Easy & Healthy Kid Snack Ideas
Easy kid snack ideas and healthy kid snack ideas and recipes your kids will enjoy.
Kid Snack Ideas - Fun With Fruit!
Fruitastic - Instead of serving just one piece of fruit, try using a variety of colourful fruits to keep kids interested. Serve it with yogurt dip or mini muffins on the side.
Fruit Kebabs - Try fun mini fruit kebabs using cut pieces of your kids favorite fruits and layering with cut mini muffins.
Fruit Bowl - Cut open a cantaloupe, take filling out to make a well in center, then fill up with cut up cantaloupe pieces and a variety of other cut up fruit.
Rainbow Fruit Salad - Layer fruit in a large flat serving plate in a rainbow shape. Yellow = pineapple, green = kiwi, red = strawberries, purple = grapes, blue = blueberries, and so on for a yummy rainbow fruit salad.
Dipped Fruit - As an occasional treat, serve a variety of fruit pieces with a mixture of brown sugar and cinnamon to dip on the side... Your kids will love dipping the fruit pieces into this yummy mixture.
Monkey Tails - cut bananas in four and insert a Popsicle stick into banana pieces… a healthy banana treat to you, monkey tails to your kids. Occasionally you may want to let them dip it in a little chocolate or brown sugar.
Quick Banana Ice - simply take a few bananas and mash them in a bowl. Cover and place in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Remove from freezer, fluff up with fork for a healthy, ice cream like treat.
Frozen Yogurt Shapes - Blend a variety of fruit and yogurt at high speed. Place in fun shaped ice cube trays (or plain ice cube trays). Freeze and enjoy healthy frozen yogurt.
Frozen Mandarin Wedges - Freeze peeled and covered mandarin slices for a thirst quenching treat.
The possibilities in fruit as healthy kid snacks are endless... Just be creative and have fun.
Favorite Kid Snack Foods & Ideas
* Tortilla chips, grapes, and pretzels may represent a choking hazard to children under 3. Always supervise toddlers when eating foods and ideally cut into small pieces.
Pretzels, cheese cubes, and grapes.
Crackers, cheese and cucumbers
Raisins, apricots, sunflower seeds and pretzels
Rice cakes with hummus dip
Pita triangles with cream cheese
Carrot sticks, cucumber rounds with hummus dip
Crackers, cheese and grapes
Mix a variety of small savoury crackers and dried fruit in individual bags
for a quick on the go kid snack.
Tortilla chips and avocado dip
Mini muffins and cream cheese
Mini muffins and yogurt
Cheesy toast sticks
Crackers, ham and chopped tomatoes
Breadsticks with cream cheese
Crackers, pineapple and cheese cubes
Rice cake, cream cheese and jam
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