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When it comes to keeping little tummies full, healthy ingredients and a steep grocery bill are always top concerns. Quickness and convenience are also key when it comes to snacking with a busy schedule.

But making your kids’ snacks can be affordable, healthy and even easy when you make large batches that will last you the whole week. Plus, some of these healthy snack recipes are kid-chef friendly and easy to make with some little helping hands. Check out these 12 money-saving healthy kids’ snacks your brood will go bananas over.

1. No-Bake Granola Bites
These sugar- and flour-free bites are better than cookies, and they make for a quick breakfast or after-lunch snack on the go.

no_bake_granolabites

via Gimme Some Oven

2. Sesame Ginger Roasted Chickpeas
Younger kids can be a little finicky about eating meat, which is why beans are a vital source of protein, iron and fiber all kids need. These mouthwatering roasted chickpeas are the perfect substitute for fatty potato chips or buttery crackers.

sesame_ginger_chickpeas

via Honk If You’re Vegan

3. Baked Apple Chips
These simple apple chips will be an instant hit if your kids want a nice crunch or something sweet. Bake up big batches and bag them for later — your kids will always want more.

baked_apple_chips

via The Viet Vegan

4. Cheesy Broccoli Bites
Adding cheese to veggies is a classic trick for getting kids to eat their greens, but these are just ridiculously delicious.

cheesy_brocoli_bites

via Super Healthy Kids

5. Black Bean Brownies
Beans are magical little bits of healthiness, and these delectable brownies are as simple as they are scrumptious.

black_bean_brownies

via Minimalist Baker

6. Spicy Kale Chips
Ditch the Lays and get your kids to love munching on these crunchy greens with a little kick.

spicy_kale_chips

via One Green Planet

7. Grape Poppers
On those rare occasions you would like to give your kids a sugary treat, these candy-coated poppers can still be an opportunity to get their daily serving of fruit. You can also swap the sprinkles for chopped nuts!

grape_poppers

via My Kitchen Escapades

8. Banana Zucchini Muffins
Hiding a fruit and a vegetable in a sweet little muffin? Who are you, Houdini?

banana_zuchini_muffins

via Yummy Healthy Easy

9. Ham and Cheese on a Stick
No baking or cooking required for these delicious afternoon hors d’oeuvres. A little imagination always makes eating fun for kids.

ham_cheese_stick

via A Mom’s Take

10. Fruit Juice Jell-O Squares
Make a classic treat wholesome with real fruit juice. The kids can even help you make this sweet snack.

fruit_juice_jello

via Primally Inspired

11. Parmesan Baked Zucchini Fries
Just a light sprinkling of oil, salt and Parmesan cheese and these babies are ready to bake and be devoured by the entire family.

zucchini_fries

via Damn Delicious

12. Fruity Frozen Yogurt Bites
All you need is your favorite yogurt, some berries and silicone cake cuffs to create a frozen treat perfect for warm days.

frozen_yogurt_bites

via Eats Amazing

Let us know in the comments which of these recipes your kids would gobble up!

 

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  1. very very interesting ideas great keep posting

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