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Kidzworld Kitchen: Spring Break Munchables

Mar 21, 2012

Spring break is almost here and everyone is busy finalizing their plans! Maybe you’re headed out on an exciting road trip or just planning to spend a fun week hanging out with friends?

Whatever your plans are it will be handy to have some delicious snacks when the munchies hit.  Yummy chocolate peanut buttery banana trail mix and pizza muffins make great travel snacks and fruit kabobs will be perfect to have while playing video games or having friends over.  Have a super fun holiday!!

Monkey Trail Mix

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of banana chips
  • ¾ cup peanuts
  • ¾ cup cashews
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips (or chocolate covered peanuts)
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter chips

Instructions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients into a bowl and mix
  2. Separate into small plastic bags
  3. Enjoy!

Pizza Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 + ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 + ¼ cup milk
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup sliced black olives
  • ¼ cup fresh or sundried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup sliced pepperoni or sausage (optional)
  • 2 tbsp finely fresh chopped basil (or 1 tbsp dried basil)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Using a paper towel, rub vegetable oil all over the inside of your 6-hole muffin tin to keep your muffins from sticking (Hint! If you only have a 12-hole muffin tin add a small amount of water to the unused cups so you don’t damage your pan)
  3. In a large bowl mix the flour, egg, milk, oil, cheeses, tomatoes, pepperoni and herbs. (Hint! Save a bit of the cheese to sprinkle on the top)
  4. Divide the mixture evenly into muffin pan and top with remaining cheese
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown
  6. Cool on a wire rack and enjoy!

Fruit Kabobs and Yogurt Dip

Ingredients:

  • An assortment of fresh, washed fruits, such as bananas, strawberries, melon, grapes, mango and pineapple
  • Wooden skewer sticks
  • 2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Chop all your fruits into bite-size pieces
  2. Push fruits onto the skewers
  3. In a small bowl combine the yogurt, honey and cinnamon and stir well
  4. Dip the kabobs into the yogurt dip and enjoy a healthy snack

 

Remember, be creative, have fun and above all, safety first! Always talk to the adult in charge before you get your chef on! Happy cooking!

Recipes courtesy of Love Sugar Cakes

 

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