Parenting Tip #313 – Give Them Healthy Snacking Options

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This trail mix was marked “healthy” but there’s absolutely nothing healthy about M&Ms. Anything with candy in it ceases to be healthy.

It’s only healthy if the other food options available are even unhealthier. M&Ms are the healthy option if the alternative is a stick of butter wrapped in just bacon fat.

Damn it. Now I’m craving bacon fat wrapped butter sticks.

I guess it’s time to visit a county fair.

7 Healthy Kid-Friendly Snacks Recipes

Finding healthy snacks for kids isn’t as hard as it seems. Here are some recipes I’ve found online that I’ve either tried or earmarked for later.

      1. Apple “Cookies”: If you have a picky apple eater, here are some great apple “cookie” recipes that the whole family is sure to love.
      2. Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars – If you are looking for a great No Bake simple snack or treat, you will definitely want to consider making these easy, 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars.
      3. PB&J Tacos – These PB&J Tacos are a sweet way to switch up the classic sandwich.
      4. Oatmeal Breakfast Bites– Perfect for busy mornings or even after-school snacks.
      5. Pan friend cinnamon bananas– A quick and easy recipe for overripe bananas, perfect for a special breakfast or an afternoon snack.
      6. Frozen Greek yogurt drops – These kid-friendly Frozen Greek Yogurt drops are great for kids of all ages, from baby led weaning to toddler snacks and beyond.
      7. No bake carrot balls – How about making a sweet AND healthy treat for your kiddos with carrots?

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