Welcome back to the Besty’s Best blog, where we explore all things nut butters. Kids can be picky eaters when it comes to snacks and meals, but many of them at least enjoy the smooth, creamy flavor of peanut butter. But did you know that almond butter is another healthy and delicious option for kids’ snacks? Almond butter is a healthy snack option that pairs well with a number of fruits, breads, and other tasty treats. Almond butter is jam-packed with nutrients and antioxidants that can help your kiddo grow strong and healthy, not to mention that is tastes amazing. In today’s post, let’s look at five of our favorite ways to use natural almond butter in kid-friendly snacks. If you need to restock your supply of almond butter, visit Betsy’s Best to order our delightful all-natural, GMO- and gluten-free gourmet almond butter or look for a jar in your favorite supermarket. Please read on to learn more!
Almond Butter Ants On a Log
Ants on a log is a classic kid snack traditionally made with peanut butter, celery sticks, and raisins. Put a new twist on an old favorite by substituting peanut butter with healthy, yummy natural almond butter. Almond butter pairs well with the other two ingredients for this snack, providing a healthy boost of nutrients like protein and vitamins such as E and B2. Plus, your child will love the creamy, sweet flavor of the almond butter combined with the juicy crunch of the celery sticks and the semisweet flavor of sun-dried raisins.
Banana Almond Butter Boats
Slicing up bananas lengthwise and adding a smear of gooey almond butter topped with a few blueberries will fuel your kiddos energy for play and learning. What’s more, this healthful snack is packed with protein, nutrients, and antioxidants that will support your child’s immune system to help them fight off illnesses and infections that run rampant in schools and daycares. This delicious snack is definitely kid-tested and parent-approved!
Apple Slices and Almond Butter
What kid doesn’t love juicy, sweet apples? Apples are a staple snack found in lunch boxes and on lunch trays throughout America. Apple slices dipped in natural almond butter is a filling, nutritious snack that will power your child through a day at school or a day playing with friends.
Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie
This sweet treat can cool off your kiddo on a hot day or satisfy their sweet tooth after a savory dinner. Blend two tablespoons of Betsy’s Best almond butter, two frozen bananas (chopped), a tablespoon of natural unsweetened cocoa powder or organic chocolate syrup, and one cup of organic unsweetened almond milk, and voila! Your kiddo will love this refreshing, sweet, protein-packed smoothie.
Order Delicious Natural Almond Butter
If you’re looking for an all-natural almond butter that truly is natural, GMO- and gluten-free, and made with only the most wholesome ingredients, Besty’s Best is for you! You can feel good feeding our gourmet almond butter to your kiddo, and they’ll be asking for more after their first bite! Visit Betsy’s Best today to get yours today, or shop us on Amazon or in your local grocer.