Every parent wants to give their kid the very best start in life. This is because it shapes their characters and helps them develop good habits that help them handle other challenges in life. One of the best things we can do to give them a great start in life is raise them on a healthy diet.
Just because you want them to eat healthy does not mean it has to be tasteless and boring. Here are 5 healthy but incredibly healthy snacks that your kids will absolutely enjoy:
Tasty oat cake snacks
These are a brilliant alternative to traditional cookies, it also doesn’t hurt that oats are more nutritious and pose no threat to your teeth. Oats make a great snack because they are gluten free whole grain snack that is a great source of fibre, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Studies have ascertained that oatmeal aids in lowering blood sugar, healthy weight loss and also significantly reduces the risk of developing heart disease. Additionally, they are extremely filing making them a great energiser for your little goober. Since they are a bit rustic, how about healthy but tasty toppings such as cucumber, peanut butter, cheese and organic honey?
One of the best things we can do to give them a great start in life is raise them on a healthy diet
Celery sticks to cool hunger pangs
Celery is another healthy choice for your kids that kids will love. Additionally, it is a healthy source of beneficial enzymes, antioxidants and a slew of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, Potassium, vitamin B6 and folate. All you have to do is thoroughly wash the celery then chop it up into sticks and then serve it as a spice. Make it fun by adding some spice such as cranberries, raisins and cashew butter.
This is a great snack both for you and your kids. It doesn’t hurt that it is extremely easy to make and very nutritious. Banana rolls are also not too messy also taste great. Doctors refer to bananas as super fruits because they are packed with essential minerals such as B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Folate and Iron. All you have to do is peel the banana then spread a little peanut butter on it evenly. After that roll it up like a tortilla then cut into kid-sized slices. Your little goobers will devour them. To make it more fun sprinkle crushed almonds, flax seeds or something like that on top.
bananas are packed with essential minerals such as B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Folate and Iron
Dried figs and apricots
Dried figs and apricots are a fun and enjoyable fruity snack that is not only satisfying but extremely sweet. Additionally these are bursting with nutrients such as potassium, vitamin A, wonderful antioxidants and most importantly iron. This snack will keep your kids happy and healthy.
This will require a little preparation on your part but the effort is totally worth it. You will make the hummus from chickpeas which are rich in iron, vitamin 6 and folate. You can either use wraps or opt for pita bread.
Chop up fresh vegetables such as lettuce, tomatoes and carrots into small pieces. Throw in a dollop of the humus and some raisins to make the filling tasty yet healthy and fun for the kids.
We hope we gave you some great ideas on making treats that your little goober will love…