Posts tagged nutritious snack
Chickpea Muffins

My chickpea muffins are simple, made with minimal ingredients, and a great way to get some extra nutrition into your child’s daily intake. Some of the nutritional benefits of chick peas include protein, fiber, folate and manganese! Have you tried adding chickpeas to your muffins?

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Have zucchini on hand?  How about chocolate chips?  It's time for chocolate chip zucchini muffins!  These were on the menu for bedtime snack, and you can bet they will be in our snack rotation again!  If you make them, don't forget to save some for yourself! 

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DIY Date and Oat Balls

I love DIY meals and snacks. In my mind, a DIY snack is one in which everyone gets to create their own version of the food item that’s on the menu. These date and oat balls are easy to make, nutritious, and even young toddlers can participate. I made a date and oat slurry in the food processor, and then provide some optional mix-ins for my kiddos prior to rolling these into a ball. It’s a fun sensory and fine motor activity as well: little hands are able to touch the sticky mixture and work on rolling that mixture into a ball!

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