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Make "Milk-Time" fun time for your kids
(NC) - These days everyone knows milk is needed as part of a healthy diet. But, did you know that children with growing bones need 2-4 servings of milk products a day according to Canada's Food Guide?
The good news for parents is there are many fun and delicious ways to add milk to your children's diet– and your kids will not be able to resist!
Preparing a child-friendly milk recipe with your kids, is an enjoyable and easy way to begin adding more milk to their diet. Not to mention, it is a great way to spend time together as a family.
You won't mind your kids playing with their food with these fun treats.
Nesquik Quivers are an excellent fat-free treat.
Preparation time: 20 mins - Cooking time: 0 mins
- 500 mL (2 cups) fat free milk
- 150 mL (2/3 cup) Nesquik Vitamin Enriched Powder
- 2 envelopes (7 grams each) unflavored gelatin
- Decorative cookie cutters
Place milk, Nesquik, and gelatin in a small saucepan. Cook on medium heat, stirring frequently, just until a gentle simmer and Nesquik and gelatin have completely dissolved. Slowly pour into a 8X11-inch (2.5 L) baking dish. Refrigerate for about 2 hours or until firm. Cut into shapes using decorative cookie cutters or cut into squares. Carefully remove from dish with a metal spatula.
Twist it up!
Break out the cake decorations - sprinkles, gels and toppings - and let your kids decorate their own Quivers.
For more recipe ideas, visit www.nesquik.ca
Serving Size: Makes 15 Quivers
Nutritional Information: Per Quiver: Approx. 50 calories (2 g Protein, 0.5 g Fat, 9 g Carbohydrate)