With only two days left until Christmas we have some fun ideas for healthy holiday snacks for you and your family!

Banana Snowmen

Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

  • 1 banana
  • 6 thin pretzel sticks
  • your choice of ingredients for the buttons and eyes (we recommend blueberries!)

Directions:

  1. Thinly slice the banana into 9 round pieces and make 3 snowmen bodies (three pieces of banana attached vertically to each other)
  2. Add the pretzels for arms on the middle banana slice
  3. Add the buttons and eyes and nose!
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Not only will this adorable snack be enjoyed by all members of your family, but bananas are also a great source of potassium and will give your little ones lots of energy for the holiday season!

Fruit-filled Candy Cane

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 1 banana
  • 3-5 strawberries (depending on the size)

Directions:

  1. cut the banana into 7-8 chunks on an angle
  2. cut the strawberries into 2 chunks per berry
  3. arrange in the pattern of strawberry, banana, strawberry, banana, curving at the top to create a candy cane shape
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We love that these two snacks are SO simple to make and require very little ingredients! We know you’re busy making big holiday meals but don’t forget about a healthy snack-time with these recipes.

Get your kids involved in crafting the snack and enjoy together!

Happy Holidays!

 

Written by: Dana Stretchberry

 

Images:

wotv4women.com

litabells.blogspot.com

 

Recipe Sources:

http://www.produceforkids.com/blog/fun-snacks-holiday-season

http://laurenmajewski.com/healthy-holiday-snacks/