Smoothies are perfect for breakfast or afternoon snacks. They're full of nutrients, but since they mimic milkshakes, kids love them.
Are there kids anywhere who don't like gelatin snacks? Rather than using plain water when you make these wiggly desserts, add important nutrients by substituting juice for an equal amount of water. You can create unique and delicious combinations with pure juice, juice blends and fruit and vegetable juice fusions.
You can create hundreds of possible combinations -- just keep the color in mind. A green gelatin mixed with red juice will become a very unappetizing gray color, for example.
Makes 3 dozen
This candy is easy enough for your children to make with a little help from you. A mixture of dried fruit is processed with nuts and rolled into balls. The "candy" will satisfy any sweet tooth without disclosing the intense amount of nutrients it contains.
Note: These will keep in the refrigerator for up to a month.
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