Healthy Snacks

Healthy snacks are so important to a child's diet. Good snacks provide vitamins, nutrients, and fiber to keep growth on track while high calorie or high fat snacks can sabotage your every effort. Here you'll find healthy snack ideas and recipes to ensure your kids are eating healthy.

The Anti-Asthma Diet

Five mealtime strategies to help your children breathe easier.

10 Facts You Must Know About Feeding Your Kids

You want your child to eat right, but could your food philosophy be harming their health?

8 Power Snacks

Keep them away from the cookie jar with these tasty healthy eats.

3 Tips for Smarter Bedtime Snacks

Do kids need a nighttime nibble? A bedtime snack for kids can boost nutrition--or make picky eating worse. Here's how to do it right.

The Best Snacks for Kids with Food Allergies

We put gluten-free, nut-free, and dairy-free treats and products to the test. Here, our favorite picks for kids with food allergies.

Smart Snacks for Kids

Extra vitamins, just the right amount of calories, and easy to make -- these munchies are absolutely perfect for little kids and busy moms.

Your Guide to Cooking with Winter Fruit

Stop paying five bucks for a half-pint of blah berries, and introduce your kids to less-pricey produce that's at its peak now.

The 20 Best Snacks for Kids

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these 20 kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.

How to Eat Healthy: Raising Nutrition-Smart Kids

Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.

The 10 Best Travel Snacks for Kids

Whether you're traveling by plane, train, or automobile, these healthy and simple snacks are all easy to store and carry, packed with healthy nutrients, and tempting even for picky eaters.

Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack

Snacks are not only fun treats, they're also essential for a healthy lifestyle. Find out why your kids need to snack.

10 Healthy After-School Snacks

These smart finger foods are sure to satisfy your kid's post-playground hunger without ruining his appetite for dinner. We have two weeks' worth of tasty ideas!

Banana Bites for Breakfast

Make breakfast more delicious with Catherine McCord's banana bites.

Easy Homemade Travel Snacks

Whether you're hopping on a plane or hitting the highway, it's guaranteed that your kids are going to need a snack when you travel. Sure, you can pick up something at the airport or a gas station, but chances are you'll be spending big bucks or buying junk food (or both!). Instead, bring one of these easy-to-prep snacks on the road. You'll save some dough and know that your kids are eating snacks they love... that just happen to be healthy.

The Snack Epidemic

Cookies at school, crackers for car rides, chips after sports ... This around-the-clock nibbling is hurting kids' eating habits -- and their health.

Best and Worst Munchies for Kids

Here's a list to post on your fridge. Check it when your kids say, "I'm hungry!"

Cute Graduation Snack Cups for Kids

Need a quick snack for an end of year classroom party? See how to transform store-bought applesauce, fruit, or pudding cups into fun (and allergy free!) graduation snacks kids will love.

Kids' Favorite Snacks

Kids dish on their favorite afterschool snacks--healthy and otherwise.

How To Make Apple Pops

Kids will love to help make this sweet and simple apple treat.

Open Up! A.B. Editors' Favorite Baby Food

Our delicious mission: to find nutrient-packed picks your tot will actually eat. So we sent nearly 50 yogurts, snacks, cereals, and meals that have recently hit grocery store shelves to a panel of 12 pint-size taste testers. The bibs are off, the squeals of delight have been tallied, and the winners are...

Healthy Snacks: Cheese Crackers

Make your own snacks and save money with Catherine McCord's cheese cracker recipe.

10 Quick and Easy Toddler "Meal" Ideas

Quick, easy, and totally kid-approved: Your toddler has probably eaten these ten "meals."

4 Quick Tips to Make Your Kids' Snacks Healthier

To keep your kids snacking on the good stuff, follow these easy tips from celeb nutritionist and mom-of-two Keri Glassman.