As a busy mom, I’m always looking for healthy snack ideas for kids. Whether it’s for an after-school snack, a midday meal, or just a quick bite, it seems like my kids are always hungry for more!

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids
Get healthy with snacks!

We’ve partnered with one of our favorite brands, Shamrock Farms, to bring you these  protein-packed Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids. Each recipe goes great with Shamrock Farms milk.

Shamrock Farms Mmmmilk
Shamrock Farms rocks!

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Shamrock Farms milks are pure, fresh and nutritious — with no added hormones! Plus, each flavor  offers more than 25 percent of the daily recommended value of protein. It’s so important to make sure your kids are getting the nutrients they need to grow big and strong!

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Fruit Bars

1. Yummy Fruit Bars Recipe

Fruit bars are always a big hit to kids. Make it healthier with this recipe!

Ingredients Needed to Make Yummy Fruit Bars Recipe

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups toasted O-shaped whole grain oat cereal
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit

How to Make Yummy Fruit Bars Recipe

  1. Stir peanut butter, honey, and cinnamon together in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then pour mixture over cereal and stir. Mix in dried fruit.
  3. Spread cereal mixture into a baking pan.
  4. Refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour).
  5. Cut into bars and serve.
Banana Rolls
So sweet and healthy!

2. Easy and Sweet Banana Roll Recipe

We love bananas and peanut butter. Turn them into bite sizes and those little hands will surely love them!

Ingredients Needed to Make Sweet Banana Roll Recipe

  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • Toothpicks

How to Make Sweet Banana Roll Recipe

  1. Mix the honey, peanut butter, and cinnamon in a bowl. Spread mixture onto the tortillas.
  2. Place a whole banana on each tortilla and roll up. Toast until golden brown on each side in a pan.
  3. Slice into 1/2 inch rounds, then serve with toothpicks.
Fruit Kabobs
Fruity and yummy!

3. Healthy Fruit Kabobs Recipe

These healthy fruit kabobs are super easy to make. I love the fruit combos! Mix and match them as you like!

Ingredients Needed to Make Healthy Fruit Kabobs Recipe

  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Red Grapes
  • 1 orange
  • 1 pineapple
  • 2 kiwis
  • skewers

How to Make Healthy Fruit Kabobs Recipe

  1. Cut fruit into bite-sized pieces, then place on skewers in fun patterns.
Healthy S'mores
Crunchily good!

4. Delectable and Healthy S’mores Recipe

As you can see, these s’mores look like apple burgers, and are packed with iron!

Ingredients Needed to Make Healthy S’mores Recipe

  • 1 large apple
  • Peanut butter
  • Granola
  • Chocolate chips

How to Make Healthy S’mores Recipe

  1. Wash and core apple, then cut into rings.
  2. Spread peanut  butter on one apple slice and top with granola.
  3. Add chocolate chips and cover with second apple slice to make a healthy s’more sandwich.
No Bake Energy Bites
Packed with energy!

5. Easy No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

Start the morning right with these yummy and easy-to-make energy bites!

Ingredients Needed to Make No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup toasted coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup nut butter (almond, sunflower or peanut to suggest a few!)
  • 1 cup dry oatmeal

How to Make No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

  1. Pour all ingredients into medium size bowl.
  2. Stir ingredients until combined.
  3. Roll into balls.
  4. Refrigerate until firm.
Protein Popsicle Smoothies
What a healthy popsicle!

6. Protein Popsicle Smoothies Recipe

My kids love this popsicle recipe! They never knew how healthy this one is!

Ingredients Needed to Make Protein Popsicle Smoothies Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Shamrock Farms Strawberry Reduced Fat mmmmilk
  • 1 cup Greek vanilla yogurt
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries

How to Make Protein Popsicle Smoothies

  1. Pour  Shamrock Farms Strawberry Reduced Fat Milk and Greek vanilla yogurt into blender.
  2. Add a handful of each kind of berries.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add the mixture to your favorite popsicle molds.
  5. Freeze for 3 to 4 hours and enjoy.

Have you tried making these healthy snack ideas? Which one is your kiddo’s favorite? Share in the comments!

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