Can you believe it’s almost the beginning of the new academic year? It seems like just yesterday the final bell dismissed your young ones to enjoy their long, hot summer. However, it’s almost time to get back into the swing of things and send them back to school. That also means it’s time for your lunch-packing duties to resurface. Beyond the usual wholesome main course, why not switch things up and pack a few healthy and delicious snacks this year?
And we’re not talking about the usual piece of fruit or bag of veggies. Try a few of our healthful and exciting snack recipes instead!
1. Banana-Carob-Oatmeal Snack
For a sweet and simple treat, try this recipe.
2 bananas 1/4 to 1/2 cup raw organic oatmeal 1 teaspoon carob powder
Place all ingredients in a food processor, blending until fully combined. If the mixture seems too dry, add distilled water, little by little, until you reach the perfect consistency.
2. Raw Fruit Pudding
Pudding is a childhood classic! Try this delicious vegan recipe.
1 cup strawberries 1 cup peaches 2-3 bananas 1 cup rice milk 2-4 tablespoons ground organic flax meal
First, grind the flaxseed into meal. Set aside.
Place the strawberries, peaches and bananas in a food processor and blend well – the consistency should be smooth and creamy.
Add rice milk and flax meal to the fruit combination and blend until you reach the perfect pudding consistency.
Use fresh strawberries to create a delicious pudding