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.
I think most moms would agree that not only is feeding kids is a nonstop job, but being solely responsible for your child’s diet is a huge responsibility. Feeding your kids healthy snacks is a great way of leading them toward a healthy future. It’s so important to me to provide my kids with quality, healthy foods, and not just empty calories.
This list of snacks is great for adults and kids alike! My husband loves taking healthy snacks to work and I love having something healthy to snack on while I am home with the kids. Whether you need an on-the-go snack or fast easy ideas for snacking around the house, this list has something for everyone!
The Best Healthy Snacks on the List:
- Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites
- Skinny Banana Bread Muffins
- Tomato Basil
- Mozzarella Toasts
- Power Muffins
- No-Bake Granola Bars
- Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites
- Overnight Oats
- Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites
This roundup up of easy, fun and healthy kids snack ideas includes some I ate as a kid, and lots that I feed my kids regularly. The perfect round-up for summertime, and after school snack ideas for kids (and adults too)!
Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites made with whole grain oats, flaxseed and honey are the perfect healthy, grab-and-go snack for a busy day!
Trust me, you will never buy store-bought applesauce again after you see how EASY it is to make applesauce yourself! It only takes a few minutes, it tastes soo much better, and you’ll love being able to control how much added sugar goes in it.
Skinny Banana Bread Muffins
I love having healthy snacks on hand for my kids, and these muffins are perfect because I can keep extras in the freezer and the kids gobble them up!
Healthy No-Bake Granola Bites
Tomato Avocado Melt
This tomato avocado melt is a quick and healthy snack for an on-the-go family! Get your fiber, and protein with whole-grain bread and add some healthy unsaturated fat with a few slices of avocado.
Healthy Applesauce Oat Muffins
Adored by kids and adults alike, these healthy applesauce oat muffins are perfect for a quick afternoon snack, breakfast, or lunch box treat! (Instructions in the post to freeze!)
“I found this and made them for my picky eaters and it was a hit! ( which leads to a very happy mom when that happens!) “
“These are so good and make a great healthy breakfast! My sister said they tasted like cake, and my mom even asked for me to make them again! Very easy and delicious! Thank you!”
No-Bake Granola Bars
Once you see how easy granola bars are to make from scratch, you’ll never go back to the packaged ones. Check the post to learn how to freeze these for easy on the go snacks!
Easy Homemade Fruit Pops
These homemade Fruit Pops are popsicles made with just three ingredients, including fresh fruit and no added sugar.
Homemade granola coming in at just 100 calories per serving! Great for eating plain or adding to yogurt for a perfect snack or breakfast!
Healthy Frozen Yogurt
This homemade frozen yogurt is just another testament to the fact that making things at home can be easy, inexpensive, and healthier than anything you would find at the store! You can even use any type of frozen fruit.
Citrus Fruit Salad
This sweet and tangy citrus salad is so DELICIOUS and as tasty as it is beautiful. Kids love this for a healthy snack at any time of year.
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Toast
Our favorite after school snack comes together in under 10 minutes!
Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie
This Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie is made with simple ingredients, packed with protein, and it only takes a few minutes to make. That’s a mom-friendly trifecta, am I right?
Healthy Raisin Bread
Everyone in the family will love this raisin bread. Not only is it one of my favorite bread recipes I’ve ever baked, but it’s also packed with fiber, protein and whole grains.
Strawberry Banana Overnight Oats
Overnight oats make the most convenient breakfast. Stree free mornings are the best! This delicious breakfast is packed with great nutrients and flavor.
Hummus Edamame Veggie Wrap
The perfect hearty snack that also packs in extra vegetables and nutrition while still tasting absolutely delicious! Great for packing in lunchboxes too!
Banana Bran Muffins
Banana Bran Muffins are the perfect breakfast or on-the-go snack that is also freezer friendly!
Cowboy Caviar is not only a family favorite, but it’s also always a crowd favorite! Made with all fresh ingredients and served with tortilla chips.
Garlic & Parmesan Kale Chips
Kids love these crunchy Kale chips and you’ll love that they are high in fiber and a great source of Vitamins A, K, C, E, and Calcium. And, low-calorie, which makes it an awesome snack.
Healthy Banana Oat Muffins
There’s nothing I love more than having healthy breakfast or snacks on hand for my kids. Have these delicious muffins in the freezer and on hand for snack time, they love them, and you don’t have to worry about the high sugar and fat content that would normally be in muffins. A win-win!
Veggie Cream Cheese and Cucumber Sandwich from Parents.com
Veggie and Hummus Cups from The Kitchn
Mango Coconut Snack Bars from Spoonful of Flavor
Apple Sandwiches from Caramel Potatoes
Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites from A Mom’s Take
Ants on a Log from No Diets Allowed
Sandwhich Kabobs from I Wash You Dry
Real Fruit Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups from One Sweet Appetite
Kid Favorite Strawberry Smoothie from One Sweet Appetite
Easy Low-Fat Veggie Squares from Favorite Family Recipes
Tropical Overnight Oats from Dessert Now Dinner Later
Cottage Cheese and Fruit from Livestrong.com
Skinny Cottage Cheese Taco Dip from Yummy Healthy Easy
Fruit and Cheese Kabobs from My Baking Addiction
No-Bake Honey Nut Cheerios Snack Bars from Averie Cooks
Easy Homemade Pickles from Real Food Real Deals
Healthy Raisin & Sweet Potato Muffins from In Sock Monkey Slippers
Healthy Trail Mix from With Style and Grace Blog
Avocado Bean Dip from Shugary Sweets
Grapes and Mozzarella String Cheese see on Real Simple
Cucumber Roll-ups from She Knows
Homemade Fruit Leather from Over the Big Moon
California Cottage Cheese Bowl from The Skinny Fork
Creamy Cottage Cheese Avocado from Fit Sugar
Popcorn Trail Mix from Inspired Edibles
Hard Boiled Eggs from BS’ in the Kitchen
Hummus Heads from This Mamma Cooks
Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Avocado Deviled Eggs from This Mamma Cooks
Pineapple Yogurt Parfaits from Deliciously Sprinkled
Turkey and Cheddar Pinwheels from parents.com
Homemade Granola Bars from I Heart Nap Time
Frozen Bananas from The Happy Gal
Cracker Sandwiches from The Happy Gal
Fruit Kabobs from The Happy Gal
Green Apples with Peanut Butter and Cranberries from U Try It
*I first shared this post July 2014. Updated December 2018.