5 Healthy Treats Your Kids Will Love

Mar 2


Bindu Pal

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If you want your children eating healthy snacks,5 Healthy Treats Your Kids Will Love Articles you do not have to rely on carrot sticks and celery. Try to cut off desserts and junk food. You can be creative and fun without exhausting much time or effort. Here is a list of 5 healthy snacks your kids will love.

  1. Whole-grain cereal

The vitamins, calcium and fibre found in whole-grain cereal make it a wise and easy choice to keep in your cupboard. Oatmeal is the perfect way to go, flavour it up with raisins or other dried fruits. If your children prefer cold whole-grain cereal, add some milk and fruit, and you have a snack packed with power.

  1. Yogurt

Active live cultures found in yogurt are good bacteria that help to keep your body functioning at its best. Good bacteria prevent the growth of harmful bacteria that cause bacterial diseases and infections. Kids can eat yogurt, and not even know they are eating healthy. You can add some extra nutritional value and taste with berries and granola creating a yogurt parfait.

  1. Frozen grapes

Grapes on their own are a fine treat that kids love, but to put a fun twist on things, take some seedless grapes and freeze them for about 25 minutes. When frozen, they still have that familiar grape flavour but take on a texture that is almost like a sorbet.

  1. Peanut butter rice crispy treats

Peanut butter has plenty of protein and fibre and can make for a nice change of pace from standard rice crispy treats. You can bind it with peanut butter and brown rice syrup instead of marshmallows. Brown rice syrup will keep the kids' blood sugar from rapidly rising because it has a lower glycemic index than marshmallows.

How to make it:

Ingredients -

  • 4 cups crispy rice cereal,
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips,
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown rice syrup

Method -

First, spray cooking spray on an 11x7 or 9x13 pan. Then spray a large mixing bowl with cooking spray. Pour chocolate chips and rice cereal into the mixing bowl and mix it up with your hands. Heat the peanut butter and brown rice syrup in a small saucepan until it bubbles. Pour the crispy rice cereal and chocolate chips into the bubbling mixture and watch as the chocolate melts as you stir it. Quickly spread your mixture into the prepared pan then let cool completely before cutting into squares.

  1. Baked sweet potato fries

Recent studies have shown sweet potatoes' ability to raise our blood levels of vitamin A, and they are a good source of B6, C and folate.

How to make it:

Ingredients -

  • 2 pounds of sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt

Method -

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Cut each sweet potato in half lengthwise, place them flat side down on a cutting board and cut the halves into 1 inch wide wedges. Combine the oil, chilli powder and 1 teaspoon of the salt into a small bowl. Place potatoes on a roasting pan and brush the oil mixture across them. Put the pan in the oven and cook the potatoes, turning once, for 20-25 minutes or until they turn soft. Remove pan from the oven and season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Serve it warm.

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