Smart Snacking Made Easy

Smart Snacking Made Easy (WICS)

Snacks offer a great way to sneak in some extra fruit, vegetables, dairy or even fiber.

Dairy Council's Quick and Easy Snacks handout provides recipes and photos of snacks using milk, cheese, and yogurt. Recipes have about 2-3 ingredients keeping it simple in our hectic lifestyles.

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Coco-nana Shake (Blend a cup of low-fat chocolate milk, a banana and ice cubes).

Cheesy Snack Mix (mix ½ cup of grated Cheddar Cheese with popcorn and pretzels).

Cucumber Crunch ( Mix diced cucumber with a cup of low-fat plain yogurt, mint and a pinch of salt a pepper, spread on whole wheat pita wedges).

Strawberry Shortcake (top pieces of angel food cake with a cup of strawberry yogurt for a heavenly treat).

Snack ideas:

  • Whole grain crackers
  • Cheese
  • Fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Milk- single serve
  • Nuts - almonds, pistachios, English walnuts
  • Fruit and nut bars
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