2 Nutritious and easy healthy snacks for kids


Take a look at 2 wonderfully nutritious and easy healthy snacks recipe for kids! These mini-meal-snacks are high on everything that your child needs 🙂

Snacking and kids go hand-in-hand. But, not all snacks can be good for kids health. So for that extra energy boost, include a nutritious and a delicious snack in your kid’s daily diet chart. Pack it for school as a mini kids meal (over and above the regular lunch tiffin) so that they can have it on their way to school or serve it in the evening as soon as they wake up from their afternoon naptime.Snacks for kids 05

Just remember: As a parent, you have got the power to make easy homemade snacks. So, here are 2 wonderful healthy delicious snacks that are neither too sugary nor too salty. Try them out today and tell us how was your experience! Mommas and daddies, toss out the junk food and make your kids’ snack time fun and healthy again 🙂

1. Frozen Fruity Cup Recipe

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Time: 15mins
  • Difficulty: very easy
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of frozen peaches (fresh, chopped into large chunks)
  • 2 oranges (fresh, drained)
  • 1 Mango (fresh, chopped)
  • 2 cups of strawberries (fresh and diced)
  • A few chunks of pineapple (from the can or fresh, drained)
  • 4 medium firm bananas (chopped into chunks)
  • 1 small cup of pineapple-orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • Some lemon juice

PreparationMix all the fruits, that is the peaches, oranges, pineapple, mangoes, strawberries, bananas, juice concentrate and lemon juice in a bowl and mix until combined. Place in small disposable plastic cups or cute little mason jars and cover with plastic wrap or foil. Freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 45 minutes before serving. The extra bit can be saved for later as a special treat or a reward 😉

Tip: Add a few leaves of mint and a cherry for garnishing. A decorative feeding spoon by the side can add humor!

2. Corn Salad Snack Recipe

  • Servings: 2-3
  • Time: 15mins
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 4 ears corn
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber (chopped, optional)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut into small dice)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into small dice)
  • Handful fresh cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Some lemon juice
  • Rock salt and freshly ground black pepper

PreparationShave the corn off the cob, wash it and boil it for 10 minutes. Now, drain off the water and let is cool by placing it in a bowl. Add the onions, bell peppers, tomato, cucumber, and cilantro for a good mix. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice and a pinch of salt and pepper. Dress the corn with the mixture, adding additional salt and pepper if required.

Tip: You can replace the corn with kidney beans (boiled) and add a spoon of mayo for a yummy bean salad!Snacks for kids 08

Disclaimer: If you have any doubts related to specific food allergies, please do consult your pediatrician before introducing these easy healthy snacks to your child. 

 

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