This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.
I’m switching gears a little bit today to bring you a fun spring treat that’s also healthy!
These fun popsicles are made with Nancy’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt – which make them a great snack anytime, especially for kids!
One of the things I struggled with right after Julie was born was snack time for Jake. It seemed like every time I sat down to nurse her, he’d start begging for a snack. And, oh, the meltdown if I grabbed the wrong snack!
My solution was to make him his own snack bin. I filled it with pre-portioned snacks I was okay with him helping himself to.
Here’s what’s in the snack basket this week:
The snacks in plastic bags are ones we buy in bulk. It takes me just a few minutes to grab a handful and add them to the bags – and is way easier than trying to get Jake not to eat an entire 1 lb. bag of yogurt raisins.
Here’s what everything looks like in the basket:
The basket lives on the lowest shelf in our pantry. Jake can open the pantry to get to the snacks on his own, but 90% of the time he still needs help opening the packaging. This is proving to be the best of both worlds – he feels like he’s in control, but he still brings it to be before eating so I can monitor.
How do you handle kid snacks at your house?