18 Five Ingredient Easy-to-Make Snacks for the After School
When they’re craving something sweet but you don’t want to give them more popsicles, these frozen bites are the perfect answer.
Just chop up a banana into slices, dip ’em in chocolate, coconut and peanut butter and toss in the
Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Banana Bites
When the kids are begging for pizza but you want a healthy and fast option for easy snacks to make, make them these little pita pizzas.
They’ll love being able to make them themselves and top with all their favorite fixings.
Pita Bread Pizza
Pretty food is so much more fun to eat, don’t you think? Make these with whatever fruit your kids are loving at the moment and add special treats like marshmallows or cheese for extra flavor.
Rainbow Fruit Kabobs
Your kids will think they’ve died and gone to heaven when you pull out a plate of these for them to snack on. But it’s okay, because they’re vegan.
So that means they’re healthy, right? Right?
Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Truffles
Instead of letting the kids fill up on store-bought, sugary granola bars, make these healthy protein bars that will definitely last them until dinner time and are very easy snacks to make.
Protein Bars Easy Snacks
Combine one packet of dry ranch dip seasoning mix with a bowl of popcorn, pretzels, nuts and anything else the kids are currently snacking on. Beware, this will disappear fast.
Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix
These little snack bites are almost dessert-like and are somewhere between a granola bar and cookie dough.
You and the kids can personalize them with dried fruit, coconut or other treats.
Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Instead of high fructose corn syrup, these granola bars are sweetened with figs which are rich in fiber to keep you and the kids fuller for longer.
They are also high in potassium which makes them a great after-workout snack too.
Quinoa Granola Bars
Even though summer is almost over, it doesn’t mean the craving for ice cream is gone.
Pick up some vegan ice cream to whip up these easy-to-make bars.
Vegan Ice Cream Snickers
Instead of just cutting up an apple, make a whole batch of these apple chips at the beginning of the week for an easy snack that will last all week long.
Apple Cinnamon Chips Quick Snacks
If they’re feeling super hungry, have your little ones dip the apple chips in yogurt for some extra protein.
Apple Cinnamon Chips Quick Snacks
Quesadillas are a classic go-to snack, but if you’re looking to mix things up a bit, you should definitely try this healthy treat.
Quick and simple, this recipe is loaded with protein and fiber to fill you up and leave your sweet tooth satisfied.
Chocolate Banana Quesadilla
Let the kids help you dip blueberries — or any other favorite fruit — in chocolate or yogurt and stick them in the freezer for week-long snacking.
Zesty Frozen Blueberries
An easy snack option that’s ready in just minutes, this trail mix is healthy and is sure to get a thumbs up from the kiddos.
With loads of chocolate, almonds and coconut, it’s the ultimate combination of sweet and salty that’ll satisfy any craving.
Almond Joy Snack Mix
Obviously the homemade granola part is optional, but the pretty layers of yogurt, fresh fruit and granola are a terrific snack option that the kids will love to help put together.
Granola Parfait Easy Snack Recipes
Why is food on a stick so much more fun to eat? Adding granola gives these frozen treats a good crunch and extra heartiness.
You can always leave the chocolate and sprinkles off if you want to keep these a bit healthier.
Frozen Banana Granola Pops
Making your own popcorn on the stove is so much fun and your kids will get a huge kick out of it.
Try fun flavors like salt and lime, or let them try adding their own flavor combinations for an afternoon of entertainment.
Salted Lime Popcorn
You don’t even have to do the dishes with this clever guac hack.
The kids will love eating right out of the avocado and you’ll love the zero amount of work this takes.
Personal Guacamole Snack to Make at Home
These Halloween spider snacks are perfect for the upcoming apple season!