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School’s out for summer and your kids need healthy snacks to keep them well-fueled for their fun in the sun. If your pantry is packed with processed convenience foods, Nicole Selinsky, a children’s nutrition expert, says it’s time for Mom and kids to deliciously embrace healthy summer snacking. Here are Selinsky’s snacking tips and recipes.
Cheesy Potato Sticks
Makes 6 servings
1-1/2 pounds potatoes, washed (do not peel)
2 tablespoons melted margarine
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Cut potatoes lengthwise into quarters and then cut each quarter into thirds. Coat potatoes with margarine.
In a wide shallow dish, combine crumbs, cheese, and seasonings. Coat potato sticks with crumb mixture.
Place potatoes in a single layer on cookie sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until crispy on the outside.
Divide into one-half cup portions and serve immediately.