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Review: MunchPak

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International Snack Subscription Box

Today’s review is on the MunchPak. It is a snack delivery program that contains snack foods from around the world. We chose a monthly subscription and chose the original box which contains 10+ items. It was the perfect size for use to try everything. 

We didn’t wait long for the box and it was less than $25 dollars for the one that we chose. It was delivered only 3 days after we ordered it. WOW! And there was a variety of snacks from 7 different countries. I loved that they were labeled by country in the box and each of the kids found something that they link. 

Laughs and giggles went around the table along with the foods. I foresee us studying each of the countries that we received foods from in our homeschool program. 

This received a 2-Thumbs up from everyone in our house!!

We can’t wait for next month’s kit. 

International Snack Subscription Box

Fun Summertime Foods… Hummus

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical about HUMMUS… My sister is amazing and for the last 3 years has been trying to get me to even try hummus. It is UGLY and (I think) smells FUNNY. But, then I gave in and now, for the last 6 months we ALWAYS have homemade hummus and pita chips for a snack. Yes, I admit, I was wrong!! It is SO GOOD! Thanks Jen for finally just shoving a chip with hummus down my throat. I am sorry that I acted like a 2 year old and wouldn’t try it.


Hummus and chips is a good snack for kids in the summer-time. We make the chips from scratch along with the hummus… when have I not made anything from scratch!?!?

Since Pita chips and hummus are now a staple in our home, I wanted to share with you how to make BOTH! It would even make a good snack to take on a picnic this summer!!

Hummus is VERY easy!!!


Cilantro Lime Chicken in solar oven
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  1. 4 boneless chicken breasts
  2. 2 green onions, chopped
  3. 1 bundle of cilantro, chopped
  4. 3 limes zested and juiced
  5. 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted or 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  6. 1/4 cup vinegar
  7. 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  1. Wash and add chicken breasts into your solar oven pans.
  2. In a blender, blend together cilantro, lime zest and juice, oil, vinegar and garlic.
  3. Pour the sauce over the chicken.
  4. Top with chopped green onions.
  5. Bake in solar oven for 6-8 hours.
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Our "chunky" hummus
Our “chunky” hummus