The holiday season typically means an influx of foods high in sugar and fat for both you and your children. With an increased number of gatherings during this time of year, it’s hard not to overindulge. This year, try these recipes to transform your holiday favorites into healthier options that even your pickiest eaters will love!
Grinch Fruit Kabobs:
This perfectly bite-sized snack is camouflaged to look like our favorite green Grinch. These fruity snacks are nutrient packed and incredibly easy to make. All you need are mini marshmallows, strawberries, bananas, and green grapes. With the help of Momables, these tasty fruity snacks will be ready in no time.
Your kids will love making Family Fun’s chocolates covered banana penguins. With this recipe, you can use dried apricots as beaks and feet, and white chocolate chips for eyes. There are a number of alternatives, such as oranges and coconut. Together you and your kids can enjoy a waddle of penguins using the simplest ingredients.
String Cheese Snowman:
Sometimes the easiest way to spread holiday cheer is to dress up your afternoon snacks. Take your mundane string cheese sticks and give them a magical top hat and scarf turning them into Frosty the Cheese Snowman! Using only construction paper and glue; let your kids join in the fun.
Ham and Cheese Ornaments & Snowflakes
If your kids love crackers and cheese, simply add a slice of ham and cut the cheese into fun holiday shapes. This snack packs a serving of dairy and protein. The best part? It’s extremely easy to make and only takes three ingredients! For inspiration check out Eats Amazing’s blog.