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Savory Snacks

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Veggie sticks (carrots, celery, peppers, sugar snap peas, snow peas, broccoli or cauliflower florets, jicama, daikon radish, etc) paired with a healthy dip (like hummus or natural ranch dressing) or any protein are a great option Small handful of nuts or seeds and any raw or cooked veggies Part skim mozzarella stick with carrots or…

Sweet Snacks

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Part-skim mozzerella stick or 1 oz low-fat cheddar with a medium apple Cubed Swiss cheese with berries or small handful dried fruit Apple or pear slices with nut butter Cottage cheese mixed with equal part lightly sweetened yogurt and cinnamon Cottage cheese with berries, apples, peaches, etc, sliced almonds and cinnamon, nutmeg or cardamom Rice/almond/soy/low…

Best Snacks

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Quality snacks with staying power are more like mini-meals than just ‘temporary fillers’. The highly refined “snack foods” on your grocery shelves are pretty much a high-calorie, low-nutrient waste of money. If they’re hungry between meals, kids will usually reach for some kind of carbohydrate ~ so offer them good choices that contain some fiber….