Clean Eating Snacks

Allergy Friendly Caramel Popcorn
Fun Ideas for Kids' Lunches

The kids are out of school, the temps are heating up, so what kind of clean eating snacks can you keep on hand?  How about a great list of healthy snacks to print out to take with you to the store and perhaps post on the fridge for those tummies in need of ideas for an afternoon energy boost?

You know what they say, “If you have healthy things to eat in your refrigerator, you will eat healthy things!”  With nourishing fun options like these, who needs junk food?!

 

  • Apple Slices
  • Sliced Veggies with Hummus
  • A Medium Banana
  • A Hard-Boiled Egg
  • String Cheese and Grapes
  • Rolled Turkey Breast
  • Pineapple Spears
  • Sliced Bell Pepper
  • A Fresh Fruit Popsicle
  • A Handful of Almonds
  • Garden Salad
  • A Handful of Pumpkin Seeds
  • A Cup of Sliced Berries
  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt
  • A Cup of Cottage Cheese
  • Steel-Cut Oatmeal
  • A Clementine (Cutie) Orange
  • Sliced Red Pepper with Hummus
  • Kale Chips
  • Watermelon
  • Raw Broccoli
  • Small Box of Raisins
  • Sliced Tomato and Feta
  • Greek Yogurt with Blueberries
  • Handful of Nuts
  • Homemade Trail mix:  Mix dried fruit, nuts, seeds, and a handful of real dark chocolate chips
  • Fresh fruit
  • Dried Fruit:  Raisins, dried berries, dried apple slices
  • Veggies:  carrots, radishes, sugar snap peas, celery, peppers, cucumbers, and cherry tomatoes
  • Yogurt Parfait: Top yogurt with fruit and granola
  • Leftovers
  • Cheese
  • Smoothies:  Throw fruits, veggies, yogurt and your milk of choice into the blender.  Add a little pure vanilla and some honey.
  • Applesauce:  Try topping it with homemade granola and vanilla yogurt for a quick no-cook “apple crisp”
  • Apples with natural peanut butter or nut butter of choice
  • Frozen Yogurt Berries:  Toss well-washed berries in homemade vanilla yogurt.  Place them on a baking sheet in the freezer for at least 2 hours for a cold, healthy treat
  • Popcorn
  • Leftover Pancakes or Waffles:  Top with fruit for a nutrition boost
  • Fruit Salad: Top it with nuts and a honey-sweetened yogurt for a protein boost
  • Ants-on-a-log:  Celery sticks stuffed with natural peanut butter then topped with raisins
  • Guacamole
  • Savory snack mix:  Popcorn and nuts sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and spices
  • Medjool dates and almonds
  • Frozen grapes

Tasty and healthy enough for mom and kids to enjoy together.  Happy snacking!

 

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Allergy Friendly Caramel Popcorn
Fun Ideas for Kids' Lunches

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