Eating healthier is a popular New Year's resolution for adults. But it is not only adults who can benefit from New Year's resolutions. Kids can also make some small positive changes in their lives. One of the easiest ways for them to do this is to eat healthier snacks. Healthy doesn't have to mean tasteless. I have found some wonderful healthy snacks for kids that will satisfy even the pickiest eater. When you are done sampling them, make your own New Year's Resolutions for Kids craft.
Healthy Snacks for Kids
Spinach Muffin Recipe from Mess for Less - If you are looking for healthy snacks for kids, this simple recipe is perfect. It is a great way to get veggies into your child's diet. The best part is that kids (and adults) LOVE it!
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Oat Cups from Foodlets- Any oatmeal snack is filling and sticks with the kids, but this one adds the great taste of cranberries and chocolate to make it the perfect after school snack!
Backyard Bug Snacks from Crafting Chicks- If you are looking for ways to get your kids to eat fruits and veggies while making it fun, these are the ideas you need!
No Bake Energy Bites from Mess for Less - These no bake energy bites make a great quick breakfast. On those mornings when you are rushed to get out of the door, they are a great source of protein.
Healthy Fruit Snacks from Natural Beach Living- Do your kids love the fruit snacks that you can buy at the store? If so, take a look at this recipe for healthy fruit snacks--all the taste without the extra not-so-healthy ingredients!
No Sugar Strawberry Fudgesicles from Foodlets- Even though we tend to think of fudgesicles as a summer treat, you can eat these strawberry fudgesicles anytime and no matter what season it is, they will be a hit!
Sledding Penguin Frozen Banana Snack from Reading Confetti- With the winter Olympics coming up, these sledding penguin banana snacks would be the perfect fun snack for kids in the afternoon.
No Bake Oatmeal Energy Bites from Hip 2 Save- Energy bites are a great snack that will allow you to sneak in some really great protein and fiber into your child’s diet while they enjoy the flavor of the snack. These no-bake oatmeal energy bites offer both flavor and great ingredients!
Frozen Yogurt Dots from One Good Thing by Jillee- Frozen yogurt dots would be a trusty snack that your kids will love to find in the freezer and you will love how many of these you can make with a small container of yogurt.
Fruit Pizza Crackers from Homemade Ginger- Sometimes presentation is just as important as the taste of kids’ snacks and these fruit pizza crackers offer a wonderful presentation as well as being full of great fruit!
Celery Snack Twist from Lemon Thistle- Whether your kids already enjoy celery and peanut butter or have never tried it, this twist on that traditional snack, gives it a little extra flavor & crunch.
Broccoli Cheese Bites from Fast Forward Fun- These broccoli cheese bites require a little more prep than some of the other snacks, but the end result is so worth it! Delicious!!
Spicy Tuna Lettuce Wraps from A Worthey Read- Tuna can provide some great nutrition to kids as a snack but some children may be a little wary of the fishy flavor. Adding the spicy flavors as well as the lettuce wraps, will make these tuna wraps a quick favorite!
Coconut Date Rolls from Healy Eats Real- Dates are a great natural sweetener alternative and these coconut date rolls will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
No Bake Chocolate Fruit Nut Balls from Foodlets- If you are looking for something easy to have in the refrigerator for your kids’ snacks, look no further. These chocolate fruit nut balls are chock full of great nutrients!
Easy Tree Snack from Fantastic Fun & Learning- Maybe your kids have been learning about trees in school. Whether they have or not, they will have fun putting together this adorable tree snack and then they will enjoy eating it in the end.
Pizza Quesadillas from Cooking with Karyn- Pizza has to be one of the most loved foods by kids everywhere. These pizza quesadillas make it easy to customize each child’s pizza with minimal difficulty. It’s a win/win for everyone.
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