Web morsels

There has been very little love in the air for snacking this past week. The New York Times’ Snack Time Never Ends chronicles the out-of-hand snack habits of busy families in Beverly Hills and calls for an end to the madness.

NutritionDataBlog is kind enough to point out that  Snacks now account for a quarter of daily calories [in adults. But I imagine kids aren’t far behind.]

To top it all off, there’s some buzz going on that agave nectar might not be all it’s cracked up to be: Agave Nectar – Healthful or Harmful? from The Kitchn.

So, now that we’ve had our daily dose of sobering news about how we’re feeding our ourselves and our children incorrectly and have made a solemn vow to eat in moderation, here are more links about happy and healthy snacks:

A list to end all lists of non-persiable healthy snacks from Enlightened Cooking. If you’re looking for inspiration for what to eat and serve on the go, here it is. Enlightened Cooking also has a good-looking recipe for homemade lara bars.

Tip: Revive dry peanut butter with a drop of peanut oil from Parent Hacks.

Author: Cindy

Born in Charleston. Raised in the Silicon Valley. Live near Hartford, Connecticut with my husband and two children. We have lots of tropical fish.

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