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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Cheesy, Healthy & Fun

There are combination celebrations that just don't seem to go together but then, of course, they really are not designated for that particular purpose in mind. Then, upon occasion, a couple just seem to be meant for each other. Such could possibly be case for the upcoming foodie day for when do kids not like cheese, even when they know it is good for them!

April 17... 
National Cheese Ball Day
(Many sites on the Web report Healthy Kids Day's - a YMCA initiative - celebration as April 30. Celebrate today. Celebrate then. Celebrate twice.)
 Hedgehog Cheese Ball Recipe

Baby Chick Cheese Balls Recipe

Pepperoni Pizza Football Cheeseball Recipe
The photos are probably not what you expected to see as images representative of cheese balls. Just think in terms of something to serve kids as a healthy snack. Or, perhaps, a little something different for party h'orderves.
 A Bit of Cheese Ball History...
According to legend, a man named Elisha Brown Jr. pressed the first cheese ball at his farm in 1801. It weighed 1,235 pounds! He presented it as a gift to President Thomas Jefferson at the White House. How fascinating!
Of course, the cheese balls are not limited to being just for kids...

Bacon-Broccoli Cheese Ball Recipe

Pizza Cheeseball
1 of 6 Amazing Cheeseball Recipes

Pistachio Cheeseball Recipe 
Hawaiian Cheese Ball Recipe
Just one of nearly 200 on Pinterest...