Snacks can be an important part of your kid’s diet as this can manage spikes in hunger and offer a much-needed energy boost within the day. It’s also one of the meals they most look forward to since they know there can get more creative options for their snacks.
NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream is your perfect companion in preparing kid-approved food, to make them love snack time even more. It’s guaranteed to turn the ordinary into delightful and extra special snacks for kids.
1. Creamy Champorado
Who can say no to champorado? Whether it’s a rainy day, cold evening, or they just want a bowl of hot chocolatey comfort food, you can’t go wrong with whipping this out for the kids. You can modify it and add toppings, or match it with fruits and oats to satisfy your kids’ cravings. Plus, it’s not just the kids who will enjoy this for sure. If you want more ideas, you can check out our Creamy Champorado recipe too!
2. Ginataang Mais
Corn isn’t exactly the first thing that pops into kids’ minds when you mention “dessert,” or merienda but that can change when you introduce ginataang mais! With its creamy and sweet taste, it’s the perfect merienda after playtime or a yummy dessert option after lunch. Give this snack a try with our Creamy Ginataang Mais recipe!
3. Banana Pancakes
Soft, fluffy pancakes topped with whipped cream? Yes, please! Banana pancakes create excitement because it’s more than the usual with the addition of cream, and nutrition from the banana. It can very well be a filling breakfast a kid with a sweet tooth would love to wake up to in the morning. Top it with banana slices and syrup, and you’ve got yourself a new snack favorite in rotation. Take a look at this Banana Pancakes recipe!
4. Pizza with Cream Sauce
If you’re ever craving pizza, it’s a good idea to know that you can make it from scratch. Pizza is a child’s favorite and now your family can create it at the comfort of your own home. Let this Pizza with Cream Sauce recipe guide you in the kitchen!
5. Baked Macaroni
Pasta is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which your kids need to stay active throughout the day. Let them enjoy snacking on a pasta dish for a whole day of fun activities! Cook a batch of macaroni and keep it in the fridge. Come snack time, you can heat a bowl in the microwave and pour their favorite sauce. Serve this snack with our own Creamy Baked Macaroni recipe!
6. Avocado Ref Cake
Are you feeling extra creative? If you want a unique snack option that your kids won’t forget, you can try this avocado ref cake. It’s easy to prepare—all you need to do is to refrigerate it overnight! This can also be a great breakfast alternative for your kids on the go. Whip up this mouth-watering snack with our Avocado and Cashew Cake Jar recipe!
7. Cheesy Puto
This classic steamed rice cake is practically in every Filipino fiesta or served during special occasions. But you don’t need to wait for the next party to make it for your kids, though! If your kids are cheese lovers, puto with cheese is another excellent option to serve them for snack time. Serve it with a twist by following our Cheesy Puto recipe.
8. Fruit and Graham Ref Cake
Reminiscent of fruit salads popularly served during Noche Buena, a fruit and graham cake can be a great option if your kids are looking for a burst of flavor paired with rich and creamy goodness! This is another ref cake, which means it’s easy to prepare, and you can make it in advance and chill it overnight.
Have it for dessert, pack it with your kids’ baon, or surprise your child with a classic confection. Check out our own Fruit and Graham Ref Cake recipe!
9. Creamy Taho
Taho is easily one of the most famous childhood (and adult!) snacks you’ve had that reminds you of home. Every morning, you’d patiently wait for a man pedaling outside your streets shouting “Taho!” and excitedly picked a size you wanted.
Now, you can recreate your childhood memories and even make new ones with your kids by making taho at home. It’s not as complicated as you think! Let our tried-and-tested Creamy Taho recipe guide you in the kitchen.
Make Simple Snacks Extra Special
Preparing snacks can be a fun and enjoyable food experience for you and your kids. More than making sure that they’re keeping a balanced diet, this can also be a bonding activity or something they can look forward to from you when they get home from school or after play.
Make simple snacks extra special by adding NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream. This easy-to-use, versatile ingredient will help make sure that the simple snacks you prepare for your little ones are absolutely wonderful to their palate.