Is snack time at your house in need of a makeover? Best Food Facts nutrition advisor, Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD, has some suggestions to change up your typical after-school snack routine into something that packs a nutritional punch. Try out these "Tasty Snack Trios" and tell us which ones your kids love the most!
Tasty Snack Trios: Pick one item from each of the columns below, and you've built an easy, delicious and nutritious snack!
Quick snack Tips:
- Cut up fruit and veggies so they’re easier to eat. Apple slices will disappear in a snap, while the whole apple may go uneaten for days.
- Pair any snack with a cup of low fat or fat free milk and you’ll add eight grams of high-quality protein to your snack break, too.
Noted nutrition expert, award winning food journalist and television personality, and Best Food Facts advisor, Carolyn O’Neil, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian. Carolyn’s refreshing food philosophy and recommendations are captured in this video to help you Eat Better for Life!
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