We can’t believe that we are well into August already. Where has the summer gone? We bet a lot of you out there are getting ready to go back to school. A new school year always brings lots of excitement for the whole family. Our schedules get super busy with fun after school sports and activities. And, all that activity can make growing kids hungry. We’ve searched the web for some great after school snacks and treats and thought we’d share some of our favorites with you. Enjoy!
1. Baked Mozerella Bites
Baked Mozzarella Bites are a quick and healthy alternative to fried cheese sticks. via Cooking Light.
2. Ham and Apple Wraps With Dip
Quick, delicious and nutritious. via Martha Stewart.
3. No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Easy Grab-and-Go snack. via Two Peas and Their Pod
4. Veggie Mini Pizza
Kids will happily eat all their veggies when they are on a pizza. via Food Network
5. Fruit Sundae Cones
Avoiding snacks high in sugar is easy with a healthy alternative of fresh fruit served in fun ice cream cones. via Better Homes and Gardens
6. Popcorn Balls
Get creative and use whatever mixed nuts and/or dried fruit your kids like in these popcorn balls. via Martha Stewart.
7. Cookie Monster Cookies
Everyone will be a fan of this cookie – big and little kids alike. via Created by Diane
8. Apple Nachos
A sweet twist on a classic snack food featuring Fall’s favorite fruit. via Real Mom Kitchen
9. Chocolate Zucchini Mini Muffins
Kids won’t be able to taste the healthy zucchinni in these yummy chocolate-y muffins. Via Taste and Tell Blog
PS- Wishing everyone a great, safe, and happy school year!
PPS- Make sure to check out our Pinterest Board for more great snack-spiration.
Guess what folks?! It’s contest time!! As we head into August, students will be heading back to school very soon. We know that budgets can be tight out there for teachers and students alike making it difficult for some to get the school supplies that they need. Well we want to help! We are giving away a $500 Office Max gift card to one lucky school! Visit our website now through August 27th and nominate your school to win the gift card. Once your school is nominated, we will post a picture of the nominated school on our Facebook wall. To vote for that school, simply “like” the photo of the school. The school whose picture has the most likes by noon EST on August 27th will win the $500 gift card. Then, that school can use the gift card as they see fit based on the needs of their students. Pretty cool, huh? Nominate your school now and get this school year off to a great start! Click HERE to enter!