12 Healthy Snacks that Hold the Sugar But Keep It SweetChristine Wei
Fruit and Oat Granola Bars 1 of 12This nut-free treat is a double-hitter — it works for breakfast or as a snack. The seeds pack the same nutritional punch as nuts and taste just as yummy.
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Mango-Lime Fruit Leather 2 of 12Mango-lime fruit leathers are a great alternative to packaged “fruit snacks” for a kid with a sweet tooth. Plus, you can make them with almost any fruit. Make Mango-Lime Fruit Leather »
Yin and Yang Black-Bottomed Banana Bread 3 of 12If your kids are hungry for a sweet snack, this black-bottomed banana bread balances sugar with a good dose of potassium. It also makes for a tasty breakfast.
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Vegetable and Nut Bread 4 of 12Get your kids to eat something nutritious after school with this zucchini bread — just tell them it’s cake and no questions will be asked.
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Zucchini Bites 5 of 12These bite-sized morsels are great for pre-dinner munching. The cheesy onion topping is substantial enough to keep kids from feeling hungry, but the portions are small enough to keep them from getting too full.
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Anni’s Famous Guacamole with Warm Parmesan Chips 6 of 12Chips and dip is a classic, though usually unhealthy, snack. Avocado and homemade wheat germ chips make it heart-healthy for growing bodies.
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Roasted Beet Hummus 7 of 12What kid wouldn’t want to eat hot pink dip? The protein and fiber are just hidden health benefits.
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Apple Slices with Nutella 8 of 12Slice, dip, roll, and voila! You’ve got a simple way to get your kids chomping down on some fruit.
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GORP 9 of 12This classic combo of dried fruit, nuts and chocolate will give your kid a second wind after a long day…maybe just enough to get his homework done before dinner.
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Kale Chips 10 of 12They may not sound like the most exciting food in the fridge, but trust us, these uber-healthy kale chips are as tasty as potato chips.
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Sweet Potato Chips 11 of 12If your kid can’t commit to after-school bites as green as kale chips, that’s okay. These baked sweet potato chips look more like packaged ones but don’t have all the grease.
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Flax Seed Popcorn 12 of 12This classic movie theater snack is great for after-school munching too. With flax seed oil as seasoning, this popcorn will add a pop of nutrition to your kid’s snacking.
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