When you’re on the go with little ones, snacks are essential. Whether it’s an energetic pick-me-up after school or a nutritional boost at the playground, the 100 wholesome snacks in this book will help everyone get through the day. From Roasted Sesame Peas to Fresh Summer Rolls, Baked Apple Chips, and Mini Sweet Potato Pies, you’ll find fruit- and vegetable-forward snacks here perfect for every season that are tasty, healthy, and satisfying.
Developed by two busy moms, this collection of inspired recipes is just right for active families that care about what they eat. Don’t settle for prepackaged snacks. These nutritionally dense treats are simple to make, are easy to pack, and, as a bonus, make great breakfasts, light lunches, or side dishes for dinner.
"Christine and Sarah's authentic, friendly voices will lure you into Little Bites, but their practical tips and simple, fresh, seasonal recipes will hook you for good. Soon you'll realize that these snacks—from Melon Slushies and Cherry Tomato Cheddar Bites to Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies and Roasted Pumpkin Hummus—aren't just for kids; adults will love them too! Best of all, the recipes, while fresh and innovative, are entirely doable, even (and maybe especially) for busy parents who want to make healthy snacks but don't have loads of free time to spend in the kitchen." —Susie Middleton, author of Fresh from the Farm and Fast, Fresh, and Green
"Toss the Goldfish! Here are the easy, tasty, healthy snacks your kids will crave. This book will help you tackle the snack trap with delicious alternatives your kids will love." —Laurie David, author of The Family Cooks and The Family Dinner
"Little Bites is full to the brim with real-food recipes, tips, and ideas to keep snack times exciting, fun, and, most important, nourishing—proving that snacks don't have to come from a packet to be enjoyed. What a blessing." —Emma Galloway, author of My Darling Lemon Thyme
"Don't let snack food (aka junk food) corporations hijack your child's taste buds—grab a copy of Little Bites instead! Authors Christine Chitnis and Sarah Waldman have infused care and originality into dozens of happy snack recipes that will enhance any child's health while educating their palate. Parents and childcare providers will delight in the focus on seasonal fruits and vegetables; children will love the bright colors and flavors. Christine and Sarah have our back at snack time." —Cynthia Lair, author of Feeding the Whole Family and The Present Moment Cookbook
Bunny Rabbit Rolls
Ideal for picnic lunches, these rolls make use of summer's abundant veggies and include a variety of tastes and textures. Easy to pack and great from eating on the go, Bunny Rabbit Rolls also lend themselves well to creativity. Experiment and customize your ideal roll, or set up an ingredient bar and let your kids build their own.
Cherry, Coconut, and Walnut Bread
This versatile bread packed with nutty coconut, toasted walnuts, and sweet cherries can take you from breakfast straight through to dessert. Individual slices wrapped in parchment paper are ideal for an on-the-go breakfast or tucked into a lunch box. For an extra-decadent dessert, add dark chocolate chunks and serve the slices straight from the oven topped with a dollop of vanilla frozen yogurt. There won't be a crumb left!