For a lot of kids, Christmas usually means the time for delicious candies, cakes, cookies, and all sorts of delicious tasty treats. For parents, this means that they need to closely check what their little one eats, since it’s not good to let kids eat too many sweets!
That’s why we made a list of healthy Christmas snacks that moms and dads can make with their kids.
Here are some healthy Christmas snacks for kids!
1. Healthy sugar cookies
Cookies are tasty and kids love ’em, but they don’t always have to be laden with sugar and unhealthy ingredients!
The next time you’re baking cookies, why not try out this recipe for healthier sugar cookies made with less sugar and whole wheat flour. These cookies are so tasty, your kids won’t even notice that they’re not that sweet!
They’re also perfect for moms and dads who want to sneak in a healthy Christmas snack!
2. Healthy flavored popcorn
Popcorn is a pretty popular Christmas snack, however, most of the popcorn that you can buy is laden with sugar and fatty butter, not to mention a ton of artificial flavorings.
The next time you and your kids are popping some popcorn, why not try using a light oil like canola oil instead of butter, and use natural seasonings like salt, sugar, or cinnamon.
3. A fresh fruit basket
Fresh fruits are always great snacks. A good way to get kids to eat fruits would be to buy them when they’re in season so that they’re at their tastiest.
Apples, grapes, oranges, bananas, pears, and peaches are just a few tasty fruits that you can give your kids as snack this Christmas.
4. Frozen fruit pops
Frozen fruit pops made using juicy fruits like watermelons, oranges, apples, strawberries and bananas are great snacks for kids!
They’re also super simple to make; you just have to pop the fruit into the fridge and wait until they’re frozen before serving to your kids.
Frozen fruit pops are a great alternative to ice cream or other frozen desserts.
Source: health.com, healthylittlefoodies.com
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