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1. Edamame (soy beans)

Edamame is as fun to say as it is to eat…especially if you get them in the pods. Kids love to pop the edible seeds out of the shells. You can eat it plain or spice it up! Our friend, Tracy, made this scrumptious curry-spiced edamame for a Christmas party this year! Try it!

5 Quick Summer Snacks

2. Mini English Muffin (Veggie) Pizzas!

English muffin pizzas are fun, easy and healthy snack that you can make with your kids…or your spouse.

5 Quick Summer Snacks

3. Mini Meal

Instead of a packaged snack, try a mini meal like 1/2 turkey sandwich on whole wheat bread (1 slice of cheese, mustard, lettuce and tomato), 1/2 cup carrots, 1 apple, and 2 tablespoons of light ranch dip. This mini meal is jam packed with nutrients and fiber to keep you feeling full.

5 Quick Summer Snacks

4. Smoothie with Greek yogurt

Next time you make a smoothie, use Greek yogurt instead of regular. It will double the amount of protein and keep you more satisfied.

5 Quick Summer Snacks

5. Apple Sandwich

This snack was featured in another snack post that I wrote a while back called 20 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas. It was inspired by a recipe that I saw on Whole Foods that used granola in place of oats and nuts.

5 Quick Summer Snacks

This post was also featured on a website called Camp Surefire which is a camp for children and teens with diabetes.

What is your favorite snack?

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  1. I love these pictures! :) They look so good! I love peanut butter and apples for a snack and smoothies!

    Check out my latest recipe @ bakingblissful.blogspot.com

  2. love that these are easy to make, perfect for the hot weather…

  3. Everything on this posts look so good! That apple sandwich looks really amazing!

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