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Snacks That Won’t Ruin Dinner | Little Mason Jar Nachos

Got an empty tummy to fill after school or activities but don’t want to ruin the chances of the evening meal getting eaten? These snacks will help fill the gap. They are fast and simple to create, and will provide a much needed energy boost while still leaving room for dinner.

Little Mason Jar Nachos

Snacks that won’t ruin dinner Little Mason Jar Nachos

Little Mason Jar Nachos

Makes 1 serve


  • 2 tablespoons of black beans
  • 2 tablespoons of corn
  • 1⁄4 avocado
  • 4 chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon of salsa
  • Sprinkle of grated tasty cheese
  • Snack size pack of corn chips


  1. Source a jam size mason jar
  2. Add in the beans, corn, avocado and tomatoes
  3. Top with sour cream, salsa and a sprinkle of grated cheese
  4. Serve with corn chips

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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