first_img The Anatomy of Fear  From Katie Bugbee of Tips, Tricks and HacksFill bellies and fuel brains with these quick kid-friendly after-school snack recipes.When the kids come home from school, chances are good that the first thing they say to you isn’t “Hi! How was your day?” or “Gee, I really missed you!” Nope. No matter whether you’re their parent, their babysitter, or their nanny, it’s way more likely that their greeting will solely consist of two words: “I’M HUNGRY.”If that sounds like your darling little ones, then you’re probably in need of some kid-friendly snack ideas. Here are three easy recipes for yummy and nutritious after-school snacks that will keep their bellies full — at least until they start saying, “I’m hungry, when’s dinner?”[MOMS ALSO READ: “Your Guide to Healthy After-School Snacks“]Need more ideas for other meals? Check out the rest of this series —  ” 4 Quick Breakfasts for Kids On-the-Go ” and ” 4 Easy Lunch Box Recipe Ideas .”1) Easy, Healthy NachosImage via Care.comAnd yes, they do exist.IngredientsA handful of whole wheat tortilla chips1/4 cup clack beans1/4 cup low-fat cheese1/2 cup salsa2 tbsp. non-fat Greek yogurt2 tbsp. guacamoleDirections:Preheat oven to low broil.Layer tortilla chips, beans and cheese in a pan. Cook for about 2-3 minutes. Remove once cheese is melted. Top with salsa, yogurt and guacamole.Enjoy! Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here If you’re looking for more kid-friendly recipe ideas, check out the articles in our Recipes section, or look through our Youtube channel! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSback-to-school Previous article101 Back-to-School Tips for Kids and ParentsNext articleOCSO Reserve Deputy Chief creates UCF internship program Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate 3) The Protein ParfaitImage via“Parfait” means “perfect” in French — which is appropriate, since this is the perfect after-school snack!Ingredients1 cup Greek yogurt1 cup of fresh berries1 cup low-fat, high protein, and fiber granolaHoneyDirectionsLayer these ingredients (minus the honey), one at a time: Start with the yogurt, add berries on top, sprinkle granola and repeat.Drizzle honey on top. 2) Apple QuesadillasImage via Care.comYou can sell them to your hungry hordes as “Queso with a crunch.” (No one can turn down queso!)Ingredients1 tbsp. butter1 whole wheat quesadilla tortillaHandful of shredded cheddar cheese6-8 thin apple slicesDirectionsMelt the butter in a skillet. Lay a flour tortilla in the pan and top one half of it with grated cheese (reserving a little extra cheese).Place the apple slices in the slightly melted cheese and let settle. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top and fold the tortilla in half. Cook until golden on both sides.Cut into wedges and serve. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment!last_img read more

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