Veggie Snacks

Sweet Beet Carrot Bars
2 cups whole grain flour
1 cup beets (raw, peeled, and shredded)
1 carrot (peeled and shredded)
3 tsp. baking soda
¼ cup date sugar
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup pineapple (blended)
1 banana (mashed)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup currants
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour and baking soda in a bowl. In a larger bowl, beat date sugar, blended pineapple, mashed banana, and applesauce together. Stir in vanilla and then add the flour mixture along with the chopped walnuts, shredded carrots and beets, and mix well. Spread in a non-stick baking pan. Bake for about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool and cut in squares.

Popcorn Puppies
Large bowl of air-popped popcorn
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. brewer’s yeast
Put olive oil in a fine mist sprayer. Spread the air-popped popcorn on a large tray. Mist the popcorn with a little olive oil and dust it lightly with some brewer’s yeast.

Little Macs
2 Cucumbers, sliced into thin discs
Tomatoes, sliced think to match the shape of the cucumbers
Raw nut butter
Raw red onion, sliced paper-thin (optional)
Spread a teaspoon of nut butter onto a slice of cucumber. Top with a tomato slice (and, if desired, a thin slice on onion and another cucumber slice).
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Tennessee Mom - December 13, 2006 4:04 PM

I doubled the pineapple, left out the currants and put the batter in mini muffin tins. they came out perfect and my kids loved them!

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