Simple Snack Ideas for Kids
from USA Pears
Pear Cinnamon Toast
Toast bread in a toaster, and microwave thinly sliced pears until tender. Please pears on top of toast and sprinkle with cinnamon for a healthy breakfast or snack!
Cut pears into thick slices or used halved and cored pears, and place in a bowl. Sprinkle cinnamon on top and microwave or back until pears are tender. Serve warm with granola.
Pear “French Fries”
Ask an adult to help by using a French fry cutter or a knife, and slice firm pears into French fry shapes. Serve these healthy treats raw with peanut butter or other nut butter, yogurt, or other sauce for dipping as an afterschool or anytime healthy snack!
Place pear chunks in the bottom of a clear glass. Add layers of plain or vanilla low-fat yogurt, granola, and more pears for an amazing breakfast or snack!
Pear, Cheese, and Cracker Snacks
Pears add a sweet taste and texture to cheese and crackers! Slice pears and layer whole grain crackers with pears and cheese.
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