As the clock strikes five in the evening, the kids of the houses start craving for snacks. And just because it is snack time, we end up assuming it’s time to eat unhealthy food. But that shouldn’t be the case.
It is always a good idea to indulge in healthy snacks. So, here I have brought you 5 fun and healthy kids snack ideas to satisfy the roar of the stomachs of the kids.
So, let’s check the healthy snack ideas list.
1. Savory Quinoa Egg Muffins with Spinach
Just after hearing about spinach, the kids start running away, but things will change now with Savory Quinoa Egg Muffins with Spinach. It is a gluten-free snack that is highly rich in protein and fiber. And the best thing is that the complete dish will be ready in half an hour. The Quinoa in the dish adds a great flavor and texture, and it is something that you should surely try. If you are a non-vegetarian, this dish can be refreshing for your kid. With the combination of egg and spinach, you will never go wrong when it comes to a healthy snack.
2. Superfood Smoothie
Who doesn’t crave for a good smoothie? You can prepare a good superfood smoothie with ingredients like chia seeds, honey, spirulina, almond milk, and banana. For experimental purpose, you can surely add any ingredient of your choice too. But make sure that you use a mixer grinder to ensure that the smoothie is smooth. Also, the ingredient has to be in the right combination and do not use sugar while preparing it, go for honey! It is a healthy snack idea for starting the metabolism and taking the energy level to the next notch.
3. Vegetable Puffs
The vegetable puffs come in the category of street-snack, and people mistakenly consider it to be unhealthy. Well, it might be if you take it from outside, but when you prepare it at home, it can be deliciously healthy. The crispy, buttery layer of the puff will keep your kid wanting for more. Want your kids to have vegetables? Well, just create a mix of vegetable filling and use it in the vegetable puff. It is a great appetizer. For making it tastier, serve it with green chutney.
4. Indian Vegetable Kabab
Indian Vegetable Kabab is a delicious and trendy snack in India. It is prepared using lentils, vegetables and of course, spices. The best thing is once you create a mixture of Indian Vegetable Kabab, you can store it for a week, and this eases the process of preparing snacks again and again. There are no must-have ingredients for it; you can customize it according to your heart content. If you want to make it further healthy, you can go for the gluten-free bread for preparing it.
5. Sabudana Bhel Chaat
Tell your kids that you are going to prepare a bhel chaat and they will scream with joy. It is a delicious appetizer that looks elegant. And it hardly takes 20 minutes for making the entire dish. The key ingredients for preparing this chaat are sabudana, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, potato, green chili, peanuts, aloo lacha, and tamarind chutney. You can use spices in the dish as per your convenience. Did I mention that Sabudana is a healthy non-cereal carb source?
Well, now that you five extraordinarily healthy and delicious snacks ideas for your kid, have you made your mind for the dish that you will be preparing?
These are not only fun and healthy kid snack ideas but can also be used for satisfying the cravings of the adults during the evening.
Let me know about your choice!