

The seasons of being trapped inside during stormy, cold weather is upon us and kids are already starting to go a little stir crazy. “Can we go outside?” No. “Why?” It’s raining. “Please?” Because please makes it not rain, right? LOL! It’s okay, just because they’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you all can’t have a …

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Fruit and Granola Parfait

As a kid I remember visiting McDonald’s frequently for one particular item and it wasn’t for the french fries and chicken nuggets (although those are delicious). It was actually for their Fruit ‘N Yogurt Parfait. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen one of those in years so I decided to make a comeback with my own recipe. So …

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Witch’s Broom Pretzel Snacks

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble, this Halloween make your party guests double…with laughter, that is. These Witch’s Broom Pretzel Snacks are so hilariously adorable that your party guests are going to cackle with glee. It’ll help if your party guests are actual witches (not that we’re judging), but even if they aren’t, they’re going to …

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Frankenstein Nutter Butter Cookies

Some of my favorite Halloween memories from growing up were hanging out with the family watching monster movies. My favorite, by and far, was Young Frankenstein. Okay, so maybe not ‘exactly’ a monster movie, but I was young and didn’t understand everything that was going on in that one… Now some of my favorite memories are …

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25 Ramen Recipes for the Bold {but cheap}

I’m so flip-floppily frugal sometimes, it’s ridiculous. I’ll spend $20 on an outfit for my daughter, but then refuse to buy a shirt for myself for $5. Dinner is the same thing–I’ll go out and eat a $50 meal with the family, but if I’m cooking at home, I have this strange obsession with cooking …

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These Jack Skellington Cookies Are Easy To Make

Anyone worth their Halloween salt is a fan of Jack Skellington and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. No, no, it’s true. I mean, Jack Skellington is the king of Halloween town, after all. And if it isn’t, I don’t want to know. I’m such a HUGE Nightmare Before Christmas fan that basically if it involves …

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Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats

There is something magical about neapolitan ice cream. Something about those layers of chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla together that make it so much more than mere ice cream. It’s like by themselves they’re a little boring, but as soon as they’re in the same bowl, the clouds open up, rainbows cover the earth, and unicorns …

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35 Epic Halloween Candied Apple Recipes

This Halloween, dress up as Martha Stewart and whip out these 35 Epic Halloween Candied Apple Recipes. These are the best of the best and every single one is totally doable with easy ingredients you probably already have at home. The best part? We’ve got recipes for pretty much every occasion! Booger apples for kids, Spiderman, …

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Star Wars Wookiee Granola Bars

May The Snack Force Be With You…and with these Star Wars Wookiee Granola Bars we can promise you exactly that. Now, if your family is like my family (and why wouldn’t they be – we’re amazing), you’ll be watching ALL of the previous Star Wars movies before Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits the big screen on …

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Marshmallow Cream Booger Apples

Halloween is coming, and so are all the monsters, ghouls, ghosts, and gross slimy things you can imagine. True confession: We here at Totally The Bomb love gross and slimy. But since you’re here, we suspect you do, too. That’s why you’re going to love these ghoulishly delightful Marshmallow Cream Booger Apples so much. They’re …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bite Size Kabobs

When the school year starts, so does…Slumber Party Season! At my house that means a half dozen little girls running around, wearing mud masks, and raiding the refrigerator for snacks. Don’t worry girls, I’ve got you covered. These Peanut Butter and Jelly Bite Size Kabobs are not only super duper cute they’re also practically made …

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Deconstructed Cheddar and Salted Caramel Apples

Every year in the high end grocery stores around here, I can find caramel apple pies that have cheddar baked into and onto the crust. If you’ve never tried it, lemme tell you…it’s amazing. Salty, sweet, gooey caramel mixed with apple amazingness…definitely a favorite pie for me. Today I wanted to bring you a taste …

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Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples

There are people in your life right now who are going to tell you that you can’t have everything. You need to get rid of those people, because either they’ve never tried these Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples, or they don’t believe something as epic as this can exist. Let me repeat…chocolate…and popcorn…coating a caramel …

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Chocolate Covered Sunflower Seeds Caramel Apples

You work hard, and you deserve a little something pretty in your life. These Chocolate Covered Sunflower Seeds Caramel Apples are as pretty as they come. Between the bright colors and the sweet, delicious taste, this is probably the best treat you’re going to try all autumn. So unless you’re against pretty, these apples are …

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White Chocolate Covered Apples with Sprinkles

Remember when childhood was all about Mother Frosted Cookies and staying up later than bedtime? Man, those were the days. Today kids lives are so much more complicated, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give them a taste of what we once had. These White Chocolate Covered Apples with Sprinkles are anything but complicated. They’re …

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Old Fashioned Kraft Caramel Apples

When I was a little kid, fall meant a few things I could be sure of: school was starting, it would get cold, pumpkin seeds are best when roasted, and Old Fashioned Kraft Caramel Apples taste better than every other caramel apple out there. Maybe it was sitting there unwrapping the cellophane from the little …

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Chocolate Covered Bacon Potato Chip Treats

If you haven’t latched onto the chocolate covered chips craze yet, you haven’t lived. Really. There’s just something amazing about that salty/sweet/creamy taste that makes being human worth the effort. But I’m here to tell you – even if you’ve tried that, you haven’t lived yet. Not really. Check out this recipe for Chocolate Covered …

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Mason Jar Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I think every family has birthday traditions, and mine is no different. The birthday person always picks their favorite dinner – lasagna for me – and their favorite cake (chocolate on chocolate anything is mine). It’s so predictable in my family that I could actually list off exactly which cake each person would pick, without batting an …

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Snacktastic Yellow Chocolate Minions Cups

My nephew loves yellow. LOVES it. It’s his favorite color, his favorite socks, he even wants a yellow room at some point (but he shares with his brother, so let’s face it – probably not going to happen). So is it any wonder he’s gone completely mad for the Minions in all their bright yellow …

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Dino-Bites Snack Packs + A Free Printable

Sometimes as a parent, it’s easy to feel stretched thin. Everyone always wants something and at the very last minute you find out that you’re supposed to bring the snacks for movie day at preschool tomorrow. Ahhh. Not that I’ve been there. Really. *eye twitch* Well, folks, help is on the way! These Dino-Bites Snack …

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Gluten Free Chicken Sausage Corndog

With kids getting out of school soon, I’m looking forward to all the summer slumber parties and the fun we’ll be having. Part of the fun of slumber parties is having great food for the kids to enjoy, so I planning on serving up these delicious, gluten-free Chicken Sausage Corndogs. What’s awesome about these is …

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Aggression Cookies An Allergy Friendly Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Sometimes you get mad, and that’s totally okay. Sometimes kids get mad, and that’s okay, too. The problem comes when kids can’t figure out how to channel their anger, but this cookie recipe can fix that. So, if you have mad kids, make aggression cookies! I don’t talk about this very often, because we don’t make …

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Minecraft Creeper Chocolate Candy

Kids LOVE Minecraft…and they will LOVE you when you make this Minecraft Creeper Chocolate Candy. Whether for a Minecraft-themed party, or just an afternoon snack this treat is delicious and easy to make. Want more Minecraft fun? Check out these 30 Awesome & Easy Minecraft Party Ideas. Enjoy! What You Need To Make Minecraft Creeper …

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Cinderella Glass Slipper Candy

Bippity Boppity Boo, this Cinderella Glass Slipper candy is just for you! No fairy godmother or royal prince necessary when it comes to these delicious and absolutely adorable chocolate slippers. Any princess would be ecstatic to see these at her party, or as a topper on a cupcake made just for her. And don’t worry about jealous stepsisters…these glass …

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25 Banana Recipes That’ll Make You Sing

I’ve pulled together this awesome list of 25 Banana Recipes That’ll Make You Sing. Now, get out there and cook–followed by a hearty belting of the boom-chika-boom that we all love! Oh, and just in case you’ve forgotten the words, here’s the lyrics for the adorableness that is your music video: “I’m Chiquita banana and …

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Granola Treat Pops

Way too much of my time is spent running around on weekday mornings trying to pull together sack lunches, rush breakfasts and last-minute snacks for the kids. Half the time I end up grabbing something not-s0-yummy off the pantry shelf for them, just to get out the door in time for the school bus. I …

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Spring Time Rice Krispies® Treats

Spring is here and that means all things pastel! To celebrate, we made RICE KRISPIES Treats Easter Eggs with Pop Rocks and Rice Krispies Treats Groovy Tie Dyed Flowers. This time of year is a great time to be cooking in the kitchen with kiddos and since making Rice Krispies Treats is so easy, they’ll get a huge …

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Bring On Summer With These Lime Muddy Buddy Treats

Lime Muddy Buddies are one of my new favorite obsessions! These easy-to-make snacks are great to keep on hand for a tasty treat any time of year, but they simply scream SUMMER IS HERE! So, what are Muddy Buddies? They are simply just Chex cereal which has been coated with a combination of chocolate, powdered …

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25 Harry Potter Snacks

Here are 25 Harry Potter snacks you can make from home! 25 Harry Potter Snacks and Treats I’ve got my witchy priorities straight–I’m starting with Witches Broomstick Candies. Golden Snitch Pops would probably do a bang-up, sell-out job on Quiddich game days! Ok, so you want some meat? No burgers here, but order some Basilisk-dogs. Do it. Hissss. These Cheese …

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On-The-Go Party Dippers With Ranch Dressing {And a Giveaway}

Happy Ranch Dressing Day! Seriously, it’s a holiday, and today we are so happy about working with Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing to celebrate with these On-The Go Ranch Dressing Party Dippers! I am sure if you spend any time over on Pinterest, you’ve seen the salads in a jar, but we wanted a fun kid-friendly way to …

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33 3 Ingredient Simple Snacks and Dips

I love snacky-type foods. They make my world go ’round. I make them at home in place of a meal some nights, just to mix things up (like having breakfast for dinner every once in a while). And these 33 3-Ingredient Snacks and Dips, well, they’re some of my favorites. Three Ingredient Simple Snacks and …

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Gluten Free Quiche Muffins

These Gluten Free Quiche Muffins are the savory, delicious answer to the gluten-free question you didn’t know you were asking! Seriously, they’re that good. To Make Gluten Free Quiche Muffins You Need: 9 large eggs 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup whole milk 3 tbsp fresh herbs (your choice, though basil or parsley have always been my …

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Make Silly Grapefruit Snacks For Kids

I am all about making adorable Valentine gifts that are a little out-of-the-box. And, since February is National Grapefruit month we are celebrating it with these silly Grapefruit Snacks! We had so much fun working with DOLE and Mom It Forward to bring you these. What You Need To Make Silly Grapefruit Snacks: DOLE Red Grapefruit …

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Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones

When I think about baking, cookies and cakes often come to mind. I’m exploring ways to eat healthier even with my baked goods. What I love about this collection of recipes is that they are all super easy to make. It’s totally awesome to get into Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones! Most can …

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Spicy Pepper OREO Cookie Balls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OREOCookieBalls #CollectiveBias We’re getting ready for the Big Game (even though our favorite team lost out on the second round of elimination) and I’ve decided, for a delicious treat, we’re going to have Spicy Pepper OREO Cookie Balls! We …

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Goldfish cracker Pizza An Easy After School Snack

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are that of Totally the Bomb. #GoldfishMix #CollectiveBias Since school has started back after the holidays, I’m in need of some fun, easy snacks. And my daughter came up with a fantastic snack idea that’s both easy, nutritious, and fun–Goldfish cracker Pizza! It’s such …

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Make Store Bought Appetizers Look Authentic

This shop has been compensated by #TaiPeiGoodFortune and #CollectiveBias. All opinions are mine. I don’t know if I’ve ever shared just how much I LOVE Chinese food (like I wanna work at a Chinese restaurant just so I can learn how to cook it!)…And it’s totally like the best balm for all that heavy holiday …

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