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Healthy snack ideas for kids on the go!

 
Small kids never sit still! In between mealtimes fuel them up with healthy snacks to give them extra energy. Introducing healthy snacks can sometimes be difficult, but persevere. Gradually try new things to see what works.
Take a look at these healthy snack ideas for toddlers and pre-school kids always on the go!

Small kids never sit still, so in between mealtimes fuel them up with healthy snacks to give them extra energy.

Introducing healthy snacks can sometimes be difficult, but persevere. Gradually try new things to see what works. And if you can, get rid of any non-nuturient, junk food that’s in the pantry so that you don’t give in.

Sitting down with the kids and eating with them will also help as they’re often more inclined to eat what you’re eating, and don’t want to miss out.
 

15 healthy snack ideas for kids on the go


1. Carrot and celery sticks with hummus
 
2. Cheese slices

3. Dried fruit such as apricots, bananas, melon, apple, raisons or cranberries

4. Dry cereal

5. Frozen grapes or blueberries

6. Fruit and cheese kebabs

7. Ice blocks made from real fruit juice

8. Mini fruit muffins

9. Nuts where appropriate

10. Popcorn

11. Pumpkin and sunflower seeds

12. Sesame seed or rice crackers with vegemite

13. Slices of seasonal fresh fruit

14. Healthy drinks such as smoothies using fruit, fruit juice milk and/or yoghurt

15. Small pot of natural real yoghurt
 

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