Let the buyer beware when it comes to purchasing lunchbox snacks at the grocer. Many are loaded with sugar, fat, salt or all of the above.
Of course, making your own snacks is one of the best ways to control what and how much children snack on.
Cocoa-orange cereal and nut clusters are irresistibly sweet and salty, plus they take only 15 minutes to prepare. These treats, which combine whole-grain cereal, nuts and fruit juice, have a pleasant sweetness. They can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for five days.