We’ve said it before that snacking has become increasingly popular over the years, but it has always been common among children and adolescents, particularly after school. Many students eat lunch early—11:30 a.m. or even before—and then have an afternoon of classes and maybe even an after-school activity before their next opportunity to eat. It’s no surprise that most kids are starving by the time they get home and thus, reach for a snack.
Now is the time to celebrate the creation of the doughy, salty (or sweet) snack we have all come to love so much—it’s National Soft Pretzel Month! Soft pretzels are a snack that everyone enjoys, and with so many ways to eat them and ways to transform them into something even more delicious, the possibilities are endless. Keep scrolling to see some of the best frozen pretzels, as well as some scrumptious pretzel recipes you can whip up for yourself and the family. This is a holiday you are not going to want to miss out on!
You know that snack food that is surely stocked somewhere in your pantry or office cafeteria? Well, it’s time to celebrate its existence because it has its very own holiday—National Pretzel Day! Whether you dig into a giant bag of pretzels or heat a soft pretzel up from the freezer, the perfect salt-to-dough ratio can be irresistible, and not to mention nostalgic.
Did you know February is National Snack Food Month? Snacks continue to boom in popularity and are now totally engrained in our culinary culture. Research shows that consumers are snacking more and increasingly eating snack foods along with their main meals.From midday munchies to post-dinner sweets and everything in between, snacks are becoming part of our everyday routine. But, the attitudes towards snacking have changed over the years. In the 1980’s, 70 percent of people said they tried to avoid snacking whereas now many people snack to satisfy varying motivations such as functional (health and hungry) and emotional needs (craving).