With the start of the school year, many parents are looking for creative ideas for snacks that are appetizing, satisfying and healthy. Snacks are not meant to replace a meal but to provide relief from hunger until the next meal.
A “calorie-wise” snack is one that is considered to be just half the calories of a meal. Though just like a meal, a snack should be satiating and a combination of protein, healthy fat and complex carbohydrates. As an example, when eating a piece of fruit (which causes a rise in blood sugar), add protein to the mix, possibly a mozzarella cheese stick or a...Read more