It’s September, which means it’s back-to-school season! All those new classes can work up a kid’s appetite. Whether you go for a classic milk and cookies, whip up your own potato chips from scratch, or serve up a healthy kid-friendly crudité, we want to see your creations!
Welcome to round 3 of Family Kitchen’s “My Family’s Favorite Food” contest series. Last month we featured your kids’ favorite ice cream sundae. For September you get to show off your best homemade after-school snack!
Read about the prizes after the jump!
The winner of this month’s contest will receive a prize package from Mighty Nest featuring:
An insulated lunchbox by Beatrix New York (with an adorable ladybug design!)
A purple glass water bottle by LifeFactory
A set of stainless steel snack containers by Kids Konserve
A reusable sandwich sack by Snack Taxi
Insulated Lunchbox, Juju the Ladybug by Beatrix New York 1 of 4Beatrix insulated lunch boxes are a playful way to keep any type of sandwiches and vegetables fresh until lunch time. Made with heavy-duty nylon and machine washable for kid-proof durability and easy cleaning. Back side has a name tag and a zipped pocket.
Glass Water Bottles, 9 oz. by LifeFactory in Purple 2 of 4These 9 oz. Lifefactory glass water bottles are perfect for slipping into lunch boxes or diaper bags.
Small Stainless Steel Round Containers, Magenta (set of 2) by Kids Konserve 3 of 4These small leak-proof stainless steel containers are made from 18/8, 304 food-grade stainless steel. They are perfect for packing in lunches and taking snacks on the go.
Tri-Petal Reusable Snack/Sandwich Bag by Snack Taxi 4 of 4These reusable snack bags and reusable sandwich bags are a great alternative to plastic bags and wraps, especially when just one reusable bag has the potential to eliminate an average of 1000 plastic bags over its lifetime!
1. Email a picture of your kids’ favorite homemade after-school snack to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, contact information, and a little bit of info about the snack! Put “My Family’s Favorite Food” in the subject line. The deadline to enter is ï»¿12pm EST Friday, September 16.
How it works:
1. After the two-week submission period (9/2/11-9/16/11) we’ll put all the photos into a slideshow right here on the Family Kitchen and open the contest up to reader votes.
2. Voting will begin at 12pm on Monday, September 19 and end at 5pm on Friday, September 23. The snack with the most reader votes will win the prize pack and be featured on the Family Kitchen, along with the recipe!
Now let’s get munching!
Need some inspiration for after-school snack ideas? Try these 12 healthy snack recipes for kids!