Foodie Fun

Keep kids busy in the kitchen with these Ramadan-themed snacks

 

Energy Balls
MAKES 25-30 balls
PREPARATION: 15 minutes


2 cups rolled oats 
½ cup dried cranberries 
1 cup almonds, chopped and slivered 
½ cup white chocolate chips  
½ cup peanut butter 
½ cup spinneysFOOD Honey
1 tsp vanilla extract


1 Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes. 2 Roll into about 25-30 equally sized balls. 3 Store in an airtight container in the fridge. 

 

Moon and Star Fruit Kebabs
SERVES 8-10
PREPARATION: 15 minutes

½ cup blueberries  
1 cup white seedless grapes 
½ spinneysFOOD Watermelon 
1 pineapple
Juice of 1 lemon 
1 ribbon
Skewer sticks


1 Wash the blueberries and the grapes. 2 Peel and cut the watermelon and pineapple into 1.5cm thick slices. 3 Use a cookie cutter to cut out 5 moon shapes and 5 star shapes out of both the watermelon and the pineapple. 4 Thread the fruit onto each skewer, alternating the order for each one, so they all look slightly different. 5 Tie a ribbon around the stick for extra decoration. 6 Squeeze lemon juice over each skewer. 7 Serve within 1-2 hours of assembling.

 

Iftar In A Jar
SERVES 2
PREPARATION: 15 minutes


2 medium-sized jars
200g spinneysFOOD Macadamia Nuts 
½ cup dried cranberries 
200g spinneysFOOD Almonds
1 cup dried apricots
200g spinneysFOOD Cashew Nuts 
½ cup dried banana chips
½ cup dried blueberries  
½ cup dried mango 

1 Start by placing a layer of macadamia nuts in the bottom of the jars and then top with dried cranberries. 2 Layer with almonds, dried apricots, cashew nuts, and banana chips. 3 Top with blueberries and mango.