Snacks for Active Kids

Kids often are hungry after school and before their activities and need a boost of energy.  When this happens, there are many natural foods to choose from that also use natural sugar to make it more kid friendly.

Kids that are active need carbohydrates to refuel their bodies. Adding a protein or healthy fat helps to increase their endurance as well as being important for healthy growth and development.

Healthy & Quick Snacks

  •  Fresh fruit
  • Dried Fruit
  • Granola or dry cereal w/ low sugar
  • Carrot sticks or other veggies
  • Rice Cake
  • Apple Sauce
  • Smoothies
  • Oatmeal
  • Hummus
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Avocados

Quick Recipes

1.  Ants on a log

Celery with nut butter & raisins

2. Blueberry bear

Rice cake with nut butter and blueberry for eyes and strawberries for mouth

3. Smoothies

Fruit smoothies with a little kale or spinach are great for boost of energy

4. Banana Roll up

Banana rolled up with tortilla


Active kids don’t need a lot of power drinks with sugar and artificial food colors.  Water is the best thing for hydration and keeping their bodies healthy!

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