Some kids can't wait to head back to school...others aren't so sure. But you can get even the most reluctant students psyched for a new year of learning with a back to school party featuring kid-friendly recipes. Don't forget to include both new and old classmates on the invite list -- making friends in advance will help quell any first-day jitters.
Ham-and-Apple Wraps with Dip
With protein, fruit, and dairy, this quick recipe isn't just an appetizer, but a lesson in balanced snacking.
1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 to 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 Granny Smith apple, cored, quartered, and cut into 16 equal-size wedges
4 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into 16 pieces
4 ounces thinly sliced deli ham, cut lengthwise into sixteen 1-inch strips
1. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt and mustard until smooth; set dip aside. On one apple wedge, center a piece of cheese; wrap tightly around middle with a strip of ham. Repeat with remaining apple, cheese, and ham. Serve with dip on the side.
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