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Snack Time Is Family Time

Snack Time Is Family Time

Turn snack time into family fun time with the alphabet game. Help your youngsters pick an unfamiliar, nutritious food that starts with the same letter as a family member's name. You'll teach early reading skills and good eating habits while nourishing those little energy machines. Here are a few ideas to get started.

Adam: Avocado
  • Spread smashed avocado on a few whole-grain crackers.
Hannah: Hummus
  • Dip a variety of raw veggies into this Middle Eastern dip or spread.
Kyle: Kiwi
  • Simply cut the fruit in half and scoop with a spoon.
Paige: Pistachios
  • Have your kids count the nuts before eating, and then count the shells after. Show them that there are now twice as many shell pieces than when they started.
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Themes

  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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