Make Snacks Healthy for Your Little Ones

Looking for ideas for your children and your whole family to eat healthier foods but you are not quite sure how to start? You can always start with healthy kids snacks that will please your kids and your entire family family.

A lot of people have the notion that healthy foods are tasteless. Some people believe that if it is organic and in the specialty aisle of the grocery store that the product is expensive. Nothing could be
farther away from the truth.

Kids enjoy ice cream but fruit sorbet is a better option for them. Fruit sorbet is delicious and tasty. You can prepare a delicious sorbet sundae as a healthy and enjoyable healthy Kids treat.

Don't be surprised if the whole family starts scooping and topping the sorbet as quickly as the kids.

Sorbet is the essence of summer fruits and is almost completely fat-free. Best of all this tasty dessert is easy to prepare. Sorbet contains no milk. Ice cream has air whipped into it, sorbet has virtually none, which makes sorbet a dense and extremely flavorful product.

You may add any type of berries to a sorbet recipe. Raspberries and strawberries make a delicious and healthy sorbet. Fruit Sorbet is packed with vitamins and fiber as well as a nice sweet taste. When you grow tired of eating fresh fruit, try some of these healthy recipes. Many of the recipes work well with frozen berries too. Sorbet is a great way of adding a touch of summer to the winter months

Make Your Own Fruit Sorbet

Raspberry sorbet is a favorite


*2/3 cup of superfine sugar
*1 cup of water
*Purée 23 oz. raspberries with 1/4 cup lime juice.

1)Combine sugar and water in a medium sized saucepan
2)Stir slowly over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
3)Bring mixture to a boil
4)Boil for 1 minute.
5)Remove from heat and cool completely.

Make the fruit purée in a food processor or blender.
Add the raspberry purée to the cooled sugar syrup and stir to combine.

Place the purée/sugar mixture into an ice-cream maker and freeze according to
manufacturer's instructions.

If you don't have an ice cream maker, here is an alternative way to freeze the sorbet. Place the purée/sugar syrup in a metal bowl or cake pan and freeze for 1 hour. Remove from freezer and beat with an electric mixer or whisk; return to the freezer. Repeat at hourly intervals 3 more times.

Fruit Sorbet Deserts For Kids


2 pints of sorbet of your choice
2 ripe bananas, sliced
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 pint strawberries sliced
1 package wafer cookies

1)Set out ice cream cups, the sorbet ice cream scoops.
2)Toss the sliced bananas in lemon juice to keep them
from getting brown
3)Set each topping in a separate bowl
4) Let the kids choose and mix their sundaes
Add real whipped cream for added fun.

This healthy treat for kids has sugar but the sugar may be decreased depending on the fruit's sugar content. This is a healthy way to enjoy fruit and a great way to introduce
the taste buds to a healthy satisfying treat.

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