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20 Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids

When kids are home during the summer holidays, they do tend to get hungry a lot! You will get constant requests for 'something to eat', which is no surprise considering they get hungry whether they are bored, or tired, or just about any time.

If you want to do more than hand them a plate of cookies again, here are twenty fantastic recipes for summer snacks that aren't just fun to eat, but healthy too.

Twenty recipes for healthy snacks to make for kids during the summer holidays!

FROZEN DELIGHTS


1. These Greek Yogurt Berry Pops look so yummy, and are full of the good stuff.



2. It takes only two ingredients to make these Orange Creamsicles.



3. These Strawberry Cheesecake Pops make for a delicious frozen treat!



4. With only one ingredient, you can make these Pineapple Ice Pops.



5. Or, this simple but healthy Banana Ice Cream.





FRUITY TREATS


6. These Strawberry 'Flowers' dipped in dark chocolate taste as good as they look!



7. I love this recipe for Rainbow Fruit Pizza that looks so amazing.



8. Get the kids involved in making this Watermelon Shark. It would be great for a party too.



9. I like the Watermelon Lobster made with healthy ingredients (more great ideas on this page too).



10. Another recipe kids can make is this Lemon Curd which can be used as a healthy spread.



11. This Avocado Cranberry Dip is just awesome for an 'anytime' snack.



12. Try the healthier alternative with these Fruit Smores.




MORE HEALTHY SNACKS


13. Jump start the day with these Breakfast Energy Balls.



14. This Easy Guacamole Recipe makes a healthy dip for anything!




15. Do something different and make these Healthy Savory Muffins with delicious stuffings.



16. Kids love nuggets, so try making these Yogurt Ranch Baked Chicken Nuggets.



17. These Muffin Omelettes would be great to have any time, or even to take along.



18. Make their favourite snack healthier with these ideas for Healthy Popcorn Toppings.



19. Hide the veggie in these Zucchini Slices which look so good!



20. Make ahead these Chocolate Cranberry Cheerio Bars for when hunger strikes!




And to wash it all down, here are some refreshing mocktail recipes!



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12 comments

Baby Isabella said...

What a great round-up of healthy snacks! Love the colours too! #PoCoLo

Karen Bell said...

These all look delicious. I like finding healthy snack ideas. Thanks for sharing

Nina G said...

These are so adorable. I hadn't thought about simply plopping fruit in the freezer for a nice cold snack! I finally bought popcicle makers so I've been able to just pour juice in those and give it to the kiddos on especially hot days.

Tarana said...

Popsicles are the best because you can make them so many ways!

Melissa Matters said...

Wow, these all look so amazing! I love how there aren't a lot of ingredients.

Research Parent said...

Thanks for all these suggestions! We're definitely in a Gogurt and prepackaged granola bar rut.

kidGLloves said...

Lucas says - WOW!!! Some of these look AWESOME!!! Especially the banana icecream. Banana is my all-time favourite flavour and I cannot wait to get the Mother making some!!!

Snotty Noses said...

Fantastic ideas! Thank you for including my lemon curd.

Tarana said...

You must try making it!

Tarana said...

You're welcome, it's a great recipe!

Suburban Mum said...

Some great ideas here! My eldest woud LOVE the watermelon shark - he is obessed with them (sharks) at the moment! x

MamaRabia said...

I keep wanting to make those energy bites. They look good and my kids would eat them.

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