Top 4 recipes for healthy, kid-friendly snacks

IIsabel September 16, 2023 11:36 PM

Snacks play a significant role in a child's diet, providing much-needed energy and nutrients. However, many traditional snack foods are packed with sugar and unhealthy fats. It's essential to find healthy snack alternatives that kids will love and devour. Today, we'll share the top 4 recipes for healthy, kid-friendly snacks. Not only are these snacks nutritious, but they're also fun and easy to prepare!

Recipe 1: Banana and strawberry skewers

This recipe is a fruits galore that brings together the sweetness of bananas and strawberries on a stick. Super easy and fun for kids to eat!


  • 4 bananas
  • 16 strawberries
  • 8 wooden skewers


  1. Peel and slice each banana into four equal pieces.
  2. Rinse the strawberries and remove their stems.
  3. Thread a banana slice followed by a strawberry onto a skewer. Repeat until the skewer is full.
  4. Repeat with the remaining skewers.
  5. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Recipe 2: Veggie and hummus cups

This snack is a powerhouse of nutrients, thanks to the veggies and protein-rich hummus.


  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 cup of hummus


  1. Slice the cucumbers, bell pepper, and carrots into sticks.
  2. Fill the bottom of a cup with a generous spoonful of hummus.
  3. Stick the sliced veggies into the hummus.
  4. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Recipe 3: Popcorn trail mix

Popcorn trail mix is a filling and delicious snack that's easy to customize based on what you have on hand.


  • 4 cups of popped popcorn
  • 1 cup of dried fruit (like raisins or cranberries)
  • 1 cup of nuts (like almonds or peanuts)


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the popped popcorn, dried fruit, and nuts.
  2. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Recipe 4: Frozen yogurt berries

Frozen yogurt berries are a cool and refreshing snack, perfect for hot summer days.


  • 2 cups of mixed berries (like blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries)
  • 1 cup of yogurt


  1. Rinse and dry the berries.
  2. Dip each berry in yogurt and place on a lined baking sheet.
  3. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until the yogurt is firm.
  4. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the freezer until ready to serve.

These easy and fun recipes are perfect for encouraging healthy eating habits in children.

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