Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

Sponsored: Summer Snacking

Sponsored: Summer Snacking

With kids home from school many are looking for summer snack ideas that won’t break the bank and are better choices. 

Here are a few ideas:

• Produce: Mini carrots, watermelon slices or chunks, cherry or grape tomatoes, bulk apple or citrus fruits (pre-cut and kids may be more likely to eat them), grapes.

• Grocery items: Popcorn kernels for air-popped popcorn, DIY trail mix of raisins, cereal, peanuts (add some mini chocolate chips for extra sweetness), whole grain cereal and milk

• Frozen items: Popsicles, or make your own popsicles with yogurt, milk or 100% fruit juices

• Dairy: Yogurt, cheese slices or get blocks of cheese and cut into chunks.

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Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian

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