25 March 2012, Comments 0

If you are busy mom that needs a quick snack for your kids, then make sure you check out this Fruit and Veggie Surprise. Life is too busy to not eat healthy and this recipe is just right for your family. There are plenty of fruits and veggies in it with a touch of chocolate. Your kids will be thrilled to know that there is something sweet in with their healthy snack. Adding something like this helps show your kids that chocolate is okay in small amounts, but it’s more important to eat the fruits and vegetables. Keep this recipe handy, so you can reap the ultimate healthy benefits.

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house. It’s where you cook and where you eat and spend time with your family. You want your kitchen to be full of healthy snacks for your family, and there are a few things you can do to make sure your family always has healthy snacks in the kitchen. Here are a few ideas, so that you can start feeding your family healthier and stop feeding them junk.

Do not buy junk food.

This is probably one of the most realistic ways to feed your family healthy. If you buy your family donuts, cookies and pop, then that’s what they are going to eat. Try and buy healthier foods, so that you can have healthier snacks to go around in the home.

"fruits and vegetables"

Prepare snacks in advance.

Part of the convenience of unhealthy foods is that you can just grab and go. Instead of grabbing a bag of chips and going, you can make up your own healthy snacks. Make sure you buy plenty of whole grains, fruits and vegetables to make up healthy snacks in your kitchen. You can use reusable containers to make sure you are not polluting the earth with plastic.

Here is an example of a healthy snack you can prepare with healthy ingredients in your own home. The recipe is called Veggie & Fruit Surprise and your kids will love it.

1 bunch of broccoli
Handful of carrots
1 Apple
1 Orange
1 Package of Chocolate Morsels

1. Start out this recipe by chopping up the vegetables into small bite sized pieces.
2. Peel the apple and the orange until you can also cut those into small bite sized pieces.
3. Put all the cut up pieces of fruits and vegetables into a reusable container.
4. Add the chocolate morsels on top to complete the Veggie & Fruit Surprise.
5. Serve the concoction as an after school snack.

Your kids will love this snack for so many reasons. Do not tell the adults, but they will love it too. People are often surprised to see tiny bits of chocolate in something so healthy. However, it’s the perfect combination of sweet and healthy. Keep the chocolate simple and reap the major benefits of eating healthy. This has been another healthy kitchen tip brought to you by the Mummy Kitchen. Have fun feeding your family the healthy good food!

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