3 Quick Snack Ideas For Kids

kids cooking class

Had a great time leading a mini kids cooking class yesterday! The blender was a real hit with the kids! Found some great recipes from Eat Right Ontario – Get Kids In The Kitchen Cooking Contest.

Here are the ones we made yesterday: (Print copy)

Kids Cooking Class Recipes

Almond Butter Spiced Apple
Preparation time: 5 minutes

Makes: 1 serving

Almond butter is another nut option butter that has a rich flavour and source of protein. Look for it where other nut butters are sold. It has a subtle sweetness that tastes great with a tart apple and the zip of cinnamon and nutmeg on top.

Ingredients

  • apple
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL)  almond butter or Wow butter
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL)  ground cinnamon
  • pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

Directions:

1. Cut apple in half and remove core.

2. Spread each half with almond butter and sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Banana Yogurt Jam Wrap Up

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Makes: 1 wrap

This is quick to prepare and kids can have fun mixing the jam and yogurt and rolling up the wrap. Perfect to tuck into your lunch or enjoy after school.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) strawberry jam
  • 1 small whole wheat tortilla
  • 1 small banana

Directions:

1. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt and jam.

2. Spread evenly over tortilla and place banana along edge and roll up. Cut in half to serve.

Berry Smoothie

Ingredients

·       ½ cup frozen berries

·       1 cup milk

Directions:

1. Place ingredients in blender and pulse until smooth. Add more milk if you want a thinner consistency.

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About alittlenutrition

Susan is passionate about teaching others how to achieve optimal health and wellness by taking the confusion out of nutrition and promoting fun ways to stay active. Susan has been a certified fitness instructor for over 8 years and enjoys teaching yoga, pilates, and fitball classes at Elite Fitness and Dance. However, her main interest in nutrition has led her in the direction of becoming a registered dietitian. Susan completed her undergrad in Human Nutritional Science at the University of Manitoba and has recently completed her dietetic internship with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Currently she is now combining her fitness skills with her nutrition knowledge and offering comprehensive nutritional and lifestyle coaching. Prior to becoming a dietitian, Susan worked as a sales executive for a variety of paint manufactures for over 10 years. She created innovative sales initiatives and marketing programs for corporate and independent retails stores. Now with her knowledge of nutrition and her business experience, she helps restaurants and food service operations create healthier meals options for their customers. Susan is highly involved in community health promotion, as she has been appointed to sit on the Recreation and Wellness Commission of Niverville and the Chair person for the South Eastman RHA District Health Advisory Council Western division. She is the co-founder of former the Niverville Active Living and she has put on many community health promotion activities such as: * Lose It For Life - Weight loss / Lifestyle Transformation program * Family Fitness Month…Win A Will Contest * Niverville Fair ~ Smoothie Booth * Community Cholesterol Reduction Challenge * Cooking On A Budget * Couch Potato Race She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba, Dietitians of Canada, Manitoba Fitness Council and the Canadian Obesity Network. In her spare time, Susan enjoys cooking for her family, gardening, photography and being physically active outdoors with her husband and friends.
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One Response to 3 Quick Snack Ideas For Kids

  1. Thank you Susan for sharing the three quick snack ideas for kids.You have mentioned the proper things about healthy kids snacks ,Kids Cooking Class Recipes and its directions and ingredients.This is the proper way to take a snake for kids means what to eat or not to eat because snacks are made of healthy foods for kids.

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