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5 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Outside of fresh fruit, trail mix, nuts & seeds, popcorn and pretzels, there are plenty of other healthy snacks that are quick and easy to make for your kids.

Here are five healthy ones your kids will love.....

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Donut Holes No bake/fry (raw vegan)

by Recipe adapted from Ani Phyo's book, Ani's Raw Food Kitchen

Prep Time: 5

Keywords: vegan

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ raw almonds
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried pineapple, chopped (it's ok to skip this step if you don't have dried pineapple)
  • 1 cup Medjool dates (or any other dates available)
  • 1/3 cup plus ¼ shredded coconut

Instructions

In food processor, place almonds, salt, and vanilla. Process into a fine powder. Slowly add chopped pineapple and dates mixing well. Place in a large bowl. Mix in 1/3 cup shredded coconut.

To serve, use your hands or an ice cream scooper to form donut holes. Roll holes in ¼ cup shredded coconut.

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Purple Dinosaur Smoothie

by Brown Vegan

Keywords: breakfast dessert snack vegan

Ingredients (Serves 3 kids)

  • 2 cups soy or almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 frozen banana, peeled
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

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Simple Kale Chips

by Brown Vegan

Keywords: bake vegan

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of curly kale, washed, de-stemed and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven at 350º

In a large bowl, toss kale with olive oil and salt until evenly coated.

Spread a 1/3 of the kale on a baking sheet in a single layer, being sure not to overcrowd the pan.

Roast for about 10 minutes (or until crispy), checking to make sure it doesn't burn.

Repeat with the remaining kale (a 1/3 at a time) and sprinkle with nutritional yeast.

Enjoy!

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Mango Frozen Yogurt-3 Ingredients

by Brown Vegan

Prep Time: 5

Keywords: dessert vegan sugar-free

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 3 large mangoes, ripe
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (the one in the carton-not the can) or other plant-based milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Instructions

Remove the skin from the mangoes and chop into cubes. Freeze for about an hour.

Place all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth.

Serve immediately or freeze for later.

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Chocolate Pudding

by Brown Vegan

Prep Time: 10

Keywords: dessert vegan

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 5 avocados-peeled & pitted
  • 1 cup of raw cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of agave syrup
  • 1 cup of almond milk (you may want to start with 1/2 cup and increase as needed)

Instructions

Add all ingredients into a blender and mix well. Add a little more almond milk (1 tbsp at a time) if your blender needs help combining the ingredients.

Eat immediately or serve chilled a few hours later.

Best if enjoyed within 24 hours

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