Fancy some simple recipe inspiration to make healthy and delicious easy snacks for kids in a heartbeat?
Good! You've come to the right place. Here on these kids snack pages I will share with you some of the healthy snacks I've prepared for my son when he came home from school peckish and craving something tasty to snack on.
As you will discover, I'm not one to stand in the kitchen for hours on end, so what characterizes these snacks for kids is that they are:
This healthy easy recipe for kids only contains three ingredients and may take less than a minute to make. How about that?
Also this particular kids snack is great on the go as the outer surface is salad and thus isn't greasy.
All you need is a couple of lean slices of turkey, peanut butter and a large lettuce leaf.
If you want, you can add raisins, or you can always use cream cheese if your child doesn't like peanut butter.
This is probably the king of easy snacks for kids. It doesn't really get any easier. And kids love them for their color, different sizes and for their variety. Everybody is happy!
All you need to do is to simply:
You can always add a bit of delicious, fun dipping sauce for your child, e.g. hummus or water diluted peanut butter or cream cheese. What I mean by diluted is that you simply add water until the consistency is as you want it.
I bet you've never had tortillas this way before. And just a small warning with this one: as your kids sink their tiny teeth into them, bits and pieces are going to fly everywhere, so eating outside in the garden on summer day, might be the way to go with this one. 😉
All you need is some hard-shell tortillas and some fruit. The tortilla is technically going to act as a basket for the fruit.
The fruit you add is up to you, but to make this even better this kind of easy snacks for kids is ideal for your kids to build themselves. It's no mess. It's just a filling up of whatever fruit you have on stock. As you can see, I had an apple, blueberries and some grapes.
This healthy snack is so easy and delicious too. (I cheated and bought the hummus, but hey, who cares, really?)
All you need is cucumber, bell pepper and some hummus (or you can use cream cheese, too, if you want)
Have you ever tried homemade crispbread?
Homemade crispbread is a prime example of when homemade beats premade by far. The two types of crispbread are so different that it's almost like comparing two different types of food.
This healthy recipe for crispbread was given to me by my aunt. She is also the one who baked the crispbreads you see in the picture below. And they are truly delicious ... also as healthy snacks for kids.
The recipe for crispbread contains more ingredients that what you're used to seeing on my easy snacks for kids pages, but if you want to give yourself a healthy treat (and your kids too, of course 😉 ), then follow this recipe.
What you need is:
Mix everything together and roll it out on a piece of baking
paper. If it is very sticky you can also place a piece of baking
paper between the dough and the rolling pin. You can use a pizza
cutter to cut out the crispbread before placing the tray in the
You bake it in the oven app. 20 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius / 350 Fahrenheit.
This is an excellent healthy afternoon snack for kids which is also very easy to make.
As you may have noticed, except for the crispbread recipe above, I rarely use specific measurements for my snacks. I just sort of go with the flow and pay attention to the consistency. This is the same simple principle that I've use with this kids snack.
All you need here is some wholegrain crackers (or why not use the delicious crispbreads above), some cream cheese, chopped up bell pepper, nuts (I've used pecan nuts, as you can see) and some pineapple.
This one of easy snacks for kids is another nominee in the category of simplest snacks ever.
All you need here is a mango and a lime fruit.
This healthy snacks for kids recipe is one of my son's favorites on this page. Once again, you don't need to measure anything - and it's really very easy to do.
All you need is three ingredients: blueberries (you can use other types of berries, too), plain yoghurt and a bit of honey as a natural sweetener.
This easy recipe for kids, is remarkably easy. Basically it's wholegrain crackers with topping. That's it, really! All the excitement comes from calling them pizzas. But as you probably already know, never underestimate the power of language! 😉
You can also let your kids build their own pizza. Just lay out the ingredients for them and tell them to make something special. This way they get variety and are more likely to try things they may have otherwise avoided.
This one of easy snacks for kids will need to be prepared by an adult but they do not take long and are well worth the effort for the reaction you will get from your kids.
What you will need is thinly shredded cheese, some veggies like onions, bell paper, tomatoes or whatever you have on stock and two wholegrain tortillas.
This snack is also very easy and ideal for movie watching with your kids.
I hope you've enjoyed these recipes for easy snacks for kids. I hope that your kids enjoyed them too. If you want more inspiration to make quick healthy snacks for kids, please dive into one of my other kids snacks articles below.
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