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Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiers

Here are a week's worth of snack recipes to fill lunch bags and satiate after-school hunger pangs.

By Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiers

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Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiers

Snack attack!

Running out of answers to the late afternoon “Mom, I’m huuuungry!” cries? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back.  

Whip up a batch of home-made snacks on the weekend and you’ve got goodies for a week’s worth of lunch bags and after-school hunger pangs. Here are 11 of our favourite snack recipes.

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: iStockphoto

Strawberry Banana Bread

Don’t toss those over-ripe bananas – they’re perfect for this Strawberry Banana Bread.
 
Get the recipe here: Strawberry Banana Bread 

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Home-Made Oreos

Home-Made Oreos match that sweet and just slightly salty brilliance of the original.
 
Get the recipe here: Home-Made Oreos

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Nuts and Seeds Granola Bars

Store-bought bars can be full of fat and sugar. Give these Nuts & Seeds Granola Bars a whirl at home instead.
 
Get the recipe here: Nuts & Seeds Granola Bars

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just add a glass of milk to make the perfect afternoon snack: Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.
 
Get the recipe here: Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Coconut Loaf

Super moist and not-too sweet, this Coconut Loaf is in our regular rotation.
 
Get the recipe here: Coconut Loaf

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Bean Dip

White Bean Dip helps us coax another serving of veggies into our kids after school.
 
Get the recipe here: Bean Dip

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Maple Cornbread

A slick of syrup gives this easy Maple Cornbread the perfect hint of sweetness.
 
Get the recipe here: Maple Cornbread

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

These Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins are off-the-charts addictive. And even more dangerous warmed up.
 
Get the recipe here: Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Sweet Potato Chips & Honey Yogurt Dip

Sweet Potato Chips & Honey Yogurt Dip are a healthy alternative to packaged chips and dip.
 
Get the recipe here: Sweet Potato Chips & Honey Yogurt Dip

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Ham and Cheese Muffins

Feel like a savoury snack? Ham and Cheese Muffins are a great snack-on-the-go for super busy days.

Get the recipe here: Ham and Cheese Muffins

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies wraps up one of our favourite flavour combinations.
 
Get the recipe here: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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One week of easy one-pot dinners>
These seven easy and delicious one-pot dinners will set you and your family up for a delicious week of meals.

Snack recipes: 11 snack-attack satisfiersPhoto: John Cullen

Get more ideas for back-to-school snacks »

This article was originally published on Nov 18, 2013
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