Are you ever challenged to make healthy afternoon snacks for your kids? How do you appease their appetites for crackers and chips? Here are a few snack ideas that are healthy and just as delicious as junk food.
Apple Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Sandwiches
- Slice a few apples and remove the core
- Spread generously with peanut butter
- Sprinkle with granola and chocolate chips
- Enjoy with lots of lip-smacking!
Sweet Potato Fries
Make these sweet potato fries by peeling and slicing up sweet potatoes and frying them in a tablespoon of coconut oil or olive oil. Spread them across a baking sheet and bake them in the oven on broil for a few minutes for perfect crispiness. Sprinkle your sweet potato fries lightly with salt and enjoy!
Frozen Banana Bites
These delicious banana bites will satisfy your sweet tooth while also fulfilling a daily fruit serving. Simply slice up bananas, dip them in melted chocolate, and freeze! Yum.
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Popcorn, Apples & Celery
Popcorn makes a great snack for kids who have the munchies. Pop the kernels in a microwave safe bowl with a lid and sprinkle it lightly with salt. Dip apple slices and celery in yogurt or spread individual pieces with peanut butter or cream cheese for added flavor.
Create colorful fruit skewers by cutting pieces of fruit with a small cookie cutter and assembling them on wooden skewers with berries. These are a fun treat for an outdoor picnic too!
What’s your favorite healthy snack? We’d love to hear your ideas!
Katie has been married for 9 years, has 3 young children, and loves creative projects, photography, decorating, and encouraging others to pursue their ideas. She loves the Lord and feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with opportunities to enjoy creative outlets from home.