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Finding healthy and tasty snacks for your kid can be challenging, especially when buying pre-packaged foods that often contain unhealthy ingredients. However, there is a wide range of delicious and healthy snacks for kids that can be prepared at home.

Here are 7 DELICIOUS healthy and tasty snack ideas for kids!

Banana-Raspberry Pops

This a healthy and tasty treat that you can dole out to your kid, especially during hot summer months. Raspberry and banana pops contain antioxidants, vitamin C, probiotics, and potassium, making them ideal for kids. Add honey to your banana-raspberry pops to make for a sweet and nutritious treat.

Baked Oatmeal

This delicious and nutritious snack is not just simple for parents to make but also easy for the kids to help make. Baked oatmeal allows parents to let their kids explore their culinary skills and creativity by customizing them with their choice of dried fruits, nuts, and natural sweeteners.

Homemade Hummus

Many parents do not realize how easy it is to whip up some homemade hummus. This delicious treat is nutritious and can be made in less than 15 minutes. Homemade hummus can be used in mini sandwiches or as a dip in vegetables like carrots, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Homemade hummus contains high levels of proteins, fiber, and vitamins B and C.

Spinach and Tomato Frittatas

This tasty after-school treat will give your kids a nutritious boost before they can start doing their homework. Spinach and tomato frittatas are rich in proteins and vitamins C and K. This nutritious and tasty snack may be just what your child needs after a long day in school.

Homemade Cherry Ice

The homemade cherry ice makes for a tasty and nutritious snack for kids. The highlight of the homemade cherry ice is a considerable cherry reduction. Make enough homemade cherry ice to have on hand for your kids whenever they need a tasty and nutritious treat. Cherries are rich in fibers and vitamin C.

Quesadillas

Cheesy and tasty quesadillas are easy to make after school treats for your kids. This snack can be prepared in less than 15 minutes and may contain various ingredients including steak, chicken, and vegetables making them extra delicious and nutritious.

Strawberry and Oat Cookies

These nutritious cookies allow you to indulge your kid’s sweet tooth without feeling guilty. The recipe for strawberry and oat cookies has easy to follow steps that your kids can help make. This fruity and easy treat can be prepared in less than 15 minutes making it a popular snack in many homes.

Prepare easy healthy snacks for your kids to give them the nutritional boost they need when on the go, on the field, or at home doing their homework. Healthy snack ideas can help you reduce the amount of preservatives and sugars consumed by your kid, from crunchy peas and high protein snacks to fibrous spinach and tomato frittatas, you will be sure to find gluten free crunchy snacks for your kids during snack time.

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  • We really love our Quesadillas. Yum!

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  • I always make cooked oats for breaky and banana, berries and rice milk pops for my little one :)

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  • Quesadillas! Yum, such a great idea!

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  • Loving the idea of home made cherry ice! Now I need to find a recipe.

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  • This week, I’m going to make English Muffin ham & pineapple pizzas for my teen son to eat after school. Fruit platters or home-made muffins are always good too. I love some of the ideas above and will definitely use them.

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  • Zucchini Slice

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  • Some great, quick ideas, Thanks.

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  • We love healthy nutricious snacks !

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  • The homemade Oats and Strawberrys sound lovely – wouldn’t put them in the school lunch box these days though – especially now watermelon has been banned.

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  • Some very yummy ideas indeed! Love the sound of the Banana-Raspberry Pops, yum!

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  • mmm, strawberry and oat cookies sound really good, and fun to make

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  • i am going to make those pops as a treat for the kids this weekend.

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  • Some wonderful ideas here. There’s definitely a couple that my little one will love!

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  • Oh I love all these snack ideas. I love healthy but also easy they all are to make. Can’t wait to try them all out. Especially the cherry ice.

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  • oh wow! these are fantastic ideas! i really love them! i reckon that the kids would love all of them, especially cherry ice. i have never checked out the martha stewart site before, (where you got this linked to.)

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