Easy After School Kid Snack Recipes with No Bake Treats
Kid snack recipes can be healthy easy recipes if you cook with me! This perfect after-school favorite, No Bake Energy Bites from my arthritis cookbook are just the ticket! You will love the ease of this no bake snack and kids of all ages will love to dig in. I bet you will find yourself popping a few – as they are the perfect pick-me-up. Subtlety sweet and full of delicious goodness, including fiber rich oats and flaxseed, you can even get the kids in on helping make these super healthy treats.
Miniature Cupcake Papers turn Kid Snack Recipes into Fancy Pick Up
Sometimes, instead of a school snack I like to put the Energy Bites in these miniature cupcake papers (which can be hard to find and this is a good buy for a lot to always have on hand.) to serve to friends. These yummy sensations are always a popular treat to serve.
Check out my dietitian, Lee and her precious kids, James and Madeline help make and dig in to these tasty kid snack recipes.
Energy Bites Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook
These no-bake bites may be small but they pack a subtlety sweet, yet filling taste of goodness with all my favorite ingredients.
Makes 20-25 balls
1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, optional
1/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. In medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Let chill in refrigerator 30 minutes.
2. Once chilled, roll into heaping teaspoon-size balls. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 1 week.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 74, Calories from Fat 46%, Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 28mg, Carbohydrates 8g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 5g, Protein 2g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat
Nutritional Nugget: This perfect combination of complex carbohydrates, healthy fats and protein is a terrific bite to fuel you on the go.
If you haven’t seen my arthritis cookbook, Eating Well to Fight Arthritis, this cookbook is probably my healthiest but also very easy with 30-minute recipes because no one has time to cook, right?
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