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After-school snack ideas for hungry kids

By the time kids get home from school they're usually ravenous and keeping them satisfied until dinner can be a tricky balancing act. Here are some delicious recipes and ideas to help fend of the hangries until dinner time!

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    Quick chicken nuggets

    Moist chicken breast chunks with a crunchy coating will be popular with adults and kids alike and you’ll know exactly what’s in them!

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    Apricot bliss balls

    These deliciously sweet apricot balls are easy to make and a perfect lunch box snack or on-the-go energy hit.

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    Watermelon and strawberry ice-block

    These watermelon and strawberry ice-blocks have a fraction the sugar of store-bought and all the flavour of fresh summer fruits.

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    Spanakopita quesadillas

    How's this for fusion? Delicious Greek spinach and feta pie meets the easy, breezy Mexican quesadilla for a low-GI snack you'll make over and over.

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    Salted popcorn and nut slice

    The perfect balance of salty, sweet and crunchy, this delicious homemade slice is great to enjoy as an afternoon pick-me-up, or wrap up and give as gifts to loved ones.

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    Raspberry and vanilla yoghurt ice-blocks

    Make your own ice-blocks at home with these delicious raspberry and vanilla yoghurt popsicles. They're fun to make with the kids and perfect for a hot summer day.

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    Dried fruit and coconut trail mix

    Trail mix is an excellent way to satisfy your hunger between meals with high-protein nibbles, with healthy fats to keep you feeling full.

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    Ginger and sesame seed logs

    Healthy snacking doesn't have to be boring! Try these tasty ginger and sesame seed logs - wholesome, good-for-you treats!

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    Choc-dipped tropical fruit

    Covering colourful tropical fruit with chocolate and an array of exotic toppings is one way to guarantee an eye-catching and delicious dessert.

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    Mini ham, cheese and tomato frittatas

    Light, fluffy and packed full of creamy melted cheese and fresh ham, these mini frittatas are easy to make and perfect for a quick breakfast or on-the-go lunch.

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