Guest Post: Healthy Snacks for Busy Moms

Today I have a guest post from part of the fabulous duo at PureFit PureFood.  Devrie Pettit is a registered Dietitian/Nutritionist with a BS degree from Utah State University and a Masters from Stony Brook University in New York, so this girl knows her stuff.  She is a mom to three cute kids and expecting her fourth right now.  I love her approach to nutrition that it's not a diet, but rather a lifestyle choice of focusing on whole foods.  I have loved following them on Instagram for daily workout motivation and nutrition tips.  As a busy mom with a house full of kids, she is sharing a healthy meal idea for your little ones this summer that is quick and easy and something everyone can do.  Thanks so much for sharing Devrie!

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Is anyone's house as messy as mine with more kids home during the day?  Plus, it's hot!  I have kids coming in and out all day long.  And, there's usually a crowd . . . a hungry crowd.  Throw together a Summer Snack Tray to feed the masses!  When you pick real food they'll be hungry less [aka less opening and closing doors], just follow these rules:

healthy snack ideas for kids

1 |   Pick a Protein [tuna]

2 |   Add something green [thawed peas]

3 |   Choose a complex carb [sprouted grain bagels]

4 |   Include cooled fruit [watermelon]

5 |   Make it interesting with a sweet treat [strawberries & chocolate hazelnut spread]

[I also included sweet potato tortilla chips, diced cheese, and diced tomato with sea salt]

So fast, so easy, and it kept them outside!!

summer snack tray for kids