20 Fun and Healthy Snacks for Kids
You will love these kid-friendly healthy snacks!
Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! All of these fun and healthy snacks will put a smile on your kids' face and you will feel satisfied knowing they are getting the nutrition they need.
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Fun and Healthy Snacks That Will Put a Smile on Kids' Faces
We hold a lot of play dates with the kids and we are always looking for healthy snacks to serve them after all, no wants to have a bunch of hungry kids trying to play peacefully. We have some ideas but we went looking for more and discovered a treasure trove of fun and healthy snacks that the kids will love to make and eat.
ON ONE COOKING PLAYDATE, WE MADE CAPRESE SALAD ON A STICK AND APPLE ALMOND BUTTER MOONS.
An easy way to get the kids to have fun eating healthy food is to put it on a stick. This snack is not only healthy it's a great party time snack!
If your child likes to gobble up chips (one of my weaknesses) then give this snack a try. These homemade low carb tortilla chips are extra crispy, with your typical tortilla chip seasonings. They’re the perfect vehicle for guacamole or your favorite salsa!
THESE HOMEMADE RASPBERRY VANILLA PUDDING POPS ARE BETTER THAN STORE BOUGHT!
Summertime means popsicles for the kids. Really it’s a rite of passage. This version has some sugar but less than the store-bought versions and the kids think it’s magical when they make the Popsicle themselves.
THESE CREAMY CHOCOLATE AVOCADO POPSICLES ARE THE PERFECT TREAT FOR THE SUMMER CRAVINGS THAT YOU CAN ENJOY WITHOUT EVER FEELING GUILTY
If you are looking for a Popsicle with zero refined sugar then you will love this kid-friendly recipe!
THESE OATMEAL BANANA COOKIES ARE A GREAT GO-TO HEALTHY COOKIES FOR KIDS.
Kids love cookies and we believe that they should be able to have them. This version is gluten-free and healthier than most cookies so it’s a winner when it comes to fun and healthy snacks for kids!
This snack seems as decadently rich and sweet as a candy bar but it’s actually healthy! The best part is that you can add or change the ingredients depending on what fruit is available in your area.
GIVE THESE YUMMY 5 INGREDIENT PINEAPPLE PIKELETS A TRY. THE KIDS WILL LOVE THEM AND SO WILL YOU!
I am always looking for snacks that are easy to grab and go. Mini pancakes are always a popular snack with the younger set.
THESE CRANBERRY BREAKFAST BITES ARE FUN TO MAKE AND THE KIDS WILL LOVE TO EAT THEM, TOO!
When we are cooking with the kids it is always a bonus when the cooking activity is also a fun sensory experience.
I WAS EXCITED TO FIND THIS RECIPE FOR EASY HOMEMADE PLUM FRUIT ROLLUPS.
My parents have a plum tree that offers up a bounty of plums every summer, some of the plums are given to the food bank but that still leaves a lot of plums to eat. This snack is a perfect way to use those plums.
Fruit roll-ups are a fun and easy snack that’s perfect to pack in a lunch box. Here is another kid-friendly healthy version of a homemade fruit roll up.
THE KIDS WILL LOVE TO MAKE THIS APPLE MUFFIN RECIPE!
Getting the kids involved in making their own snacks is a good way to get them excited about healthy eating. We are always looking for healthier versions of their favorite treats to bake together and we found an awesome recipe.
WE WERE SO HAPPY TO FIND THIS EASY, DELICIOUS AND HEALTHY FROZEN YOGURT RECIPE FOR KIDS!
Ice cream is a favorite treat for many of us but it’s not the healthiest snack option. You can get the same delicious results with healthier ingredients.
WE LOVE CELEBRATING SPRING YEAR ROUND AND WHAT BETTER WAY TO DO IT WITH SOME CUTE SPRING-THEMED FUN AND HEALTHY SNACKS?
Here are three fun snack ideas: Nature Scene Picture Plate, Fruit Flowers with Peanut Butter Fluff Dip, and Pink Lemonade Berry Popsicles.
Food art makes my heart happy. It’s fun to make and it puts a smile on any child’s face.
THIS SNACK IS MORE OF A CREATIVE WAY TO GET KIDS TO ENJOY HEALTHIER FOOD OPTIONS THAN A RECIPE.
Kids love it when we are creative and it helps bring out their imagination, too. This is a fun snack the kids will enjoy.