Spring Break is just around the corner and whether you’re looking for a fun snack idea to get your kids involved in the kitchen or something quick you can feed them while hitting the ski slopes, Windset Farms® has you covered with these delicious, healthy, and nutritious snack ideas!
Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
Combine super sweet and crunchy Dolce® Sweet Mini Peppers with cream cheese and the most talked about seasoning of 2021, Everything Bagel, and you have yourself a quick and tasty snack the whole family will enjoy! You can eat these as is or roasted in the oven for an even creamier taste. They’ll stay good in the fridge up to three days so you can pop them in your lunch box the next day. Recipe details from Running in a Skirt blog here.
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Cucumber Hummus Cup
This is a fun one for little hands! Pre-cut Fresco® Seedless Cucumber slices and let the kids dip or spoon the hummus on and place their pretzel sticks. Easy to prepare and easy to eat! Recipe details from My Kids Lick the Bowl blog here.
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Tomato Ladybugs are a snack and craft in one! Save this for a rainy-day activity and have fun creating different looking ladybugs using dollops of balsamic glaze on Cameo® Cherry Tomatoes. Fun Fact! Did you know we use ladybugs and other helpful bugs to help mitigate harmful pests in our greenhouse!? Learn more about our growing practices here. Recipe details from Salty Side Dish blog here.
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Homemade Fruit Snacks
Not just for kids, even adults will love the nostalgia of a fruit snack! Add your own vegetables to the base recipe and get creative with your flavors. Soprano® Strawberry with Fresco® Mini Cucumber or Orange and Maestro® Bell Pepper – the options are endless! These fruit snacks will last up to two months in the freezer for easy snacking. Recipe details from Joy Food Sunshine blog here.
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On-The-Go Bento Box
For busy days a bento box packed with a variety of snacks is always a sure way to get your kids to eat, and enjoy, their snack. Pro tip – use reusable muffin cups to separate different food groups. Snack ideas include Dolce® Sweet Mini Peppers, Fresco® Baby Cucumbers, Concerto® Grape Tomatoes, crackers, nuts, fruit and cheese. For more inspiration check out the Baby Foodie blog post here.