Healthy eating choices for your special needs child & teenager
It is stay home during the COVID times, and the one good thing that has come out of this is that kids are eating more home food and less junk. They are hungry all the time and planning ahead is an important step to making sure they eat right.
Here's a few great healthy snack at home ideas, some age-old grandma's recipes which are always a winner with kids, and some new-age recipes which are easy to make.
Get the elements ready and get your child involved in making these, get them used to the simple steps of getting it ready and serving it. When you appreciate what they have made, watch the joy and pride on their faces, it'll all be worth your effort.
Here's a compilation of healthy snack recipes from one of our favourite sites, https://hebbarskitchen.com which has a treasure trove of recipes with easy instructions to make them. A great way to get the whole family to healthy snacking and maintaining good moods during these stay home times. Enjoy!
Rich in protein, a great option for an evening snack which can be made and stored.
Check this easy recipe from https://hebbarskitchen.com/besan-ladoo-recipe-besan-ke-laddu-besan/
Rich in protein, a great option for an evening snack. Make the elements and get your child to assemble the dish.
A good mid morning snack. Sprout and store the green moong in the refrigerator to make at anytime.
A good way to get kids to have dates, which are a good source of vitamins. Use almond milk or coconut milk for a dairy free option. You can also use figs as an alternate to dates.
A simple crunchy snack with the goodness of raw vegetables, it is a hit with kids and a fun way to get the veggies in.
A filling snack, can also be an option for breakfast.
A quick & easy snack the kids will love.
A great way to get in nutritious greens, this can be an option for an evening snack, or a post exercise meal.
Dry Fruits energy bar
Vitamins and nutrients from dry fruits, perfect for a quick bite or a post exercise meal. Make ahead and store.
An age old recipe from the South Indian kitchen, this is a simple yet nutritious snack. For a variation use green moong or black chana or Kabuli Chana as a substitute for peanuts.
A big thanks to the wonderful people at Hebbars Kitchen, we love the easy & quick recipe videos which help us eat healthier!
Do let us know what you tried out, and do share your favourite healthy snack list.