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Homemade Healthy Snacks for Children

Homemade Healthy Snacks for Children

All parents want to give the best for their beloved children including snack. For that reason, it is better for you to cook the snack by yourself instead of buying instant snacks. If you think that preparing healthy snack for your children is complicated, you are wrong. In fact, there are several simple healthy snacks you can prepare and they will like it!

Chicken Kabobs with Peanut Sauce

Eating chicken is a common thing and it makes your children bored. On the other hand, eating too much fried chicken or crispy chicken is not good for their health. The option is creating a new menu such as chicken kabob with peanut sauce. You just need to prepare boneless and skinless chicken breast, vegetable oil, and low sodium soy sauce. For the sauce, you have to prepare creamy peanut butter, soy sauce, fresh lime juice, honey, and garlic powder. The taste is good because the chicken is marinated and the chicken kabob is perfect with peanut sauce. The key is choosing fresh ingredients and chicken breast with less fat. They can’t wait to eat this new healthy snack.

Baked Sweet Potatoes Fries

Besides fried chicken, your children also love to eat French fries. Definitely, both of them are unhealthy snack. Instead of doing nothing, you can make healthier snack with similar taste. Just prepare sweet potatoes, olive oil, chili powder, and salt. Cut the sweet potatoes just like French fries or any shape you want. Then, mix all the ingredients and use it to roast the sweet potatoes. Cook this snack in the oven for about 20 or 25 minutes. Season it with a little bit salt and baked sweet potatoes fries is ready to serve. They will like it and forget about French fries.

Tortilla Pizza

Sometimes, your children are whimper because they want to eat pizza. The best way to solve it is by cook it at home. You don’t have to prepare the same pizza. It is great to give something new so they can taste various ingredients. If you have tortilla, just use it for pizza. What you need to prepare is tortilla, salsa and cheddar cheese. Then, you just mount the salsa and cheese at the top of the tortilla and roast it in the oven. It is quick, simple, and cheap. The most important thing is that the pizza is healthier than ordinary pizza. Even, it can be enjoyed for the entire family.

Breadstick

Bread is also their favorite snack. Now, you can also cook healthy breadstick for your beloved children. If you think that it is difficult and takes time to make it, you are wrong. There is simple way to cook healthy breadstick. You may cook it on the weekend and let them help you. Just prepare flour, active dry yeast, salt, warm water, olive oil, sugar, egg yolk, and egg white. Stir flour, yeast, and salt in a bowl. Then, stir also warm water, oil, sugar and egg yolk. You just create it like ordinary bread. When it is ready, you can serve the breadstick to your children and it will be the most delicious snack for their weekend.