A Round up of over 50 Healthy Snack Ideas for kids (and adults). From muffins and granola bars to wraps and fun fruit and vegetable ideas, this list has lots of healthy snacks for everyone.
Whether you need on-the-go snacks or fast, easy ideas for snacking around the house, this list of Healthy snack ideas has something for everyone!
My kids favorite–these protein-packed chocolate overnight oats only take 10 minutes to prep and are portable for a quick breakfast or lunch on the go. It’s healthy, filling, and so delicious it will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Healthy, no-bake, and contains nothing artificial! These are chewy, delicious, easy to customize, and are the perfect healthy snack.
A classic recipe made with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, and a simple caprese dressing. Serve as a side dish or an appetizer, this fresh salad only takes 10 minutes to prepare!
It’s light, fluffy, and made using caramel sauce, cream cheese, and whipping cream. It tastes AMAZING!
Healthy, packed full of protein, and only takes 5 minutes to make! It tastes creamy and delicious. I love to drink it for breakfast, an on-the-go snack, or even for a healthy dessert!
Our favorite on-the-go snack, packed with whole grains and protein, and all your favorite add-ins!
Naturally sweetened and uses basic ingredients like whole wheat flour, bananas, oats, applesauce and honey. They make a great healthy breakfast or hearty snack and freeze well, too.
Popsicles made with just three ingredients, including fresh fruit and no added sugar. They make a great healthy snack for kids and they only take a few minutes to prepare.
Healthy, DELICIOUS and completely guilt-free, made with whole grains and only 150 calories each!
Thick, chewy, and easily adaptable to include your favorite add-ins, like chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, coconut and peanut butter!
Requires just three ingredients and better than anything at the store for the perfect healthy snack. I included instructions for how to can applesauce, so you can enjoy it all year!
Incredibly easy to make and perfect for a quick breakfast or snack idea. At just 100 calories per serving, you can feel good adding this granola to your morning yogurt, or even eating it plain with a bowl of milk.
Includes tips for how to make frozen yogurt with just four ingredients: Greek yogurt, frozen fruit, vanilla, and honey.
A delicious medley of juicy, tart winter fruits. Garnished with fresh mint and sweet blueberries.
So flavorful and moist you would never know they are healthier). These banana muffins have no oil, are low sugar, and just over 100 calories each.
Everything you need to know to make the perfect Charcuterie Board including food ideas, recipes, and pro tips for assembling and displaying your charcuterie board for any season or occasion. This is the easiest way to serve snacks or appetizers in a fun and festive way!
The ingredients are straightforward: bread, garlic, tomato, basil, and extra virgin olive oil. In one bite, you can feel an explosion of Italian flavor.
Made with whole grain oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, and coconut. Whip up a big batch in just 5 minutes, and make extra to freeze for later.
Easy homemade Ranch Dressing made with buttermilk, mayo, Greek yogurt and fresh or dried herbs. Like most things, it definitely tastes better from scratch!
Sweet and refreshing, made with just a few simple ingredients.
Delicious and healthy Veggie Wrap with a thin layer of hummus, piled high with your favorite veg, including spinach, edamame, avocado, carrot and cucumbers.
Filled with refried beans and cheese and pan fried until the tortilla is crispy. Serve with salsa and guacamole!
These are so flavorful, ultra moist, and healthier than most muffin recipes with extra fiber and protein.
The perfect make-ahead, grab-and-go breakfast or snack. They are nutritious, yummy and easy to make vegan or gluten free.
The perfect summer appetizer or chip dip! It’s fresh, healthy, takes 10 minutes to make, and is a crowd favorite!
Baked in the oven until crispy and makes a delicious healthy snack idea. You won’t believe how easy they are to make!
Seasoned with garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper and baked in the oven or air fryer until extra crispy. Dunk them in an easy homemade fry sauce and they are truly irresistible!
Fresh, inexpensive, and only takes 5 minutes to make. It’s better than the restaurant and makes enough for a crowd!
Made with just two ingredients, and at a fraction of the cost of store-bought. Choose non-fat, low-fat yogurt, or whole fat yogurt, and the flavor mix-ins you add at the end.
Made with kale, pineapple, mint and ginger. It’s so fresh and delicious, my kids request it every morning!
Made with Chex cereal, cheese crackers, pretzels, nuts, and a simple homemade sauce; all baked to perfection! The perfect healthy snack idea to take anywhere!
Serve them as a side dish or appetizer. A crusty baguette toasted with fresh mozzarella and tomato and garnished with basil.
A total classic, made with simple ingredients including pickle relish, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper.
Made with fresh and vibrant fruits and hints of orange and mint. It’s healthy, refreshing, and contains no added sugar!
This party dip includes refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, cheese, olives and green onion. Everyone loves this easy Mexican dip!
Made with shredded chicken, apples, grapes, celery, almonds, craisins, and onion for light lunch or healthy dinner.
Includes feta cheese, blueberries and fresh basil, with a hint of lime. Not only is it beautiful (and patriotic), it pairs with any summer meal!
Made with just fresh ingredients and minutes of your time, it can be served with chips, or topped on tacos, quesadillas, salads, burritos and more.
A fun and patriotic recipe idea for a summer bbq or party, these Fruit Sparklers are a guaranteed crowd favorite! The perfect easy side dish for Memorial day, Fourth of July, or a healthy snack for kids!
Step-by-step photos and video for how to make Hummus that’s authentic and delicious! Made with chickpeas (garbanzo beans), garlic, lime, tahini and spices.
Decadent, creamy, and filled with wholesome ingredients, this only takes 5 minutes and is the perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert!
Made with just 4 simple ingredients! Serve it with your favorite fresh, raw vegetables for a great appetizer or side dish.
Made from scratch with simple ingredients including rolled oats, unsweetened applesauce, and whole wheat flour. They make the perfect healthy snack and they’re freezer-friendly, too!
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Healthy Snacks for Kids
- 4 ribs celery
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/4 cup raisins
- Cut the celery into chunks, then fill hallowed out part of the celery with a spread of peanut butter.
- Place raisins on top of the peanut butter and enjoy! This snack is fun for kids to help with too.
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*I first shared this post July 2014. Updated December 2018 and July 2023.