The time has come, and summer is quickly turning into fall. This means seniors will look forward to fall activities with their loved ones and even more so to the treats they can serve their family members. If you or home care have been looking for some easy fall snacks, here are some ideas for you to choose from.
Spinach Feta Dip
It’s time to find something warm and comforting when the seasons start getting colder. Cut up your favorite vegetables and throw it in the oven with some feta. Once that’s baked, warm up some pita bread and dip it in. This is one of the best fall snacks because it is warm, gooey, and easy to make in just a few minutes. Spinach feta dip is a snack that many people will enjoy this year.
Warm Roasted Nuts
Look no further if your loved one wants a somewhat healthy snack this fall. Warm roasted nuts can be a great way to get something tasty to eat and a good way to boost their protein intake. You can cover nuts in any kind of spices you want and throw them in the oven for a few minutes to warm them up and still have the crunch to them.
If your loved one likes sweet and salty foods, turtle chips are the best fall snack. All you need is your favorite chips, caramel, chocolate, and other toppings your senior loves. Your loved one can whip this up in minutes for an entire house full of guests to enjoy.
Often, granola isn’t the healthiest option to buy at the stores. Why? It comes with tons of fillers and chemicals that may not be the best for your seniors body. However, it is still one of the best fall snacks. So, the next time your loved one wants granola, opt to make it. You can use whatever fillings you want; there are tons of new fall recipes to try out this year. Granola is one of the most underrated snacks out there.
Homemade Caramel Corn
One of the snacks that many people associate with fall is caramel corn. Most people buy this snack at the fall fair or festival but you can also easily make this at home with just a few ingredients. This is not the healthiest snack in the world, but it can fulfill that craving, and if you eat it in moderation, it will be okay. Try making your own caramel corn with your senior loved one this year. It can be fun for home care and a senior to bond.
One of the best fruits in season during fall is apples! Most seniors will enjoy the day apple picking or other fall activities. But what do they do with all those apples at the end of the day? One of the easiest recipes to follow is apple salsa! You can dice them up small and use some other fruits to fill up the rest of the recipe and then add some cinnamon and sugar to it. Use a cinnamon tortilla or cinnamon chips to eat it all!