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5 Healthy, Hassle-Free Snacks for the Family

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Want to get your family on track to a healthier lifestyle? Instead of completely changing every meal or crash dieting, ease into it by removing processed snacks from the family diet and try these healthier options instead.

Avocado Toast

Avocados are really nutritious and can be addictive! Mash some avocados to top your toast with, you can garnish it with salt, pepper, paprika, or add an egg or cottage cheese for a light meal.

Frozen Pineapple Pops 

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Photo credit: eatsamazing.co.uk

Everybody needs icy snacks to survive our sweltering weather. You can customise these any way you like – for the ultimate summer treat, top with desiccated coconut, coconut yoghurt or both! 

Baked Apple Chips

singapores child baked apple chips

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These are so simple and yummy! They may take a while to bake and get crispy but you can store them in a container for about a week. Click here for the recipe!

Chocolate Banana Bites

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Photo credit: makethebestofeverything.com

Bananas are so versatile, and they taste so great frozen too! Top with some low-sugar chocolate syrup and/or honey and add nuts if the family likes them. 

Edamame

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Photo credit: kevinandamanda.com

Just boil them and you’ve got a tasty snack the kids can have fun with. You can also stir-fry these healthy beans with soy sauce after boiling them.

Remember that overeating healthy snacks can also lead to weight gain. Have fun and try to keep your hands away after a few bites! 

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