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15 Snack Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

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image source: babble

Make snack time more fun than ever with these 15 clever hacks. From easier ways to eat fave noshables to truly creative twists on classic treats, these simple snacks will have you saying “now why didn’t I think of that?!”

Scroll through and see what we mean! Apple slices held together with an elastic band may be the smartest invention since sliced bread. And turning a craft container into an on-the-go snack pack is about to make you the coolest parent on the block. With so many instantly easy ideas, your refreshment repertoire is about to get an upgrade. Enjoy all of these awesome ideas. You deserve to feel like feeding your kiddos is the easiest thing ever.

1. Milk and Cereal Bars

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If cereal milk still isn’t enough to satisfy your snack tooth, try making frozen two-ingredient milk and cereal bars with this creative recipe idea. (via Babble)

2. On-the-Go Snack Pack

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Image Source: BROOKE MCLAY

Take your tots on happy travels! When you pack snacks in this pick-your-own snack sampler (a clever upcycle for plastic jewelry organizers), even the saddest campers will love sitting in their car seats! (via Babble)

3. Mason Jar Snack Shaker

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IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

Make a tiny snack dispenser with a mason jar and the lid of a plastic juice container. Discover how to create this clever DIY snack shaker in 10 minutes or less with our step-by-step tutorial. (via Babble)

4. Elastic Apple

IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY
IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

Just when you think packing lunch is a chore, comes this brilliant idea for packing a pre-sliced apple. No expensive tools or hard-to-find ingredients needed. Just chop an apple, wrap an elastic around it, and tote it wherever you go. (via Babble)

5. Strawberry Hearts

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IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

You’ll never need to eat licorice again! Turn strawberries into heart-shaped treats with this easy idea. The best part? This easy candy swap can be prepped in 10 minutes or less (not including drying time), and doesn’t need a dehydrator! (via Babble)

6. Apple Donuts

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IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

Turn slices of apples into an irresistible snack with this crazy-easy idea! Simply top slices with peanut butter, chocolate hazelnut spread, or cream cheese and sprinkles. Then, serve! Now these are “donuts” parents can truly get behind. (via Babble)

7. Oatmeal Bites

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Image Source: SARA O’DONNELL

Quick and easy, this little round oatmeal-filled snack is a must-have in any pantry. Just when hunger strikes, you’ll love having these little morsels ready to go! (via Babble)

8. Butterfly Snack Clips

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Image Source: Disney Family

Make stylish snacks that travel everywhere you go! All you need to make these adorable butterfly packs: a snack, a baggie, and a pipe cleaner. No hunting down plastic containers and matching lids. (via Disney Family)

9. Sour Patch Grapes

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IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

Grapes have never tasted so great! Toss them into this special sweet and sour mixture, and no one will be able to wait to gobble them right up. (via Babble)

10. Rainbow Fruit Skewers

IMAGE SOURCE: ELIZABETH STARK
IMAGE SOURCE: ELIZABETH STARK

Serve up a rainbow next time you snack! This all-fruit treat is so simple to make, you’ll want to enjoy it every day. (via Babble)

11. Worms and Dirt Pudding Pops

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Image Source: Macki West

Dirt cups become twice as yummy when frozen into these adorable pudding pops. They come with a 100% guarantee that your kids will go wild for this cute snack! (via Babble)

12. 2-Ingredient Fro-Yo Bites

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IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

It takes just minutes to put together these fro-yo bites. Just pop them in the freezer overnight and voila: you’ve got a healthy, yummy on-the-go snack for the kiddos! (via Babble)

13. DIY Cupcake Carrier

IMAGE SOURCE: SHERI SILVER
IMAGE SOURCE: SHERI SILVER

Make your own cupcake carrier by recycling a standard shirt box! The best part? You won’t have to worry about taking an empty container home; just dispose of the box wherever your cupcakes are delivered. (via Babble)

14. DIY Popsicle Drip Catcher

IMAGE SOURCE: SHERI SILVER
IMAGE SOURCE: SHERI SILVER

Use a cupcake liner as a drip catcher for your kids’ beloved frozen treats. Messy popsicle fingers, be gone! (via Babble)

15. Green Smoothie Packs

IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY
IMAGE SOURCE: BROOKE MCLAY

With this smoothie freezer packs hack, you can prep nearly a whole month’s worth of 3-minute breakfasts in under 20 minutes. (Yes, really.) The fruit and veggie combos are endless, but one thing’s for sure: your kids will love them. (via Babble)

Article Posted 12 months Ago

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