5 Power Snacks for Kids

Just like breakfast, lunch, and dinner, snack time rolls around every day. As parents, we want to give our kids a snack that is readily available, satisfies their hunger, and is made with wholesome ingredients. But for many of us it's an afterthought.

As a working mom of three, I have quickly learned that preparation is key for everything, food included. No matter how well-intentioned I am in my thoughts about meals or snacks for myself and my kids, if I do not set aside time for preparation it's all too easy to just grab some junk food.

That changes today! These power snack ideas are easy, fun, and wholesome. Now your kids will have a snack with a nutritious purpose.

Laura Fuentes is the founder of MOMables where she helps parents make fresh school lunches and meals their kids will love. She's the author of The Best Homemade Kids' Snacks on the Planet and The Best Homemade Kids' Lunches on the Planet. Download a free week of Laura's Classic and Grain Free Meal Plans here.

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

Girl snacking via Shutterstock
Snack images courtesy of Laura Fuentes

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