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3 Super Easy Snacks For After School

Kale Chips


1x bunch of kale (can be any type of kale)
Sea salt or pink Himalayan salt
Olive Oil
Nutritional Yeast (available from health shops and some supermarkets)


  1. Pre heat oven to about 125 degrees Celsius
  2. De-stem kale and thoroughly wash and then pat dry or spin dry in salad spinner
  3. Line baking tray with baking paper and spread kale over tray
  4. Lightly spray kale with olive oil and sprinkle with salt
  5. Place tray in oven and keep checking every 3-4 minutes. Remove kale that has turned crispy and place in bowl. It will take about 10-15 mins for all the kale to turn crispy
  6. Once all done sprinkle with Nutritional Yeast and serve.


Banana Pancakes


1x ripe banana
2x organic eggs
1x tablespoon chia seeds
Dash of vanilla essence
Coconut oil for cooking
(makes approx. 4-5 small pancakes)


  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth consistency
  2. Heat coconut oil in a shallow pan and pour batter in small amounts to make pancakes
  3. After a few minutes flip over and once cooked remove from pan
  4. Top with anything you like or enjoy plain.


Fruit Skewers

Wooden skewers
Any fruit of your choice


  1. Cut up fruit into bite size pieces
  2. Place fruit on skewers (I love doing mine like a rainbow)
  3. Enjoy!!

This is a super easy snack for after school and the kids will love it.

Melanie Hansen
Melanie Hansen
About me

Hello, I’m Melanie Hansen and I am a Certified Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer, healthy living enthusiast and busy mum! It’s my passion to inspire, motivate and educate other women to achieve optimal health through a wellness approach that encompasses living healthy in body, mind and spirit – bringing balance in to their lives to live fit, healthy and happy. Stick with me and together we can change your life for the better. xo

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