Kids snacks for evening

Healthy evening snacks for kids

As summer is approaching, kids look forward to eat something yummy during evening hours. Prepare healthy evening snacks that kids love.

1. Easy Ants on A Log Recipe

A. Raisins log

Ingredient: Celery 2 inch pieces, peanut butter, raisins
How to prepare: Spread peanut butter on recessed side of celery. Place raisins on top of peanut butter as shows in image.

B. Cherry tomato log
Ingredients: Celery 2 inch pieces, guacamole, small cherry tomatoes
How to prepare: Spread guacamole on recessed side of celery. Place cherry tomatoes on top of guacamole

C. Hummus log
Ingredients: Celery 2 inch pieces, hummus, nuts/cheese/fruit pieces
How to prepare: Spread hummus on recessed side of celery, place nuts/cheese/fruit pieces on top of hummus

2. Salads:

Healthy salads for kids

A. Pasta with baby spinach:
Ingredients: Pasta, onion, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, parmesan, grape tomatoes (halved), baby spinach
How to prepare?
Cook pasta with salt. Drain water. In a mixing bowl place cut onion and garlic. Add olive oil. Add pasta and toss. Now add baby spinach and tomatoes, mix using a spatula and add salt and pepper. At the end sprinkle some parmesan that kids like

B. Veggie pasta with veggies
Ingredients: Veggie pasta, sliced cucumbers, paneer mixed beans, black olives, salt, olive oil, black pepper, lime juice
How to prepare?
Cook pasta with salt, drain and rinse using cold water. In a large bowl place tofu, add olive oil and mix. Now add cooked veggie pasta, salt, pepper and lime juice (1 tsp). Toss and mix well.

C. Fruit salad:
Ingredients: 2 small oranges, 1 dragon fruit, pineapple chopped, cantaloupe, honeydew, kiwis, pomegranate seeds, lime juice, honey, feta cheese and salt
How to prepare?
In a cup whisk honey, lime juice and salt. Keep aside. Peel oranges and cut other fruits to bite sizes – amount you decide. Place all cut fruits in a medium size bowl and add the honey lime juice mix. Mix fruits with honey mix. Add feta cheese over the top. Serve to kids.

Bread sandwich for kids

3. Bread snacks

A. Capsicum corn cheese toast
Ingredients: Bread slices, onion, capsicum, corn tomato ketchup, butter, cheese
How to prepare?
Apply butter on bread slices on one side. In a bowl mix finely chopped onion, corn and capsicum. Mix and apply this on bread slices. Now add big dollops of tomato ketchup on top of vegetables followed by grated cheese. In a pan or grill place the bread slices on medium heat. Once the cheese melts remove the bread and cut the slices diagonally into two.

B. Bread pizza:
Ingredients: Bread slices, onion, capsicum, black olives, feta or mozzarella cheese, corn kernels, pizza sauce, salt, chilli flakes (if kids like)
How to prepare?
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a aluminum foil. Place the bread slice on aluminum foil and toast them on both side by flipping the slices. Now apply pizza sauce and top it using all other ingredients. After place cheese bake the bread slices for another ten minutes to get a crispy pizza bread.

C. Bread sandwich rollups:
Ingredients: Wheat or white bread, cheese slices, fruit jam, shredded carrot and green chutney
How to prepare:
Using scissors cut sides of the bread to remove crust. Using a roller without much pressure roll the bread slices once to make it thin sheet. Now, apply fruit jam on flattened bread slice and roll. On next flattened slice apply green chutney, grated carrot and cheese. Roll the bread slice tightly. You can prepare varieties of bread rolls using all ingredients separate or mix and match and prepare combination of rolls.

Image credit: Pintrest, Twitter, Kids corner & Moms

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 9, 2022

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