Our children often come back home from school feeling a bit low on energy. They are hungry and need something nutritious to eat. But this is also the time when they refuse to sit down and have a proper meal. This snack is the perfect solution for these kinds of situations and ensures that they stay off junk food. 

How?

kids after school snacking

  • It is handy. 
  • Can be had in care, bus or while walking back from school as soon as you reach home.
  • Allows kids to choose the proportion of peanuts and jaggery as per their taste.

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Why Peanut & Jaggery?

  • A complete meal, wholesome but not cumbersome to eat or even prepare.
  • A super mix of micro-minerals, vitamins and polyphenols.
  • Rich in essentials fats too, good for the heart and bones. Especially good for athletic kids and gymnasts in particular.
  • Extremely high in antioxidants, making it a boon for kids who do not like eating fruits.
  • Has the minerals and Vitamin B profile to ease puberty and cramps during periods.

Options:

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  • You can use cashews instead of peanuts too. 
  • Add 1-2 tsp of ghee if your kid is allergic or low on immunity.
  • You can even garnish this with fresh coconut or eat it with a piece of dry coconut. Especially recommended for kids who are fighting obesity, diabetes or fatty liver. 
  • In the summer season, you can use ghee roasted kutmuta or lahya and mix peanuts with it instead of jaggery.

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