Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor

July 01, 2015
Here’s a cautionary tale: Your kids come home from school, shun the same-old snacks, tear up the kitchen, and make bizarre concoctions using items you were saving for your dinner party this weekend...maybe (no pressure, but maybe?) it’s time to show those played-out snacks the door. It’s easy when you follow these recipes for simple snacks with a Latin twist. ¡Buen Provecho!

Watermelon Lime Paletas

Warm, sunny days call for cool treats, and there's nothing cooler after school than a popsicle. Mexican-style paletas are especially perfect, with chunks of fresh fruit and freshly squeezed fruit juice. Healthy and oh so icy...with built-in drip catchers too!  Full Recipe
Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor
Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor

Chicken and Sweet Potato Empanadas

Empanadas are a Latin classic...little savory pies filled with meat and potatoes that make a wonderful snack or lunch. These empanadas are full of ground chicken, healthy kale, carrots, and sweet potatoes—baked until the pastry is golden and the filling piping hot. Make a batch in advance, freeze, and pop ‘em in the oven for a delicious after school snack! Full Recipe
Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor
Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor

Churros with Cinnamon Coconut Sugar

When you think of churros, street carts and carnivals probably pop to mind. Well, now you can enjoy the delicious taste of these Mexican doughnuts at home, as a special treat after school! They’re so easy to make with Ziploc® brand bags—just pipe the batter into hot oil, and dust with cinnamon, sugar, and coconut for the ultimate treat! Full Recipe

Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor
Simple Snacks with Latin Flavor