It’s that time of year again – back to school! What are you putting in your kids lunch boxes? Healthy Snacks?
It’s time to start thinking about the food that is going to give your kids energy and make them feel good at school.
No more potato chips and candy. Here is a list of some healthy snacks characterized by salty and sweet that you can pack for your kids or make for yourself.
- 5 olives (any kind) (45 calories)
- 1 small Martin’s pretzel (50 calories)
- 2 oz Applegate Honey and Maple Turkey Breast wrapped around 2 bread-and-butter pickles (80 calories)
- 1/4 cup hummus, 3 carrot sticks (80 calories)
- 1 Laughing Cow Light Swiss Original wedge, 3 pieces Kavli Crispy Thin (85 calories)
- 5 Eden’s Nori Maki Crackers rice crackers (110 calories)
- 1 cup unshelled edamame (120 calories)
- 50 Eden’s Vegetable Chips (130 calories)
- One 1-oz package of Planters NUT-trition almonds (130 calories)
- 1/4 cup Trader Joe’s Chili con Queso, 18 baked tortilla chips (140 calories)
- 1 package Original Apple Nature Valley Fruit Crisps (50 calories)
- 1 packet O’Coco’s Mocha cookies (90 calories)
- 1 Jelly Belly 100-calorie pack (100 calories)
- One 100-calorie pack Trader Joe’s Chocolate Graham Toucan Cookies (100 calories)
- One 100-calorie Balance Bar (100 calories)
- 1 Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino bar (120 calories)
- 1 package Back to Nature Honey Graham Sticks (120 calories)
- 1/2 banana rolled in 1 tbsp frozen semisweet chocolate chips (123 calories)
Let us know what your favorite snacks are for this fall. Are you getting them at Trader Joes? Safeway? Whole Foods? We’re curious to know your favorites.