Kid-Friendly Snacks and Sides


These easy recipes from Chef Susan Ytterberg of Golden Plum Personal Chef Services are a healthful start to the day or a fun after-school snack. Kids will love making and eating them–encourage them to get creative and make their own variations.

Peanut Butter Breakfast Banana Split

Serves 4

2 to 3 cups 2% Greek Yogurt

¼ cup peanut flour

2 packets Stevia (optional)

4 bananas, peeled and sliced lengthwise

¼ cup peanuts

Berries to garnish

Place yogurt, peanut flour and Stevia in a bowl, stir well until mixed. Place bananas in bowl and put ½ of yogurt in center. Top with peanuts and garnish side spaces with berries.


Fruit Kabobs

Makes 10

10 small Wooden Skewers

1 pint strawberries, rinsed and patted dry

½ pound green and red seedless grapes, rinsed and patted dry

½ pint blackberries, rinsed and patted dry

Thread berries on skewers in alternating colors (as pictured above) and serve as a snack or in lunch bag or with breakfast.