Food for Thought: 5 Brain-Boosting Snacks

cutting fruit is a way to get kids involved in the kitchen

Ready for a whole new way to eat smart? We’ve gathered up brain-boosting snacks for each day of the school week that will help kids take on everything from homework to soccer practice. Click through the slideshow below for recipes that are totally tasty and full of good-for-you ingredients.

Tuesday: Red Pepper Hummus with Walnuts

Hold up, tacos, this Tuesday's new food star is this delicious dip. This roasted red pepper hummus has a super smart ingredient: walnuts! There’s a reason why those nuts look like little brains—they’re the ultimate brain food and rich in omega 3s. Pro tip: for picky eaters, you can always grind up the walnuts up for extra camouflage. Get inspired by The View from Great Island.

photo: The View from Great Island

What’s your favorite after-school snack? Tell us in a comment below! 

—Abigail Matsumoto

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