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Healthy kids snacks – Recipes that will make your kids love you even more

We all want our kids to eat healthy. For many parents and kids, snacks are unhealthy treats. This doesn’t have to be the case. There are plenty healthy kids snacks, but we picked few recipes that you and your kids will enjoy making them together.

Rainbow fruit skewers

Time to prepare: 15 min; Difficulty: Easy; Servings: 5 [1]

This is a colorful, interesting and easy recipe, that will make your kids have fun with you preparing them. To prepare this rainbow-colored healthy snack, get 5 skewers. The ingredients below are enough to prepare 5 skewer servings. If you want to prepare more or less servings, it’s all up to you.

Ingredients:

  • 5 raspberries
  • 5 hulled strawberries
  • 5 tangerine segments
  • 5 cubes peeled mango
  • 5 peeled pineapple
  • chunks
  • 5 peeled kiwi fruit
  • chunks
  • 5 green grapes
  • 5 red grapes
  • 10 blueberries

fruit skewersPreparation:

In order to prepare this recipe, add the fruits onto each in the following manner: 1 raspberry, 1 hulled strawberry, 1 tangerine segment, 1 cube of peeled mango, 1 chunk of peeled pineapple, 1 chunk of peeled kiwi, 1 green and 1 red grape and at the end finish by adding 2 blueberries. By adding the fruit in this order, you will create a rainbow shape, which is very appealing. If you want, you can add honey over each serving for sweetness and sprinkle ground flax seed.

Instant Frozen Berry Yogurt

For this healthy snack, you only need three ingredients and two minutes to whip up this low-fat, low-calorie yogurt, which is ideal for eating after exercise.

Time to prepare: 2 min; Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 0.55lbs / 250g frozen mixed berry
  • 8oz / 250g 0%-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey or agave syrup

Healthy Kids Snacks - Frozen Berry YogurtPreparation:

In a blender, put the berries, yogurt and honey or agave syrup for 20 seconds, until it comes together to a smooth ice-cream texture. Scoop into bowls and serve.

Cashew Pancakes

Time to prepare: 20 min; Difficulty: Medium [2]

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cashew pieces/1 cup cashew meal
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 10 drops liquid stevia (I used English Toffee flavor, you could also sub a teaspoon of maple syrup or local raw honey, or a packet of powdered stevia)
  • 3 tablespoons flax milk
  • Optional: chocolate chips
  • Olive oil or coconut oil for greasing griddle

Healthy Kids Snacks - Cashew pancakesPreparation:

Preheat griddle or skillet over medium heat (on the lesser side of medium) and grease. Take all the ingredients besides additional oil and blend them in a blender. Make sure that the batter is creamy. Pour pancake batter onto griddle and watch for air bubbles. Be careful not to burn the batter. Once the underneath side starts browning, flip the pancake to cook on opposite side. Serve with your kids’ desired topping or syrup.

Sea Turtle Snack

Time to prepare: 2 min

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • Green apples
  • Green grapes
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Frosting

Sea turtle snackPreparation:

Slice a green apple in half as well as grapes then lay them on a plate. Put dots of frosting and attach the chocolate chips to a whole grape for the turtle’s head. Make a little grape tail and cover plate with goldfish.

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