Roasted Red Pepper Hommus Cucumber Bites

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Serve this cool cucumber combination as a snack or appetizer. Both kids and adults will enjoy its fresh texture and satisfying flavors. It’s easy to prepare, and kids can help while learning about healthy foods.

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels

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These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.

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Honey Mustard Snack Mix

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You can make this snack mix peanut-free by swapping in almonds, pumpkin seeds or soy nuts. By making this at home, you have control over the amount of salt and sugar used to make this flavorful, crunchy snack mix.  

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Cheesy Chickpeas

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Don’t let the name fool you–this snack is completely vegan! The cheese-like flavor comes from nutritional yeast, which is a treat whether or not you abstain from eating dairy. You’ll love the savory crunch of this easy snack, and it’s perfect to tuck into a lunchbox for on-the-go munching.  

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Fruit Juice Gelatin

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Making fruit gelatin from a sugary powder or from pure fruit juice is equally easy, so why not go with the more nutritious option? Be sure to choose only juices that are 100% fruit juice, with no added sugar. If you’ve got kids, this is a fun recipe to plan together: let them choose their […]

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Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potato fries are a delightful treat, and this recipe is no exception. The process for getting the fries crispy works for other starchy vegetables, so don’t be afraid to play around with regular potatoes, jicama or whatever else you can imagine.

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Berry Breakfast Bowl

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If you love the convenience of a bowl of cereal, but wish that your day could start off more nutritiously, this dish might offer the compromise you’re looking for.

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Holiday Slaw

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This simple slaw is a great dish to make with kids home for winter vacation–plenty for little hands to measure and chop! The wintery flavors are a perfect light side to serve with a pork roast.

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