Fun recipes to let you kids get active and help out in the kitchen!
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 whole wheat tortilla
½ or 1 banana
Spread peanut butter on one side of the tortilla. Peel banana and roll up tightly in tortilla. Slice into two halves.
English Muffin Pizzas
½ whole wheat English muffin
¼ cup pizza sauce
¼ cup low-fat mozzarella cheese
3 pepperoni slices
Spread pizza sauce on top of an English muffin. Sprinkle with cheese and toppings of your choice. Try your favorite veggie or pineapple chunks. Bake for 6 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Fresh Fruit Cones
Fresh fruit, cleaned and cut up as desired
1 tub of low-fat vanilla yogurt
Ice cream cones
Give each child an empty ice cream cone. The children can fill their cones with their choice of prepared fresh fruit. Make sure the children do not overfill the cone. Place 1-2 tablespoons of vanilla yogurt on top of the fruit and add sprinkles if desired. Eat and enjoy! Children may want to use spoons to eat.
After School Hummus
1 can (15 ounce) reduced-sodium garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
2 medium garlic cloves, minced or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
½ cup plain nonfat yogurt
Use a blender or food processor. Combine garbanzo beans, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, oil, and pepper. Blend on low speed until the beans are mashed. Stir in yogurt with spoon. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight so the flavors blend. Serve with pita chips, crackers, or fresh veggies.