8 Easy and Healthy Snack Recipes for Kids

Tricking your kids into eating healthy is the perpetual struggle of parents. And finding new and creative ways to fit in fruits and vegetables without getting caught only gets more difficult. So, allow us to take off some of the load. With the help of these easy recipes, it might not be so hard to get your children excited about healthy snacks.

Avocado Truffles

Photo Credit: What the Fork Food Blog

These gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo and vegan truffles are just as tasty as they are healthy. Avocado and cocoa powder makes for a chocolatey substance that’s hard to differentiate from ordinary chocolate. Combined with an outer coating of shredded coconut, they’ll quickly become your sweet tooth craving.

Get the recipe at What The Fork Food Blog

Silly Animal Toast

Photo Credit: Instrupix

These adorable toast spreads will keep your kids entertained and fed. Make faces out of blueberries, strawberries, or any other fruit with a delicious almond butter, peanut butter, or Nutella spread. Each face adds a level of excitement not previously found with ordinary toast.

Get the recipe at Instrupix

Mini Carrot Zucchini Muffins

Photo Credit: Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Sneak in some vegetables with these mini muffins. Your little ones will barely notice that they’re eating carrots and zucchinis for an afternoon snack.

Get the recipe at Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Frozen Applesauce Bites

Photo Credit: Fun Learning for Kids

These applesauce bites make a lot of snack with little effort. By taking your favorite applesauce, or combination of apple sauces, and freezing theme into bites, your kids can enjoy the luxury of a popsicle without the mess.

Get the recipe at Fun Learning for Kids

Homemade Cheese Animal Crackers

Photo Credit: Hello, Yummy

Skip the store-bought animal crackers and consider this homemade option instead. These cheesy crackers are actually pretty easy to make by using tiny animal cutters.

Get the recipe at Hello, Yummy

Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

Photo Credit: The Lazy Dish

This three-ingredient, no-bake recipe is a perfect on-the-go snack for kids and adults alike. Cheerios, honey and peanut butter make for a sweet candy bar that satisfies your breakfast and dessert needs all in one.

Get the recipe at The Lazy Dish

Frozen Yogurt Bark

Photo Credit: Diethood

You can make this yummy yogurt bark in advance for a quick breakfast or mid-morning snack. Sprinkle berries, granola and some of your other favorite yogurt toppings.

Get the recipe at Diethood

Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Bites

Photo Credit: The Melrose Family

This savory dish is the perfect way to use up all the leftover vegetables lying around in your freezer. You can even add chicken to add protein!

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