5 More Super Healthy Kids Snacks that are Nut Free!

Dan Sweeney, nutritionist and personal trainer, has created 5 more super healthy snack ideas for kids that are nut free and here is how to make them!

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Posted by Mykidstime on Monday, 15 August 2016


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#1. Froyo Cubes



  • 250 Natural Yogurt
  • 100g Berries of your choice


This recipe is so easy and one kids would enjoy doing! Simply place ingredients into a food blender and blitz. Then, transfer into an ice tray with a spoon and allow to freeze.

#2. Chia Seed Choc Pudding

Chia Seeds


  • 180mil unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 30g Chia Seeds
  • 10g Cacao Powder
  • 1tsp Agave Syrup
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon


Another easy yet delicious recipe option for the kiddies! Add all ingredients into a large bowl and whisk to combine well. Pour mix into jars and allow to rest in the fridge overnight to be enjoyed the next day. You could add toppings to the pudding when serving. Fruit and granola work well.

#3. Blueberry Muffins



  • 90g Oats
  • 1 Large Banana
  • 75g Natural Yogurt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp Agave Syrup
  • 1 Tsp Baking soda
  • 50g Blueberries


Preheat your oven to 200c degrees. Lightly grease your muffins tin with coconut oil. Place all ingredients into a food processor, leaving the bluberries aside for now. Blitz until the ingredients are well combined and smooth. Add your blueberries and mix through. Divide the mix between the prepared muffin tin and bake for 15-20mins until cooked through and browned on top.

#4. Cookies



  • 70g Oat flour (blended oats)
  • 45g Oats
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut Oil (Melted)
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 30g Cacao Nibs


In a large bowl, stir together the oats, oat flour, baking soda and cinnamon. In a seperate bowl, stir the egg, vanilla extract and coconut oil. Next, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and add your cacao nibs. Cover the mix and place in a fridge for 60mins. Preheat your oven to 200c degrees. Remove mix from the fridge and using your hands, shape mix into desired shape. Place on a baking tray and bake for 10mins until cooked through. Leave to cool for 10mins before devouring!

#5. Coco Lime Balls



  • 1/2 Lime
  • 150g Dates (soak in water for 30mins)
  • 40g coconut flakes (or desicated coconut)
  • 20g Pumpkin seeds


Squeze the juice of half the lime in a food processor. Zest the lime and add all the other ingreients. Blend until the mix sticks together. Roll the mixture into balls and store in the fridge to set.

Dan Sweeney is a Personal Trainer and Nutritionist on a mission to improve the health of others and to make living a healthy life that bit easier. Dan aims to tackle the obesity epidemic which currently sweeps across much of the world. He is working with many schools and children in an effort to improve our children’s knowledge of nutrition. Dan’s vision has seen many others join in his mission of helping achieve our optimal health. Find Dan on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on Snapchat @dansweeneypt.

Over to you now. Did you like these healthy snack ideas for kids? Tell us what you thought in the comments below.

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