Back to school is approaching quickly. When children are well nourished they perform better in school and are more well equipped to fight off disease. However, at times, it can be hard to please those tiny taste buds. Here are a few easy to make, healthy, and kid-friendly snacks that are so yummy that even the pickiest of eaters will be asking for seconds.
Fruit kabobs are a fun and easy snack to make for kids. Try these colorful fruit kabobs by adding your kids’ favorite fruits.
Sugar Free Ice Pops
Store bought ice packs are usually full of sugar. Try an alternative option by making your own. The recipe requires two ingredients, fruit and apple juice -- plus reusable push pop sleeves that you can purchase on Amazon.
Homemade Cheese Snack
Instead of buying savory snacks that are full of yucky preservatives, make your own cheese snacks. With a food processor, a block of cheddar cheese, salt and flour you can make these delicious treats for your kids in less than 30 minutes.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Tacos
Make lunch more fun by adding a twist to the timeless PB&J sandwich. Cut bread into circles and add peanut butter, jelly and your choice of fresh fruit, fold it into a taco and you get yourself a peanut butter and jelly taco.
Sliced Pears with Ricotta Cheese
Pears are a sweet and delicious treat for your little one to eat. Spread each slice with ricotta cheese to add a yummy source of calcium and protein to your child's snack.
Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard boiled eggs are a great source of protein for your kids. Eggs are highly nutritious and provide several vitamins and minerals including vitamin B12 and riboflavin. Furthermore, they’re one of the best food sources of choline, a vitamin that’s necessary for proper brain development.