Ask the Dietitian: Fun, healthy snacks for a busy family
It's a busy time of year with kids heading back to school.
If you're running to events after school, you may be tempted to grab a bite to eat at the drive-thru.
But our registered dietitian, Mary Snell, is here with healthier and less expensive options for after-school snacks.
Here are four fun snack ideas that are wholesome, easy to prepare, and delightful to devour:
- Frozen grapes on a stick.
- Mini pizza: toast a whole grain English muffin, drizzle with pizza sauce and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- Yogurt Sundae: fill a waffle cone with low-fat vanilla yogurt and top with cut-up fruit
- Quesadilla: sprinkle grated Monterey Jack cheese over a corn or flour tortilla; fold in half and microwave for about twenty seconds. Cut in
wedges and dip in salsa.