Eat Right

#Mmmonday: The all-time best after-school snacks

Cookies and milk are so third grade. Whether you sweet, salty or spicy, these crave-worthy treats will have you sprinting home after Spanish.  

 Which tasty treat sounds best to you? What's your go-to after-school snack?

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    1.   Bananas and cinnamon

          Slice a banana and dip the pieces in honey and cinnamon sugar for a healthy and easy snack.

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    1.   Oreos and peanut butter

          This winning combination is one of our very favorites! Dip an Oreo into some peanut butter to

          create snack magic.

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    1.   Homemade caramel popcorn

          Melt butter, brown sugar and syrup in a small pan. Pour over popped popcorn and enjoy!


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    1.   Fruit smoothie

          Blend together a handful of frozen strawberries, blueberries, and a banana to make a

          super sweet snack. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream (or yogurt for you health nuts) for

          an extra creamy taste!


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    1.   Salsa-mole

    a.   Oh yeah, it’s what you think it is!

          Mix together two scoops of guacamole and one scoop of salsa for a snack with a flavor kick!


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    1.  Muddy buddies

         Melt chocolate and peanut butter, cover chex and let them cool. 

         Dip in powdered sugar put in refrigerator. Wait ten minutes and then enjoy this sweet snack!


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    1.   Chocolate-dipped pretzel sticks

    Decadent and delish!


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    1.   The ultimate “cracker-wich"

    For when you need a PB&J—but not all that bread.  

    Get the recipe HERE.

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    1.   Oatmeal and banana cookies

    These two-ingredient cookies taste amazing and are easy to make.

    Get the recipe HERE.

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    1.   No-bake smores

          Simply dip a graham cracker in nutella and fluff…enjoy your sticky treat without the bonfire!

    T    Try the fancy version HERE.


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    Banana chips with sweet cinnamon yogurt dip

    This seriously sweet combo is a surprisingly healthy snack. Just stir some cinnamon into plain or vanilla yogurt and go!
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by Christina Mattera | 2/1/2016