5 Super Quick Super Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

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peanut butter with fruit and crackers healthy snack ideas

Stuck for ideas for healthy kids snacks? Check out these 5 super quick super healthy snack ideas for kids that are simple to make but are delicious to eat! 

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#1. Peanut Butter Apple

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You will need peanut butter and an apple.

Simply slice your apple into whatever shape you like and spread some peanut butter on top.

yoghurt, chia seeds and fruit healthy snack ideas#2. Fruit parfait

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of oats
  • fruit e.g. kiwi and raspberries
  • greek yoghurt
  • chia seeds.

Method

Place oats into a small glass. Fill the other half with yogurt and top with kiwi, raspberries and chia seeds.

Remember to look for a yogurt low in sugar.

#3. Overnight Oats

overnight oats healthy snack ideas

Ingredients

  • handful of blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoon oats
  • almond milk

Method

Mash some blueberries and half a banana together before placing in a glass jar. Add chia seeds, oats and pour in some almond milk onto the mixture. Refrigerate overnight.

#2. Rice Cakes/Crackers with Peanut Butter and Fruit

peanut butter with fruit and crackers healthy snack ideas

Ingredients

  • Rice cakes or Crackers
  • Peanut butter
  • 1 banana or alternative fruit

Method

Spread your peanut butter on top or your rice cake or cracker and slice half a banana or other fruit alternative, and spread slices on top of peanut butter.

#5. Chocolate hazelnut bars

chocolate hazelnut bars

Ingredients

  • 3 heaped tablespoons cacao powder
  • 5oz/150g pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2oz/50g butter
  • 5oz/150g hazelnuts
  • 8oz/210g oats
  • 3oz/70g cacao nibs or dark chocolate nibs
  • Pinch of salt

Method

Add dates, cacao powder and salt to a food processor and mix until they form a ball.

Heat the butter and honey together in a pan or the microwave and add to the date mixture. Pulse until mixed well.

Remove from food processor and add toasted hazelnuts, cacao/chocolate nibs and oats and mix well by hand.

Spread the mixture on a lined, greased tin and place in the fridge for approx 1 hour. Once set cut into bars and enjoy! They will keep in an airtight container for up to a week or you can freeze them to enjoy at a later date.

 

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