Tired of store-bought snacks but having a hard time making your kiddos love healthy treats? Afterschool snacks should be healthy and delicious but at the same time eye-catching! It would totally be great if our kids would remember we made or cooked the best snacks!
Kids come home from school starving every day. School is hard. It’s a long wait between lunch and dinner, and with all that learning there’s no surprise that after school snacks are so important. But instead of reaching for the junk food, why not give your kids a healthy snack they’ll love? These 25 Healthy After School Snacks For Kids which are totally homemade. It will give them a boost of energy between school and dinner, and you won’t have to worry about spoiling their appetite. What are you waiting for… start making them!
Healthy Creative and Delicious Afterschool Snacks
1. Apple Topped with Nuts and Chocolate Chips Cookie
2. Easy and Delicious Apple, Cheddar and Ham Kabobs
3. Sweet Baked Banana Chips
These baked banana chips by Diethood don’t have the processed sugar of regular banana chips, but are still sweet and delicious. If you and your kids are in for some homemade snack here you have it. Bananas are rich in vitamin C and potassium.
4. Mouthwatering Cheddar Apple Caramel Kabob
Here is another kind of Kabab. If your kiddo is craving sweet, try this cheddar, apple, caramel kabob Via Totally The Bomb? It is composed of healthy fruit being naturally sweet and a taste of caramel and cheddar cheese that makes your kids love this snack.
5. Peanut Buttered Celery Friends Snack
These celery friends by Totally The Bomb are fun to make, and will give your kids a tasty nibble while working on their homework an again eating healthy! Some celery stalks, peanut butter and candy decorations you’re all set for a creative yummy afterschool snack.
6. Cute Chocolate Trail Bites For Your Little Ones
7. Homemade Sweet and Juicy Fruit Rollups
These homemade fruit rollups by Our Best Bites have no added sugar and are made using real fruit. kids loves candies even when it’s not Halloween and it can be hard to make them understand it’s not healthy to always eat them. These homemade fruit rollups makes candy a little different as it will be made with real fruits. just toss in peach, strawberry and so forth and viola you have your own flavoring!
8. 3-ingredient Fruit Sushi
9. Cup-filled of Yummy Yogurt Bites
Homemade yogurt bites are delicious, cool, and such a great alternative to cookies or candy. Each drop being homemade is delicious with the added colorful sprinkles!
10. Homemade Lego Shaped Gummies
If you haven’t tried homemade gummies, you should! Packed full of nutrients, these are both delicious and fun. The recipe is flexible you can use fruit puree or fruit juice or a combination of both. You can definitely pick what’s available in your kitchen but of course a natural fruit juice is way healthier!
11. Cute Homemade Square Cheese Crackers For your Cracker loving kids
With no preservatives or artificial colors, these homemade cheese crackers are a great alternative to store-bought. They make the food preservatives free and freshly cooked. If your kids cheese lovers then this recipe is definitely for you!
12. Color-filled Jello Shaved Ice
Forget about ice cream, this jello shaved ice is sweet, fun, and super cool. Enjoy it as snack especially during summer. Make it with different colors your kids want with just 3 simple steps!
13. Cool Ninja Turtle Apple Snack
This ninja turtle apple snack is like a sliced apple, but wearing a disguise! Apple is a good fruit that most kids love to eat but plain apple might be boring.
14. No-Sugar Added Animal Crackers for Kids
Check out these homemade, no-sugar animal crackers by Sugar, Spice, And Glitter. All the fun shapes of animals, but without the added cavities, isn’t that cool, less worries on your kids teeth! These animal cookies is perfect as themed snack for kids and are great dipped in their favorite dips!
15. Yummy Peanut Butter & Jelly Kabobs
These quick pb&j kabobs by Totally The Bomb will give your kids a boost while they’re outside playing with their friends. Kiddos who loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are going to love this kabob version of it!
16. Fun and Easy Pickle Rollups Snack
17. Peanut Butter Oat Bars Energy Snacks
Try these peanut butter oat bars by Babble for those kiddo’s who need a little extra energy umph before practice or after a game. Oats are really good source of Anti-oxidants and are high in fiber. This is a bar version with nuts and dried fruits that will surely boost up your kiddos energy!
18. Crunchy Roasted Chick Peas For Kids Snack
19. Thin and Crunchy Seaweed Chips
Or if you’re wanting an alternative to potato chips, try these light and low-calorie seaweed chips by Lara Ngai. Kids love a good adventure knowing foods. These dairy-free treats are great for a quick snack or served along side more substantive food such as carrots, tomatoes, or avocado toast!
20. Yummy Sour Patch Grapes
Substitute that sour candy with these sour patch grapes; your kids will thank you! this bowl of vegan grapes is great for to just grab and go! plus they work well as school snack ideas!.
21. Crunchy Peanut Butter Strawberry Crackers
No time to make the snacks yourself? These strawberry crackers are easy enough for your kids to make for themselves, and guaranteed not to spoil anyone’s appetite. Fruit, peanut butter and cracker then you’re done!
22. Refreshingly Delicious Cucumber Club Sandwiches
Check out these delicious cucumber club sandwiches. No bread, and all that veggie goodness. Yum! A slice of bacon, some mozzarella cheese in a half sliced peeled cucumber and then you have your veggie sandwich!
23. Awesome Vegetable Hummus Bites
These amazing vegetable hummus bites are veggies and dip all in one tidy little after school package. Vegetable are sometimes kids no. 1 food enemy but it’s not too late to change their mind, try this yummy hummus bites with zucchini, and red and green bell peppers.
24. Tasty Warm Banana Rollups
These warm banana roll-ups are sweet, tasty, and yummy for the tummy. You’ll be needing a tortilla to roll up these bananas with cream cheese, honey and cinnamon.
25. Crunchy Zucchini Chips For Kids
These zucchini chips are as delicious as potato chips, but with way less fat and calories. Zucchini can be a hard vegetable to put into a desert or a snack but this one is really great and as delicious as potato chips.
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What do you find to be the healthiest afterschool snacks for kids?