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5 quick and healthy snacks that your kids will actually enjoy! These can all be prepared ahead of time and whisked out before ballet class, basketball practice or wherever your life takes you.
#1: Frozen Grapes:
What’s better than a delicious snack of low calorie grapes full of antioxidants and fiber?
The answer is frozen grapes. What kid (or adult) doesn’t want a bite sized popsicle? It is also a great way to preserve more grapes than you can eat before they go bad.
One recommendation: wash and remove the grapes from the stem before hand. If you are feeling extra motivated, you can even freeze by laying them flat on a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet so that they freeze individually!
#2 Cheese and Apple Slices:
I have many great memories as a kid getting off of the bus and eating cheese and apple slices that my mom prepared for me! It was one of my favorite snacks.
Cheese is a good source of calcium and protein. While it does contain some unsaturated fat, it is great in moderation! Apples are a delicious way to make your snack more filling while providing antioxidants as well.
#3 Hard Boiled Eggs:
#4 Blueberry and Greek Yogurt Parfait:
Blueberries have earned their claim of a superfood with high fiber and antioxidants. When they are paired with delicious yogurt, they can even be guised as dessert!
The Dannon Light and Fit Greek Vanilla Yogurt is low calorie and delicious, but you can use whatever you have in the fridge. Greek yogurt adds protein to this tasty snack. For convenience you can also swap fresh blueberries for frozen ones.
#5 Carrots and Hummus
Finally, carrots and hummus are a delicious way to eat get kids excited about vegetables. Carrots are full of vitamin A and many studies have shown that they help improve vision!
Then, pair your carrots with some bonus protein and fiber and you have a great snack. Hummus is sold in a variety of delicious flavors!
What is your favorite healthy after school snack? Share it below!