Updated: 06/21/2012 4:16 PM
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Take Along Snacks
Whenever you are putting the kids in the car this summer, there is one thing you should always have on hand. We’re talking about food! Golden Fig’s Laurie Crowel has some easy and creative Take Along Snacks for the ride!
Berry Delicious Crispy Bars
4 TB butter
1 package marshmallows (10 oz bag)
1.2 oz freeze dried blueberries or freeze dried strawberries
1 tsp. lemon zest
6 C crisped rice cereal
Melt butter, add marshmallows and stir until melted, stir in powdered berries and lemon zest.
Mix in rice cereal and press into lightly buttered or sprayed 13 x 9 pan.
Cool & Cut.
Tropical Trail Mix
Dried Mango, dried pineapple, cashews, macadamia nuts, candied almonds
Mix together and enjoy!
Crunchy Japanese Mix
Rice crackers, smoked almonds, freeze dried mango.
Mix together & enjoy! Be sure to watch ingredients on the rice cracker mix...many contain food colors. Try to choose the ones without :)
1 C dates
1/2 C cashews
1/4 C oats
1 tsp. vanilla bean paste
1/3 C mini chocolate chips
In food processor pulse dates, cashews, oats and vanilla bean paste until mixed.
Remove from processor and mix in mini chocolate chips.
For into little rounds and gobble up!