5 High-Protein Snacks for Growing Kids

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Eating delicious snacks might be fun, tempting and filling for kids but are they eating right? Are they receiving the right amount of protein in their daily food intake? Growing kids need to have the necessary proteins and vitamins included in their food in order to fight infections and diseases. Listed below are six interesting and appetizing snacks that your kids will never deny but love to have-

 

1) Sprout Bhel

Mixing this healthy ingredient with coriander, onions, a slice of mango, tomatoes and a few drops of lemon juice transforms the protein-packed sprouts into a mouth-watering snack that kids will love to have.  Sprouts are the best after-school snack to give to kids.  

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2) Walnut Muffins

Walnut is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and helps in strengthening the brain and bones.  Walnuts also fight against inflammatory diseases. With a mixture of mashed bananas, walnuts, baking soda, sugar and a  touch of vanilla for taste, this is a perfect snack to give to your kids.

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3) Masala Peanuts

Peanuts are rich in proteins that build good cholesterol, fights infections, and also protect your skin. With all those benefits, this protein-rich snack is easy to prepare in less than 20 minutes. Just add some chilli powder, turmeric, curry leaves and apply rice flour to toast it mildly in the microwave oven. You can also add mint leaves for taste.

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4) Spinach Fritters

Kids may not easily eat spinach and it might be a task for all mothers to make their children eat this energy-rich vegetable. Rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and potassium, the fiber-rich spinach is a must-have vegetable for growing kids. With rice flour, besan flour, chili powder, chopped onions, this easy to prepare snack takes just 20 minutes to cook and tastes really nice!

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5) Granola Bars

Granola bars are filled with healthy nuts like almonds, raisins, and walnuts.  The cinnamon and flax seeds present in the granola bar, help in keeping your kids stay active for long hours. Not only are these bars are a great post-workout snack but they also serve as a healthy and a delicious snack for kids. 

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