I am always looking for Healthy Snacks ideas for my kids. I don’t know about your kids but my boys seem to be hungry a lot now that they are hitting this pre-teen stage. Not only that but my daughter loves to cook and I’m trying to be more prepared with our meals this school year. Meal and snack planning can be key to running a successful home kitchen. Ha!
The Most Amazing Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love
I have gathered together some of our favorite healthy snacks so we can all be ready for hungry tummies. Enjoy!
These all natural healthy fruit snacks are sweet enough for the kids to crave and healthy enough for moms to love. Kids and adults keep coming back for more. Yum!
Frozen yogurt bites are a convenient boredom-busting snack; as they’re bite sized and easy to pop in your mouth anytime of day. Fresh berries combine with crunchy almonds and creamy yogurt in this frozen snack!
Granola bars are a great portable snack for busy moms. These bars only contain seven ingredients, and are less expensive than store-bought brands! There’s also a vegan recipe alternative. Image credit: Amy’s Healthy Baking
When you don’t want to heat the house up, try these no-bake peanut butter oat squares. With only three ingredients, they can be prepared within minutes. With no hot or sharp objects involved, this is also great for kids to help you with!
Balance is key to anything in life. Replace traditional nachos, try this apple version, drizzled with creamy peanut butter and chocolate. (if your kids are feeling adventurous – add some real nachos cheese)
As an alternative to traditional ants on a log, create these butterflies with pretzels and celery!
These apple chips are incredibly easy to make. They’re healthier than store-bought chips, and are great for snack time.
For a healthy finger food for kids of all ages, create these yogurt-filled raspberries.
Even More Healthy Snacks That Your Kids Will Love
Skewers bring an “adult” look to any treat – and these frozen blueberry kabobs are no exception. Being said, these kabobs bring a relaxed flavor to a hot summer day. Image credit: Be a Fun Mom
Fruit roll ups are a summer favorite. This bright mango-yellow homemade version contains none of the preservatives and yucky ingredients found in store-bought roll-ups.
If you’re feeling creative, create these adorable and simple fruit and veggie snails for “slow down” time!
For a mid-day snack, attempt these mini apple sandwiches, mixed with creamy peanut butter and crunchy granola!
Peanut butter and chocolate is a no-fail combo, especially with this kid-friendly dip that goes with everything like chips, pretzels, apples and even strawberries!
DIY your own popsicles…vegetable style! Mix your child’s favorite vegetables up into this frozen treat. There’s also a few recipe ideas to get your creative juices flowing! Image credit: Kids Activiites Blog
Put a healthy spin on donuts with this look-alike apple version. They’re easy to slice up and eat, for an instant, no-prep snack!
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