Screen Shot 2014-01-12 at 4.24.22 PMKids like to snack. Most children do best when they eat 4-6 times a day. Snacks timed about 2 hours before a meal can help curb the craving for non-nutritious foods. Here are some fun, easy-to-fix nutritious snack ideas to try with your kids:

Milk shakes and smoothies! Milk, juices,crushed ice, yogurt with fresh or frozen fruit. Try a variety such as strawberries, banana, peaches, berries.

Fruit juice Popsicle! Freeze 100% fruit juice in ice cubes trays or paper cups. Insert a rounded wooden stick for a handle. Your kids will love them!

Cinnamon toast! Toast a piece of *Whole wheat bead* , spread a small amount of butter, sprinkle with cinnamon and a tiny bit of sugar! Kids love the fragrance of cinnamon spice. It is delicious, and a great antioxidant.