Sweets and treats are a tradition for many families in the holiday season.
Isn't it time to give these staples a tasty, healthy update? These holiday treats are so packed with flavor that they'll bring the cheer (and the smiles). Meanwhile, your kids won't even realize they're eating healthy.
Here's an easy, hands-on holiday treat that your kids can help with! Mix chopped dates, cranberries, and rolled oats into a paste. Roll into bonbons and then coat in toppings like shredded coconut or slivered almonds.
This flavor-packed treat can be eaten once made, or frozen for a playful dessert. Skewer three banana slices sideways to look like a snowman. Add a strawberry or grape hat and decorate with raisins for eyes and buttons.
Build-Your-Own Santa Cracker
For the people in your family who want a savory snack, try this. Lay out ingredients like crackers, cheese slices, vegetables cut into shapes and olives for eyes. Everyone can create their own tasty Santa face.
Make those little cups of applesauce look extra adorable with a few accessories. You can find tiny bells, googly eyes, and tinsel-toned pipe cleaners at a craft store. Glue these on to the cups make reindeer faces, sleighs, even tiny Christmas trees!
Use your holiday cookie cutters on a premade crust and unlock a world of savory possibility! Your kids will love decorating and eating personal pizza stars, trees, and Santas.
White Snow and Whiter Smiles
Holidays are a wonderful time to share tasty treats with the family! However, you want to keep your kids' beautiful smiles healthy during this time of the year. Preventive dental care is the key to lifelong oral health, so contact us at Potomac Pediatric Dentistry to schedule an appointment.