Fun snacks to get you through the day

Do you ever feel like you need some yummy snack ideas? Here they are – cooked up by Frankie and Avery!

Stacy’s Chips with Hummus

Tip: Use cinnamon chips for a new taste.

Fun Fact: Hummus is made from chickpeas/garbanzo beans.

Carrot sticks with Ranch Dressing

Tip: Use baby carrots (easier to chew).

Fun Fact: Carrots are good for your eyes.

Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Chips and/or Granola

Tip: Mix the chocolate chips around to get them in every spoonful.

Fun Fact: Chocolate is made from cacao beans.

Apple Slices with Cinnamon Sugar

Tip: Instead of cinnamon sugar, you can use caramel, and at home (we are a nut free school) you can use peanut butter.

Fun Fact: Apple trees take four to five years to grow their first fruit.

Banana Slices with Crackers

Tip: Use graham crackers and make a sandwich with banana slices.

Fun Fact: Bananas, apples, and watermelons all float in water.

Make Your Own Trail Mix (without nuts)

Tip: You can use different types of cereal, pretzels, chips, granola, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and anything else you find in your pantry to make this. Shake it all up in a Ziploc bag.

Fun Fact: Trail mix has been eaten by Native Americans for thousands of years.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Tip: You can also use sunflower seeds. Sprinkle with salt or cinnamon for another taste.

Fun Fact: Pumpkin seeds are a good source of protein.

 

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