Back to School Honey Snacks for Kids!

It's that time of year again when the summer heat is at its hottest, the electric bills are at their highest, and the air is filled with the excited energy of "back to school" time. The month of August means new haircuts, papers and pens, plastic bins and baggies, new flashy backpacks, and the latest lunch box $10 can offer. While the youthful tastes of today are as ever changing as a Disney channel soap opera, the classics never do. Nowadays, kids drool over fruity fruit rollups riddled with tongue tattoos, and mystery gushers with surprising sour-tastic flavors. But honey has been around since as early as 2100 B.C., and this insect byproduct still continues to impress! Check out these crafty recipes below that make making sweet snacks fun and healthy! For more information on these wonderful recipes, please visit: Healthy Snack for Kids.

Banana Cereal Pops (Perfect substitute for dessert after dinner)

  • 2 bananas
  • 1/4 cup of wildflower Cloister Honey
  • 1/2 cup of cereals
  • 4 popsicle sticks

Honey Fruitsicles (Great after playing in the heat) 

  • 1/2 cup of fresh fruit bits
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/4 cup of wildflower Cloister Honey
  • some water
  • popsicle sticks

Honey S’mores (A sweet weekend treat) 

  • 6 2×2-inch graham crackers
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon of wildflower Cloister Honey
  • 3 marshmallows

Honey and Yogurt Shake (A healthy and refreshing breakfast)

  • 1 cup of fresh milk
  • 1/2 cup of vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of sliced fruits (apple, banana, strawberries or whatever fruit your kids like)
  • 1 cup of crushed ice
  • 4 tablespoons of wildflower Cloister Honey

Peanut Butter, Honey and Strawberry Roll-up (Great for lunch, the modern PB&J)

  • 1 slice of multi-grain bread
  • 1 tablespoon of wildflower Cloister Honey
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • some diced strawberries

Remember, raw or unpasteurized honey should not be given to infants younger than 12 months! Want to know why? Check it out here: at Wholesome Baby Food.

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