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Note: This simple and healthy snack is designed especially for kids to make on their own.

Whether you're going for a long walk or just playing with friends, this easy and hearty snack is a great one to eat at home or pack for the road!

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. unsweetened cereal of your choice
  • 2 tbsp. (or one miniature box) raisins
  • 2 tbsp. dry roasted unsalted peanuts* (or other favorite nut)

*If allergic to peanuts or nuts, try sunflower seeds without the shell instead.

Utensils:

  • 1 tbsp. measuring spoon
  • 1-cup measuring cup
  • 1 sandwich-size ziplock bag

What mom or dad can do in advance:

  • Get out measuring cup, spoon, and ziplock bag

Directions:

  1. Pour cereal into ziplock bag.
  2. Add raisins and peanuts, other nuts, or seeds.
  3. Zip the bag closed and shake, shake, shake until well mixed.
  4. Munch and enjoy!

Makes: 1
Serving size: 1 baggie

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

318 calories
11 g protein
16 g fat
39 g carbohydrates
6 g fiber
217 mg sodium
144 mg calcium
11 mg iron


Reviewed by: Jessica Donze Black, RD, CDE, MPH, and Steven Dowshen, MD

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