With school starting in a few weeks, now is a great time to think about fun and creative after school snacks and easy family meal ideas. One delicious and easy option is creating a charcuterie board for kids with Eckrich Deli Meats Honey Cured Ham from Walmart.
Building a charcuterie board for kids is easy and such a fun after school snack. The combination of cheese, fruit, crackers, dips and spreads, and Eckrich Deli Meats makes it an affordable snack option. Eckrich Deli Meats offers a full line of deli meats across many different proteins, there is something to please everyone!
How to Make a Charcuterie Board for Kids
Making a charcuterie board for kids is easy and so much fun for the kids! Here is a suggestion of delicious items to make your charcuterie board for kids.
Bread or Crackers A variety of crackers, breads, or pretzels gives your kids some great choices. A baguette is a nice choice as you can slice it thinly. I chose mini pretzels and a few varieties of crackers for our charcuterie board.
Charcuterie This is the meat portion of your board. Eckrich Deli Meats from Walmart are a wonderful addition to a charcuterie board for kids. You can choose from a variety of flavorful options such as Honey Cured Ham, Hard Salami, and Original Roast Beef. Eckrich Deli Meats has a full line of quality natural smoked and natural juice hams, I selected the Eckrich Deli Meats Honey Cured Ham.
Fruits and Vegetables In our family, we all love fruits and vegetables. You can add popular children’s favorites like carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Dried cranberries, sliced apples or pears are a nice touch as well.
Cheese Most children enjoy mild cheeses like cheddar and mozzarella. A sweet flavored goat cheese is a fun addition to a charcuterie board. I used sliced cheddar and raspberry goat cheese on ours.
Spreads and Nuts Jelly and honey are two fun additions to a charcuterie board. You can add sweet or savory spreads to your charcuterie board. We added a savory onion and garlic jam as well as a sweet strawberry jam.
Assemble all of your food items on top of your favorite cutting board. You want your kids to feel special and really enjoy this after school snack. There are whimsical cutting boards shaped like animals or you can opt for a more traditional square cutting board. Small knives and forks are great for enjoying all of the wonderful food on your charcuterie board for kids.
A charcuterie board allows you to have lots of choices to grab and enjoy. This after school snack provides a variety of food groups so you’re kids will be full and satisfied. Once you get them hooked on this for an after school snack, a charcuterie board for kids makes a perfect dinner for busy nights!
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