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Convenience Snacks

Contest Photo by: alissabright
Cayucos, CA
Category: New Foods

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There's no predicting when my kids will be on the hunt for a snack! I caught my son with his brand of "convenience food"- ice cream & a spoon! Having a healthy, whole food snack isn't quick- washing a fruit/veggie, slicing, cleaning prep mess. Our family's solution is the "snack bar" in the fridge. I spend 20 min a week prepping sliced fruit, cheese & wheat crackers, yogurt (with a spoon taped on!), veggies, etc. so they can independently make nutritious choices, & mom's off duty for snack time!
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