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Play Fuel! 31 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

PLAY FUEL! 31 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids Play is an essential ingredient to a happy, healthy childhood These wholesome snacks will help your kids engage in brain-boosting, creativity-sparking, confidence-building, health-fortifying playtime! Peanut Butter Granola Apple Sandwiches •Core and cut apples into 2-inch slices. Spread nut butter onto half of the slices. •Top with raisins, cranberries, and granola. @WheelnDealMama •Top with another apple slice. Fresh and Fruity Cones Yogurt-Stuffed Raspberries www @Daisy Health RD daisybrandhealth com OMix lemon zest and assorted berries •Fill raspberries with Greek yogurt, dark chocolate chips, frozen cream cheese, and more! •Layer the berries with cottage cheese within ice cream cones. •Thinly sice apples and lay out on a plate. Apple Nachos • Crispy varieties will have that "nacho" crunch • Cover with toppings of your choice, such as lemon juice, peanut butter, almonds, pecans, coconut, chocolate chips, and honey. @Allyson_Kramer allysonkramer .com Lemon Dessert Bowls • Cut lemons in half and Scoop out pulp. OFreeze cut lemon rinds. •Fill with sorbet or frozen yogurt of your choice @theproperblog Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups • Spread peanut butter on a whole grain tortilla • Wrap banana with tortilla • Cut into shces. • Sprinkle with cinnamon. @ChewThisorThat Penguin Crackers • Spread oval rackers with cream cheese or top with mozzarella shces. 00 • Create wings and head out of olive shices. •Use carrot bits for feet and nose @Shaunna_FFL fantasticfunandlearning com cheese and Carrot Coins • Shce a washed, peeled carrot into coin-shaped slices. • Cut a slice of hard cheese the same thickness as the carrot slices. • From both the cheese and the carrot coins, punch out shapes with a mimi cookie cutter of your choice •Insert the cheese shape into the carrot @EatsAmazing eatsamazing.couk coin. • Make a mash of cooked rice, banana, and chia seeds. Frushi •Spread the rice mixture on plastic wrap in a rectangular shape, about a pinky-finger thick •Layer an assortment of fruits in neat rows at the rectangle's center. @4kidsactivities kidsactivitiesblog com • Pull one side of the plastic wrap up and carefully roll the frushi together. • Freeze for a couple of hours to solidify the mixture. •Using a toothpick, dip washed blueberries Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberries into flavored Greek yogurt and coat liberally • Remove toothpick and place blueberries on a parchment-covered baking sheet. @Family FreshMeal • Freeze for about one hour. Strawberry Peanut Butter Crepes • Spread store-bought whole-grain crepes with peanut butter. •Sprinkle with strawberry pieces. •Roll crepes and eut into -inch-thick slices. @parentsmagazine Fruit with Creamy Dip •Make the dip by mixing ½ cup sour cream, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, and 4 tablespoon of cinnamon. ODip cherries with stems or any shced fruit of your choice. @smittenkitchen smittenkitchen com Teddy Bear Toast • Cover whole-grain bread with a nut butter of your choice. • Place banana slices as ears and muzzle. •Use raisins ar cranberries as eyes and nostrils. @Crafty_Morning craftymorning com String Cheese Pencils Cat in the Hat Kabobs @amomstake @MoneywiseMoms • Cut one end of the cheese stick flat and attach a circle of bologna with mustard. •Alternate thin sices of strawberry and banana onto a kabob stick • Press a corn Bugle into the other end, then press a raisin into the pointy tip. • Create a head by adding one green grape underneath the fruit hat. Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups • Cut whole-grain bread sices into squares. • Top with a slice of cheese of your choice. • Tightly roll into logs. • Grill in a saucepan with butter on low-medium heat @CouponChippingC couponch • Hard-boil two eggs, then slice off the top and bottom of each Egg Snowmen egg • Stack the eggs and skewer them with a piece of uncooked pasta •Use carrot slices for the hat and nose. • Poke holes for the eyes, nose, and buttons and fill with a peppercorn. @roxys_kitchen roxyskitchen com • Attach a sprig of parsley for the broom Veggie Hummus Cups Egg and Cheese Boats @healthykids superhealthyki • Sice hard-boiled eggs in half @hlthygrocerygrl Insert a toothpick topped with hard cheese triangles into the yolk. • Fill the bottom of a jar or cup with homemade or store-bought hummus. • Press various seasonal veggies into the hummus. Banana and Pretzel Butterflies • Create a butterfly body with half of a banana • Press pretzel wings into the sides. 8.8 • Use cranberry or raisin pieces as eyes, attached with honey. • Use apple slivers as antennae @healthykids • Use a round cookie cutter to shape thin slices of cheddar and Football Bites summer sausage into football shapes • Stack the slices on top of oval crackers. @gimmesomeoven •Use ranch dressing to create the football stitches. Honey Popcorn Balls • Heat honey in a saucepan until it is simmering. •Immediately drizzle over a bowl of popcorn • Toss popcorn until it is evenly coated. OFreeze the bowl for 10- 15 minutes. • Mash popcorn into balls with a cookie scoop and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet to cool. @gimmesomeoven Fruit Pizza Graham Cracker "Cheesecakes" @parentsmagazine • Mix ricotta cheese with a bit of honey and vanilla extract, then spread over cinnamon graham crackers. @ThatHousewife • Slice watermelon into rounds, then cut each round into triangles. • Top with fruit of your choice. • Top triangles with sliced strawberries, bananas, blueberries, mangos, coconut shreds, and more. • Fill a celery stick with peanut or almond butter. Kix Caterpillars on a Log • Press Kix cereal pieces into the peanut butter, creating a caterpillar body. • Draw a smiley face on the last cereal piece with a food pen Instant Banana Chocolate Chip “Ice Cream" • Peel three or four bananas and slice them into bite-sized pieces. •Lay pieces out on a baking sheet and freeze overnight. • Blend banana until smooth and creamy •Stir in chocolate chips. @EatsAmazing eatsamazing Grilled Peanut Butter Honey Banana Waffle Sandwich • Prepare 2 Eggo Honey Oat waffles according to package instructions. • Cover each waffle with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter • Layer on shced banana and drizzle with honey. • Sandwich the waffles and grill until golden brown @Mom OnTimeout Veggie and Pretzel Scooter •Attach four shces of cucumbers onto a stick of string cheese with toothpicks. •Press a pretzel stick end of the into string cheese on top. • Attach the "handlebar" pretzel stick with cream cheese. @alongabbeyroad • Combine peanut butter, honey, mini chọcolate chips, and Apple Cartwheels raisins • Peel and core apples. Slice into 2-inch sections. Fill the centers with peanut butter mixture. @tasteofhome Bare Necessities Fresh Fruit Pops • Fill an ice pop mold with a colorful assortment of fresh fruit • Pour in coconut water to fill the mold. •Freeze overnight until solid. @thenerdswife Rainbow Pizza •Roll open crescent roll dough and trim it into a rainbow shape. Bake 8-12 minutes at 375 degrees. • Once cooled, spread Greek yogurt onto the crust • Cover in a rainbow of sliced fruit @WellPlated AMA AAA STATE OF PLAY

Play Fuel! 31 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

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Play is an key ingredient for happy, healthy children. It boosts confidence, sparks learning, builds fitness, cultivates social skills, and encourages emotional expression. As kids grow through play, ...


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