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Snack Ideas?

My daughter is 2 1/2 and a fantastic eater, she'll eat just about anything I give her and actually asks me for carrots and peas and things like that, but I'm having a hard time with snack ideas for her. I don't give her chips, candy, or pop. And she doesn't like juice that much. Any ideas on fun snacks to make? And things that don't go bad before she has time to eat it all? She likes strawberries which do go on sale quite a bit but I'm allergic to them so they just go bad. I need some creative ideas please!


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Asked by husky_grlie08 at 2:14 PM on Jun. 18, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • Blueberries.
    Cheese and wheat thins
    Steamed broccoli
    Turkey roll

    Answer by tootoobusy at 2:20 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • My son (almost 5) likes to snack on those (gogurt) tube yougurt...especially if they're frozen.
    Cheese...generally healthy fruit or granola bars...hope this helps :)

    Answer by YerMami24 at 2:22 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I like to take the large pretzel rods, dip them in honey or peanut butter and roll them in dried fruit and nuts. Kids love them. Grapes, string cheese BTW for the strawberries, if you top them then freeze them on a cookie sheet (bag after frozen) they'll keep and you can just thaw out a few as you need them. Same for grapes, blueberries, etc. Yogurt is a great snack, can also be frozen to make a "popsicle".

    Answer by Kimedbs at 2:26 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Popcorn? (esp homemade) is better for you than chips and my kids like it.

    Triscuits (fiber!!) with fun stuff on top, Laughing Cow cheese (doesn't have to be refrigerated unless the 'wedge' is opened...)

    Hummus and pita

    Trail mix (make your own if you have nut issues, use dried fruit). WElch's makes pre-ackaged dried fruit packets that my kids loove, or Trader Joe's if you have that near you.

    Edamame (soy beans)

    Answer by tigrefan98 at 2:32 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • fruit, trail mix, gronala bars, little debbies, popcorn, prezels, yoguat, pudding, jello, cheese sticks, goldfish, pringles, fignewtons,cereal. can do cispex cereal and do in melted peanut butter and then do in powered sugar, muffins like banana bread, carrot cake, homemade smoothies, crackers, can find in chip dept. popcorn without seeds or kernels, grapes, fruit snacks.

    Answer by momindiana at 2:42 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • This is our snack list. I rotate weekly. Tangerines, greek yogurt and blueberries, string cheese, apples, peaches, popcorn (but she is probably too young for that), cheese cubes (I cut it up myself since its cheaper), yellow, orange and green bell peppers, radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado, pecans.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 5:28 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • frozen blueberries
    cold whole grain pasta dipped in marinara

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:52 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

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