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's how to make good choices and the reasons why it's important to do so.

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Here’s Where You Can Buy Cotton Candy Grapes Early

The fruit with a cult-like following is in stores early this year. Here’s where you have to go to find them.
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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.
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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.
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Colossal Popsicle

So your kid has a huge appetite for frozen treats? For a fun April Fool's Day prank, wow him with a popsicle that's as big as his head. Afterwards, chop up the pop and put the pieces in a blender to make delicious shaved ice (that can be served in reasonable-size portions!).
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10 Healthy Team Snacks for Kids' Sports

Ditch the chips and cookies and bring these healthier team snacks to your child's game instead.
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More Healthy Snacks

The 16 Best Travel Snacks for Kids

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

If you're like most parents, you probably keep a stash of granola, energy, or protein bars on hand for quick, healthy snacks for kids. But with so many options at the grocery store, it can be overwhelming. One protein bar on the shelf may have way too many calories for a kid's snack; a granola bar next to it may be packed with added sugars. With the help of registered dietitians, we've weeded through the options to find snack bars you can feel good about giving your kids.
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