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5 Easy Snacks to Prepare for Kids

  1. Frozen grapes

These delicious treats won’t give your child a brain freeze, not will they hurt their teeth, as grapes remain chewable when frozen. Perfect for little hands, these will sure be a refreshing treat.

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You will need: a handful of seedless grapes, red or green. Yogurt, chia and toothpicks optional.

  1. Wash grapes and place on a paper towel. Pat to dry.
  2. Place cookie sheet or wax paper on plate or tupperware
  3. Place grapes on sheet, leaving space between each grape
  4. Freeze grapes for 3-5 hours
  5. Place the grapes in a ziploc bag or tupperware for a on-the-go snack.
  6. Tip, for extra flavor add toothpick and dip them in yogurt and chia seeds before freezing!

 

  1. Sweet Potato Toast

A great (gluten and vegan free) breakfast idea for kids who are tired of having waffles. Check out these amazing benefits of eating sweet potatoes. 

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You will need: 1 washed sweet potato, not peeled. Bananas, peanut butter, a drizzle of honey, any toppings you may like.

  1. Slice sweet potato into thin wedges
  2. Toast until outside is brown and toasted and inside is warm and soft. Times vary depending on toaster strength
  3. Top with your favorite toppings.

 

  1. Frozen Yogurt Filled Raspberries

One of the easiest snacks out there, this is a great finger snack. Raspberries are super rich in antioxidants and vitamins! 

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You will need: a pack of clean raspberries, yogurt of your liking.

  1. Carefully fill raspberries with yogurt
  2. Place raspberries one by one into plastic tupperware
  3. Freeze for 4-5 hours
  4. Enjoy!

 

  1. Yogurt Bark

Think chocolate bark, except without all the added sugar, if you use free yogurt. Treat your kids to some healthy treats!

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You will need: 2 cups of yogurt of your choice, 5 chopped strawberries, ½ cup blueberries, 3 tablespoons chia seeds

  1. Pour yogurt into freezer proof dish lined with wax paper until ¼ inch thick
  2. Sprinkle strawberry slices, chia seeds and blueberries on top
  3. Freeze overnight
  4. Carefully lift was paper and break yogurt bark apart into pieces
  5. Remove bark from paper and enjoy

 

  1. Baked Apple Chips

This delicious treat is baked, so no fried unhealthy components there!
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You will need: 2 red apples, mandolin slicer, silicone mat, baking sheet

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F
  2. Slice apples as thin as possible, or use a mandolin slicer
  3. Place on silicone mat in a baking sheet/cookie tray
  4. Make sure the apple slice don’t overlap
  5. Bake one side for 1 hour
  6. Flip and bake other side for 1 hour
  7. Remove from oven and let cool.

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