Ideas for Healthy Snacks That Ship Well?

Ideas for Healthy Snacks That Ship Well?

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Faith Durand
Mar 8, 2010
Q: My best friend's infant daughter is in the hospital. They live about 400 miles away. I'd like to send her something helpful like food so they can just grab a healthy snack while they're in the hospital with her. Any thoughts for healthy snacky foods that ship well? Sent by Dana Editor: Dana, we've talked about mailing treats a couple of times — there are some good tips and ideas in these threads: • Recipes for Healthy, Mailable Treats for Care Packages?Good Question: Best Goodies for Mailed Care Packages? In addition to the suggestions there, here are a couple of granola bar recipes that are great for shipping: • Recipe: Crunchy Granola BarsCopycat Recipe: DIY Nutri-Grain Fruit and Nut Bars And even though you want to keep it healthy, we think that a big box of chocolate chip cookies might also be a sweet note of comfort in the middle of difficult circumstances and hospitalization. • How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies (Without a Mixer) Readers, any thoughts on recipes or shipping tips for Dana? Related: Food On the Go: Granola Bars and Other Quick Snacks (Image: Faith Durand)
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