6 Fun Healthy Easy Snack Foods Kids and Parents Love

6 Fun Healthy Easy Snack Foods Kids and Parents Love

Fun, Healthy, Easy Snack Foods For Kids (And parents!)

When you just want something healthy and tasty and sick of your typical snacks, dive in to one of these tasty healthy treats.  With just a bit of the sweet stuff, they are delicious without feeling the sugar rush to follow.  


1. Apple and Peanut Butter Drizzle

Slice an apple and spread out on a plate

Drizzle peanut butter or sunbutter or any nut butter on top

Sprinkle a few mini chocolate chips on top


 2. Peanut Butter Banana Rice Cakes

Spread peanut butter on a plain or apple cinnamon rice cake

Top with sliced bananas


3. Frozen Yogurt Cups

Use muffin paper cups in a muffin tin

Put ¼ cup yogurt into each one

Add raspberries, blueberries, bananas, etc and push them into the yogurt



4. Roasted Chickpeas (Surprisingly very addictive!)

Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas

In a bowl, drizzle and toss 1Tbsp sunflower oil

Drizzle 3 Tbsp honey, a dash of salt, and a sprinkling of cinnamon

Mix together well, then pour on a baking sheet

Broil, turning often, they burn easily. For 10-12 minutes or until golden brown

Turn out onto counter to cool.  They harden upon cooling and become crunchy to eat


5. Chocolate Trail Mix Bites

Melt one 4 oz rectangle of quality dark chocolate Like Ghirardelli 100% cacao with 1 tsp vanilla, ½ c honey, xylitol or agave

Pour by tablespoon dollops onto a parchment paper covered baking sheet

Press nuts, dried fruit into the dollops

Freeze until ready to eat


6. Frozen Banana Coins

Slice one banana

Put peanut butter and jelly on one slice, top with another slice

Freeze and eat once firm


***any nut butter can replace the peanut butter

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