If you’re looking for a variety of new, easy to prepare snacks to serve to your family, keep reading to discover 5 easy snacks that both the children and the adults in your family will love.
5 Easy Snacks the Whole Family Will Love:
1. Fresh popcorn
Fresh popcorn is easy to prepare, either prepare fresh popcorn in your microwave oven or pop a bag full of popcorn kernels in a medium-sized pot, with a bit of coconut oil. If your family is particularly health conscious you don’t have to add butter or salt to your popcorn. If you make your own popcorn, you’ll be in control of how much salt and butter you choose to add!
However, if you want to add a bit of flavor to your popcorn, you may want to consider adding a few chili flakes to your popcorn, if your kids aren’t afraid of a bit of spice.
2. Fruit kebabs
If you’re looking for a creative, innovative way to serve fruit, simple cut and place a variety of fruits on short, bamboo skewers. Making sure to alternate the colors of the fruit which you stack on your bamboo skewers. As an example, you may want to stack sliced oranges with strawberries and chunks of green apple. In order to create traffic light fruit kebabs.
Alternatively, if your kids are fussy eaters, you may want to add marshmallows to your fruit kebabs, which may entice your kids to eat the rest of their tasty fruit kebabs.
3. Mini pancakes
If your kids love getting messy in the kitchen and helping you create mouth-watering snacks and meals, you may want to teach your kids how to make mini pancakes, which are also known in some parts of the world as pikelets. Why not try to create mini pancakes which resemble Mickey Mouse’s head or love hearts? Or using sliced bananas in order to create fun smiley faces on your family members’ mini pancakes.
4. Kid friendly smoothies
Most kids love the smooth, creamy texture of homemade smoothies. If you need a little inspiration why not use Greek yogurt and orange juice for the base of your smoothies and to blend a few varieties of berries and bananas, into your family-friendly smoothie.
Adults in your family may want to experiment with using green vegetables such as kale or spinach in their smoothies, however, be wary that most kids won’t find green smoothies particularly appetizing.
Scroggin is a term which refers to a healthy mixture of nuts, sunflower seeds, dried fruit and dark chocolate and is the perfect food snack to take on family adventures such as hikes, camping trips, and canoeing trips. As scroggin will provide your kids with enough energy to take on a wide variety of fun-filled physical pursuits.
If you’re on the lookout for new, simple to prepare snacks which you’ll enjoy eating as much as your children, you can’t go wrong serving up the five tasty snacks listed above to your family. After all, who knows if scroggin, kid-friendly smoothies, fresh popcorn, mini pancakes or fruit kebabs, will become your family’s next favorite snack.