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Snack Ideas

1. Apple slices with sunflower butter

2. Fruit cups: Look for mandarin oranges, pineapple, and pears packed in juice

3. Cups of unsweetened applesauce

4. Yogurt in cups or

5. Sliced or chopped veggies such as carrot sticks, cucumbers, and peppers

6. Whole grain crackers (such as Triscuits) and cheese

7. Whole grain cereal

8. Edamame

9. Whole wheat pita triangles with hummus

10. Cottage cheese with cut fruit

11. Fresh baked mini muffins

12. Pinwheel sandwich wraps: Place a slice of deli meat and cheese on a whole grain tortilla, roll up and slice

13. Trail mix made with whole grain cereal pieces, dried fruit, and mini-pretzels

14. Mashed avocado and whole grain chips

15. Air-popped popcorn

16. Ants on a Log: Spread Laughing Cow cheese on celery sticks and dot with raisins or dried cranberries

17. Green smoothies: Blend spinach, frozen bananas, pineapple, and water

18. Salsa and whole grain chips

19. Fruit salad: Fill ice cream cones with a mix of berries and cut fruit

20. Bananas: Write each kid’s name on it with a marker

 

from The Snacktivist’s Handbook by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD
 

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