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The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids

List Criteria: No junk food. That includes anything like 'lunchables' or chips.

Parents are always in search of healthy snacks. Kids are a paradox. They are often hungry, but also picky. It can be hard to get your kid to snack on something that's good for them, but there are plenty of simple foods that most kids will eat. This is a list of healthy snacks for kids that you don't need to buy in single wrapped packages and that they usually won't turn down. Vote for your favorite go-to snack, and add anything you think is missing.

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    Fresh Fruit

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    High in calories, but super high in protein... and all kids love it.
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    Raw Nuts

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    Watermelon, Cantaloupe and Honeydew. Never passed up.
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    Lower in fat than most cheeses, and you still get the calcium.
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    Apricots, Mangos, Apples ... anything that can be dried.
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    Whole Grain Waffles

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    Vans makes toaster waffles that toast in minutes.
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    Whole Grain Cereal

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    Can be bagged dry for a snack or just munched on with milk. Check the sugar amount.
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    An easy one. All kids seem to love hummus.
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    Blend up yogurt, honey and the fruit of their choice.
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    Sure, salty. But also good for dipping in hummus or subbing in for chips.
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    Raisins

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    The king of the easy snack.
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    Another easy snack. Watch the added sugar.
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    Whole Wheat Noodles

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    Whole wheat puts nutrition into something your kids always want to eat.
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    Whole Wheat Cheese Quesadilla

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    Bleach flour tortillas are not particularly good for you, so counter that with whole wheat.
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    Buy one of those egg slicers so your kid can slice his own egg. It's a fun way to get them to eat eggs.
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    Low Fat Ham

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    Gluten-Free Crackers

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