Healthy snacks your kids will love

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

KID APPROVED GREEN SMOOTHIE

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 5 mins

TOTAL TIME: 10 mins

Serves: 2-3

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups water/ 1 bottle of unsweetend kombucha

1 head organic romaine lettuce, chopped

3 to 4 stalks organic celery

1/2 head of a large bunch or 3/4 of a small bunch of spinach

1 organic apple, cored and chopped

1 organic pear, cored and chopped

1 organic banana or frozen banana for creaminess

Juice of 1/2 fresh organic lemon

Optional: 1/3 bunch organic cilantro (stems OK) and 1/3 bunch organic parsley (stems OK)

INSTRUCTIONS

Add water and chopped head of romaine to blender. Blend at a low speed until smooth.

Add spinach, celery, apple, and pear, and blend at high speed.

Add cilantro and parsley (which help chelate heavy metals from your body).

Finish with banana and lemon.

 

PROTEIN PUPPY CHOW

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 5 mins

TOTAL TIME: 10 mins

Serves: 10

INGREDIENTS

3 oz vegan dark chocolate chips

1/4 cup nut butter of choice (peanut, almond, sunflower)

2T Honey

1 1/2 Tbsp Coconut oil

1 tsp Vanilla extract

4 1/2 cups Rice Chex cereal

1 Cup protein powder

INSTRUCTIONS

In a large, microwave safe bowl melt the vanilla, chocolate, nut butter, honey and coconut oil. Stir the cereal into the melted chocolate mixture until each piece is well coated in chocolate.

Place the protein powder into a large, zip-loc bag and then scoop the cereal into the bag.

Seal the bag and shake around until the protein powder evenly coats the cereal.

 

PROTEIN POWER BALLS

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 15 mins (if you count the refrigerator)

TOTAL TIME: 20 mins

Serves: about 12-18 balls

INGREDIENTS

1 cup quick oats

1 cup protein powder

1/2 cup nut butter of choice (peanut, almond, sunflower)

3 T ground flax seed

1/4 cup honey

3 oz vegan dark chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

Mix all the ingredients together either in a mixing bowl with a spoon.

Place mixture in refrigerator for about 15 minutes, or until chilled enough to roll into balls without being too sticky.

Roll into balls and place on a piece of parchment paper on a plate and place in refrigerator, until set.

Can now place balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator and try not to eat them all at once

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.