• Healthy Foods

    The following is a list of 25 easy, tasty, and healthy snacks for kids.  So, the next time a snack attack strikes, see if your child will refuel with these nutritional-packed snacks!

    1. Peel a banana and dip it in yogurt.  Roll in crushed cereal and freeze.
    2. Spread celery sticks with peanut butter or low-fat cream cheese.  Top with raisins.  Enjoy your "ants on a log".
    3. Stuff a whole-grain pita pocket with ricotta chees and Granny Smith apple slices.  Add a dash of cinnamon.
    4. Mix together read-to-eat cereal, dried fruit, and nuts in a sandwich bag for an on-the-go snack.
    5. Smear a scoop of frozen yogurt on two graham crackers and add slieced banana to make a yummy sandwich.
    6. Top low-fat vanilla yogurt with crunchy granola and sprinkle with blueberries.
    7. Microwave a small baked potato.  Top with reduced-fat cheddar cheese and salsa.
    8. Make snack kabobs.  Put cubes of low-fat cheese and grapes on pretzel sticks.
    9. Toast a whole grain waffle and top with low-fat yogurt and sliced peaches.
    10. Spread peanut butter on apple slices.
    11. Blend low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana for thirty seconds for a delicious smoothie.
    12. Make a mini-sandwich with tuna or egg salad on a dinner roll.
    13. Sprinkle grated Monterey Jack cheese over a corn tortilla; fold in half and microwave for 20 seconds.  Top with salsa.
    14. Toss dried cranberries and chopped walnuts in instant oatmeal.
    15. Mix together peanut butter and cornflakes in a bowl.  Shape into balls and roll in crushed graham crackers.
    16. Microwave a cup of tomato or vegetable soup and enjoy with whole grain crackers.
    17. Fill a waffle cone with cut-up fruit and top with low-fat vanill yogurt.
    18. Sprinkle grated Parmesan Cheese on hot popcorn.
    19. Banana Split: Top a banana with low-fat vanilla and strawberry yogurt.  Sprinkle with your favorite whole-grain cereal.
    20. Sandwich Cut-Outs: Make a sandwich on whole grain bread.  Cut out your favorite shape using a big cookie cutter.  Eat the fun shape and the edges, too!
    21. Spread mustard on a flour tortilla.  Top with a slice of turkey or ham, low-fat cheese and lettuce.  Then roll it up.
    22. Mini Pizza: Toast an English muffin, drizzle with pizza sauce and sprinkle with low-fat mozzarella cheese.
    23. Rocky Road: Break a graham cracker into bite-size pieces.  Add to low-fat chocolate pudding along with a few miniature marshmallows.
    24. Inside-Out Sandwiches: Spread mustard on a slice of deli turket.  Wrap around a sesame breadstick.
    25. Parfait: Layer vanilla yogurt and mandarin oranges or blueberries in a tall glass glass. Top with a sprinkle of granola.