Monday, May 21, 2012

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids!

Thanks to all who attended the Food Revolution Event on Saturday!  We had a great time!  As promised, here are the Healthy Snack ideas!

Healthy Snack Ideas!
Hummus with sliced veggies or fruit
Sliced apples/pears with almond/cashew/organic peanut butter
Lettuce roll ups with guacamole/salsa/beans/org. corn
Popcorn!  Making sure it’s ORGANIC; otherwise it will be GMO corn.

Fruit Kabobs with yogurt as dip                                  Veggie Kabobs

Make your own popsicles
Orange Cream Popsicles Recipe
2 oranges peeled and cubed                                       2 cups of plain, nonfat organic yogurt 
1 tsp. vanilla
Puree in blender and place in molds.

Blueberry Pops
1 pint fresh blueberries                                                 3 one inch slices of zucchini or cucumber
A few spinach leaves                                                      1 cup of Vanilla almond milk
1 cup of low fat vanilla organic yogurt
Puree in blender and place in molds.

Curious George Slush                    (Be creative with your smoothies)
½ cup natural pineapple-coconut juice (unsweetened)
½ cup water                                                                       1 frozen banana
3 one inch slices of zucchini                                         6 ice cubes
Give the ingredients a ride in the blender.  When smooth, pour and drink!

Crusoe’s South Seas Smoothie
½ cup of almond, hemp or rice milk                         1 cup of lowfat organic blueberry yogurt
¼ cup natural pineapple-coconut juice                   2 one inch slices of cucumber and/or zucchini
2 to 4 ice cubes
Give this all a whirl in the blender.  Serve in tall glasses.  Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut, if you like!

Jumbo’s Delicious Dip
½ cup of almond, cashew or organic peanut butter (room temp.)
½ cup of lowfat plain organic yogurt                        1 tablespoon organic agave
Blend ingredients together and serve with celery, carrots, peppers, sliced apples or pears.

Frozen Yogurt Treats
Place yogurt of choice in plastic bag and snip corner.  Make drops on baking sheet with waxed paper and freeze.  When frozen place in container!

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