Everyone likes to snack. Snacks are easy to make and can be good for you. It is smart to eat snacks that give us nutrients we need each day. Some of these are fresh fruits and
vegetables, milk and cheese, nuts and popcorn. Be careful with your snacks. Too much between-meal eating is not a good idea. Take it easy on cola drinks. A 12-oz. bottle or can has 9 teaspoons of sugar. Drink more water and low-fat milk.
Try this super recipe!
This cool drink is super because it has two foods that give you nutrients. Did you ever think of putting milk and orange juice together? This cool drink is full of two nutrients (calcium from the milk and vitamin C from the orange juice).
1 1/2 cups lowfat milk
1 1/2 cups water
6-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
glass or clear measuring cup
fork or blender
Measure liquid ingrediants:
Try this or other snack ideas for after school or anytime.
What is your favorite snack? What snacks do you make at home?
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture