A Roundup of Healthy After-School Snack Recipes {Podcast #273}

Kids across the country are heading back to school, so we’re here to the rescue with a lineup of healthy snack recipes to tame their tummies in the afternoon.

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On this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio podcast, we dish about some of our kids’ favorite after-school snacks and share recipes from fellow dietitian food bloggers whose mission is also good nutrition.

Tune into our podcast to hear all about healthy after-school snacks for kids by clicking the play button above. And don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to our show on iTunes.

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Crispy Oven “Fried” Chicken {August, Recipe Redux Challenge}

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Classic fried chicken gets a healthy makeover with this moist-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside Oven “Fried” Chicken, and it’s so fast and easy, you can even make it on busy weeknights when the kids are back in school and schedules are tight. When I was a kid, getting fried chicken for dinner was a special treat. I loved [more]

Add Good Nutrition to After-School Snacks with a Recipe for Super Strawberry Yogurt Pops

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Cool off and refuel in the afternoon with these all-natural, no sugar added Super Strawberry Yogurt Pops. They’re perfect for the last lazy days of summer … or as a refreshing after-school snack for kids who’ve already gone back to school. We’re all about easy when we’re busy … and we’re all about packing in [more]

An After-School Snack: Peanut Butter Yogurt Banana Dip

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Say it ain’t so! Summer is coming to an end, and it’s back-to-school time … already! As kids across the country head back to school, parents are scrambling to get back into a healthy mealtime and snack routine. To make that daunting task a tad bit easier, try our easy and nutritious Peanut Butter Yogurt Banana [more]

Raspberry Farm Tour + A Recipe for Spicy Raspberry Salsa

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Imagine spending two days walking through fields of perfectly ripe, ruby-red raspberries (munching all the way!) and then driving a mile down the road to see those same raspberries cleaned, flash frozen, and placed gently into boxes or bags for shipment to grocery stores and foodservice providers nationwide. Along with six other foodies, I was [more]

How to Cook with Beet Greens + a Recipe for Beet Green Omelet {Podcast #272}

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Don’t toss those greens! The next time you roast up a bunch of beets, go ahead and trim, wash, and sauté the mild-flavored greens and use them in this nutrient rich, protein-packed Beet Green Omelet. Tune in to this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio podcast to hear all about the nutritional benefits of beets and [more]

How to Roast Beets + a Recipe for Turkey Beetballs and Spaghetti

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We dig beets. This hearty root vegetable is good for your heart, helps athletes run faster and longer, and it’s also versatile, so you can add them to everything from smoothies and salads to these turkey meatballs. Roasting beets brings out their natural sweetness, which makes for a truly family-friendly side dish. Read on for [more]

A Summer Recipe for Strawberry and Beet Smoothies

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Quench your family’s summertime thirst with this nutrient-rich fruit and vegetable Strawberry and Beet Smoothie. It’s made with berry juice, strawberries, banana, chia seeds, and roasted beets. We don’t believe in “sneaking” vegetables into kids’ foods, but we do believe that “weaving” health-enhancing ingredients into everyday recipes is a good thing. For this naturally-sweet smoothie, we tossed half [more]

Pickled Beet and Veggie Salad with Feta and Pecans {Recipe Redux}

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Backyard gardens are brimming with vegetables this time of year, and it’s fun to create recipes based on what’s fresh and ready to pick. Beets, cucumbers, onions, Romaine lettuce and fresh herbs were at their peak in my sister’s Olympia, WA garden during my recent visit, so we decided to create this pickled salad together. For [more]

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