The start of the school year is a busy time of year for our family. We are all adjusting to having a routine and a schedule, especially when it comes to mealtime. These healthy after school snack skewers are the perfect solution for an easy kid-approved snack.
Whether your kids are headed back to the classroom or they will be learning at home this year, one thing that won’t change is the fact that after a long day of learning, kids come home hungry. Learning can be hard work!
I teamed up with Truly Grass Fed cheese to create a fun and healthy after school snack that will satisfy your hungry scholars!
When you choose Truly, you can be assured you’re choosing products with the highest standards of nutrition, flavor, and quality, so you can feel good about nourishing those growing minds with healthy and delicious school snacks.
Healthy After School Snacks
Over the years I have found that my kids are more likely to eat something new if it’s presented in a fun way. If I had just sliced up some apples and put them on a plate with meat and cheese they likely would have turned their noses up at it. But, when I string them together on a skewer all of a sudden they have a fun new snack they can’t wait to try.
Packed with healthy protein and the perfect mix of sweet and salty these snack skewers are my go-to snack on busy days because I know it will tide my kids over until dinner time.
Simply start by slicing Truly Grass Fed Natural Aged Cheddar into small cubes.
Next, take sliced lunch meat and cut it up into 2-4 pieces depending on the size and thickness of your lunch meat.
Slice an apple and then cut it into smaller bite-size pieces.
String everything together on a small bamboo skewer, alternating layers until your skewer is full.
Unlike the packages of crackers or chips my kids instantly reach for after school, I know that this healthy after school snack will help keep my kids full and focused while they finish up homework and head off to their after school activities.
Don’t get stuck in a snack rut, be sure to check out my tips for 15 Creative After School Snacks that will make sure your kids still have room for dinner!
These snack skewers would also be perfect at lunch, don’t forget to slip in one of the free printable lunchbox notes to let your kids know you are thinking about them throughout the day.
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