Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Best Homemade Kids Snacks on the Planet by Laura Fuentes

If you're a parent or a caregiver, you know that kids are hungry all the time. And while you want to give them the best, snack time can be a true test. How do you avoid the convenient-but-unhealthy storebought treats and instead provide something that not only tastes good, but is good for them them too?

With The Best Homemade Kids' Snacks on the Planet, you'll find more than 200+ great ideas for solving the snack conundrum. Recipes and ideas you can whip up in minutes, without fuss in the kitchen, or fuss from your kid! So whether you're packing snacks for your purse, the school bag, the sports bag, or the can't-make-it-until-dinner whining hour, you'll find quick and healthy ideas everyone in your family will love.
Laura Fuentes is the founder of, specializing in kid friendly weekly menu plans. She has three cookbooks out with tested recipes, and the snacks one stood out for me. I liked The Best Homemade Kids Snacks on the Planet for its quickness to start and complete most recipe, and for the chapter on redoing classics. Young kids are especially difficult to impress with anything healthy, and treating them to a snack that is homemade instead of processed is goal in our house.

The recipes are arranged by type: Fruit and Veggie Snacks; No-Bake Bites and Dips; Baked Bites; Reimagined Classics; Mini Meals; Super Smoothies and Drinks; Frozen Delights and Special Treats; and 100-Calorie Homemade Snacks. The introduction delves into 'store bought vs. homemade' and how to plan for healthy snacks at home with ingredient lists and prep and storage tips.

Perfect companion for a busy household needing ideas and recipes for homemade snacks.

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Disclosure: This book was provided by the publisher and any opinions are my own.


Renee Shelton
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