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Friday, March 4, 2022

6 Healthy Snack Ideas That You Can Easily Make For Your Kids

 Your kids can be an absolute nightmare when it comes to food, and sometimes, you just do not know what to do, so you basically give in and give them the food they demanded, just for them not to be hungry. This is unfortunately rooted in their poor eating habits that you unintentionally created when allowing them to feel the taste of the junk food and get used to it as the top tier of taste. However, nothing is lost since you can trick them into liking some healthier alternatives, and also by including them in meal planning and preparation. This will give them a feeling of importance and they will enjoy the food they prepared. Let’s try this step by step, and let’s begin with snacks. Here are six easy and amazing snack ideas that your children will absolutely adore. 


Peanut Butter and Jam Rolls 

 The taste of peanut butter and strawberry jam is unmatched and everything you need for this is literally a couple of bread slices, creamy peanut butter, and strawberry jam. The procedure is the easiest thing ever. Take your bread slices and cover them with peanut butter, roll it so you get perfect rolls, and secure them with wooden sticks so that the contents of the rolls do not fall out. When you are finished with making your rolls, drizzle them with strawberry jam. This snack is packed with proteins from peanut butter, fibers, and carbohydrates that will give your children energy and promote healthy muscle growth. 

Hot Dog 

 Old, good chap, hot dog. Probably one of the most cherished foods regardless of the occasion. Whether you get it as the pre-game snack or make it as your own snack back home, the taste of this classic will make your taste buds dance. For years, hot dogs were satanized because of their bad reputation of it being fast food. However, hot dogs contain some pretty important nutrients such as proteins as the base of every kind of healthy nutrition, fibers, fats, and carbohydrates. There are numerous ways to make hot dogs, and some of the recipes you can find at https://www.thehotdog.org/, but the classical one is definitely our favorite. Cooked or grilled hot dogs, in a nice, warm bun, drizzled with high-quality mustard, or in a combination with some other condiments will make you remember why you love hot dogs. 

Apples and Peanut Butter 

 This is the yummiest and quickest snack you can serve to your little ones without worrying about the nutritious side. You have fibers and antioxidants in apples, and taste and proteins in peanut butter. All you need to do is to slice your apples and add in some peanut butter and fresh lime juice. You can also make this as a salad by cutting your apples into cubes and adding in some other fruit such as pears, and covered in a generous scoop of peanut butter. 

Fresh Fruit Salad 

 If you're stumped as to what to offer your kids for a snack before dinner and want to avoid all those bags of chips, then fresh fruit salad is the answer. Grab all the fruit you have in your kitchen before it gets spoiled, cut it in the cubes, add in some fresh lime juice, a drizzle of maple syrup, and some mint for an even fresher taste, and enjoy the view of your children being absolutely delighted. If you want to go for some additional taste and creaminess, add a scoop of ice cream. 

Pizza Toast 

 You do not have to go miles for making a perfect pizza, all you need you already have in your kitchen, and there is no possibly faster way of making a perfect pizza taste. All you will need is a couple of toast slices, pizza sauce, shredded cheese, and pepperoni. Cover all the toast slices in pizza sauce, put on the shredded cheese, and pepperoni, and put it in the oven until the cheese is melted and the bread is nice and crispy. Pizza is not famous among healthy food, but prepared like this, has a considerably lower caloric index. 


Chocolate Oat Bites 

 If you are not a fan of baking, these oat bites are a perfect thing for you. The ingredients you will need for this recipe are old-fashioned rolled oats, chopped peanuts, chocolate chips, raisins, melted peanut butter, a tablespoon of honey, and a pinch of salt. Put all the ingredients together and stir until fully combined. Once the mixture is prepared, shape it into small bites and refrigerate before serving.

 It is quite a task to prepare healthy meals and snacks for your children if we bear in mind how demanding they can be when it comes to food. Luckily, today, there are loads of easy and quick recipes that your children will absolutely adore. 







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