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Friday the 13th of October 2006

05:33:43 PM (5579 days, 14h, 41min ago)

Snack Tips

  • Plan snacks as a part of the day's food plan.
  • When shopping, let children help pick out fruits, vegetables, and cheeses for snacks. They will be more interested in eating these foods if they have been involved in selecting them.
  • Set aside a "snack spot" in the refrigerator and cupboard; keep it stocked with nutritious ready-to-eat snacks.
  • Offer snacks at regular times, such as midmorning and mid-afternoon. Don't let children nibble constantly during the day.
  • Avoid high sugar, fatty and salty snacks, such as candy and soda pop.
  • Snacks are a good way to introduce new foods. Include a game or activity to learn about the new food and let the child help fix it.
  • Plan snacks to help meet the suggested number of servings per day from the Food Guide Pyramid: 6 to 11 servings from the breads, cereal, rice and pasta group; 3 to 5 servings from the vegetable group; 2 to 4 servings from the fruit group; 2 to 3 servings from the milk, cheese and yogurt group; and 2 to 3 servings meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts and dry beans group.
  • Never offer food as a reward for good behavior.


Simple Healthy Snack Ideas


  • Raw vegetables, such as celery, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, green pepper, green beans, cucumbers, mushrooms or zucchini may be served with a low fat dip.
  • Fresh fruit in season: cut in slices or halves, such as apples, oranges, bananas, peaches, grapefruit, grapes, melons, pears, plums or strawberries.
  • Low fat quick breads and muffins, such as pumpkin, zucchini, banana or bran.
  • Non-sugared cereals, snack mixes made with popcorn and whole grain cereal.
  • Low fat yogurt with fresh, frozen or canned fruit.
  • Shakes with low fat milk or yogurt and fruit.
  • Unsweetened fruit juices.
  • Pyramid Tortilla Recipe


Here is an easy to do snack. For each person you will need:


1 8-inch tortilla

2 ounces thin sliced turkey or ham

2 Tablespoons shredded cheese

1/4 cup shredded lettuce

1 Tablespoon raisins

Low fat mayonnaise, cream cheese, or margarine


  • Give each person a tortilla.
  • Have them spread with mayonnaise, margarine or cream cheese.
  • Then layer on the meat, cheese, lettuce and raisins.
  • Roll up and enjoy.


  • This snack could also be made using a slice of bread or an English muffin.
2 Comment(s).

Posted by charlly korpa:

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Wednesday the 19th of May 2021 @ 11:41:22 AM (247 days, 20h, 33min ago)

Posted by zaiya mariya:

I love to do the cooking and most commonly I try to do experiments to make new recipes like this. Here is some easy snack recipe that you can try out now. Vegan Consumer Goods these are healthy and easy one to do.
Wednesday the 9th of September 2020 @ 04:29:39 AM (500 days, 3h, 45min ago)

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