The children can participate in preparing these healthy party snacks, along with parent volunteers. It’s a good opportunity to provide families with these snack ideas to use at home.
Hollow out an apple with a small paring knife.
Overfill it with non-sugar cereal, snack mix or a mixture of fruit
CRUNCHY CUCUMBER TOPPERS:
With a fork, whip together pouches or canned, drained tuna with a
dollop of mayo and fat-free plain yogurt.
Top cucumber slices with this creamy tuna. or if you prefer, top
slices with hummus.
Slide two green or red grapes and a cube of low-fat mozzarella
cheese on a toothpick. Or try grape tomatoes instead of grapes.
In a blender, mix low-fat vanilla yogurt with frozen fruit and fat-free
Lightly toast English Muffins. Add tomato sauce (buy one with no
sugar added), sprinkle low-fat mozzarella cheese on top. If you have
a microwave available, microwave for 15 seconds to melt the cheese
for a tasty treat.