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7 Healthy Heat-Up Snacks

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7 Healthy Heat-Up Snacks

Warm up these nutritious bites for a quick, wholesome treat

In this snack round-up: a gourmet grilled chicken panini bite packed with calcium.

Spice Girls (and Boys)

When your kid’s craving spice, pop a couple tasty chicken-and-cheese taco roll-ups in the microwave, wait a minute, and serve.(El Monterey Taquitos, $6.99)

Green Giants

These broccoli-and-cheddar nuggets are so good, the kids won’t notice they’re packed with vitamin-rich veggies. (MorningStar Farms Veggie Bites, $4.29)

Mac Daddy

Just add water and microwave this miniature Easy Mac for a just-right portion of the classic
comfort food. (Kraft, 99 cents)

Berry Good

Here’s a waffle (with a strawberry-filled center!) sweet enough to satisfy them but with enough whole grains to satisfy you. Less mess, too, if you skip the syrup. (Eggo Nutri-Grain Waffles, $2.99)

Pop a Pizza

The next time they want a slice, try Amy’s cheese-pizza toaster pastries; they’re like savory, better-for-you Pop-Tarts. Plus, they’re organic. (Amy’s Cheese Pizza Toaster Pops, $3.99)

Go Clubbing

These grilled mini-sandwiches will get high fives from your crew, and you’ll be happy about the calcium boost.
(Farm Rich Grilled Chicken Club Panini, $7.29)


There are four grams of protein in one serving of this pasta in a cheesy tomato sauce — enough
to hold a kid till dinner. (Annie’s All Stars, $2.59)


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