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+35 Top Healthy snack ideas for kids & teens

Every mother is looking for healthy snacks for kids with new ideas and without affecting their digestive system.

Now you can find hundreds of snack food ideas that you can surprise your kids with them, and make the best evening snacks for kids every day.

We will give you some healthy snack ideas with all their recipes, which will help you to make your kids and your adults too very happy.

Top 35 healthy snack ideas for kids

 

1- Classic peanut butter and chocolate chip oatmeal energy balls:

Classic-peanut-butter-and-chocolate-chip-oatmeal-energy-balls
Classic peanut butter and chocolate chip oatmeal energy balls

It considered as one of the best kids’ snack ever, it contains honey and mini chocolate chips, which are very lovely for all the kids.

It is a good morning appetizers, you can prepare it in 30 minutes only, and you will have more than 15 oatmeal energy balls.

2- Skinny banana bread muffins:

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Skinny banana bread muffins

Kids love eggs with bananas very much, so this snack will attract them all because it contains a big number of bananas with some applesauce.

You can bake it for only 20 minutes, and then you will be able to serve it to your kids.

This is one of the healthy snacks for teens also.

3- Avocado Tomato Melt Sandwich:

Avocado-Tomato-Melt-Sandwich
Avocado Tomato Melt Sandwich

This appetizers is so delicious, every kid like it very much, and you can make it perfect by getting tomatoes from the farmer’s market or your garden.

It is also good as a toddler snack, and you can easily make it, all you have to do is putting sliced avocados and sliced tomatoes together on a sandwich and grill them, it will be ready in 15 minutes.

4- Granola Bars:

Granola-Bars
Granola Bars

It is very healthy for your kids because it contains lots of potassium, which can be found in honey, grain oats, and flaxseed, this appetizers is also suitable for you if you want to fuel up quickly.

You can make it more delicious by adding some chocolate chips, nuts, and coconut, this snack will be ready in 15 minutes only.

5- Homemade Fruit Popsicles:

Homemade-Fruit-Popsicles
Homemade Fruit Popsicles

It is the perfect snack in summer; it will make you feel fresh and energetic at hot weather, and you can control their flavors by adding your favorite fruit.

You need to make sure that all fruits are fresh and you do not have to add any sugar to this snack because it is sugary by natural.

6- Citrus Fruit Salad:

Citrus-Fruit-Salad
Citrus Fruit Salad

It is the perfect snack in winter because it depends on all the winter fruits, such as navel oranges, sweet blueberries, and apples.

You can make this healthy sweet snack by adding some honey and some lemons juice, besides some colorful citrus, which make this snack so delicious.

It can be done at least in 20 minutes.

7- Tomato Basil Mozzarella Toast:

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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Toast

All the kids prefer this snack so much, it is so sweet and delicious, and you can eat it in the evening and in summer and winter.

Your kids will have so many benefits from this snack, such as vitamin C and protein.

You can make this dish ready on 5 minutes, all you have to do is putting sliced tomato with fresh mozzarella on toast.

8- Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie:

Strawberry-Banana-Protein-Smoothie
Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie

This snack can be perfect for your kids and for your adults too because it can be a great meal replacement or you can have it after a workout.

For making it, you need to put bananas, strawberries, almonds, and water into a blender with some ice cubes, and it will be ready for you after 10 minutes.

9- Blueberry Almond Power Muffins:

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Blueberry Almond Power Muffins

This snack is perfectly sweet, you make it with only blueberries, honey, oats and some greek yogurt with almond butter.

You will have a better taste of it if you put it in the freezer because it will be like ice cream for you.

You can have more than 10 muffins within 15 minutes.

10- Healthy Raisin Bread:

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Healthy Raisin Bread

It is a very healthy and useful snack for your kids because it is a mixture of honey, butter and some oats, which give your kids power and energy to start their day.

It can make your kids’ breakfast so tasty with lots of protein, and you can prepare it for an hour only, but you will have many healthy raisin breads.

11- Banana Bran Muffins:

Banana-Bran-Muffins
Banana Bran Muffins

You can have this snack as a breakfast or as a quick snack when you are out, the flavor of this snack is wonderful that will make you want more and more of it daily.

You will have 12 muffins in only 35 minutes, and then you have to put them in the freezer to get a better taste.

12- Cowboy Salsa:

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Cowboy Salsa

It is known also as Cowboy Caviar, it is an old snack, but every family prepares it until now because of its delicious taste.

It is better to serve it after putting in the fridge for at least an hour, and it is okay to add some tortilla chips on it to your kids or your guests.

13- Egg and Avocado toast:

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Egg and Avocado toast

It is a very simple healthy snack, all you need is a runny egg and mashed avocado, and it takes 5 minutes to be ready for your kids and teen too.

Therefore, if you need a healthy fast and delicious breakfast, you have to try this snack without thinking.

14- Garlic and Parmesan Kale Chips:

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Garlic and Parmesan Kale Chips

This snack is a great source of Calcium and Vitamins A, K, C, E, it is also high in fiber and low in calories.

It takes about 25 minutes to make this snack ready for you, it is also one-sitting meal because it has a wonderful crunch and flavor that will make you eat it very fast.

15- Healthy Banana Oatmeal Muffins:

Banana-Oatmeal-Muffins
Banana Oatmeal Muffins

You can make it with simple ingredients, such as skim milk, bananas, wheat flour, and grain oats, it is famous of its gluten-free, which is very healthy for your kids.

You will have 12 muffins of the healthy banana oatmeal in 25 minutes, and you will find it moist and delicious.

16- Mango and Coconut granola bars:

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Mango and Coconut granola bars

You will enjoy having Mango and Coconut together, it will make a delicious flavor in your kids’ mouth because they will find it sweet and salty at the same time.

It is perfect as an afternoon snack for teens and kids too, it will take about 15 minutes to prepare it.

17- Apple Sandwiches:

Apple-Sandwiches
Apple Sandwiches

You can make those sandwiches as a healthy snack for your kids, and it will take only 5 minutes to make it.

You can fill those sandwiches with different ingredients, such as shredded chicken or peanut butter or cheddar, all you have to do is putting your favorite ingredients between two apple slices.

18- Kid-Friendly Fruit Smoothie:

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Kid-Friendly Fruit Smoothie

Smoothies are always best snack for kids, but this one is the best, you can make it with watermelon and strawberries, all you have to do is combine those two fruits together but make sure that the drink is not too sweet.

Some people prefer adding some greek yogurt to this drink, and it will take only 5 minutes to make it.

19- Tropical overnight oats:

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Tropical overnight oats

Some kids like eating oats very much, so this snack will be their favorite if they try it.

You can make a huge bowl of it to still with you for the entire week, it is the easiest snack you will ever try, it takes literally only 5 minutes.

All you have to do is putting some rolled oats, maple syrup, yogurt, and milk then mix all of them together.

20- Egg Salad Boats:

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Egg Salad Boats

This snack is irresistible, I am sure your kids will like it, you can cook it in 30 minutes and it will be enough for 4 people.

It contains a huge number of healthy ingredients, such as eggs, tomato, onions, mayonnaise, and celery.

21- Cauliflower Tots:

Cauliflower-Tots
Cauliflower Tots

If your kids like cauliflower, so you have to make this snack for them right now without hesitation because this snack has many cauliflowers.

All you have to do is bring some cauliflower, egg, bread crumbs, and garlic, then mix them all together and bake them, you will get the best snack ever.

22- Homemade pickles:

Homemade-pickles
Homemade pickles

Some women think that make pickles at home is impossible, but that is not true, you can make it easily at your home, all you need is some peppercorns, anise seeds, garlic, and fresh herbs.

You can make it beside breakfast or dinner and your kids will like it so much.

23- Healthy & Sweet Potato Muffins:

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Sweet Potato Muffins

It is a very sweet snack that all kids like it so much, and it is considered as their favorite snack in the morning because of its good taste.

Those muffins have a healthy snack recipe, which contain sweet potato, non-dairy milk, and cinnamon.

The special on this snack is that you see this snack from outside you will think that there is oil on it but in fact, it is an oil-free snack.

24- Frozen Yogurt Pops:

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Frozen Yogurt Pops

In summer all kids require popsicles to feel fresh, that is why this snack is the most suitable snack for you in summer.

All you need is some honey, yogurt, banana, and mixture of frozen berries, and put them all in the blender, but it will take some time to freeze about 4 or 5 hours.

25- Honey Nut Cheerios Snack Bars:

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Honey Nut Cheerios Snack Bars

It is a perfect breakfast bar, this snack is very healthy and easy to prepare, and those bars have many different colors, which makes it more lovely and favorite for your kids.

In this snack, you will not have to add oil, butter, or flour, it takes only 5 minutes to make it for your kids, and then you have to put those bars in the fridge to be ready for eating.

26- Sweet Potato Chips:

Sweet-Potato-Chips
Sweet Potato Chips

Those chips give a crispy and sweet taste to your kids, all you have to do is putting some olive oil, salt, and pepper in the oven.

After putting all recipes in the oven at 250 degrees, it will be ready in 30 minutes then you will be able to serve it to at least 6 persons.

It is good to cook this snack for your kids at dinner.

27- Avocado Bean Dip:

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Avocado Bean Dip

This snack consists of different ingredients, such as lime juice, avocado, some garlic and onion, cilantro leaves, and hot pepper sauce.

It is so easy to prepare it, you will need only 15 minutes to make it, and you can serve it to almost 8 persons.

28- Hard Boiled Eggs:

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Hard Boiled Eggs

It is the easiest snack ever and it is so useful for your kids especially in the morning, literally all you need are eggs.

All you have to do is getting a pot of water and boil the eggs in high heat, then in a few minutes, your kids’ eggs will ready.

29- Hummus Heads:

Hummus-Heads
Hummus Heads

This snack will give your kids a lot of energy and power because of the ingredients in this healthy snack.

It contains tomato, cucumbers, black olives, lettuce leaves, some red peppers, and toasted wheat muffins, it will be ready in 15-30 minutes, and only two persons can eat this snack.

30- Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips:

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Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

This snack has secrets in preparing it, which make it very tasty, sweet, healthy and soft.

You have to put sliced apples with a slight amount of cinnamon, those chips have to be baked, not fried, and you have to bake it in a very low temperature it will take more time to dry all apples.

It takes an hour and a half to be ready.

31- Pineapple Yogurt Parfait:

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Pineapple Yogurt Parfait

This snack is so yummy and it is a perfect breakfast idea, and some mothers make it for their kids’ school lunch.

32- Frozen Chocolate Bananas:

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Frozen Chocolate Bananas

You can make this snack for your kids’ party, all you need are bananas and dark chocolate, then you will have the best snack ever.

33- Fruit Kabobs:

Fruit-Kabobs
Fruit Kabobs

You can make 50 skewers of this snake in 30 minutes and it will be enough for 50 persons.

You need 50 pieces of many different fruits, like strawberries, pineapple, kiwi, and blueberries.

34 – Banana Bread:

Banana-Bread
Banana Bread

Some people do not know anything about this kind of bread, but it is so yummy, you can make it with butter and bananas, and bake them for 50 minutes, and the banana bread will be ready for your kids.

35- Pancakes:

pancakes
pancakes

It is the most popular snack in the world, every kid likes it so much, and you can make more than 10 small pancakes in literally 5 minutes.

All you need is egg, milk and some flour, and then you will have the best pancakes ever.

36- popcorn:

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popcorn snacks

Popcorn is a very healthy snack idea for teens and children when not added to a large amount of butter and salt; because it contains whole grains and fiber. Studies have shown that these pills may reduce the chances of diabetes and heart disease; it is also a good idea to be considered as evening snacks for kids.

 

37- cheese:

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grilled cheese sandwiches

It is a good source of calcium of many types, and is added to many things that children love. It is the most popular and popular cheeses, as well as grilled cheese sandwiches and crackers, but you better avoid buying cheese from the store as well as canned salty biscuits because they are not made from real cheeses but from cheese flavor. Biscuits are baked with unhealthy white flour, so nutritionists instead recommend making cheese and light salty snacks at home with real cheese and whole wheat crackers.

Hint: In order to get the healthy type of grilled cheese sandwiches, cover the skillet or capes with a spray of non-stick cooking spray instead of butter, and use whole wheat bread instead of white bread.

 

38- Meat wrapped:

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meat wrapped in sandwich

Sometimes it may take a simple trick to turn a meal into another amusing one. However, we should mention that this snack includes lunch meat (which may contain nitrates) and nitrates are effective preservatives, but they are always linked to different types of cancer in animals, and some experts recommend avoiding them altogether and searching for meat-free Of nitrates in stores. But if you want to add meat to your food, make sure you and your children have a large amount of vitamin C and E.

Now that you know about the dangers of nitrates, it’s time to ask about the snack. Instead of repeating the old sandwiches, try to wrap the meat wrapped in bread. To add extra flavor, add mustard or cheese slices.

Tip: Salami with cream cheese is the favorite choice of most people.