Body Building Snack Stack

Ingredients Whole-wheat crackers 1 avocado, mashed 1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoons minced parsley, cilantro, or dill Lean ham or turkey deli meat Apple, sliced Low-fat cheese Directions Place whole-wheat crackers on a plate. Combine the mashed avocado, juice, cumin, and the parsley, cilantro, or dill together in a bowl. … Read More

Trail Mix

Ingredients Whole-wheat or corn square cereal Oat O-shaped cereal Pretzels Small animal-shaped cookies Raisins NOTE: Other cereals and dried fruits could be used for this trail mix. Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Put some of each food in a small bowl. Take one spoonful from each bowl and place in a baggie. Shake the baggie … Read More

Food Group Funny Face

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 cracker Ingredients 1 square graham cracker 1 tablespoon peanut butter 3 or 4 raisins 1 tablespoon shredded low-fat cheddar cheese 2 large green peas 1 grape Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Spread peanut butter on cracker. Sprinkle grated cheese at top of cracker for hair. Place raisins on cracker … 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

Mini Martian Muffins

Makes 28 servings Serving Size: 2 mini muffins Ingredients 2 eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 2 medium zucchini, grated Choose 2 of … Read More

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup strawberries 1 banana 1 kiwifruit 1 Granny Smith apple (with peel) 1/2 cup sugar, divided 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 whole-wheat tortillas Vegetable cooking spray Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash strawberries and remove stems. Chop into small pieces on cutting … Read More

Fruit Combo with Lava Sauce

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel 2 teaspoons corn starch 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks or canned tidbits 1 cup each: bananas, kiwifruit, and grapes, cut into bite-sized pieces Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Combine pineapple juice, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, … Read More


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

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