Healthy Snacks for Back to School with Julia O’Loughlin, RHN

Back to school is around the corner! Mornings will get earlier, schedules will be more hectic and after schools snackers will be on the prowl. Kids function much better with a healthy diet, so now is the perfect time to start thinking about how to make your kid’s school snacks healthier.  Here are a few snack ideas to consider:

  • Homemade, nut-free granola with fruit and yogurt
  • Whole grain pita pocket stuffed with veggies, cheese and guacamole
  • Cut up veggie sticks with spinach hummus for dipping
  • Homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
  • Pumpkinseed butter and apple butter cracker sandwiches
  • Homemade banana blueberry muffins
  • Homemade granola bars or “dream bars”
  • Brown rice chips with Baba Ghanouj

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