5 After School Snack Ideas Your Kids Will Rave About

Healthier After School Snack Ideas After school snacks should be fun for your kids to eat and easy for you to make! When your kids run in the door from school and say “What’s for snack!” and settle into the routine of homework and snack-time– it’s easy to draw a blank and reach for the box of granola bars or pre-packaged snacks. Unfortunately, most of these are just loaded with extra sugar. A high daily intake of sugar is associated with many of the chronic diseases that older adults and some children are now struggling with. What’s the solution? Let’s …

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Pumpkin Granola

Years ago, I discovered granola in the bulk section of my favorite health food store. Our entire family fell in love with it. Until, I read the label and noticed the atrocious amount of sugar present in my store-bought granola! I quickly set out to create my own granola recipe that the entire family would love. This one is a fantastic basic granola recipe. The pumpkin does not add any flavor, but instead allows us to cut back on the amount of oil used in the recipe while adding the nutritional wallop that pumpkin brings to the table. Cooking at …

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Greek Yogurt Bowl

A former ice­ cream junkie, I created this greek yogurt bowl to satisfy my sweet tooth. Now, instead of the ice cream ­­I experiment with different delicious toppings for my greek yogurt bowl! I hope you will enjoy it as much as we do in our home. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Greek Yogurt Bowl This is a quick and easy snack—if you use frozen fruit—it will freeze the yogurt and you’ll have some instant healthy Greek fro-yo!  Prep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 1 Person Calories: 386kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 cup greek yogurt (0% or 2%)1 …

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Cinnamon Granola

Making your own granola is easy and rewarding. Start with a basic recipe and adapt it to make it your own. Read the notes section at the end for suggestions. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Cinnamon Granola I started making my own granola when I realized how much sugar is in the store bought granola. It is easy to make your own homemade granola. You get to control how much sugar is added and sneak in some healthy ingredients such as chia seeds! Prep Time30 minsCook Time1 minTotal Time31 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 20 People Calories: 120kcal Author: Tara …