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Healthy Food Ideas

Healthy Food Ideas


Ø  Low-fat or nonfat plain or flavored milk, 100% juice, water, flavored/sparkling water (without added sugars or sweeteners), sparkling punch (seltzer and 100% fruit juice)


Ø  Fruit smoothies (blend berries, bananas and pineapple)


Ø  Fresh fruit assortment, fruit and cheese kabobs, fruit salad, fruit with low-fat whipped topping


Ø  Dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, apricots, banana chips), 100% fruit snacks


Ø  Vegetable trays with low-fat dip, celery and carrots with peanut butter and raisins


Ø  Whole-grain crackers with cheese cubes, string cheese or hummus


Ø  Waffles or pancakes topped with fruit


Ø  Pretzels, low-fat popcorn, rice cakes, bread sticks, graham crackers and animal crackers


Ø  Angel food cake, plain or topped with fruit


Ø  Bagel slices with peanut butter or jam, fruit or grain muffin (low-fat), whole wheat English muffin, hot pretzels


Ø  Pizza with low-fat toppings (vegetables, lean ham, Canadian bacon), pizza dippers with marinara sauce


Ø  Ham, cheese or turkey sandwiches or wraps (with low-fat condiments)


Ø  Low-fat pudding, low-fat yogurt, squeezable yogurt, yogurt smoothies, yogurt parfaits or banana splits (yogurt and fruit topped with cereal, granola or crushed graham crackers)


Ø  Quesadillas or bean burrito with salsa


Ø  Low-fat breakfast or granola bars


Ø  Low-fat tortilla chips with salsa or bean dip


Ø  Trail/cereal mix (whole-grain, low-sugar cereals mixed with dried fruit, pretzels, etc.)




*Always with check with the classroom teacher for food allergies before serving.

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