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Easy After School Snacks

10 Easy and Healthy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Make your kids happy and healthy with these 10 easy and yummy after-school snacks. Easy recipes to quickly refuel those kiddos!

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If you’re like me, you want to give your kids something nutritious and satisfying to eat after school, but you don’t have a lot of time or energy to whip up a gourmet snack. That’s why I love these 10 recipes for easy and healthy after-school snacks. They are all simple to make, use common ingredients, and taste amazing. Whether your kids are craving something sweet, salty, crunchy, or creamy, there’s a snack for them on this list. Plus, they are all kid-friendly and parent-approved, so you can feel good about what you’re feeding them.

Liven up the afternoon with these adorable and healthy veggie cup appetizers! Fill colorful bell pepper halves with hummus, guacamole, or your favorite dip, then arrange them on a platter like a vibrant veggie bouquet. Top with chopped veggies, fresh herbs, and a sprinkle of nuts for a delightful and nutritious finger food everyone will love.

Skip the boring old peanut butter and jelly and whip up these quick and easy apple sandwiches! Spread almond butter on thin apple slices, sprinkle with granola for a delightful crunch, and top with another apple slice. Pack them in lunchboxes or enjoy them as an afternoon snack for a satisfying and portable treat.

Craving something savory and satisfying? These easy ranch pretzels are the perfect solution! Brush store-bought pretzels with melted butter mixed with ranch dressing powder, then sprinkle with a touch of garlic powder and cayenne pepper for a hint of spice. Bake them until golden brown and enjoy them warm for a flavorful and addictive snack.

Skip the store-bought candy and make your own healthy and delicious gummy bears! This recipe uses fruit juice and gelatin to create chewy and colorful treats that are free of artificial ingredients and added sugar. Kids will love choosing their favorite flavors and shapes, and you’ll love knowing they’re getting a nutritious homemade treat.

Fuel up for your next adventure with this easy and customizable kid-friendly trail mix! Combine popcorn, dried fruit, nuts, and seeds for a satisfying blend of sweet, salty, and crunchy textures. Let your kids help you choose their favorite ingredients and personalize their own mix for a fun and healthy snack on the go.

Beat the heat and satisfy your sweet tooth with these refreshing yogurt popsicles! Blend your favorite yogurt with fruit and a touch of honey for a healthy and delicious treat. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for a cool and refreshing snack that’s perfect for a hot summer day.

Give this classic childhood snack a healthy makeover! Spread celery sticks with peanut butter or almond butter, then top with raisins for the “ants.” This simple and nutritious snack is packed with protein and fiber, making it a perfect choice for a satisfying after-school treat.

Swap out store-bought fruit leathers for these homemade strawberry fruit roll-ups! Blend fresh strawberries with a touch of honey and spread the mixture onto a dehydrator tray. Dehydrate until dry and leathery, then roll up for a healthy and delicious snack that’s free of added sugar and preservatives.

Talk about healthy after-school snacks! Turn mealtime into a fun and festive occasion with these colorful fruit kabobs! Thread your favorite fruits like grapes, strawberries, pineapple, and melon onto skewers for a refreshing and healthy dessert or snack. Drizzle with honey or yogurt dip for an extra touch of sweetness.

Boost your energy levels with these quick and easy 5-ingredient peanut butter energy bites! Combine rolled oats, peanut butter, chia seeds, honey, and chocolate chips for a delicious and nutritious snack that’s perfect for pre-workout fuel or an afternoon pick-me-up.

Easy After School Snacks

After School Snacks

Make your kids happy and healthy with these 10 easy and yummy after-school snacks. Easy recipes to quickly refuel those kiddos!
Course: Snack
Author: House Hunk


  • Select your kid's favorite after-school snack.
  • Gather the necessary ingredients.
  • Whip up one of these quick and easy snacks for kids on the go!
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