12 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Keeping kids healthy, especially with snacks, is difficult. With so many enticing but harmful options, it's crucial to have a repertoire of healthy snacks your kids will like. These 12 healthful and tasty snacks will please even the pickiest eaters.


1. Apple Slices with Peanut Butter

For a tasty and healthy snack, cut up some apples and serve them with peanut butter. It tastes great with both sweet and salty, so kids will love it.

2. Greek Yogurt Parfait

For a tasty and protein-rich snack that kids will love, make a Greek yogurt parfait by layering Greek yogurt with fresh berries and cereal. For a fun project, you can even let them put together their own parfaits.

3. Vegetable Sticks with Hummus

As a side dish, serve vegetable sticks with hummus. You can make the sticks out of carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers, and celery. This snack tastes great and is full of fiber and vitamins.

4. Cheese and Whole Grain Crackers

Eat whole grain crackers with slices of cheese for a healthy lunch that is both filling and full of protein. For a healthy twist, choose cheeses that are low in fat.

5. Popcorn

Popcorn that has been air-popped is a healthy snack made from whole grains that is quick and easy to make. To make it taste better, you can add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutritional yeast.

6. Frozen Grapes

Grapes that have been frozen make a naturally sweet and cool treat that kids will love, especially on hot days. They look like little sorbet bits!

7. Homemade Trail Mix

Mix nuts, seeds, and dried fruits together to make your own trail mix. You can change it to your kids' tastes and avoid the extra sugars and preservatives that are in store-bought forms.

8. Cottage Cheese with Fruit

Fresh fruit like pineapple or peaches goes well with cottage cheese. This is a creamy and healthy food that is high in protein and vitamins.

9. Smoothie Popsicles

You can make a healthy smoothie with yogurt, spinach, banana, and berries. Then, pour the smoothie into popsicle molds and freeze them for a cool and fun lunch for kids.

10. Whole Grain Toast with Avocado

Adding mashed avocado and sea salt to whole grain toast makes it a tasty and healthy snack that is full of fiber and healthy fats.

11. Edamame

Edamame, or young soybeans, are a tasty, high-protein snack that are also full of vitamins and minerals. Just steam them and sprinkle them with a little salt.

12. Homemade Fruit Leather

You can make your own fruit leather with a dehydrator or oven and pureed fruit. This homemade version doesn't have any added sugars or tastes, so it's better for you than store-bought fruit snacks.

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