healthy kids snack

7 Ingredient Granola Bar Recipe (No Bake)

September 24, 2014
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I was looking for an easy recipe to make for Little D’s kindergarten class.  On Fridays they have fun centers and when I volunteer they put me at the cooking station.  I wanted to pick something he likes so I thought about making homemade granola bars (he used to call them “rolly bars”). But I […]




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Cauliflower Bread Sticks with Marinara Dipping Sauce [Recipe]

May 14, 2013
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I have been seeing recipes with cauliflower used as the base for pizza crust for some time now.  When I spotted this recipe on Super Healthy Kids Facebook Page, I knew I had to try it. It was good!  I put it out along with some other pizzas we were having.  Anna gave it a medium […]




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Brown Crispy Rice Treats [Recipe]

February 15, 2013
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Big A loves Rice Krispies Treats. I remember after having her first one at a friend’s house, she came home declaring they were the best thing ever. I made the regular version, with marshmallows and Rice Krispies, for her end-of-the soccer party but recently decided to try a somewhat healthier version — one with brown […]




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The (Almost) Green Smoothie [Recipe]

October 7, 2011
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In Monday’s weekly meal plan I mentioned how Big A is finally drinking smoothies — we’ve been having them all summer long.  So I wanted to step it up and add something green to the smoothie.  A good way to introduce new foods to a kid, is to include it as part of a food they […]




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Make Your Own Snack Mix [Recipe]

April 12, 2011
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Okay, this a ridiculously easy snack idea. I got inspired by my new cookbook, Delciously Helathy Family Meals from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. And the best news is you can download it for free. For a review of the cookbook see Nutrition Unplugged. But back to the snack mix. I guess I’ve […]




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Celery with Peanut Butter and Raisins [Recipe]

March 14, 2011
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This one was almost too easy that I didn’t post. But then I thought, the easier the better right? I was at my friend Lisa’s months ago when she served this tasty snack. Celery topped with peanut butter and raisins….how cute. And it really makes a great snack because it has a little bit of […]




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Fruit & Veggie Muffins [Recipe]

August 11, 2010
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I like making my own muffins for a variety of reasons: A) they make an easy on-the-go snack B) they are easy to freeze C) they are good vehicle for fruits and veggies D) my kids eat them E) I’ll stop now (let me know your Es in the comments) This recipe comes from Erin […]




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Is Your Kid a “Good” or “Bad” Snacker?

March 9, 2010
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There’s been a lot of news recently about the growing snack habits of kids – and most of it is negative. A recent study published in Health Affairs found that snacking in U.S. children has not only increased from 1989 to 2006, but accounts for more than 27% of total calories (up to 3 snacks […]




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