As the back-to-school season approaches, we know parents are once again faced with the challenge of providing nutritious meals that support their children's growth and learning. Finding alternatives to prioritizing health and wellness is important in a world filled with processed snacks and sugary treats. That's where we come in. With our innovative plant-based products, you can ensure your kids get the nutrients they need to thrive during the school year. In this blog post, we'll explore some delicious and easy back-to-school recipes using Else Nutrition's products to satisfy your child's taste buds and energize them throughout their busy days.
Easy Blender Pancakes:
Start the day with a nutrient-packed breakfast that's as delicious as it is nutritious. This recipe features Else Nutrition's Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Kids, loaded with essential vitamins and minerals.
- 1 ½ cups water 💦
- 2 cups whole oats
- 2 bananas 🍌
- Two eggs 🥚 (or for egg-free kiddos, substitute 2 tbsp chia seeds + 5 tablespoons water and let sit for 5 minutes)
- 6 scoops of Else Nutrition's Plant-Powered Complete Nutrition Shake for Kids (Vanilla)
A little butter or avocado 🥑oil (for cooking)
- Blend, cook, and serve! 🚀
Divine Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake:
Snack time can be fun and nutritious with this super easy shake, made with Else Nutrition's Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Kids Chocolate. These shakes are a great way to sneak in extra fruit while providing essential nutrients.
- 3 scoops of chocolate Else Plant-Powered Kids Shakes
- 3 tablespoons powdered peanut butter (You can use regular peanut butter too)
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 bananas
- Blend everything together into a smoothie.
- Serve in a cup with a straw and enjoy!
Birthday Cake Energy Balls:
After a long day of learning and activities, treat your kids to these birthday cake protein bites made with Vanilla Else Nutrition Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Kids. They're perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth while providing a protein boost.
- 1 can chickpeas
- 3 scoops Creamy Vanilla Else
- 2 tbsp creamy almond butter
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- ¼ cup honey
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- ½ cup rolled oats
- 2 tbsp sprinkles
- Additional sprinkles for rolling, optional
- Place chickpeas, Else, almond butter, vanilla, almond flour, and oats into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Blend until the dough begins to form. Pause blending to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.
- Fold the sprinkles into the mixture.
- Use your hands to roll into balls approximately 1.5 inches in diameter. You should get about 16 balls.
- Roll balls in additional sprinkles, if desired.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Back-to-school season doesn't have to mean compromising your child's nutrition. With our innovative plant-based products, you can create delicious and wholesome meals that provide the nutrients they need to excel academically and physically. These back-to-school recipes are just a glimpse of the creative ways you can incorporate Else Nutrition into your child's diet. By making small changes and prioritizing their health, you're setting them up for success throughout the school year and beyond.