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Snack Food that starts with the Letter "S"? Need ideas :o)

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1fitmama Posted: 03-05-2010 1:02 PM

My DS has to take a snack food to school that starts with the letter "S" (they've done each letter of the alphabet from the beginning of school).  I thought of 3:  Strawberries, Star Fruit, and Sugar cookies (I'd rather do something more on the healthy side so the poor parents are picking up sugar-high kids at the end of the day! Stick out tongue  So I'm leaning more toward the fruit!).  

I am sort of drawing a blank and wanted to see if anyone else had some more creative ideas before I settle on Strawberries and/or Star Fruit (not even sure if I can find that right now).  Any other ideas are welcome and greatly appreciated!! Flowers

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piper replied on 03-05-2010 1:18 PM

If you want to avoid sugar (smarties, skittles, sweet tarts)  I would stick with strawberries  Smile

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1fitmama replied on 03-05-2010 1:42 PM

That does give me an idea though....I could send in the strawberries for the kids to eat in class, and  a bag of smarties/skittles/sweet tarts (like the little sample sizes you'd get for Halloween) for the teacher to send home w/ each child at the end of the day....Yes

Me 33 Kiss DH 35

DS 5 Baby Boy 10/25/05 (born @ 41+2, 5lbs 15oz due to being IUGR from Pre-E)

Dx with non-IR PCOS January 2009 but have been off BCP since April 2008

On 1000mg of Metformin XR daily. Cycles are finally around 40-50 days long and I am ovulating!

Cycle 4 on Metformin; Nest on CD 24; 14DPO~2/6/10 BFP!!!Surprise EDD 10/17/10 (according to ultrasound), just one day difference from when DS was due in 2005 (10/16/05)!! Big Smile

BIG Ultrasound JUNE 1st!!  It's a GIRL!!!  Baby Girl

Baby Girl Born via elective repeat csection on 10/11/10 @ 10:27am, 7lbs 5oz, 19inches long!! 

 

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maijasmom replied on 03-05-2010 2:02 PM

How about string cheese?

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teenytiny73 replied on 03-05-2010 2:07 PM

Snack Mix!  That way you can add whatever you want.

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babyhopeful replied on 03-05-2010 2:16 PM

Sunflower seeds

 

 

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1fitmama replied on 03-05-2010 3:11 PM

These are GREAT y'all!!  Keep 'em comin'!!  THANKS!!  Flowers

Me 33 Kiss DH 35

DS 5 Baby Boy 10/25/05 (born @ 41+2, 5lbs 15oz due to being IUGR from Pre-E)

Dx with non-IR PCOS January 2009 but have been off BCP since April 2008

On 1000mg of Metformin XR daily. Cycles are finally around 40-50 days long and I am ovulating!

Cycle 4 on Metformin; Nest on CD 24; 14DPO~2/6/10 BFP!!!Surprise EDD 10/17/10 (according to ultrasound), just one day difference from when DS was due in 2005 (10/16/05)!! Big Smile

BIG Ultrasound JUNE 1st!!  It's a GIRL!!!  Baby Girl

Baby Girl Born via elective repeat csection on 10/11/10 @ 10:27am, 7lbs 5oz, 19inches long!! 

 

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lamama replied on 03-05-2010 7:14 PM

Hmmmmm.....Sun Chips?

 

 

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mimuneca replied on 03-05-2010 10:41 PM

This doesn't avoid junk, but you could do Strawberry Shortcake!  I just like the double s's.  And cake and whipped cream lol.

Also doesn't avoid junk, but my mom used to make "s'mores mix," which was Gold Grahams, chocolate chips, and mini marshmellows.  And we LOVED it.  We used to take all the little pieces and put them together to make mini-smores.

On the healthy side, I think starfruit would be neat, there's probably some kids who haven't had it before (My DH had never had it until an adult). 

Or Sandwiches.  You could do little mini ones or different kinds.  Or a big sub cut into little pieces.

 

 

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agness13 replied on 03-06-2010 10:49 AM

How about (Irish) Soda Bread, as it's St Patrick's Day this month.

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ZeeZee replied on 03-06-2010 11:12 AM

You could make star scones! I made these for a Christmas brunch, and used star and tree cookie cutters to make the shapes. They're very easy, and have a lot less sugar than cookies. www.allrecipes.com has some great scone recipes. Just bake them a little less, since they're smaller in the shapes. There's cinnamon raisin, apple, or any combination of fruit you can use. You could even make strawberry star scones, and you'd have a triple "S" Smile

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ZeeZee replied on 03-06-2010 11:12 AM

You could make star scones! I made these for a Christmas brunch, and used star and tree cookie cutters to make the shapes. They're very easy, and have a lot less sugar than cookies. www.allrecipes.com has some great scone recipes. Just bake them a little less, since they're smaller in the shapes. There's cinnamon raisin, apple, or any combination of fruit you can use. You could even make strawberry star scones, and you'd have a triple "S" Smile

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ThreePrinces replied on 03-06-2010 1:22 PM

I also immediately thought of string cheese.

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1fitmama replied on 03-11-2010 5:22 PM

Quick update on what I did:  Soooo, I decided to go more for fun than "healthy"!!  Stick out tongue  I bought the little shortcake individual cups at the grocery store, fresh strawberries and Reddi Whip so the teacher could do little "mini" strawberry shortcakes for each child! I even provided the bowls and spoons....I sent the strawberries and whipped cream in a cooler.  Then, I also made up a version of the S'mores Mix to send home w/each child (honey Teddy Grahams, Milk Choc. Chips, and mini marshmallows).  I labeled each little ziploc snack sized bag with "S'mores Mix" and the teacher handed those out at the end of the day as the kiddos were leaving!  She said the kids LOVED the shortcake!! Yes

Thanks again so very much for all the fantastic ideas!  I was completely drawing a blank and it was great to see what others had in mind!  Flowers

Me 33 Kiss DH 35

DS 5 Baby Boy 10/25/05 (born @ 41+2, 5lbs 15oz due to being IUGR from Pre-E)

Dx with non-IR PCOS January 2009 but have been off BCP since April 2008

On 1000mg of Metformin XR daily. Cycles are finally around 40-50 days long and I am ovulating!

Cycle 4 on Metformin; Nest on CD 24; 14DPO~2/6/10 BFP!!!Surprise EDD 10/17/10 (according to ultrasound), just one day difference from when DS was due in 2005 (10/16/05)!! Big Smile

BIG Ultrasound JUNE 1st!!  It's a GIRL!!!  Baby Girl

Baby Girl Born via elective repeat csection on 10/11/10 @ 10:27am, 7lbs 5oz, 19inches long!! 

 

http://www.tcoyf.com/members/1fitmama/charts/4.aspx

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