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Healthy Snacks

​The next time your kids need to refuel, try one of the following quick, healthy snacks:
  • Grains: dry cereal, whole grain crackers, mini rice cakes, sliced bread, mini bagels, graham crackers, whole wheat tortillas
  • Vegetables: veggie “matchsticks” (thin sticks) made from carrots or zucchini, bell pepper rings, cherry tomatoes, steamed broccoli, green beans, sugar peas, avocados
  • Fruits: apple slices, tangerine sections, strawberry halves, bananas, pineapple, kiwi, peach, mango, nectarine, melon, grapes, berries, dried apricots
  • Dairy: low-fat cheese slices or string cheese, mini yogurt cups, fat-free or low-fat milk, low-fat cottage cheese
  • Protein Foods: egg slices or wedges, peanut butter, bean dip, hummus, slices of lean turkey or chicken, shelled pumpkin seeds
  • Great tasting combinations: yogurt topped with diced peaches or berries, whole grain bread with peanut butter and sliced bananas, graham crackers to dip in yogurt

Last updated: 11/12/2012 10:25 AM