5 Kid-Friendly Summer Snacks to Make Now

Cal-EZ Team Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle 1 Comment

Active kids need healthy summer snacks to keep them energized when school’s out and summer’s in full swing! We put together this kid friendly, healthy summer snack list for busy parents looking to maximize family time and provide nutritious snacks kids love!

VEGGIE DIP CUPS

http://theviewfromgreatisland.com/green-goddess-veggie-dip-cups/

Not only do Susan’s veggie cups make for a great summer appetizer, they’re also perfect for kiddos. These simple snacks can be premade and ready-to-go at the drop of a hat. So whether your kids are heading back outside to play, or getting in the car to go to the beach, this handheld summer snack is a great choice!

VEGGIE POPSICLES

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/71409/healthy-veggie-popsicles

This great summer snack comes to us from the Kids Activities Blog. The idea is simple: make a veggie smoothie, funnel it into a plastic sleeve, then freeze overnight—and voila! You’ve got a healthy, fun push pop for the on the go kid trying to stay cool and fed this summer!

SANDWICH KABOBS

http://www.momendeavors.com/2015/07/sandwich-kabobs.html

Who’d have thought a sandwich could be eaten on a stick? Well, Sara, that’s who! This great idea will keep your kids happy and healthy this summer. Not only can these sandwich kabobs be made in advance and eaten on the go, putting them together is a great activity for the whole family!

PEPPERONI PIZZA STICKS 

http://www.iwashyoudry.com/cheesy-pepperoni-pizza-sticks/

Now this is a snack we think most kids can get behind! Easy to make, and fun for the whole family, these pizza sticks by Shawn can be as simple or as complex as your child wants. The possible ingredients are endless and best of all, they can be eaten on the go!

MONSTER COOKIE BITES 

http://glutenfreewithlb.com/healthy-monster-cookie-bites/

Need we say more? London broke the mold with this recipe. Not only are these bites a healthy alternative to actual monster cookies, they stay fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks. So if you’re one of those people who keeps a fully stocked snack drawer in your fridge (yes, that’s a thing!), then these are perfect for you. Chocked full of peanut butter and oats, this snack will fuel any busy outdoor kid this summer.

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