Packing Lunches? Power Up with These Dairy Snacks.
Not long after those blazing temperatures kick into high gear, most of us get that email from the school district…We know it’s that time again. We give a sigh…. or we pump our fists in excitement. One of the two.
Dad Snack Hack
Make snack time healthy and automatic
Do your kids snack at all hours of the day? Well, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to make only the best and most nutritious snacks available to your kids anytime their little (or big) tummies started to rumble? Now there is! Check out this dad snack hack (moms can use this, too).
Dairy Snack Checklist
Here are a few simple recipes to spice up the lunchbox.
Plain Jane… but Perfect
If you’re looking to pack simple, tasty snacks that don’t require prep work, then Healthcorps.com recommends going with those high in protein. Among its list of high-protein foods and snacks that are great for keeping kids energized, milk and yogurt show up several times. Whether it’s a cup of plain greek yogurt and berries or a wedge of low-fat cheese, dairy’s got it covered.
While we’re on the subject, why not get those growing, snacking pre-teens or high schoolers off the couch and put them to work? Milk and dairy are sure bets for those young chefs and aspiring lunch packers. Whether it’s algebra, health, and wellness, or baking a delicious pizza, many of us learn best by rolling our sleeves up and diving on in! Check out these recommended recipes for young chefs.
More than School Lunches…
Whether you’re packing snack foods that will blow minds and taste buds or thinking about more ways to get involved behind the scenes, have a look at Arizona Milk’s resources for schools and educators. From lessons and educational content on health and nutrition to wellness initiatives with the National Football League, we’re eager to help make school environments fun, engaging, and even more nutritious. We hope your back-to-school transition is a smooth one… as smooth as it can be, for everyone involved. While it’s always busy, it can also be exciting. And with some new, creative dairy-based snacks in that lunchbox, things might go even smooooother.
Berry-licious Smoothie Recipe
Plan for hassle-free mornings by prepping these “smoothie cubes” in advance. Then all you have to do to start the day is blend a few pieces with cold milk for a quick, portable and satisfying smoothie in minutes!