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Fun Summer Snack Ideas

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Summer is just around the corner and soon the summer adventures will begin. Bring along a fun and healthy snack that your kids will love.  Let them help you make it – this will allow them to choose their favorites and you know they’ll eat it. Make it fun and tasty – use the fruits and veggies they like most and use them to design a fun snack!waffle fruit cone

  • Fruit Cones – Let the kids fill waffle cones with the fruit they like inside, cover with saran wrap and pack in a cooler. This gives your little ones a fun snack that they’ll love!  Or add a little light whip cream to the top and you’ve got yourself a healthy dessert option for the whole family!
  • Mini Gold Fish Pizzas – Take a slice of bread and use a cookie cutter to cut the bread into a fish shape (or the shape of the cookie cutter) and make your own pizza! Bake at 350 for 10 minutes! This is a great opportunity to add some carrot red or orange peppers to make Nemo!      
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Apple Rings – Slice your favorite apple and cut out the core leaving you with an apple ring. Here’s the best part – spread with Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread (or any spread your family enjoys) and top with granola.  These go great with school lunches and are great summer snacks!

Have an idea to share? Leave your favorite snack recipe in our comments section!

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