According to Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the world. While you may not have time to make a layered honey bee birthday cake, there are still lots of fun and delicious ways to enhance your celebration. On Rosh Hashanah, many families dip challah in honey as well apples in honey and say a prayer asking for a sweet year so we've compiled a short list of easy to prepare, kid-friendly, recipes for that make use of apples, honey, and new fruits, like pomegranates. Each linked recipe also includes suggestions for how kids can help.
Stuffed Apples via HubPages
These healthy stuffed apples are packed with protein and fiber. Enjoy them right away, or store them in the fridge for quick snacks or breakfast on the go. Enlist children to help with spooning the filling into the apples while you're making them - if they can resist eating the yummy filling before it hits the apple.
Apple Pasta via Busy Mommy
This quick and easy two ingredient treat combines apples and honey in a fun, enticing, presentation that kids will love. The link above contains several other fast, healthy snacks that feature apples as well.
Apple Nachos via A Healthy Life For Me
The best part about this recipe? It's ready in six minutes. That's right - six minutes! Not only is this recipe a snap to prepare, it's also completely gluten and dairy free as well. The sweetness of the coconut and the chocolate will also make it seem like you're getting dessert as a snack. If your family eschews artificial sweets, swap out the chocolate chips for carob chips.
Bite Size Apple Pies via Immaculate Baking Company
Apple pie is a signature fall treat, but it can be so time consuming to prepare. This semi-homemade treat makes use of a prepackaged dough for a fast rollout and a treat that's ready in minutes versus hours. You can also swap out the butter in the recipe for a margarine of your choice. If your kids are old enough, let them "pop" the dough container. They can also help with rolling out the dough, brushing the margarine or butter on, and adding the filling.
Granola and Pomegranate Bowl via Love and Lemons
One tradition on Rosh Hashanah is trying new fruits. If your family hasn't been introduced to the lively pomegranate yet, this recipe is the way to go. If you're feeling fancy, layer your ingredients into a parfait instead of a bowl.
No Bake Apple Cinnamon Energy Bites via Kristine's Kitchen
If you loved the apples and honey cookie breakfast pops in our special Cooking With PJ Library recipes, you'll want to try this no-bake treat. These bites taste kind of like oatmeal cookies and they're a blast to prepare with kids in the kitchen. Everyone can get involved with forming the individual bites. These bites are a great addition to lunchboxes and will keep in your fridge for up to four days after being made.
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August 25, 2016