The Right Road to Treat Street – Disney D-Lightful Challenge Week 10

by Janice

When Jackson and Olivia come home from school in the afternoon, they are famished. They run through the door practically begging for a snack.

I would love to be the kind of mom who had a healthy, colorful snack waiting on the kitchen table when the kids come home each day….but that’s just not me. More often than not, the kids snack on something quick and easy (and not always healthy!).

What do your kids love to snack on in between meals? Do they grab an apple to munch on or do they reach for a cookie? Are you the kind of mom who bakes new snacks each day or stock the kitchen shelves with snacking staples?

This week’s Disney D-Lightful Living video challenge is all about helping kids snack in moderation. Kids are going to snack….how do you find the balance between healthy alternatives and those snacks that your kids want to eat?

Try these tips from Disney to guide your kids to enjoy treats in moderation:

  • Treats in moderation are a great way to celebrate and bring smiles to the faces in your family

  • Kids love to use their imagination, get your kids involved with making delicious treats so they feel accomplished


Enter to Win!

Enter now for a chance to win this week’s featured “Right Road to Treat Street” products. To enter this giveaway, simply leave a comment on this post with your kids’ favorite mid-day snack. The prize pack includes:

  • Cookies by Design Cookie Arrangements (Edible custom cookie arrangements)
  • Lofthouse Cookies (Bite-sized sugar cookies with creamy frosting and butter vanilla cookies topped with colorful sugar crystals in the shapes of Disney characters)
  • Frankford Candy Disney • Pixar Cars-inspired Dig ‘n Dips
  • PEZ Dispenser
  • I3’s – Disney•Pixar Cars-Shaped Gummies
  • Insignia Snack Bags (Disney·Pixar Cars- and Disney Princess-themed snack bags)


This giveaway will end on November 29, 2011 at midnight ET and a winner will be chosen at random and announced on Sunday in the weekly Around The Blogosphere. Please see our site’s terms and conditions for more information.

D’Lightful Living Grand Prize Sweetpstakes

Getting kids to become animated about healthy lifestyle habits is not always easy. To thank families for striving to embrace healthy habits and following the 12-week D-Lightful Living program, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) invites fans to enter to win the ultimate grand prize – a trip for four to a special Disney Magic of Healthy Living experience at a Disney resort in 2012. Fans can enter now through Dec. 11 by visiting the D-Lightful Living portal on DCP’s official Facebook page, Disney Living.


Please note that we are compensated Disney Brand Ambassadors, but as I said, our love of Disney and all of our opinions are completely our own!

Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom.

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1 Kristie November 15, 2011 at 5:36 pm

My kids love string cheese :-)


2 Leanne M November 15, 2011 at 6:30 pm

I like apples mid day.


3 Ivy November 15, 2011 at 6:35 pm

My daughter loves fruit for her mid-day snack – preferably apples or blueberries/strawberries.


4 June November 15, 2011 at 6:45 pm

This all looks soooooo yummy, my sweet tooth is starting to bother me right now! But I will go with a healthy snack of carrot sticks, shucks.


5 Amy November 15, 2011 at 8:27 pm

They usually want something different. Today they asked for graham crackers and cheese slices.


6 Selena November 15, 2011 at 9:08 pm

My daughters favorite snack at the moment is tubes of yogurt. She just loves them!


7 Amanda Ro. November 15, 2011 at 9:33 pm

My 4 yr old niece absolutely loves oranges. Whether they be the “baby” oranges, or just a fruit cup, they’re her favorite food. She usually follows up with a little fruit snack or some crackers.


8 Kelly D November 15, 2011 at 9:47 pm

My kids usually want yogurt


9 Shannon Thompson November 16, 2011 at 1:21 am

my kids love grapes..



10 Michelle T. November 16, 2011 at 3:00 am

Favorite mid-day snack is pretzels.


11 Terra Heck November 16, 2011 at 4:08 am

My son’s favorite is mandarin oranges. Thanks.


12 Barbara Platt November 16, 2011 at 6:11 am



13 Michelle November 16, 2011 at 7:29 am

My son’s favorite mid-day snack is french bread I toast in the panini press with jam.


14 patricia white November 16, 2011 at 7:43 am

My daughter likes to eat sliced apples and she loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches…..sometimes she will go for some crackers with cheese….she loves yogurt too….she is a good eater :)


15 Jen November 16, 2011 at 11:09 am

Yogurt, fruit and cheeses are typical snack choices in our house, along with pretzels, trail mix, and veggies/dip. I also have a really good fruit dip that I shared as a guest blogger recently and it’s a favorite for my kids. If you’d like to check it out: and get the recipe, it’s here:


16 Shari November 16, 2011 at 11:31 am

Oh, my little fellow would love that! Let’s see… believe it or not, his favorite snack is sliced apples, but he also loves pretzels. :)


17 Leslie November 16, 2011 at 11:55 am

Sliced apples with a peanut butter cinnamon dip!


18 Brandy November 16, 2011 at 12:14 pm

My son loves apple slices and grapes!


19 Kathy Stevenson November 16, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Those cookies look yummy!!!


20 Elisabeth November 16, 2011 at 2:17 pm

They love to snack on baby carrots surprisingly!


21 Missy November 16, 2011 at 3:01 pm

carrots and hummus


22 zmansmamma November 16, 2011 at 5:36 pm

any fruit or vegatable and every once in a while a cupcake


23 Staci A November 16, 2011 at 9:18 pm

My son loves cinnamon toast and apple slices after school.


24 Wehaf November 16, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Nothing beats a freshly-baked oatmeal raisin cookie.


25 belinda m November 17, 2011 at 7:34 am

My son’s favorite midday snack is crackers and cheese



26 Tami November 17, 2011 at 12:29 pm

My toddler eats anything (whew!) but my 6 yr old is picky. Fortunately, what she likes most is healthy “whole” foods, and prefers apple slices, sugar snap peas, mini carrots, and string cheese.


27 Debby November 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm

My girls love grapes


28 Amber November 17, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Goldfish crackers


29 Vickie Couturier November 17, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Peeled apples are the favorite snack here



30 Angela E. November 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm

I eat fruit’s & vegetables as much as I can during the day at work.


31 ryana November 20, 2011 at 1:25 pm

my daughter likes lunchables
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32 Naomi November 20, 2011 at 1:35 pm

My kids love string cheese, cereal bars, and fruit leather for snacks.


33 Leanne M November 20, 2011 at 2:15 pm

My kids love Yogurt tubes and fruit.


34 Florence November 20, 2011 at 3:05 pm

My daughter loves strawberries,andpretsles and peanutbutter.


35 jackie November 20, 2011 at 6:31 pm

My son’s favorite midday snack is yogurt!


36 Angie November 20, 2011 at 7:51 pm

We like healthy snacks like string cheese or yogurt.


37 Natalia November 20, 2011 at 9:35 pm

My kids love clementines and apples.


38 John November 20, 2011 at 9:36 pm

My kids love seaweed and yougurt.


39 Idaho Jill November 21, 2011 at 5:54 pm

She loves cottage cheese and string cheese…and the occasional teddy graham!


40 nan November 21, 2011 at 11:43 pm

string cheese
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41 tennille November 25, 2011 at 10:19 pm

my son loves a little ‘trailmix’ of mini cookies and dried fruit


42 Angie Vinez November 26, 2011 at 2:12 pm

My kids love yogurt as a snack.


43 Rondah November 26, 2011 at 2:16 pm

My grandson likes fruit roll ups
rjs682 at yahoo dot com


44 Drina M. November 26, 2011 at 7:44 pm

My daughter loves grapes with feta cheese!


45 Tanya November 26, 2011 at 8:12 pm

My kids like sliced fresh fruit
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46 megan h November 27, 2011 at 6:03 pm

annie’s fruit snacks are our favorite


47 beth November 28, 2011 at 2:50 am

My kids love goldfish!


48 samantha w November 28, 2011 at 3:02 pm

my kids love cheese and goldfish crackers for snack


49 Rebecca C. November 29, 2011 at 3:25 pm

My 3-year old’s favorite snack is chips & salsa…with lots of salsa!


50 Chuck November 29, 2011 at 7:58 pm

Cracker’s & cheese, you can not go wrong with a mid day snack like that.


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