Every Thursday in The Feed Kevin talks to Kallie from ButFirstCoffee Blog.com about all things parenting and mom life. Now that they kids are home from school for the summer that means snacking around the clock. This week Kallie has some great, fun food ideas to make at home with your kids.
KALLIE’S FUN SNACKS WITH KIDS
POPSICLES: I love having a set of popsicle molds, they are SO easy to make and the kids love them plus you can make them healthier adding chia seeds, sweetening with dates and even throwing some greens in! My best tip is use a pineapple or banana base, they are a good strong flavor. My go to is banana, pineapple, one date, chai seeds, and coconut milk.
FRUIT PIZZA: You bake sugar cookies (either individual or make one big one like a pizza) then when cooled you’ll frost it with a cream cheese frosting (my easy go to for this recipe is 1 block of softened cream cheese, 1/2 a tub of cool whip and about a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and you can add a little vanilla extract, then you’ll use chopped fruits as your toppings, kids love making these.
OVERNIGHT OATS: I love making a couple of these to keep in the fridge and great for summer break because it’s quick and fillling, you can google ALL kinds of recipes but basically it’s quick oats and you fully submerge in your milk of choice, I like almond or hemp milk because it has a nutty flavor. Then you can have so much fun with this, add different sweeteners like ample syrup, brown sugar or honey, mix in cinnamon or vanilla extract, add cut up fruit, dried fruit, mini chocolate chips, coconut flakes, really the options are endless and you can really customize it to your kid’s preferences.
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