Healthy Snacks
25 Healthy Snacks for Kids 

When a snack attack strikes, refuel with these nutrition-packed snacks.

 

Easy, Tasty (and Healthy) Snacks 

You may need an adult to help with some of these snacks.

 1.  Peel a banana and dip it in yogurt. Roll in crushed cereal and freeze. 
 2.  Spread celery sticks with peanut butter or low-fat cream cheese. Top with raisins. Enjoy your “ants on a log.”
 3.  Stuff a whole-grain pita pocket with ricotta cheese and Granny Smith apple slices. Add a dash of cinnamon.
 4.  Mix together ready-to-eat cereal, dried fruit and nuts in a sandwich bag for an on-the-go snack. 
 5. Smear a scoop of frozen yogurt on two graham crackers and add sliced banana to make a yummy sandwich.
 6.  Top low-fat vanilla yogurt with crunchy granola and sprinkle with blueberries. 
 7.  Microwave a small baked potato. Top with reduced-fat cheddar cheese and salsa. 
 8.  Make snack kabobs. Put cubes of low-fat cheese and grapes on pretzel sticks.
 9.  Toast a whole grain waffle and top with low-fat yogurt and sliced peaches. 
10.  Spread peanut butter on apple slices. 
11.  Blend low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana for thirty seconds for a delicious smoothie. 
12.  Make a mini-sandwich with tuna or egg salad on a dinner roll. 
13.  Sprinkle grated Monterey Jack cheese over a corn tortilla; fold in half and microwave for twenty seconds. Top with salsa. 
14.  Toss dried cranberries and chopped walnuts in instant oatmeal. 
15.  Mix together peanut butter and cornflakes in a bowl. Shape into balls and roll in crushed graham crackers. 
16.  Microwave a cup of tomato or vegetable soup and enjoy with whole grain crackers. 
17.  Fill a waffle cone with cut-up fruit and top with low-fat vanilla yogurt. 
18.  Sprinkle grated Parmesan Cheese on hot popcorn. 
19.  Banana Split: Top a banana with low-fat vanilla and strawberry frozen yogurt. Sprinkle with your favorite whole-grain cereal.
20.  Sandwich Cut-Outs: Make a sandwich on whole grain bread. Cut out your favorite shape using a big cookie cutter. Eat the fun shape and the edges, too! 
21.  Spread mustard on a flour tortilla. Top with a slice of turkey or ham, low-fat cheese and lettuce. Then roll it up. 
22.  Mini Pizza: Toast an English muffin, drizzle with pizza sauce and sprinkle with low-fat mozzarella cheese. 
23.  Rocky Road: Break a graham cracker into bite-size pieces. Add to low-fat chocolate pudding along with a few miniature marshmallows. 
24.  Inside-Out Sandwich: Spread mustard on a slice of deli turkey. Wrap around a sesame breadstick. 
25.  Parfait: Layer vanilla yogurt and mandarin oranges or blueberries in a tall glass. Top with a sprinkle of granola. 
 
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