Moms, and of course dads, too, know very well the challenge of feeding their kids healthy food. To be able to give the energy their kids need daily, parents want better quality for snacks they get their hands on.
However, children whose meals require more special attention make the daily diet plan not so easy to deal with.
So! Read up for we have some tips for you if you have gluten sensitive kids, that we hope might make things a lot easier 😉
1.) Fresh fruit slices in light syrup
Kids tend to be really active. So it’s really important to give some energy-boost mid-day while still having enough nutrients to maintain a good health. And since fruits are known to be gluten-free, adding this easy-to-prepare treat would really make you at ease.
-1 cup of sliced fruits (You can explore different kinds. But try to ask your kids first which they prefer more)
-1 tablespoon sugar
-1/4 cup water
1.) Dissolve sugar in water by heating on a stove or in a microwave. For another healthy tip, use chemical free muscovado sugar.
2.) Cool the syrup down by placing it in the refrigerator for a few minutes.
3.) Pour over the fruit slices and chill for few more minutes.
4.) Serve on snack, or put in a container if intended as a packed snack.
2.) Fruity gelatin
Just to add some variety to your kids’ snacks if you wish to make fruits as staple, why not have some gelatin? Also known as a gluten-free food, gelatin would surely make children excited for snack with its glossy and easy to mold shape. In fact, this snack for adults who wish to lose weight!
-2 cups freshly squeezed/pureed fruit juice (depending again on your or your kid’s preference)
-2 packets of gelatin
-2 cups cups boiling water
1.) Boil water and gelatin. Stir until the gelatin is dissolved.
2.) Add fruit juice into the mixture, and stir.
3.) Put in a gelatin a molder or to any fancy shaped molder you wish to use (e.g. animal shapes)
4.) Refrigerate for at least an hour and serve.
3.) Flourless banana pancake
Hit two birds with just one stone by eliminating the gluten-packed flour in the recipe, and save more time in preparing this easy-to-make gluten-free pancake! We all know that kids are pancake fans, so making a safer alternative for our gluten sensitive children would definitely make them happy. Also, for those adults who are asking questions on how to lose weight and some diet tips, then this recipe is definitely for you, too!
-2 large very ripe banana
-4 medium eggs
-1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1.) Mash the bananas and mix in the eggs and vanilla extract in a bowl.
2.) Spray the heated non-stick pan with oil and scoop about ¼ cup of batter in.
3.) Cook each side for about 30 seconds.
4.) Put on the plate and top with light maple syrup as you wish.
Join your kids in enjoying these treats and make snacking time more fun. Enjoy and eat up!