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Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Articles, For Moms, Mom 2 Mom | 0 comments

Healthy Tasty Snacks

Now that it is almost summertime, you may be wondering what kind of homemade sweet snacks you can make for your kids or grandkids. Mandy has compiled a delicious variety of healthy but tasty goodies for you to try!

 

Seriously delicious (and healthy) Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Recipe yields 3-4 dozen

 

Ingredients:

1/2 cup raw honey (Make sure child is at least 1 year of age)

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1 egg

1 cup oats

1/2 cup granola

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup raisins

1/4 milled flax seed

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix all ingredients, except oats, granola flour, flax, and raisins. Then stir in oats, granola, flour, flax, and raisins. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter onto a cookie sheet. Cook 7-10 minutes, or until light brown.

 

Peanut Butter Protein-Packed Balls

 Recipe yields 3 dozen

 

Ingredients:

1/2 cup honey (Make sure child is at least 1 year of age)

2/3 cup natural peanut butter

1 cup chocolate flavored kid protein powder

3 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal

 

Mix honey, peanut butter, and protein powder together thoroughly. Slowly add rice cereal and stir until mixed. Roll mixture into balls and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

 

Banana Slices

 Ingredients:

banana

peanut butter

milled flax seed

 

Slice bananas and spread natural peanut or almond butter on each slice. Sprinkle with milled flax seed.

 

Banana Ice Cream

 Ingredients:

1 banana

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

 

Freeze a banana and then combine it with 2 tbsp cocoa powder. Blend until smooth & creamy.

 

Easy Energy Balls

 This recipe yields 20 balls:

 

Ingredients:

1 cup oatmeal

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/3 cup honey

1 cup coconut flakes

1/2 cup ground flaxseed

1/2 cup raisins or chocolate chips

1 tsp vanilla

 

Mix ingredients thoroughly.  Chill for 30 minutes. Roll into balls.

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