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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

5 Raw Vitality Healthy Snack Recipes for Kids

Getting kids to eat enough of the healthy stuff can be a challenge for parents. If you are one, you know! Making it even more difficult is busy schedules and an on-the-go lifestyle. At the same time getting in enough of the good stuff is critical to preventing and reducing common childhood ailments, boosting immunity, keeping moods stable and making sure your kids grown strong and healthy.



Kids are always eating which is good, they are growing and should eat when they are hungry, even if that is every hour or so! One of the best ways to get in more nutrients is through keeping healthy snacks on hand. Making sure you have healthy snacks on hand when you are out and about will prevent you from having to rely on fast, processed snacks and foods that are low in nutrients and high in toxins.

Raw Vitality makes it easy for you to get more nutrients into your little one's body with these 5 Healthy Snack Recipes for Kids!

Snack Mix

Ingredients:
1/4 c Organic Chopped Walnuts
1/4 c Organic Chopped Almonds or Cashews
1/8 c Organic Sunflower Seeds (Shelled)
1/8 c Organic Pumpkin Seeds (Shelled)

 1/8 c Organic Dried Banana Chips
1/8 c Organic Pineapple Chunks or Chips (Dried)
2 tsps Hemp and Chia Seeds (Mixed)
1/8c Organic Granola Mix

Toss and keep on hand. This is a great nutrient dense, satisfying snack mix that kids love!

Red Pepper Hummus and Veggie Sticks

Ingredients:
 Note: This recipe has to be made the night before.
1 c Organic Garbanzo Beans
2 tbs. Healthy Oil (Flax, Avacado)
1 Organic Red Bell Pepper
Juice of 1 Organic Lemon
Sea Salt
Black Pepper

2 Organic carrots
2 Stalks Organic Celery
1 c Organic Broccoli Flowers
Any of your favorite dipping vegetables can be used


Directions:
Soak garbanzo beans overnight in pure filtered water. To soak cover with water and let sit overnight.
In the morning, drain
Place garbanzo beans, oil, lemon juice, sea salt and black pepper into a high powered food processor.
Remove the seeds and stem from the bell pepper. Chop into smaller pieces and place in food processor.
Mix until nice and creamy.

Slice veggies into bite size sticks.
Serve with hummus. 



Fruit Kabobs

Ingredients:
1 C Organic Fresh Berries (Strawberries, Blueberries and Blackberries)
2 Organic Bananas
1 Cup Organic Melon (Cubed)

Kabob Sticks

Directions:
Slice Bananas
Cube the melon
Thread fruit onto kabob sticks, alternating fruits

Enjoy!

Creamy Almond Butter & Apple Slices

Ingredients:
3 Organic Apples
1/2 c Organic Creamy Almond Butter
1 tsp. Raw Organic Local Honey
1 tsp. Chia & Hemp Seeds (Mixed)


Directions:
SliceApples
Mix nut butter, honey and seeds in small container

Use apples to dip into nut butter mixture

Enjoy!

Raw Vitality Kid Power Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 Organic Banana
1/2 c Organic Mixed Fresh Berries
1 tbs. Organic Nut Butter
2tsp Chia, Hemp & Flax Seeds (Mixed)
1 small handful Organic Spinach
1/2 of an Organic Avacado
Almond or Coconut Milk

Directions:
Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy. This smoothie recipe is high in healthy fats, clean proteins, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. Put the smoothie in a thermos or travel bottle. Perfect recipe for nutrition on the go!




Raw Vitality's Naturally Healthy Family Program will teach you how to make fresh, delicious foods for your kids, balance your lifestyle practices, increase movement and activity, reduce stress and exposure to common health harming toxins and chemicals. By learning and using these principals for Raising a Naturally Healthy Family you will begin to see common ailments naturally clear up, prevent health problems long term, experience more energy, greater balance and higher levels of health and wellbeing as a family. Raw Vitality’s Naturally Healthy Family Program is a 30-day online guided program that teaches you and your family the principals you need to live a naturally healthy life. Learn more about our Naturally Healthy Family Program at http://www.rawvitalitytotalhealth.com/#!naturallyhealthyfamily/cum3








 






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