Healthy Snacks Kids (and Moms) Love
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Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack
Yam and Jam Muffins
Canned sweet potatoes are the secret ingredient in these sweet and spicy low-fat muffins kids will love. And the real VIP to any pastry recipe? Milk. It provides calcium, protein, and vitamins kids need in their daily diet.
Nutty Popcorn and Fruit Mix
Fruit Sundae Cones
Naturally sweet and super easy, your little ones will never know they're getting a half-cup serving of fruit in this delicious cone.
Keep a handy supply of this tasty trail mix on hand for a grab-and-go snack that's also a good source of vitamins and minerals.
Give their favorite junk food a makeover with crunchy baked potato chips, loaded with vitamin A, potassium, and fiber.
Berry Yogurt Pops
Made with blueberries and pears, these vitamin-rich frozen fruit bars are also a good source of calcium.
Bag O' Teddies
Lower in fat and sugar than most cookies, these calcium-rich yogurt snacks are easy to whip up and are a blast to eat—right out of the bag! Serve alongside a glass of cold milk for an extra boost of calcium, vitamin A, vitamin B, and protein.
Cheesy Chili Popcorn
Do your kids love to munch? Try this snazzy snack that's low in fat and calories but still ranks high in flavor.
Fruit juice adds vitamin C to these jiggly star-shape treats you can make in any flavor or color.
Looking for a healthful recipe for little helpers? Let them roll up their sleeves and mash their own applesauce.
Serve this protein- and fiber-rich bean dip with chopped vegetables, whole-wheat crackers, or on pita bread for a satisfying, healthful snack.
Mango Magic Pops
Kids can help make these cool treats that are a healthier alternative to sugary store-bought pops.
Kids will have a wild time eating these animal cracker snacks sweetened with protein-rich peanut butter, honey, and fresh fruit.
Crinkly Carrot Fries
Turn a french fry frenzy into a healthful snack that can be dipped and dunked in low-fat ranch dressing.
PB & Raspberry
Made with low-fat yogurt and naturally sweetened with honey and raspberries, these frozen peanut butter pops are a one-of-a-kind treat.
Kids will love this creamy blend of nonfat cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, and raisins. Serve with crisp vegetables or fruit dippers.
If popcorn is a common request in your home, try this roasted veggie variety sprinkled with yummy Parmesan cheese.
Enjoy this zesty black bean, mango, and mandarin orange salsa with easy, homemade whole wheat tortilla chips for added fiber.
Veg out with these quick and easy baked asparagus spears, perfect for dipping in honey-mustard sauce or low-fat ranch dressing.