Category Archives: Kid-Friendly Snacks

Toni’s Protein Poppers: Feel Good Snacks Without the Guilt

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Toni’s OatMEAL Protein Poppers

15 minutes | Makes 24

New from Toni’s Test Kitchen!

Three simple ingredients, no-baking, and deliciously healthy, these high-protein poppers are simple to make and a guilt-free alternative to typical treats. Guaranteed to stave off hunger and delectably fulfilling. Share them with friends and neighbors, bring them to a holiday party, and make them your “go-to” snack to get through the next few festive weeks. They passed the Toni’s Kitchen test when served this weekend at my daughters 27th birthday brunch.

They were a hit!

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WHAT TO BUY:

2 Cups Toni’s OatMEAL**Any flavor is delicious so choose your favorite. We used Sweet & Creamy Coconut-Blueberry for this recipe, and Crunchy Cranberry-Walnut would be another great option.

**Available online here. Use coupon code BETTERBREAKFAST for free shipping when you order any four flavors. Ships in one business day.

1 12 oz Jar Smooth Almond Butter at room temperature (you may substitute peanut butter if you prefer)

1/2 Cup Chopped Raw Almonds (you may substitute with walnuts)

Optional: White Powdered Sugar

Optional: Cocoa Powder

WHAT TO DO:

Place two cups Toni’s OatMEAL in a large bowl. Add chopped almonds and almond butter.

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Mix together with a spoon or use your hands to mix thoroughly. Mixture will be crumbly. Using a small ice cream scoop press mixture firmly to form a ball. You can also use your hands and roll them just as easily. Make sure they are “bite sized” for best results. If they are too large and are bitten into, they can crumble so smaller treats that can be popped into your mouth work best!

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This part is completely optional: You can roll your poppers into powdered sugar, or a combination of cocoa powder and white powdered sugar (about half of each).

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Here’s a beautiful assortment of Toni’s OatMEAL Protein Poppers. Have a few crumbly morsels remaining? Sprinkle them over non-fat plain Greek yogurt. This chef deserved a perk! Enjoy!

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Antioxidant Power Pops

What appeals to me most about this summertime snack solution is in the colorful and fun presentation, equally cooling and delicious! It’s packed with protein, fiber, antioxidants, and also high in Omega-3‘s; well known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Sit back, relax in the breeze and share them with the little ones.

Antioxidant Power Pops

Makes about 8 pops

NUTRITION PROFILE CAL-48/PRO-5/CARB-4/FAT-1 SAT-0/
CHO-0/SOD-9/FIB-2
PERCENT CALORIES FROM PRO-41%/CARB-33%/FAT-26%

From my book, BITE ME! Change Your Life One Bite at a Time Antioxidant Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 c Organic Nonfat Milk or Almond Milk

1 Scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder

1 c Fresh or Frozen Organic Berries, such as raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, marionberries (or a mix!)

6 Raw Almonds

1 T Flaxseed Meal

Instructions:
Blend with about six ice cubes, a few at a time, in blender for desired
consistency. Pour into colorful popsicle molds and freeze.