Healthy Children’s Snacks with Choc-O-Honey

It’s still summertime and the kids are home and always hungry! Studies show that when kids are well nourished, they perform better in studies and sports and are better equipped to fight off disease. But what most moms and dads also know is that pleasing those picky little taste buds is easier said than done.

"One of our customer's sons, Luke, squealed with delight over the yummy chocolate honey!"

One of our customer’s sons, Luke, squealed with delight over the yummy chocolate honey!”

We have heard from customers some great food choices for kids involving honey. These easy-to-make treats are so delicious, even the pickiest of eaters will be asking for seconds. As kids grow from little tots to happy, little children, they become more and more picky about the foods they eat. Chances are they will eat only their favorite foods. Kids in particular have a big tummy for sweet treats such as chocolate and candies. But too much sweets and sugar is unhealthy for growing kids. Actually, it is not really good for anyone of any age.

When kids start to ask for sweets, it is very difficult to say no to them. They will be insistent and if you do not give them what they want. Some may throw a tantrum so you will end up giving them sweets anyway, and will regret it soon after. Do not worry though. Honey is sweet and healthy. Unlike other chocolate syrups and spreads which may contain things like corn syrup and hydrogenated oils, Choc-O-Honey contains only two pure ingredients, organic cocoa and honey. You can use them on your kid’s snacks anytime. Listed below are some sweet and healthy honey chocolate snacks for kids.

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Banana Cereal Pops
Banana cereal pops is a great snack for your kids. It is easy to do and you can even make it with your child. You will need:

2 bananas

  • 1/4 cup of Winter Park Choc-O-Honey
  • 1/2 cup of cereals
  • 4 popsicle sticks

Just peel the bananas and cut them in half. Insert the popsicle sticks in the bananas and dip the bananas in honey. Roll the bananas on your kid’s favorite cereal until they are fully coated.

Honey S’mores
This snack is easy and fun to make so prepare it with your kid!  You will need:

  • 6 2×2-inch graham crackers
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon of Winter Park Choc-O-Honey
  • 3 marshmallows

First, mix peanut butter and honey and spread it on top of 3 graham crackers. Get a barbecue stick and insert the marshmallow on its tip. Lightly roast the marshmallow until it gets a little gooey. Do this with all the marshmallows and place on the peanut butter-honey coated graham crackers. Place the remaining 3 graham crackers on top of each to make a sandwich.

Peanut Butter, Honey and Strawberry Roll-up
This snack can provide your kid with energy and healthy body. You will need:

  • 1 slice of multi-grain bread
  • 1 tablespoon of Winter Park Choc-O-Honey
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • some diced strawberries

Simply spread honey and peanut butter on the bread and along the left edge. Place the strawberries on the right side of the bread then roll it up.

These recipes also make healthy snacks for after school all year long!

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