Saturday, December 4, 2010

Nutritious & Delicious Snacks

Choc On The Rocks
Pour chocolate milk over ice.

Fruit Slush
Place finely crushed ice into a paper cup. Pour over it some concentrated frozen fruit juice just as it comes from the can. Note: Take the can from the freezer 1/2 hour before preparation, so that it is easy to pour.

Fruit Nog   Blender.gif (2822 bytes)
Whip in a blender:

  • 1 cup orange juice (or other juice)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup powered skim milk
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Unsweetened fruit pieces may be added, either frozen or at room temperature
  • Note of caution: serve within 30 minutes

Fruit Shakes
Blend together:

  • 3/4 cup (200mL) milk
  • 3/4 cup (200mL) plain or fruit flavoured yogurt
  • 3/4 cup (200mL) drained pineapple chunks
  • 2 Tbsp. (30mL) frozen orange juice concentrate

Juice Fizz   Pop.gif (3226 bytes)
Mix juice with a little soda water for the fizzle kids love.

Yogurt Juicicles    YoSicle.gif (1816 bytes)
Make nutritious frozen snacks on a stick by blending 2 1/2 cups (625mL) of plain yogurt with 1 small can of frozen juice concentrate. Freeze in popsicle containers or small paper cups, adding a stick when the mixture is almost frozen. Note: Chunks of unsweetened fruit, frozen, fresh, or canned may be added for a very special treat.

Cinnamon Delight    ToastPopN.gif (2645 bytes)
Spread whole grain toast with apple sauce and sprinkle with a little cinnamon.

Jiffy Pizza   JiffPizza.gif (4780 bytes)
Spread tomato sauce on a toasted English muffin. Top with mozzarella cheese and broil until bubbly.

Veggie Dip
Combine well:

  • 1 cup (250mL) yogurt
  • 1/3 cup (75mL) mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. (15mL) each of finely chopped onion and parsley
  • 1 tsp. (5mL) of dill weed and seasoning salt to taste
  • Serve with raw vegetable dippers

Cheese Shreddies  ShredCheese.gif (2803 bytes)
Place shreddies in a shallow baking pan and sprinkle with grated cheddar. Broil until cheese is melted. Cool and serve. Can be stored tightly covered in the fridge.

Cheese Puffs

  • 1/2 lb. grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 lb. butter or margarine
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Roll into small balls the size of marbles. A regular skillet on the top of the stove or a baking pan in the oven may be used (for baking - 350 degrees for about 15 minutes). Recipe makes about 24 puffs.


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