What are some healthy snacks for children?

 

  • Almonds
  • Apples
  • Avocado
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • Canned tuna or salmon
  • Carrot sticks
  • Cheerios
  • Cherries
  • Corn
  • Low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese
  • Cucumber
  • Whole grain English muffin
  • Fruit smoothie made with fat-free yogurt
  • Granola
  • Grapes
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Low-fat, no-butter popcorn
  • Whole grain melba toast crackers
  • Mushrooms
  • Nuts
  • Olives
  • Peaches, fresh, frozen, or canned in fruit juice
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Shelled pumpkin seeds
  • Radishes
  • Rice cakes
  • Shredded wheat
  • Snow or Sugar peas
  • Animal crackers
  • Applesauce
  • Baked, whole-grain tortilla chips with salsa
  • Broccoli or cauliflower florets
  • Cantaloupe
  • Celery sticks
  • Low-fat cheese cubes
  • Reduced-salt Chex mix
  • Grapefruit halves
  • Green beans
  • Kiwis
  • Mangoes
  • Skim or 1% milk with Ovaltine
  • Nectarines
  • Oatmeal, no-sugar added
  • Oranges
  • Peanut butter and crackers
  • Pickles
  • Sliced red peppers
  • Strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • Tomato slices or cherry tomatoes
  • Watermelon
  • Fat-free or low-fat yogurt
  • Zucchini sticks
  • Low-sodium tomato juice
  • Trail mix
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Whole-grain toast