Healthy Snacks for Kids
Posted in Kid Stuff » That's Tasty on Sunday, March 21, 2010

Healthy Treats

For Kids

 

STUFFED APPLES

 

1 large or medium apple- cored but not peeled

Stuff apple with peanut butter, raisins, wheat germ and drizzle with honey.

Top with coconut or crushed granola

Dig in with a spoon or have fun trying to eat with your hands!

You may wish to microwave the empty cored apple for a few seconds to allow it to soften a bit.

 

This snack will travel well in a lunchbox or to a play date- the stuffing will help stop browning of the apple.

 

APPLE TOPPED WITH BLUEBERRIES AND MUESILI

 

2 large apples, peeled and remove seed- cut into wedges

1 cup frozen blueberries

¾ cup mixed fruit muesli  (crushed if needed for older babies)

2 Tbs maple syrup

3 T butter, melted

Vanilla yogurt to serve (optional) vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt if you want to indulge your toddler

 

Preheat oven to 375F.  Line a baking tray with baking paper.  Lay apple wedges on baking tray and top with blueberries.  Sprinkle muesli over then drizzle with maple syrup and butter.  Bake for 15 minutes or until tops are golden and fruit tender.  Serve apple warm with vanilla yogurt.

 

QUICK-N-EASY SMOOTIE

1 cup 100% nothing added fruit juice

1 cup plain, vanilla, or fruited yogurt (not with fruit on the bottom)

 

Place yogurt and juice in lidded container/cup and shake until mixed well.

Poor into toddlers cup

 

FROZEN BAN-OLA

 

1 medium sized banana- peeled

½ cup crushed granola

Plain or vanilla yogurt

 

Dip banana in your choice of yogurt.  Roll banana in crushed granola. Place in freezer bag and freeze.  May be eaten without freezing.  

 

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