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Category Archives for Healthy Snacks

Seven Layer Cielito Lindo Cups

Super fun recipe to make with kids! Just place all the ingredients in large plates in order for them to be accessible and let the kids come up with their own layers (or follow our recipe). You can even practice your Spanish while you are at it!

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

“Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A, vitamin B5, B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, and, due to their orange color, are high in carotenoids” Make this delicious baked fries in place of regular potato fries and provide a great source of vitamins to your body. You can make this recipe as crispy as you want buy […]

Sweet potato oats chocolate chip cookies

This sweet and filling recipe was prepared by our students this past Saturday and not only they but their parents fell in love with it! High in fiber, antioxidants and flavor, the sweet potato is a great substitute for the usual butter in cookie recipe.  Enjoy anytime of the day!    

Chocolate Surprise Matzo Bark

Follow our recipe or create your own! Exchange the 1/3 cup of Pistachios or Peppermint for your favorite nuts or candy. These also make a great gift for any occasion .

Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

  Dress up these simple cookies with a dusting of powdered sugar or a drizzle of icing. If you don’t have cookie cutters, you can form dough into two 8- to 10-inch ropes before chilling, then cut into 1/2-inch thick slices before baking.

Carrot and Chia Snow Balls

These little snack are packed with nutrients that will boost your energy.  They are fun to make, so if you want to involve your kids, they will love these snow balls looking sweets.

Kale Chips

Snacking is where many of us get in trouble, right?  This recipe could not be more simple to make.

Healthy Banana Bran Muffins

Ingredients 2 large eggs 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup mashed ripe bananas, (2 medium) 1 cup buttermilk, (see Ingredient notes) 1 cup unprocessed wheat bran, (see Ingredient notes) 1/4 cup canola oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

STUFFED ZUCCHINI BOATS (GLUTEN FREE)

This dish will keep your child busy from beginning to end. The best part is when you are done with the preparation you will have all had fun and will have created an incredibly healthy dish. Enjoy! Chef Maria

Kale Chips

OK, I know what you are thinking. “My kid will never eat Kale”.  I say, “you wanna bet”!  Most kids admit to me they have never eaten Kale in their life.  However, from the moment that tray of warm Kale chips hits the table all I see are lots of little hands reaching in for […]

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