5 Creative Ways To Make Healthy After School Snacks. Have fun with your kids while enjoying delicious homemade healthy foods.
I have two kids and when I pick them up from school, they are usually very hungry. When we come back home, they always ask for a snack the minute I step in the front door. They don’t even let me sit down to relax for a few minutes…..no way….they are hungry and they want a snack right away.
It will be easy for me to just grab a bag of chips or a snack bar, but I know it is my responsibility to offer them healthy choices. Offering fruits or nuts is always a good healthy idea, but sometimes they want something different. They don’t want plain “stuff”. They want something creative, fun, and exciting.
So I decided to get some inspiration from the internet and my own previous recipes, and came up with this 5 Creative Ways To Make Healthy After School Snacks list. Preparation and creativity are key for making sure the snacks I feed them are all healthy choices. It doesn’t have to be complicated or take a lot of your time.
We all enjoy these 5 Creative Ways To Make Healthy After School Snacks at home. They are all super easy to make, healthy, fun, and so delicious. I hope I inspire you to try them too.
Remember healthy eating habits are important and they start at home. If you are interested, check out my 5 Tips for Raising Healthy Non-Picky Eaters. It really works for us and my kids eat a great variety of foods.
5 Creative Ways To Make Healthy After School Snacks
Jello is fun and exciting. This easy recipe is lightly sweet, delicious, and the kids will absolutely love it. Use plain Gelatin and make a super creative and healthy after school snack.
Ditch commercial jello containing insane amounts of sugar, aspartame (sugar-free versions), artificial flavors, and preservatives. Make your own and make it healthy.
I cannot think of an easier way to make a healthy snack at home. It only takes a few minutes and you can use your favorite nut butter and toppings. You can even get your kids super excited to make their own sushi. Hint: a few minutes to relax while they make this yummy snack.
Yes, a snack that it actually a vegetable. Use fun popcorn Popcorn Containers and your kids will be so excited. This recipe is so tasty and so easy to make. Just bake the cauliflower florets and you are done. No mess involved and a great snack for the entire family.
If your kids want a little bit more than plain fruit for an after school snack, make fruit pops! You can use different fruits and toppings. Bananas, strawberries and kiwis are our favorite fruits for pops. Cover them in yogurt and chopped nuts, sprinkles, toasted coconut or granola.
Ok yes, kids love cupcakes, brownies and chocolate. This recipe is just perfect for the entire family to enjoy. Guess what? These brownies are made with sweet potato! My kids love these little brownies and they are just perfect for a healthy after school snack.
I really hope you like these 5 Creative Ways To Make Healthy After School Snacks. Teaching our kids to eat real food is the most important thing we can do for their future health.
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