The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids Foods

The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids

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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

    Fresh Fruit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
    Photo: Calvert Cafe
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    High in calories, but super high in protein... and all kids love it.
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    Raw Nuts

    Raw Nuts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
    Photo: Satoru Kikuchi
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    Melon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
    Photo: Freebase/Public domain
    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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    Whole Grain Waffles

    Whole Grain Waffles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
    Photo: Joe Benjamin
    Vans makes toaster waffles that toast in minutes.
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    Dried fruit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
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    Apricots, Mangos, Apples ... anything that can be dried.
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    Smoothie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids
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    Blend up yogurt, honey and the fruit of their choice.
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