Kid-Friendly Solutions: After School Snack Attack
Make it easy for your child to make smart snack
choices. Try packing these snacks in lunchboxes, and keep a few
available for after school snack attacks.
simple snack of cheese and crackers, with reduced-fat cheese and
whole-grain crackers, is always a hit.
Popcorn is delicious, crunchy and filling. Pop
your own, and skip the butter, or try reduced fat microwave
Soup is another great snack for after school,
and a good way to hear about your children's day while they sip
Dried fruit is a sweet, high-fiber snack for
kids and adults alike. Just be sure to check the nutrition
content. Some dried fruits (like banana chips) can be high in
Snacks like pretzels and crackers are delicious
options when kids are craving something crunchy.
Try spreading some low-fat cream cheese on a
tortilla, fill it with fresh veggies and salsa, roll it up, and
cut it into snack-size pieces.
Cut up fresh fruit into chunks and set it out
with a small bowl of vanilla yogurt for dipping.
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