Are you looking for healthy snacks your kids will love?
If your kids are anything like mine, they are always hungry. Keeping them full and coming up with snack ideas is like a full-time job.
Below I have gathered a list of snack ideas for you to try. There is a variety of different options on the list to choose from.
Let’s get started going through the list of snack ideas.
Healthy Snack Ideas For The Kids
1. Summer Fruit Salad
Here is a great summer fruit salad recipe. It is loaded with peaches, mixed fruit, apples, blueberries, and strawberries.
Then it is topped off with a touch of honey.
You can find it on Go Money Mom.
2. Berry Bread
This recipe shows you how to make the best berry bread.
It is loaded with raspberries and blackberries. This bread is easy to make and tastes amazing.
Get this recipe on Taste of Home.
Are you looking for an easy way to make pretzels for the kids?
This recipe takes you through all the steps that are needed to make these delicious soft pretzels.
This recipe only contains 50 calories.
Check out Healthy Mini Soft Pretzels from Amy’s Healthy Baking.
4. Good old peanut butter jelly sandwiches
You can never go wrong with good old peanut butter jelly sandwiches.
If you want to get creative with your sandwiches, you defiantly want to check out this recipe for Gourmet Banana Peanut Butter Sandwich from The Picky Eater.
5. Homemade pizza
If you have time in your busy schedule this recipe is a great idea to make and have ready for the kids to eat when they get home.
The pizza is loaded with healthy ingredients and is made with whole wheat pizza crust.
Plus the best thing is you can get this pizza ready in 20 minutes.
You can find the recipe here from I Heart Nap Time.
6. Grilled cheese sandwiches
Grilled cheese sandwiches are an easy snack that you can make for the kids in no time.
This recipe shows you how to make the best-grilled cheese sandwiches.
Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.
7. Cucumber Slices
Instead of just cutting up the cucumbers into slices for the kids to eat you can make a nice salad.
This salad is creamy and full of flavors. My kids enjoyed this recipe.
Find this recipe on Foodlets.
Carrots are a healthy snack for the kids.
But, plain carrot sticks can get boring for kids as a snack. Why not try something different and make carrot muffins.
This recipe shows you how to make the best healthy carrot muffins from scratch.
Get this recipe on Cookie+Kate.
Grapes are a good snack for the kids to grab when they get home.
I put some in small containers and set them on the table for my kids to have when they get home.
10. Smoothies( Banana, Mango, or Strawberry)
Nothing is better than a delicious refreshing smoothie. There are a variety of different smoothies you can make.
My family’s favorites are banana, strawberry, and mango. I have linked to a delicious mango recipe for you to try.
This recipe is full of mango flavors and tastes amazing.
You can find this recipe on Downshiftology.
11. Cut up protein(chicken or turkey)
You can always cut up chicken and turkey and make roll-ups.
You can find a great recipe for Chicken Salad Roll-ups from Betty Crocker.
12. Hard-boiled eggs
Hard-boiled eggs are another good snack option for the kids.
They are easy to make and are very filling.
My kids love oatmeal so this is one of their favorite snacks to have.
In this recipe, you will find creative topping ideas for oatmeal.
Check out this Oatmeal Recipe from Feel Good Foodie.
14. Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts are always a good snack idea if your kids don’t have allergies.
I like to fill a bowl with nuts on the table so my kids can grab some for a quick snack if they are hungry.
The same goes for raisins and you can always mix the mixed nuts with the raisins and make trail mix snacks for the kids.
16. Greek Yogurt
Greek yogurt is another good snack option.
This recipe shows you how to make the best creamy and delicious homemade greek yogurt.
Get this recipe on Daring Gourmet.
I love watermelon and so do my kids.
Here is a simple watermelon salsa recipe that tastes great.
Get this recipe from Sweet Green.
I am not a fan of cantaloupe or either is my kids but they like it in smoothies. Maybe your kids will too.
Here is a recipe for a strawberry cantaloupe smoothie from Not Enough Cinnamon.
19. Avocado on crackers
Avocado on crackers is a great healthy snack idea.
Here is a recipe for Sun-Dried Tomato+ Avocado Crackers from Luci’s Morsels.
20. Tuna on crackers
Here you will find another cracker recipe.
This one is topped with tuna.
Get this recipe on Super Healthy Kids.
21. Tuna sandwiches
You can always make tuna sandwiches for the kids.
Here is a recipe for Tuna Salad Sandwich from Simply Recipes.
Popcorn can be a great snack idea the kids will love.
You can get creative with different flavors.
Try this recipe from Taste Of Home.
23. Sweet Potato Fries
The last recipe on the list shows you how to make the best sweet potato fries.
These fries are easy to make, gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan.
You can find the recipe for sweet potato fries here from Gimme Some Oven.