Do your kids love chips? Here are a few foods that are a tasty way to satisfy their afternoon craving for a crispy treat. They check all the right boxes: they're nutritious, low-cost, and delicious!
How to make them
After sprinkling the kale chips, chickpeas, or pumpkin seeds with the seasoning of your choice, give them that extra "crispiness" that your kids love by baking in the oven.
If your kids love sweets, they'll adore sugar and cinnamon baked apple chips. Simply spread out some very thin apple slices on a roasting pan, sprinkle brown sugar and a bit of cinnamon on top, and bake in the oven at 230 F° for 90 minutes.
Smoothies are a healthy, affordable snack that can be tailored to any taste. Simply add frozen fruit, milk, yogurt, and a bit of maple syrup in the blender.
Practical tip: To save time and money, make a large batch and freeze the liquid in an ice cube tray. The next morning, simply put a few cubes in a travel mug. Your kid will be able to enjoy a delicious smoothie during their morning recess!
Popcorn is a delicious snack that can be added to a child's lunch box or served at a kids' party. And best of all, it's incredibly inexpensive!
You'll need a pot, vegetable oil, and popcorn kernels. Simply heat the oil in a large pot or saucepan, then add the kernels. Cover and gently stir every now and again until the kernels pop. Season with as much butter, olive oil, and various seasonings as you like!
Seasonings you can combine to your liking:
As you can see, there are tons of healthy options when it comes to snacks. All you have to do is find the ones that your kid will love. Don't be afraid of improvising and to taste test these ideas!
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