Eating healthy is just as important for children as it is adults. However, getting kids to eat healthy can be a real challenge, especially in light of all the advertising for sugary drinks and snacks. Today, parents find themselves struggling to find something that is healthy, fun, tasty and easy to make.
At Nutrology, we frequently receive questions from customers asking for ways to use our products in recipes that are appropriate for children. Below are a few of our favorite recipes, all of which have proven to be big hits with children of all ages.
Warning: While these recipes are created with kids in mind, adults love them too. Enjoy!
Kids are on the go and Spring sports are just around the corner. Here is a simple recipe for Energy Bites that are easy to make and convenient to take with you to practice and games.
1 cup of oats
¼ cup of honey
¼ tsp vanilla
¼ cup of nut butter (sunflower, cashew, peanut)
2 Tbsp Chia
Let your kids pick an additional ingredient to make these Energy Bites their own. Here are a few suggestions:
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly
- Roll into bite size balls and place on parchment paper
- Refrigerate for 30 minutes
Each energy bite not only provides essential Omega-3s and dietary fiber, but also gives you a healthy alternative to popular sugar filled energy bars.
Looking for a delicious post game/practice drink. Look no further than this simple to make recipe that is lower in sugar, and high in vitamin C and potassium.
- 6 oz Trop50 OJ (No Pulp)
- 4 oz unsweetened almond milk
- 1 scoop of Nutrology’s Grass Fed Whey Protein Vanilla or Tripact Protein Vanilla
- 1/2 banana
- 3 large ice cubes
Better than soda or any other sugar filled drink, this tasty treat is a great source of key nutrients for young, growing, and active bodies!
At last, a tasty way to satisfy a chocolate fix while at the same time providing your kids with a nutritious drink that provides essential nutrients and proteins for growing bodies.
- 4 oz Fairlife Chocolate milk
- 6 oz unsweetened almond milk
- 1 scoop Grass-Fed Whey Chocolate or Tripact Protein Chocolate
- 3 large ice cubes
Great taste and nutrition can really be this easy. The only thing to keep in mind is that you must be willing to share with your kids!
Do you have your own recipes to share? We love hearing from our customers describing the creative ways they have come up with to use Nutrology’s products.
Joanne Tull, former Fitness America, Fitness Canada and Fitness Universe finalist. Joanne is a Co-Founder of Nutrology, the naturally based sports nutrition company that has innovated clean label nutritional products used by thousands of athletes, including elites in the NFL, MLB, NHL and Professional Boxing. Having appeared on ESPN, Fox Sports and TSN after finishing a storied athletic career as a state champion, collegiate and national level gymnast, Joanne’s approach to nutrition is simple yet powerful.