• Healthy Snack Idea list:

     

    **Fresh Fruit to include:  Apples, oranges, Apricot, Banana, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Strawberries, ect..     (Children will be more likely to eat items such as an apple if it is peeled, sliced, and seeded- You             may then soak in OJ and pack in sandwich bag)

    **Fresh Vegetables with low-fat dip.  (Children love to dip)

    **Low fat quick breads such as muffins, banana bread, pumpkin bread

    **Low fat snack mixes made with whole grain cereals

    **Granola or Trail mixes

    **Dried fruits or fruit chips

    **Cheese with crackers

    **Pretzels or seasoned pretzels

    **Popcorn ( low-fat)

    **Graham Crackers

    **Yogurt and Yogurt products

    **Cereal Bars

    **Flavored Bagels

    **Filled Flour tortillas (add ham and cheese, roll and slice)

    **Ice cream

    **Nuts

    **Pita Breads

    **Low-fat Pudding

    **Jell-o or Jell-o with fruit

    **Fig cookies

     

    Healthy Baking Idea list:

     

     

    1cup Butter for baking                      =               1 cup Applesauce

    1 ounce chocolate                               =              3 Tbsp Cocoa

    2 eggs                                                     =              1 egg + 2 egg whites

    Cream in batters or muffins              =              Skim or low fat milk

    Cream Cheese                                      =              Low fat ricotta + Yogurt

    1 cup Sour Cream                               =              1 cup plain yogurt

    1 cup whipped cream                         =              3 stiffly beaten egg whites