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Do you have any healthy quick snack ideas for kids?

 
keisha613

Asked by keisha613 at 8:50 AM on Jan. 20, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • apples, oranges, string cheese, popcorn, healthy bars, almonds
    Librarylady60

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 10:40 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • You could make a trail mix and store it in small baggies or make a granola mix and do the same. Those bags of baby carrots could make a fast, healthy snack as well and you could get those single servings of ranch dressing to dip them in. Celery with p-nut butter. Raisins.
    Braydens_Mama06

    Answer by Braydens_Mama06 at 8:56 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • DS loves berries, crackers and hummus, peanut butter on whole wheat, bananas, bananas with peanut butter (messy, so be sure to have her sit for that one!), leftover chicken if we have it, yogurt (not Yoplait or any others that are flavored- they have tons of sugar, so get plain, Greek even better, and ass berries and maybe granola)
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 8:55 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • gold fish crackers are ok, they are baked. My daughter loves them.
    She also likes peanut butter sandwiches. I take 1/2 a sandwich and cut it into bite size pieces and she loves it.

    Yogurt is also good. she loves yogurt.

    We had gotten into scooby snacks for a while, which are just bone shaped graham crackers.
    Dalimonster

    Answer by Dalimonster at 9:02 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • My kids love to take a whole wheat tortilla and spread peanut butter on it. Then they lay a banana or apple slices on that with a small drizzle of honey. They roll it up and off they go. Sometimes they will sprinkle some raisins on it too. I have also seen them use cream cheese and a sprinkle of cinnamon. There are endless possibilities!
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 9:04 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • When we get low on cereal, I take what's left and make a "trail mix" - cheerios, kix, bite size shredded wheat, raisins, etc. Pretty much whatever I have. Sometimes for an extra treat I'll throw in a few m&ms (but my 2 year old is learning to pick those out! so that will have to stop)
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:11 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • My LO loves almonds. Be sure they are old enough to chew thoroughly. Yogurt and cheese pieces (sharp cheddar is her favorite). Sliced turkey. clementine oranges.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 9:45 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • I make fruit smoothies with frozen berries, OJ, vanilla and some yogurt. My DD also loves yogurt with Costco's Ancient Grains.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 9:59 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • hummus
    fruit
    vegetables
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:16 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • My 2 year old loves poptarts. I hate giving her such unhealthy food.
    keisha613

    Comment by keisha613 (original poster) at 8:51 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

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