Monday, November 28, 2005

Simple Yummy Healthy Snacks for Kids

Here's a list to get you through a full month of varied snacking:
(I have a calendar version of this list I'd be happy to email by request)

  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Bread Sticks & Cream Cheese
  • Orange Slices & Jicama Slices (fruit tastes like an apple with potato texture)
  • Rice Cakes & Apple Wedges with Cheese
  • Assorted Raw Veggies and dip (try a new veggie like Sugar Snap Peas or Squash)
  • Celery Sticks With cream cheese or peanut butter
  • Unbuttered Popcorn with sprinkled Parmesan cheese
  • Whole grain/wheat Crackers with cheese or peanut butter
  • Plain yogurt with Fresh fruit
  • Slice Hard-boiled eggs
  • Cooked broccoli with parmesan cheese
  • Finger sandwich with Tuna or chicken salad
  • Raw carrots and glass of natural fruit juice
  • Baked potato with cream cheese or sour cream
  • Popscicle made from Gatorade
  • Sliced pear and banana wheels
  • Cubed cheese and pretzels (String cheese is always fun)
  • Nuts in shell & Glass of natural Fruit juice
  • Soy beans & fresh melon wedge
  • Cold Cuts and cheese
  • Dry unsweetened Whole grain cereal
  • Fruit smoothie ½ c milk/soy milk ¼ c OJ or apple juice ½ banana ½ cup frozen fruit (if fresh fruit add ice)blend until smooth
  • Cubed Sweet potato (Easy-most grocery stores have bags of these in the produce aisles)
  • Natural white cheddar popcorn (Pirate’s Booty is a good brand)

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