Healthy Pick-Up Snacks for Toddlers
A healthy snack helps keep our energy going and spirits high. For growing toddlers, these snacks are key in their development and also day-to-day happiness. It’s not always easy finding a quick and easy snack for our little ones, so here is a list created from recommendations of dietitians and moms in the know. Some you may have never thought of, but should definitely try out.
Snap peas, a crunchy and tasty veggie.
Edamame, a veggie with a healthy dose of fiber and protein.
Apple slices dipped in caramel, a healthy fruit combined with a yummy sweet makes a great snack.
Carrots dipped in ranch or hummus, a classic.
Sweet potato fries, the delicious sibling to French fries with more nutrition and sweeter flavor.
Multigrain crackers with Babybell cheese, a healthy amount of calcium paired with whole grain and carbohydrates.
Celery with peanut butter, a great source of protein with a tasty and crunchy veggie, another classic.
Cheese cubes, a snack filled with calcium for their growing bones.
Blueberries, rich in potassium, vitamin K and manganese.
Kiwi slices, filled with Vitamin C and E also being low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
Orange Slices, because you can never go wrong with Vitamin C.
Flavored popsicle, for example Greek yogurt popsicles which are low in calories and high in calcium and protein.