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Jan 17, 2013

let's eat SNACK ATTACK!

20 Delicious Snacks for even your pickiest eaters!

"Mommy I'm hungry, can I have a snack?" Here's my list of great afternoon (or mid-morning) snacks that are simple, quick, and yes yummy. Please make sure to check first to see if they are age-appropriate. AND yes most can be modified to Gluten-Free. Substitute crackers and graham crackers for GF crackers, flour tortillas for corn tortillas, and butter for coconut oil from Trader Joe's (or costco if you have a membership). Feel free to sit with your kiddos at the table and read a Bible story to them about food, too. Like when Jesus fed 5,000 with fish and bread :)

Magic Wands
Little Dippers: Cut an apple into wedges. Stick a toothpick in each piece, dip in nut butter, and roll in crushed peanuts or sliced almonds.

Top This: Spread a dollop of blueberry yogurt on a graham cracker and top with banana slices, dried cranberries, and mini-chocolate chips.

Twist it Up: Mix 1/2 cup melted butter with 1/2 cup sugar and 2tsp. cinnamon. Toss to coat one 16oz. bag of mini-pretzels and an 8-oz. bag of nuts. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.*make ahead and divide into snack bags.

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