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Photo by MrsWolfie

Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Ridgefield, Washington, USA
MrsWolfie is looking for: (8 recommendations)
Anyone have a good snack idea I can throw together before the kiddos get home from school? I've got a teen boy and pre-teen girl and they are eating everything in the house!!

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Last updated: Feb. 4, 2013 11:57 am
Posted: Feb. 4, 2013 10:00 am
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Feb. 4, 2013 10:10 am
These seem like a good snack....but if all else fails pb crackers are always there :)
Feb. 4, 2013 10:11 am
Might be a little heavy though... Maybe some type of quick bread?
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Feb. 4, 2013 10:16 am
What about making a couple of these!
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Home Town: Rio Hondo, Texas, USA
Living In: Austin, Texas, USA
Fast and VERY kid friendly.. they can make them and all you have to do is bake them! Pizza sauce, cheese and their choice of topping makes this a great snack or anytime meal! 
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Feb. 4, 2013 10:16 am
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Feb. 4, 2013 10:16 am
What about a roll up? You can put anything they like inside. Ham, cheese or even peanut butter..
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Feb. 4, 2013 10:17 am
Feb. 4, 2013 11:14 am
yea!!!! i didn't know you were [published- how cool!! hubby would love this- thanks-saved
Feb. 4, 2013 11:15 am
hi mrswolfe- long time no see- you've been missed
Commented by: grainfreegirl96
Feb. 4, 2013 10:22 am
A new favorite in our house: Slice and peel one cucumbers. Mix with the juice of one lemon or lime and plenty of sea salt. An easy, healthy, refreshing snack! We like a lot of lime, but you can put as little or much as you want.
Feb. 4, 2013 10:28 am
Thanks for the suggestions, friends!! Pizza and trifles.. the kids will think they walked into a different house! :)
Feb. 4, 2013 10:34 am
My granddaughters love Greek yogurt with blueberries and Trader's vanilla cluster cereal in it.
Commented by: finding_rachel
Feb. 4, 2013 10:40 am
I feed my teenage cousin Benjamin plain old saltine crackers with melted cheese on them & sometimes a little seasoning. I had to think of something that was filling b/c he was eating us out of house & home! & he's only 14!! This so far has been my easiest & most successful solution.
Feb. 4, 2013 11:56 am
And I just so happen to have Saltines in the pantry!!! I may just do this.. my son is 15 and I swear he has a hollow leg!! :)
Commented by: ashleyshantelle
Feb. 4, 2013 10:53 am
1. cut up carrots and celery and package in ziplock bags with tiny blue cheese dip containers. 2. make basil rolls, package 2 in ziplock bags with dipping sauce in small dip containers. 3. make ready to go sandwiches (PBJ, ham and swiss, turkey and cheddar) in ziplock bags ready to eat. 4. cut up veggies like carrots, celery, red peppers, and put in ziplock bags with diff flavors of hummus. 5. slice up fruit (apples, strawberries, pineapple, watermelon) and put in ziplock bags with peanut butter dippers/strawberry yogurt dippers. 6. make ready to go parfaits in clear cups with snap lids (cheap sippy cups would work or the clear cups from starbucks) and layer, sweet honey greek yogurt, puried fruit (strawberries/blueberries/raspberries) and granola. attach a plastic spoon to the side with tape and your kids will love. 7. in small ziplock bags, place a string cheese, and 2-3 pieces of rolled up meat in a bag for quick snacks. You could use cheese cubes too. hope this helped! I tried to keep with healthy options.
Feb. 4, 2013 11:57 am
Thanks! I like this idea as they could also grab/go them to school for lunches!
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