Healthy Versions of Unhealthy Snacks

Spring is starting tomorrow! As the weather gets warmer, kids tend crave for unhealthy snacks such as potato chips, fries and ice cream.

Do your kids crave for unhealthy after school snacks? Don’t give in to their pleads and try preparing these healthy snacks for kids instead!

The following 5 snack recipes for kids are what they are going to love:
1. Sweet Potato Chips
2. Zucchini Fries
3. Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
4. Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Tots
5. Chocolate Chip Edible “Cookie Dough”
6. Baked Buffalo Wings

You will be surprised on how easily you can turn the most craved for unhealthy snacks into healthy snacks for kids!

Grab the ingredients listed in the recipes sheet below and try them out today!

Healthy Versions of Unhealthy Snacks

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Posted by Tasty on Monday, January 15, 2018

Healthy Versions of Unhealthy Snacks
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Ingredients
Sweet Potato Chips
Zucchini Fries
Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Tots
Baked Buffalo Wings
Servings:
Instructions
Sweet Potato Chips
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Cut sweet potato into ⅛ inch (3 mm) to ¼ inch (6 mm) slices.
  3. In a medium bowl, toss slices with olive oil until fully coated.
  4. Add seasonings and toss until fully coated.
  5. Arrange slices on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 25 - 35 minutes, flipping halfway.
  7. Allow slices to cool to room temperature.
  8. Enjoy!
Zucchini Fries
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Cut zucchini into fries and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine panko, parmesan, garlic powder, basil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Whisk eggs in a shallow bowl or dish.
  5. Dip zucchini in eggs, coating evenly, and then toss in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway.
  7. Prepare dip while fries are baking. Combine all dip ingredients in a small bowl and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  8. Enjoy!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
  1. Combine all ingredients except the chocolate chips into a food processor or high-speed blender, process until consistent color and completely smooth.
  2. Pour into a pan. Mix into dark chocolate chips and smooth into an even layer.
  3. Freeze 2 hours, or until frozen but still a little soft for scooping. (If freezing overnight, cover with a lid or plastic wrap, but let it sit out at room temperature for about 5-10 minutes before scooping).
  4. Scoop into a bowl and top with your favorite toppings.
  5. Enjoy!
Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Tots
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Grate the broccoli with a coarse cheese grater.
  3. Transfer the grated bits to a medium bowl and season with a ¼ teaspoon of the salt. Mix the broccoli until well incorporated.
  4. Let the broccoli sit for 20 minutes until the salt has drawn out some of the moisture.
  5. Pour the broccoli into a clean kitchen towel and twist to strain as much liquid as you can.
  6. Place the grated broccoli back into a bowl and mix with the breadcrumbs, chives, cheddar, garlic, remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt, pepper, and egg, and mix until well combined.
  7. Form the mixture into 15 even sized tots and transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20-24 minutes, flipping each halfway through.
  9. Serve with your choice of dipping sauce.
  10. Enjoy!
Baked Buffalo Wings
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Remove excess moisture from chicken wings with a paper towel.
  3. In a large bowl, stir in baking powder and salt until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  4. Bake on a baking rack for 1 hour, or until golden brown and crispy, flipping every 20 minutes. (For best results, place baking rack on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper or foil to catch drippings).
  5. In a skillet, combine buffalo sauce ingredients on medium heat.
  6. Then stir in chicken wings until fully coated.
  7. Serve with your favorite side dish or dipping sauce.
  8. Enjoy!
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Healthy Versions of Unhealthy Snacks
Print Recipe
Healthy Versions of Unhealthy Snacks
Print Recipe
Ingredients
Sweet Potato Chips
Zucchini Fries
Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Tots
Baked Buffalo Wings
Servings:
Instructions
Sweet Potato Chips
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Cut sweet potato into ⅛ inch (3 mm) to ¼ inch (6 mm) slices.
  3. In a medium bowl, toss slices with olive oil until fully coated.
  4. Add seasonings and toss until fully coated.
  5. Arrange slices on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 25 - 35 minutes, flipping halfway.
  7. Allow slices to cool to room temperature.
  8. Enjoy!
Zucchini Fries
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Cut zucchini into fries and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine panko, parmesan, garlic powder, basil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Whisk eggs in a shallow bowl or dish.
  5. Dip zucchini in eggs, coating evenly, and then toss in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway.
  7. Prepare dip while fries are baking. Combine all dip ingredients in a small bowl and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  8. Enjoy!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt
  1. Combine all ingredients except the chocolate chips into a food processor or high-speed blender, process until consistent color and completely smooth.
  2. Pour into a pan. Mix into dark chocolate chips and smooth into an even layer.
  3. Freeze 2 hours, or until frozen but still a little soft for scooping. (If freezing overnight, cover with a lid or plastic wrap, but let it sit out at room temperature for about 5-10 minutes before scooping).
  4. Scoop into a bowl and top with your favorite toppings.
  5. Enjoy!
Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Tots
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Grate the broccoli with a coarse cheese grater.
  3. Transfer the grated bits to a medium bowl and season with a ¼ teaspoon of the salt. Mix the broccoli until well incorporated.
  4. Let the broccoli sit for 20 minutes until the salt has drawn out some of the moisture.
  5. Pour the broccoli into a clean kitchen towel and twist to strain as much liquid as you can.
  6. Place the grated broccoli back into a bowl and mix with the breadcrumbs, chives, cheddar, garlic, remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt, pepper, and egg, and mix until well combined.
  7. Form the mixture into 15 even sized tots and transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20-24 minutes, flipping each halfway through.
  9. Serve with your choice of dipping sauce.
  10. Enjoy!
Baked Buffalo Wings
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Remove excess moisture from chicken wings with a paper towel.
  3. In a large bowl, stir in baking powder and salt until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  4. Bake on a baking rack for 1 hour, or until golden brown and crispy, flipping every 20 minutes. (For best results, place baking rack on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper or foil to catch drippings).
  5. In a skillet, combine buffalo sauce ingredients on medium heat.
  6. Then stir in chicken wings until fully coated.
  7. Serve with your favorite side dish or dipping sauce.
  8. Enjoy!
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