Sunshine Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup baby carrots 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup frozen mango chunks 1 tablespoon honey Directions Measure out ingredients and blend in a blender. Don’t forget to refrigerate the remainder of the ingredients. … Read More


Food Group Parfait

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 4-6 oz. carton low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup fresh or frozen fruit of your choice 4 tablespoons oat O-shaped cereal Sliced almonds or granola (optional) Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Place 2 tablespoons of yogurt into each cup. Add 2 heaping tablespoons of cereal to each cup. Then add 2 … Read More


Yogurt Pops

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 yogurt pop Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) cartons of low-fat yogurt, any flavor 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 tablespoon honey Directions Stir the following ingredients together in a bowl: 1 carton yogurt 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon honey Pour the mixture into the paper cups and put in freezer … Read More


Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 2 roll-ups Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread, crusts removed 2-3 slices of cheese 1/6 cup melted butter Directions Roll each slice of bread flat using a rolling pin Place one slice of cheese onto the bread. Then roll up bread and cheese and secure with toothpick. Brush the outside … Read More


Yo-Fruit

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup canned pineapple chunks, drained 1 banana 1/2 cup grapes 1 kiwi 1 (6-ounce) container low-fat lemon yogurt Nutmeg Directions Have an adult wash, peel, and cut kiwi using a vegetable peeler and knife. Arrange pineapple, kiwi, bananas, and grapes onto your plate. Top with yogurt and sprinkle with nutmeg. … Read More


Whole-Grain Crackers and Cheese

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 3 sandwiches Ingredients 12 whole-grain, baked, or reduced-fat crackers 2 slices of low-fat cheese (American, cheddar, or Swiss) Directions Tear the cheese slices into 3 pieces. Place one piece of cheese between two crackers. Repeat for the remaining cheese and crackers. … Read More


Toss-Up Snack Mix

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup whole-grain corn and rice cereal 1/2 cup dried apples 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup roasted peanuts or soy nuts (for those with nut allergies) Directions Measure each ingredient as follows and place in a baggie: 1/2 cup whole-grain corn and rice cereal 1/4 cup dried apples 1/8 cup … Read More


Peanut Butter Play Dough

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter 1/3 cup non-fat dry milk powder 4 teaspoons honey NOTE: If you have a peanut allergy, substitute peanut butter with soy or almond butter. Directions Mix honey with peanut butter. While stirring, slowly add dry milk powder until a firm dough is formed. Knead onto a … Read More


Snack Bars

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 bar Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut butter or alternative* 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk (optional) 2 tablespoons honey 1 large shredded wheat biscuit or one to two cups of other cereal (low-fat granola, whole-grain cornflakes, shredded wheat squares) Vegetable cooking spray 1/4 cup raisins or nuts, chopped (optional) *A peanut … Read More


Pizza Food Group Funny Face

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 slice Ingredients 1 whole grain English muffin 2 tablespoons of pizza or spaghetti sauce 1/4 cup cup of shredded mozzarella cheese 1/4 green pepper, cut into various sized pieces 1/4 cup cubed ham pieces 2 tablespoons pineapple tidbits Directions Use an English muffin as a base for a funny … Read More


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