Easy snacks are a trend to parents nowadays. Kids love snacks, at home, on the road, and at school, all day long. We’ve got you covered with these easy snacks you can make at home for kids that only require a few ingredients.
From a bunch of granola bars that last all week to a delicious frozen fruit treats, these easy-to-make snacks will battle school-time hunger pangs so you can get started on dinner (or actually sit down and take a mini break!).
Peanut Butter Energy Bites
No Bake 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites. Loaded with old fashioned oats, peanut butter and flax seeds. A healthy protein packed breakfast or snack!
These energy bites are no bake, super easy to make and take less than 10 minutes to put together. Loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats to keep you full and loaded with energy throughout the day. Made with only 5 ingredients: peanut butter, old fashioned oats, flax seed, honey and chocolate chips. Everything gets combined in one bowl. Best of all you never have to turn on the oven.
No pizza dough? No worries, just Brush on a little olive oil on the pita. Spread sauce on top of the pita.
Sprinkle on the shredded cheese.
Sprinkle on pinches of desired herbs and spices, and add any toppings you’d like.
Place on baking sheet, bake for 5-7 minutes at 400°, or until cheese is melted (times may vary).
Slice with pizza cutter and enjoy!
Chocolate Covered Banana Bites
You’ve heard of the one-ingredient banana ice cream, right? These frozen bites require no blending or puréeing (just chop up a banana, dip, and freeze), and yet they’re as creamy and sweet on the inside a spoonful of ice cream — only better.
To prepare you only need a clean space, a banana, chocolates to melt with 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or other neutral vegetable oil) and some sprinkles.
Melt the chocolates with the oil, chop your bananas, dip it in the melted chocolate, add sprinkles and freeze.
Topping ideas: Sprinkles, chopped nuts, shredded coconut, chopped toffee, granola, crushed malted milk balls, sprinkles or jimmies, other crushed candies.
Rainbow Fruit Kabobs
If you are looking for a beautiful, fun way to serve fruit as snacks, look no further than these rainbow fruit kabobs! Kid-friendly, and delicious, they are perfect for an after-school snack, a party, or even as a side for dinner during the summer months. Each kabob has a variety of fruits like strawberries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, and grapes. You can select any fruits you’d like, but these kabobs tend to look best if you follow the colors of the rainbow as best as you can (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet). They also make for a beautiful presentation. Don’t forget to wash the fruits before we thread them through the skewer sticks.
These are just 4 examples of easy snacks. you can make at home. Easy snacks are important because they provide a quick and easy way to get energy and nutrients. They are also convenient and can be taken with you on the go. You can always make your own recipe, the healthier the ingredients the better.