Now that school is in session, the question arises: what to feed those hungry mouths after a long day of learning is done? Is the trifecta of delicious, healthy and easy-to-make in the realm of possibility? At Riceworks, we think so! Give these simple recipes that are both gluten-free and flavor-FULL a try, and we guarantee your kids will be asking for more!
1. Banana Roll-Ups and Riceworks
Bananas + nut butter are the combo that will never go out of style! Simply grab some gluten-free tortillas and smear generously with your child’s favorite GF nut butter. Place a single banana in each tortilla, and ROLL it up! Slice into bite-sized pieces and plate. Don’t forget a serving of fruit, and some Black Japonica Riceworks for crunch!
2. Walking Taco Trays
This recipe is perfect if you have a whole team of kiddos to feed – plus, it’s absolutely customizable to any and all dietary preferences! Meat-free? Try with vegetarian crumbles. Avocado fan? Heap on some of that good green stuff. Dairy-free? Sub sour cream and cheese for extra tomatoes and lettuce. No matter your creation, Sweet Chili Riceworks make a perfect base for your kid’s favorite toppings. Just assemble and DIG IN!.
3. Gluten-Free Chocolate Hummus + Fruit
Do your little ones possess an insatiable sweet tooth? Fear not, we have the perfect solution with this relatively healthy dessert dip. Gluten-Free Chocolate Hummus paired with a giant bowl of fresh fruit and Sea Salt Riceworks for dipping will take the guilt out of preparing a slightly indulgent after-school snack. The best part? Parents love this too!.
4. Veggies, Chips + Dip
As a parent, we know it’s so important to make sure that your kids are getting the right serving of fresh veggies daily. Let’s make it easier, together! Slice up your child’s favorite vegetables – the more colorful the better – and encourage them to dunk them in a delicious gluten-free dip. The addition of dip will make those healthy snacks more palatable, and help the little ones develop healthy eating habits early on. Don’t forget to add their favorite Riceworks for some extra CRUNCH!
What are your favorite simple and snackable kid’s recipes? Let us know how you use your Riceworks for those after school munchies in the comments below.