Healthy Treats for Kids – Finding healthy and delicious foods to serve kids can be a challenge. Here are some ideas for quick and easy treats for children. Most of them are easy enough for the kids to help with.
(recipe from: Taste of Home Online)
1 1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
1 cup miniature marshmallows
24 whole graham crackers, halved
5 tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips
In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Fold in whipped topping and marshmallows. Spread over half of the graham crackers; top with remaining crackers.
Place the chocolate chips in a shallow bowl. Press edges of each sandwich into chips. Wrap individually in plastic wrap; place in an airtight container and freeze. Remove from the freezer about 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 2 dozen
Other healthy treats for kids: Blushing Apples, Pebbles Chips & Dip (made with chocolate Pebbles or red and green Rice Crispies)