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Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit missing. Teens will eat it if it's easy to grab and run.
Fill a large bowl with apples, clementines, nectarines and plums it makes a beautiful centerpiece and also a healthy after school snack.
Even if I'm not hungry, if more than two and a half to three hours have passed, I have a healthy snack that is pre-planned and prepared. If I wait until I feel hungry, there's no telling what I might eat.
My favorite snack is raw brocolli and hummus. I love apples with peanut butter too.
Dice up your apples in small, bite size pieces so you can enjoy them as a good movie snack instead of popcorn or chips.
I love popcorn and chips because you can "keep eating them" while watching a movie but mostly I love the crunch. So instead, I dice up an apple and have that with a movie. Just as satisfying and much better for you!
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