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By Terri Hahn
Journalist 

Think beyond chips, cookies when planning after-school snacks

 

August 12, 2021

UNL Extension/Cami Wells

Healthy after-school snacking is possible - even likely, for the most dedicated young junk-food aficionado. Lemon Velvet Supreme is both healthy and tasty.

I don't know about you, but every year when back-to-school time rolls around, I look back and wonder just what happened to summer. It seems like Memorial Day was last week and the Fourth of July was yesterday, but yet here it is: The first day of school is looming right around the corner.

And with school starting soon, it's time to think about what all those hungry kids are going to eat when they get home from school.

"Healthy snacks can help children get the nutrients they need after a long day of learning," says Cami Wells, an Extension Educator in Grand Island. "Helping children eat heal...



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