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08-11-2010 12:12 AM
Rachel I really like Salad People and Pretend Soup for healthy snack & meal ideas. I sometimes cook with the kids, sometimes not depending on what's going on, but all the food is very kid friendly in my experience.
08-10-2010 01:03 PM
DCMomOf3
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Originally Posted by Lianne View Post
Today I put a slice of bologna (you could use deli meat or small soft tortilla shell) flat on a plate. Then I cut up some cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, cucumbers and grate some cheese. Using these things the kids created silly faces on their piece of bologna. After creating their face they can eat the pieces then create a new one. If they ate their bologna before they were done creating faces then they just made the faces on their plate. This was a huge hit!
I will have to try that one!
08-10-2010 01:01 PM
Lianne Fruit kabobs. I use wooden skewers and put one or two types of fruit on them. I also throw a marshmallow on in the middle as a treat sometimes.

I take graham crackers and spread them with cream cheese then add some sprinkles for fun and serve with a side of fruit.

My kids LOVE smoothies, especially when they help to make them. We throw a banana, some fresh or frozen fruit, plain yogurt, a touch of milk, some ground flax seed then several good handfuls of fresh spinach into the blender. You cannot taste the spinach or flax seed, I promise. If you could *I* would not drink them!

Today I put a slice of bologna (you could use deli meat or small soft tortilla shell) flat on a plate. Then I cut up some cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, cucumbers and grate some cheese. Using these things the kids created silly faces on their piece of bologna. After creating their face they can eat the pieces then create a new one. If they ate their bologna before they were done creating faces then they just made the faces on their plate. This was a huge hit!
08-10-2010 12:34 PM
DCMomOf3 Ladybug apples:
Core a red apple and cut in quarters from top to bottom. 'Glue' two quarters together with peanut butter, set on plate cut side down. 'Glue' rasins to the apple with peanut butter. fix raisins to the top of apple as antennae using straight pretzel sticks.

Frozen bananas:
peel ripe bananas and roll in honey then granola and/or cinnamon. Wrap in foil and freeze unil ready to eat.

Granola Applesauce:
Mix applesauce, cinnamon, crushed pineapple and raisins. Top with granola (whipped cream too if desired).
08-10-2010 12:14 PM
Kenny Im looking for some new/different snacks for my kids! Does anyone have any ideas of some fun but still food program approved snacks? Thanks

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