April 03, 2020
You already know about hummus and veggies, coconut milk yogurt with paleo granola and fruit, corn-free tortilla chips with salsa - that’s not the kind of snack list you need right now. So here are some out-of-the-box snack ideas to mix things up a bit while we’re all home-bound.
A crunchy snack so you don’t go “nuts”.
Like tea sandwiches but not.
This one stands for brown rice tortilla, lettuce and tomato.
This frozen treat is sure to be a kid-favorite, and you guys deserve it because homeschooling is hard on everyone. (Yes, we know we don’t usually recommend bananas, but desperate times call for flexibility, right?)
Yield: 2 servings
Add all ingredients to a high speed blender, adding the almond milk first. Blend until smooth. If the smoothie is too thin, add more ice. If it’s too thick, add more almond milk.
Any of these combos are super high in vitamin C, which is good because everyone is sold out of Buffered Vitamin C supplements.
Hopefully, this list has given you some ideas to perk up your snacks. Thankfully, produce sections have remained plentiful, a stark contrast to those empty toilet paper aisles and chicken shortages. Remember, the more vegetables and fruits you and your family manage to eat each day supports your immune system, so keep doing your best. And if you find you need a little extra support or personalized advice, we’re here for you.
Robin is a registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in Integrative Medicine, Functional Medicine and holistic healing modalities. She helps her clients address complicated conditions and return to wellness.
Stephanie is a Holistic Nutrition Consultant and Emotional Freedom Technique practitioner with a passion for helping her clients fulfill their potential through both emotional and physical optimization.
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