Red Apple Reading Magazine August-September 2016 - Page 6

W W W. R E D A P P L E R E A D I N G . C O M DINNER AND A BOOK If your nights are as busy as mine are lately, a quick evening meal is a necessity. You can put together these yummy pineapple and sausage skewers in no time with the kiddos; and while you have the skewers out on the barbecue you can build strawberry brownie kababs for dessert! Glazed Pineapple and Sausage Skewers These yummy kabobs are just the right meal to serve up hot off the grill. The kids will love to thread the sausage and pineapple chunks on skewers (with adult supervision please!) and mom or dad can grill them up in no time flat! Brush on the delicious honey and pineapple glaze and your family has a tasty grill goody from Foody Schmoody! Strawberry Brownie Kababs If you’re looking for a quick and fun treat, then these sweet dessert kababs from Awesome Food Recipes are perfect! Made with fresh strawberries, these fruit skewers are a delicious way to wrap up a family meal! Add brownie bites and marshmallows, drizzle with chocolate sauce, and your dessert kabobs are complete! First Day Jitters Your little one’s thoughts might be turning toward school with the first day just around the corner. With that in mind, this month’s book pick is First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg. Sarah Jane Hartwell is not at all excited about starting a new school; she’s sure it will be terrible. With a bit of coaxing, Mr. Hartwell eventually gets Sarah Jane out of bed and off to school. Kids are sure to laugh when the surprise ending is revealed! Memories of this story will help put a smile on your kiddo’s face if she wakes up a little nervous on her first day back to school. 6