Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Healthy After School Snack Ideas

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests these no-cook healthy snacks:
  • Make a frozen treat by dipping a peeled banana in yogurt, rolling it in crushed cereal and then freezing.
  • Shake up a fruit smoothie by combining a half cup each of low-fat yogurt and chilled 100 percent fruit juice in a container with a lid, and then shake.
  • Use fun-shaped cookie cutters (like dinosaurs, stars or hearts) to cut out sandwiches made with lean meat, low-fat cheese and whole-grain bread.
  • In a bowl, mix peanut butter with cornflakes or bran flakes, and then roll into balls. Roll the balls in crushed graham crackers to make tasty peanut butter balls.

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