Enjoy some delicious recipes!
Program #842Greenville Health System
Healthy Snacks for Kids(and adults)
• Fruit and Cheese
- Use grapes, berries, and precut fruit to save time
• Fruit with nuts or nut butter (Sunflower butter for nut allergies)
- Make your own to-go pouches of fruit and nuts (kids can help!)
- Ants on a log or Apple "cookies"
• Fruit with a yogurt dip
• Greek Yogurt with 1/4 cup whole grain cereal
• Multigrain tortilla chips with salsa or guacamole
• Veggies with a hummus or yogurt dip
• Fruit/Yogurt smoothies or popsicles (can add a handful of spinach!)
• Whole grain muffins with fruit/veggie purees and nuts
• Air popped popcorn with a handful of nuts
• Whole grain crackers with reduced fat cheese
• Mini whole wheat pita pockets stuffed with veggies and hummus or nut butter and sliced banana
• Mini whole wheat bagel or English muffin topped with low sodium tomato sauce and reduced fat mozzarella cheese (toasted)
• Half of a sandwich (nut butter and all fruit jam, low-sodium/nitrate-free deli meat, or tuna salad)
• Small whole wheat tortilla with veggies, cheese and/or beans
Cocodate Cookies (makes 20 cookies)
Recipe from Weelicious.com
1 banana, chopped
5 medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1/4 cup sesame seeds (can substitute sunflower seeds)
1. Preheat oven to 275° F.
2. Place all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth.
3. Using a small cookie scoop or 1 tablespoon measure, form the dough into balls on a baking sheet and then press down with the palm of your hand to form cookies.
4. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until golden and serve.
*This recipe is Gluten, Nut, Egg, Dairy, and Soy Free.
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