Healthy Back to School Snacks
Busy parents are always on the lookout for simple yet healthful ways to feed their kids. Fortunately, we here at KLOVE understand your concerns which is why we asked celebrity nutritionist, author and chef Christine Avanti for her recommendations. Below are Christine’s suggestions for healthy back to school snacks.
Bake blueberry muffins using organic apple sauce instead of refined white sugar and butter. (http://www.christineavanti.com/Healthy-Recipe-Intro.php)
PB&J on mini bagels, whole wheat crackers or rice cakes - made with natural peanut butter and no sugar all natural fruit preserves.
Greek yogurt granola parfait made with low sugar or homemade granola.
Whole Wheat Bagel dipped into Fruity Cream Cheese -cream cheese mixed with organic fruit spread and fresh fruit.”
Honey Almond Popcorn Globes -only 64 calories!! (http://www.christineavanti.com/Healthy-Recipe-Intro.php)
Quick grab and go snacks:
Fruitabu all organic fruit leather (made by Kashi-no high fructose corn syrup)
Baby Bel cheese
hummus dip with celery, carrot and cucumbers, zucchini and red bell pepper slices instead of greasy potato chips
organic juice boxes made with real juice instead of juice made from concentrate and high fructose corn syrup
Hummus with veggies
Sliced fresh fruit
Yogurt fruit parfait
Listen to Christine discuss healthy after school snacks: part 1 & part 2