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Healthy meals and snacks for kids

Now that the kids are back in school, it's crucial for them to get the proper nutrition they need for their bellies as well as their brains. Dr. Jonny Bowden is giving you some great tips on feeding your kids healthy meals and snacks to ensure their digestive system stays on track and they stay sharp in the classrooms.

Dr. Jonny Bowden

Maple Spiked Chocolate Hummus with Flaky Sea Salt
Serves 6

Enjoy as a snack or dessert with sliced apple, strawberries, pretzels, and even pita chips
15 oz Canned Chickpeas, drained [reserve liquid] and rinsed
1/4 c Unsweetened Cocoa or Carob powder
3 TbspAgave or Maple Syrup
3 TbspTahini paste [optional]
1.5 tspVanilla or rum extract
6 ScoopsRegular Girl Powder
3-4 TbspWater [reserved from can]
pinchSea Salt

1.In the bowl of a food processor, add all of the ingredients and a small pinch of salt, process until smooth.
2.If necessary and 3-4 tablespoons water to adjust the consistency. This will depend on how dry the beans became after draining can.
3.Serve in a bowl and drizzle with maple syrup and top with cocoa powder and flaky salt.