3 Super healthy snack ideas for kids

3 Super healthy snack ideas for kids

It’s hard to find healthy snacks kids will love.  It’s even harder to find kids snacks that are actually nutrient rich, rather than just filling.  Here are three nutrient packed, easy to make and totally yummy to eat snacks that will satisfy you and the kids!

Museli Delight

  • 1 Grated Apple
  • ½ cup raw natural museli
  • ½ cup Pot set natural yoghurt
  • Sprinkle of Cinnamon
  • Teaspoon of Natural Life Bee Pollen

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and flavour with as much or as little cinnamon as your kids like.  This healthy breakfast or snack provides vitamins, minerals and healthy carbohydrates that active kids need for energy and concentration. Add essential amino acids for healthy growth and protein production with a spoonful of Natural LifeÔ Bee Pollen. Bee Pollen will give the museli a slightly sweeter, honey-ish taste. This will serve 1-2 hungry kids – depending on how much your little ones eat!

Superfood Smoothie:

  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup purified water
  • ½- 1 cup frozen blueberries (or mixed berries)
  • A few ice cubes
  • 1 tsp Natural Life Manuka Honey

This delicious lactose-free shake will keep kids coming back for more! It’s full of antioxidants, and provides a good source of medium chain fats, proteins and vitamins plus antiviral and antibacterial properties from the coconut milk. Adding pure Manuka Honey gives an extra health boost with immune and digestive support, as well as that lovely honey flavour!

Bee Pollen Bliss Balls

  • 10-12 medjool dates
  • ¾ - 1 cup almond meal
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • 1 teaspoon of natural vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Malt Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Natural Life Bee Pollen
  • Water or coconut water to moisten as needed

Set aside a portion of the almond meal for rolling. Blend the dates in your food processor to form a thick paste. Add the rest of the nut meal and all other ingredients. You can either continue to blend in your processor or mix by hand at this point.  Use the water or coconut water to moisten the mixture if needed taking care not to add too much (if you do, add more nut meal to thicken the mix). Roll the mixture into small balls, then coat each ball with the nutmeal set aside at the beginning.

These delicious choc-flavoured balls are a sweet chocolate treat with none of the nasty effects of processed sugar or chocolate.  Even better, they are a source of protein and antioxidants. The almond meal delivers vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium, and will also keep you feeling full for a long time!

Try these delicious natural and health-giving recipes for your kids today – I bet you’ll love them too!

 

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