The first day of school is right around the corner, which means getting up early enough to pack your kid’s lunch with healthy, tasty snacks. Keep these delicious recipes in mind to keep your children full all day long.
PB&J Apple Roll Ups
- 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
- 2 flour tortillas
- 4 teaspoons jam
- 1 teaspoon melted butter
- 1 apple, cut into thin wedges
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Microwave the tortillas for 10 seconds to soften.
- Spread each tortilla with a tablespoon of peanut butter and 2 teaspoons of jam.
- Heat your oven to 400 degrees.
- Place 3 apple wedges in the center of each tortilla, and roll them up.
- Transfer the rolls to a baking sheet and brush with the melted butter.
- Combine the cinnamon and sugar into a small bowl, and sprinkle over each roll.
- Bake for 10 minutes, and allow to cool before placing them in your kid’s lunch.
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- 2 pounds sweet potatoes
- 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
- Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Cut each sweet potato in half lengthwise, and place it flat side down on a cutting board. Cut the potato halves into 1-inch-wide wedges.
- In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, oil, and 1 teaspoon with salt. Put the potatoes on a roasting pan and brush with the oil mixture. Lay the potatoes flesh side down on the pan and place into the oven.
- Cook the wedges, turning once, for 20 to 25 minutes, until the potatoes are soft. Remove from the pan and season with the remaining salt and enjoy!