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Healthy Snacks "to go?"

I need some more ideas on healthy snacks to bring with us when heading out to the park, etc., that do not need to be refrigerated. My 2 year old often gets tired of goldfish and cereals... other ideas? Anyone have luck with dehydrated fruit?

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mevxoxo

Asked by mevxoxo at 8:58 PM on Aug. 25, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Regular fruit doesn'thave to be refrigerated. Pretzels,air popped popcorn
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:59 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I usually bring along the goldfish cheese crackers and the goldfish pretzals(those are reallly good,lol..but they are common.
    Other things I pack to take along is fruit snacks,an orange,pb and j sandwhich cut into 4's,veggie crackers,raisins,baggie of grapes..ohhh ..I know theres other stuff I just can't think of it right now,lol.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 9:01 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Bananas, applesauce, veggie straws and Gerber graduate puffs are what we're using now.
    amw529

    Answer by amw529 at 9:03 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • ONLY if your child is a good chewer......baby carrots are good cold or warm, they don't go bad just always eaten cold so we assume they would. Also fruit as Butterfly said. Take single packs of fruit cups or applesauce if they will eat it. Dehydrated fruit can get stuck in your teeth and be hard to chew as well as possibly choke on which I've done myself LOL. They make veggie chips that are pretty tasty too and they are jet puffed, they are the weirdest consistency but potato chip shaped and different colors, I've also seen a few varieties that were like cheese curls.
    HTMommy

    Answer by HTMommy at 9:03 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • fruit. IDK where you live, but here we have a place called "Fresh and Easy." They have chopped up fruit that you can buy and take, or regular fruit if you wanna just bring that.
    SAMNMAYASMOM

    Answer by SAMNMAYASMOM at 9:15 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Peanut butter crackers
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:26 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I pack little tupperware cups of cup-up fruit - blueberries, peaches, whatever I have on hand. My son loves cut up cucumber. Cut up steamed carrots or other veggies. String cheese sticks. I have a cooler bag that is super handy, so I don't worry too much about refrigeration. If I think we are going to be gone long, I throw a blue ice thing in it.
    getrealmama

    Answer by getrealmama at 10:51 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Fruit, crackers, applesauce, fruit cups, etc.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:29 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • banana, cereal bar, sliced grapes, watermelon, oatmeal breakfast bar ( from Qauker oats) rice krispie bar, the homemade kind because they are softer, puffcorn
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 12:02 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • fruit, veggie sticks - great time to get them in the habit of eating them, granola, tree nuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, edamame
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:25 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

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