It’s August and we all know what that means, back to school!
Here are a few snacks I think your kiddos (and mine) will love. These will also make the transition from summer to school a little easier!
2 tbsp of Peanut Butter
3 tbsp of Granola
Handful of raisins
This recipe is super simple and so yummy at the same time! To begin remove the core from the apple by taking a knife and cutting in a circle around the stem. Once there is a circle, push out the middle of the apple and the core will be removed. Cut the apples into thick slices to create the “bread” for the sandwich. Spread the peanut butter generously on the apple slices, and coat it with granola and raisins on top. Then place the other apple slice on top, press lightly and voila! Trust me, they will love it!
Banana and Strawberry Kabobs
Handful of Strawberries
Skewer (or straw for the little ones)
Cut bananas into slices, the thickness is all up to you. Take a handful of strawberries, and again the amount and thickness is to your preference. Take a skewer and place them, each one after the other, and there you have it! You can even pack in a small container with some Nutella so they can dip the fruits in it. So delicious!
4 flour tortillas
1 cup of your cheese preference
4 tbsp of butter
This Mexican dish will make your kids think it’s still summer. Make sure you have sufficient counter space to pre-make the tortillas before laying them on the skillet. Lay the tortilla flat and sprinkle your desired cheese on half of each tortilla. After the cheese is placed fold the tortilla into a half-moon. Warm the skillet on low heat, and add a tablespoon of butter. Make sure to spread the butter all over. Add the tortilla to the skillet and cook until lightly brown, keep an eye on it because it will cook quickly and you don’t want it to burn. With a spatula check to see if the bottom is lightly brown, if so, flip and cook the other side until golden brown. Make sure the cheese on the inside is gooey, that is what makes it so delicious. Once they are done, you can pack some sliced lime, guac, and refried beans on the side so they can add these to the top of the quesadilla.
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup of almond butter or peanut butter
1/2 cup of chocolate chips
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
This snack is so easy and fun to eat, plus it’s so good. Your kids can make great little helpers for this project; they will get their hands dirty and they will love it. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Grab a spoon full and with your hands create a ball and place on a baking sheet. Freeze until they are lightly firmed, this can take about an hour so you can place a timer. Once the timer goes off they are done. I love this because they are so quick to make.
These are some easy snacks to make for your kids this school season. Do you have any recipes you’ve made for your kids? If so, tweet me at @MichelleYarn, I would love to hear about them!