Wheatless Wednesday: 5 Fab Back to School and Beyond Snacks

September 7, 2011

Many people think of snacks as pastries, chips, and candy bars, but they are actually an ideal way to get extra nutrients into the diet.

It's far more nourishing for you, and your growing kids, to eat healthy fat and protein with each snack, rather than a bunch of simple carbs. You will be amazed at how much calmer the kiddies are, and you probably won't miss the sharp decline in sugar cravings.

Sesame Crackers
These simple grain free crackers are a perfect accompaniment to any dip, cheese, pesto, or spread.

Raw Corn Chips
Spice up chip and guac. time with these incredibly delicious and hearty chips.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds with Chili and Lime
Snack time doesn't get much simpler than this. Pumpkin seeds are a rich source of protein, fat, and zinc.

Zuke Muffins
A perfect way to use the last of your summer squash bounty.

Three Seed Hummus
Take your hummus to the next level with the addition of protein-rich seeds. Serve with fresh cut veggies or your favorite gluten free crackers.

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