Archive for February, 2010

Kid Snacks
February 1, 2010

Thanks for this email suggestion on a healthy kid snack… keep your suggestions coming!
I don’t know that these have a name but my kids love them.

Take a slice of dried beef and put enough fat free cream cheese spread on to cover, wrap around a dill pickle.

Another is banana heads.  Take half of a banana and spread peanut butter on the top half then dip the top in mini chocolate chips for hair and add a couple for eyes and nose.

I hope your weight loss is going well, I just started today as well.

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Some of Your Snack Ideas
February 1, 2010

Kid Friendly Snacks– Banana Dogs:
Sunbutter or Peanut Butter spread on 12 grain bread. Slice a whole banana down the middle and voila!

Cinnamon Apple Bran Mini Muffins Recipe
1 1/4 cups bran
1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 apple, peeled and chopped

Preheat oven to 350, grease two mini muffin pans.
Stir together first five ingredients in a bowl.
In seperate bowl, beat together milk, oil, and eggs.
Add milk mixure to bran mixture, stir, then fold in apple.
Spoon into muffin pans cups.
Bake 14 minutes or until done.
20 servings.

Apple Snack Mix
2 cups cinnamon-flavored cereal
2/3 cup dried apple pieces
1/2 cup pistachios
1/4 cup golden raisins
Mix ingredients together in a bowl or zipper bag.