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Low-Sugar Recipes Your Kids Will Love (and Can Make Themselves!)

Now is the perfect time to show your kids how to make low-sugar snacks! Here are three easy and fun recipes to try: Peach Mango Fruit Leathers, Chef Salad Skewers, and Quick Ranch Dip.

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In her book Mom’s Sugar Solution, registered dietitian and nutritionist Laura Chalela Hoover, MPH, RDN, shares advice gleaned from years of experience on how to get your family involved in a low-sugar lifestyle, including the best ways to minimize sugar in your child’s diet and how to emphasize natural ingredients in meals. Featuring 150 kid-friendly recipes ranging from breakfast to dessert, Hoover’s book covers all the bases—including simple dishes that kids can make by themselves.

3 Recipes Kids Can Make on Their Own:

Excerpted with permission from Mom’s Sugar Solution by Laura Chalela Hoover, MPH, RDN.

kids recipes: Peach Mango Fruit Leathers Peach Mango Fruit Leathers — These simple-to-make, go-to treats are every bit as fun as Fruit Roll-Ups, but without the artificial dyes and sugar. 
kids recipes: Chef Salad Skewers Chef Salad Skewers — Want to get your kids into eating more veggies? Nothing works better than food on a stick.
Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing in a Bowl Quick Ranch Dip — Skip the sugar-filled store-bought dressings and let kids make their own. They’ll love it!

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