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Healthy Snack Ideas You Can Buy Your Kids Online

Posted on January 12th, 2023
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Written By Sam Henselijn

Healthy Snack Ideas. Finding tasty and healthy snacks for kids can be a challenging task, but not if you know where to look… 

Here are some of our best healthy snacks for kids that you can buy online and keep on hand in the pantry to keep the little ones energized in between meals. These are mostly low in added sugar, high in nutrients, and easy to grab and go. They’re also fantastic for when you need to pack preschool snacks or school lunches, but also for play dates, after school snacks, or just some time out of the house. 

Dried Fruit Healthy Snack Ideas

Raisins are a go-to snack for many kids. And with good reason:

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they’re easy to grab and go, naturally sweet, and fun to eat. Studies suggest that eating dried fruit can help prevent gastric problems, weight gain and dental issues. It is also said to help with overall growth and development and boost their immunity. Dried fruits like dates and apricots can be cut into smaller pieces before being given as snacks for younger kids. You can also try papaya chunks, dried apricots, or dried pears.

Tip: try pairing the dried fruit with a source of protein like turkey slices or Greek yogurt for a balanced snack that will keep kids satisfied for longer. 

Banana chips

Banana chips are a tasty, crispy, and generally healthy snack. They

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are great for a midafternoon bite, to add to kids’ lunch boxes, or anytime you feel like snacking on something light and flavorful. Made only with three ingredients and no additives or preservatives, they’re considered a wholesome and healthy treat for little ones too! 

Nuts & Seeds 

Like many other plant foods, nuts and seeds are a great source of several vital vitamins and minerals. They also contain a good amount of antioxidants and are low in unhealthy fats and high in healthy fats, fiber and protein. All of which means these tasty snacks help to keep us fuller for longer. 

Nuts such as cashews, Brazil nuts and almonds are a good source of omega fats, as well as copper (which is essential for iron absorption), magnesium, and amino acids that power cell growth. 

Meanwhile, seeds like sunflower seeds are full of fiber and iron.

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They also contain magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and vitamin E – all loaded with antioxidants that help in improving brain function and memory.

Try our Nut & Fruit Mixes 

Our Mountain Mix is the perfect after school pick me up! Combining nutrient rich pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds with cashews and salted peanuts, plus raisins and cranberries for a hint of sweetness makes for an incredibly filling and satisfying snack for little ones. 

Another one of our best sellers, the Recovery Mix is ideal to boost energy levels and keep kids feeling fuller for long. This nutritious blend of roasted and salted peanuts, almonds, and pumpkins seeds, mixed with walnuts and diced apples is sure to please. 

Ways to add dried fruits, Nuts and nuts to your child’s diet

  • Sprinkle crushed peanuts, almonds or pecans over a cup of yogurt with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup 
  • Add chopped walnuts to homemade banana bread for added crunch and flavor 
  • Make your own nut / seed butter! All it takes is a food processor or a sturdy blender
  • Add dried fruits to oatmeal or homemade baked goods 
  • Stir a tablespoon of nut butter into pancakes or muffin Healthy Snack Ideas You Can Buy Your Kids OnlineHealthy Snack Ideas You Can Buy Your Kids Online

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