Back to School: Healthy After School Snacks for Kids

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Healthy After School Snack Ideas for Kids • healthy kid snacks • healthy happy smart

It’s that time of year again… back to school! Kids love a snack after school, and a lot of times they reach for stuff that isn’t so healthy. The trick is to keep only healthy stuff in the house, but make it fun. Here are some good healthy kid snacks ideas.



• Healthy Kid Snacks •

Berries with Chocolate Chips (simply poke a chip into the berry and there you have a cool treat!)

chocolate raspberry treat: Healthy After School Snack ideas! • healthy kid snacks

 

Smoothies! (Take 2 cups fruit of your choice, frozen or fresh; 1 cup greens; 1 cup almond milk and blend! This will serve at least one kiddo, maybe 2. There might even be enough for you, too.) Or check out our “How to make a green smoothie” post.

smoothies! Healthy After School Snack Ideas for kids. • healthy kid snacks

 

Veggie Chips! (Check out this post: Veggie Chips Galore) Adults love these healthy kid snacks, too!

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Homemade Popsicles (Check out this post: Fresh Squeezed Juice Pops)

Fresh fruit pops. YUM - Healthy After School Snack Ideas • healthy kid snacks

 

Ants on a Log: Spread nut butter onto celery and sprinkle raisins for one of those easy, fun & healthy after school snacks.

ants on a log - Healthy After School Snack Idea for kids • healthy kid snacks

 

Banana Tortilla Snack (AKA banana sushi): Take a tortilla,spread some peanut butter on it. Layer on some sliced banana, sprinkle with sesame seeds or sunflower seeds (Or seeds of your choice).

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Yogurt Fruit Bowl: Simply slice up some fruit, and scoop some yogurt on top. 

yogurt + fruit bowl - Healthy After School Snack ideas for kids

Whole grain toast, nut butter, banana slices, raisins and walnuts. YUM! This is actually one of my favorite healthy kid snacks – even as an adult!

Healthy After School Snack ideas for Kids: Toast with peanut butter, raisins, walnuts and banana slices!

Fresh Fruity Skewers: Doesn’t have to be color coordinated like a flag or anything, but that does make it extra cool to kids! Try a new design each time you make these, if you have the time. 

Fruity Skewers - healthy snack ideas for kids

Hope these healthy kid snacks are helpful and your kiddos love them. They’re also great for adults too! 😉

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