Diet

Healthy snacks for school

You always end up not knowing what to include in their lunch box for their snacks at school? Here is a list of healthy snacks that will please children and their moms!

Fruit AND Vegetable cups

Mott’s fruit cups is a classic for Quebec families but did you know they now have new fruit AND vegetable cups? The Mott’s Fruitsations Fruit & Vegetable snacks contain a full serving of fruits and vegetables in each cup, are unsweetened and contain no gluten. You can taste their two delicious flavors: cherries, berries and carrots or peaches, apples and carrots.

Vegetable Thin crackers

Vegetable Thin crackers give you the flavor of your favorite crackers and combine the nutritional value of vegetables like carrots, onions, celery, cabbage, tomatoes and red peppers. Available in original flavor and the new baked with 100 % whole grains for a nourishing snack!

Vegetable Thin crackers

Vegetable Thin crackers give you the flavor of your favorite crackers and combine the nutritional value of vegetables like carrots, onions, celery, cabbage, tomatoes and red peppers. Available in original flavor and the new baked with 100 % whole grains for a nourishing snack!

Vegetables and Hummus

Hummus is made with chickpeas and is a source of fiber, contains no cholesterol, trans fat or saturated fat and is gluten free. It’s an excellent dip for raw veggies and Fontaine Santé Hummus are available in 8 delicious flavors: Traditional, vegetables, roasted garlic, red peppers, eggplant caviar, spicy, roasted onions and seven peppers.

Cottage cheese and fresh fruit

Cottage cheese is a soft-textured cheese low in fat and high in protein. Your kids will love the taste of cottage cheese mixed in with fresh fruits and a little honey or maple syrup for sweetness. Bonus: you won’t feel guilty serving it to them either!

Activia Probiotic yogurts

Activia Probiotic yogurts are nutritious and great tasting and contain BL live bacteria which when consumed in sufficient quantities helps improve digestive comfort. Plus, kids love yogurt!

Love Crunch Organic Cereals

The Love Crunch Organic Cereals are organic and are offered in four decadent flavors: Dark chocolate and red berries, Aloha Mix, Apple Crisp and Carrot Cake. They not only taste delicious but also are made with quality ingredients! I like to mix them with yogurt for a real special treat.

Praeventia Granola bars

Praeventia Granola bars are an energy source and are available in individual portions of two small bars of 12.5 grams. The bars contain no trans fat and are low in saturated fat in addition to being available in three delicious flavors you and your kids will love: Almond & Apple with Green Tea Extract, Cranberry & Pomegranate with Red Wine Extract and Dark Chocolate Chips with 70 % cocoa and Rose Water.

Dried Raisins

Sun-Maid dried raisins are made from California raisins and are 100% natural. ¼ cup of dried raisins equals one serving of fruit and a new research recently revealed at the Canadian Society of Nutrition in Vancouver suggests that eating raisins as a snack will contribute to avoid consuming too many calories and increase satiety.

Quaker Rice Cakes

Quaker Rice Cakes are a nutritious snack that fills you up and they are available in a variety of flavors and formats so you can vary your snacks. The Crispy Minis rice chips are handy for snacks and you can let your children choose their favorite flavor!

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