4 Easy Healthy Snack Ideas For Picky Kids

by Lianne Phillipson May 14, 2020

red fruit popsicles in a bowl of ice

An easy day isn’t too much to ask. A child who focuses for more than 3 minutes isn’t either. 

Getting picky kids to eat healthy in 2020 can be a challenge. Not only are you sick of serving snacks, you’re also done with coming up with healthy options to ease your guilt. I know it’s there, and I see you. 

Helping your kids focus means that they feel good about themselves, and that makes for a happy kid and happy family. 

Here are four snack ideas that are packed with essential nutrients for focus, mood, strength, or an immunity boost.

  1. Half a banana sliced down the middle, peanut butter, chopped nuts or fruit, and a drizzle of maple syrup or spread with peanut butter, all rolled in Crunchy Granola.

  2. Apple slices with warm nut butter dip (gently warm 1 to 2 tablespoons/15 to 30 mL of preferably organic nut butter and add a small amount of maple syrup or honey).

  3. Crudités; peppers, carrots, celery, zucchini, beets, cucumber, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, sugar snap peas, asparagus (vegetable sticks) with nut butter, guacamole, Hummus, nuts, or seeds.

  4. Oatcakes, rice cakes, Ryvita crispbread, or crackers with Hummus, a mixture of tahini (sesame seed paste) and honey, cottage cheese, avocado dip, or dairy, goat’s, or sheep’s milk cheese.


Get more snack ideas for free.

Good food = better focus for your kid = less stress for you. 

Because I understand where you’re at, I’ve put togetherFuss-Free Foods for Focusing Kids,a free guide that gets your kids eating well again. 

It gives you snack ideas that you can be proud of so that you finally have freedom in your day. 

The Fuss-Free Guide is full of healthy deas that can make snack-making fun again so that your afternoons are bearable. 

Parents I work with say these are the 21 snacks even their pickiest kids love.

Sign up here to receive your free copy of the Fuss-Free Guide. 

 


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