If your kids are constantly active and as a result continuously hungry and asking you for snacks, you’ve come to the right place. Simply continue reading to discover a few quick and easy snack recipes that will ensure that your kids are always satiated.
Grilled cheese on toast:
If your kids love cheese, they’ll love snacking on grilled cheese on toast. For a special treat, you may want to cut up rashers of bacon to place on your toast and to cover your rashers with a generous helping of your kids’ favorite cheese for a snack that will put a smile on your kids faces.
Home made guacamole:
If you are keen to get your kids involved in food prep, one snack that they may want to help you prepare is home made guacamole. While you may want to cut your ingredients, your kids may enjoy seasoning your guacamole and helping you mix your guacamole until it has the perfect consistency. If you like getting experimental, instead of eating your delicious home made guacamole with corn chips, you may want to toast pita pockets and to cut them into squares or triangles which your kids can dunk into your finished guacamole. If your kids are a fan of this dish, you can even try making your own home made salsa, which you can use to create nachos at home, in the future.
While you can pop popcorn in your microwave, your kids may enjoy seeing you cook traditional pop corn kernels in a pot on your stove. Especially as they’ll get to hear your pop corn kernels loudly popping. One way to involve your kids in preparing popcorn is to get your kids to season your finished popcorn with herbs and spices such as black pepper, jalapenos and chili flakes. Although if your kids aren’t adventurous when it comes to foods, you may want to stick to plain old salt and butter instead.
In the warm summer months when you’re looking for a way to cool down your kids on a hot summer day, it’s a great idea to fill popsicle molds with flavored yoghurt such as strawberry yoghurt or blueberry yoghurt, which you can then stick into your freezer for a couple of hours. Then when the afternoon comes around, simply take out your frozen yoghurt popsicles to surprise your kids.
Frozen juice popsicles:
Alternatively you can choose to fill your popsicle molds with juice instead. If you would prefer to serve your kids frozen juice popsicles. However, instead of serving orange juice popsicles you may want to experiment with other types of juice instead. Such as mango juice and pineapple juice.
So if you want to ensure that your kids always have new snacks to try out to fuel their active bodies, it’s well worth preparing some of the kid friendly snacks that have been listed above. Especially if your kids are adventurous eaters and love trying new snacks, instead of eating the same old snacks, time and time again.