Recipes for Calcium-Rich After-School Snacks

| 10/18/2011 2:44:24 PM

Tags: after school snacks, family recipes, calcium rich recipes, kid friendly recipes, Horizon, quesadilla, yogurt, parfait, yogurt dip, smoothie,

With school in full swing, parents may be looking for new after-school snack ideas that taste so good the kids won’t know they’re actually eating something healthy

Andrea Carrothers, a registered dietitian with Horizon, makers of organic milk and dairy products, has developed several new quick, calcium-rich recipes and tips parents can pass along to their kids to ensure they are getting something tasty and healthy after school. With 1 in 10 girls and 1 in 4 boys not meeting their calcium needs, including dairy in after school snacks can be an easy way to up kids’ daily calcium intake.

Easy Cheesey Quesadilla Recipe


1 whole wheat tortilla
Refried beans
Horizon shredded cheese


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