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7 Summer Snacks for Energetic Kids!
We all remember the days when we would refuse to eat the fruits or vegetables that our parents asked us to. Now, many of us are experiencing the same challenges with our own children!
It’s no wonder that they do!
We all know that children burn off a lot of energy throughout the day, especially during the summer months, making it even more important for them to get the nutrients they need!
A healthy and balanced diet can directly impact their energy levels and strengthen their immune system when they’re outdoors.
To help you tackle snack times and provide healthy alternatives for your children, we’ve put together a list of snacks that are fun and super tasty!
A clever twist on a classic comfort food; watermelon pizza is a perfect summer snack for kids. Watermelon contains 92% water and is packed with vitamins and antioxidants. Coupled with other fruits and yogurt, you can have a fun, delicious, and juicy snack that’s perfect for all ages.
Ready to whip up a watermelon pizza? Check out the full recipe.
Kids Confetti Party Breakfast Bowl
Make breakfast easy by preparing it the night before! Made with yogurt, whole oats, your choice of fruit, and Complete by Juice Plus+ Vanilla shake mix, it’s sure to be a healthy breakfast option that everyone will love. What is even better is that it’s so easy to make!
Frozen Fruit Squares
A healthy alternative to bread and a great way to incorporate protein and dairy into any child’s diet are Frozen fruit sandwiches! Last minute road trip?
Quick to prepare and easy to serve, these frozen bars are a great way to pack protein and fiber into your kids’ routine. Freeze overnight for a sweet breakfast treat!
Looking for a new twist to mini sandwiches? We have the full recipe here.
Rainbow fruit popsicles are a refreshing and healthy summer snack for your kids to fight off the heat. They’re natural popsicles with no artificial colouring, which means your kids get all the nutrients they need from whole fruits.
Add some colour to your child’s diet by trying out the recipe!
Home-made Fruit Roll-Ups
With this delicious recipe, your children won’t even ask for store-bought fruit roll-ups when you take them grocery shopping!
Would you like to hear the best thing about them?
They’re made 100% from fruit and don’t include any artificial flavours. Grab a rolling pin and roll out these snacks! You can find the full recipe here.
Vegetables Your Kids Will Eat! (promise)
Children love the sound of biting into a crunchy snack, but if you would like to leave the potato chips behind, there are three easy recipes that you can try that will have your kids asking for more!
Kale chips, roasted broccoli, and cauliflower cheese bites are easy to make and a fan favourite.
Chewables- You Know the Drill!
The summer months tend to fly by because they are filled with activities, day camps, and vacations to the cottage.
On days when it’s tough to find the time to make a healthy snack, we’ve got you covered!
Our JuicePlus+ whole food based chewables incorporate seventeen different fruits, vegetables, and grains into a tasty snack. These are particularly convenient if your children tend to be picky eaters, as they provide all the necessary nutrients your child needs every single day, and contain zero artificial flavours and colours.
They’re also 100% vegetarian and are only made with all-natural sweeteners!
Now that we’ve equipped you with the best healthy recipes for your kids, you can enjoy your summer without the added stress of what to feed them!
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