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Crispy Sweet Potato Skins<br />Photography by Jodi Pudge Author: Credits: Crispy Sweet Potato Skins<br />Photography by Jodi Pudge

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The easiest after-school recipes ever

As fun as they are functional, these quick snack recipes appeal to kids' palates with flavours of sweet and salty, while maintaining a healthy balance of vitamins and minerals for growing bodies.

Be sure to supervise young chefs where sharp knives and hot elements are involved.

Try these after-school munchies today!

Sweet Potato Skins
1. Cut baked sweet potato into quarters and scoop out flesh. Brush with oil and bake in 450°F toaster oven until crispy.
2. Sprinkle with shredded Swiss cheese. Bake again until melted.
3. Top with a dollop of plain yogurt.
4. Sprinkle with sliced green onion.
Salsa also makes a great topper.

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Almond Apple Stacks
1. Cut thick slices of apple.
2. Spread with crunchy almond butter.
3. Top with banana slices.
4. Drizzle with honey.
Pile them up to make a fun stack.

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Page 1 of 3 - Looking for a healthy sweet and salty snack? Try our Honey Apple Snack Mix on page 2!

More delicious snack recipe ideas:

Honey Apple Snack Mix
1. Fill an 8-cup liquid measure with a combination of woven wheat cereal squares, broken-up rice cakes, pretzel sticks, unsalted peanuts and pecan pieces.
2. Toss with a little brown sugar, garlic powder, chili powder and salt.
3. Make your "glue": Heat together 1/3 cup applesauce, 3 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp honey until melted. Stir with cereal mixture until coated.
4. Bake at 325°F until deep golden.
Try adding walnuts or almonds, too.

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Kids’ Croque Monsieur

1. Make a sandwich using light rye bread, ham, shredded Cheddar cheese and salsa.
2. Butter outsides of sandwich.
3. Grill till crisp and cheese is melted.
Why not try turkey and Swiss cheese?

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Page 2 of 3 - Have your kids tried tasty hummus? Find an easy homemade recipe to serve with pita bread on page 3.


A tasty, healthy snack recipe:

Smoky Hummus With Toasted Pita
1. Drain a can of chickpeas. In food processor, purée them with 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 3 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp grated lemon zest, 4 tsp lemon juice, 1/4 tsp salt, a little minced garlic and a large pinch of smoked paprika.
2. Serve with toasted pita wedges.
Sprinkle with a bit more paprika.

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