Here Are 10 Healthy Summer Snack Ideas Your Kids Will Love
Looking for summer snack inspo? Try one of these ten healthy summer snack ideas.
Looking for some healthy summer snack ideas kids will love? We have delicious and healthy ideas right here
Are you at home with your children during the summer holidays? If your children are anything like ours you're are probably already bracing yourself for the usual, inevitable cries of:
'Can I have a snack?'
It's a mystery to us how children survive during the school day with only one meal and one snack. However, as we all know, they try and make up for it during the summer holidays.
To help you prepare, we've rounded up some ideas for simple summer snack ideas we're sure your hungry children will love, that are also healthy. These include everything from simple snacks through to more unusual ideas.
10 Healthy Summer Kid Snack Ideas
1. Frozen Fruit
Freezing fruit adds a surprisingly tasty dimension to your usual snack (try it!) Berries and grapes taste great frozen. Make sure they're chopped small enough to not be a choking hazard for small children first.
2. Homemade Ice Lollies
Everyone loves an ice lolly on a hot day. However, stay away from anything shop-bought and make your own instead. Use ice lolly moulds and freeze fruit juice. Or try one of these ideas:
3. Frozen Berry Yogurt
Three ingredients and two minutes is all you need to whip up a bowl of this tasty snack.
4. Fruit Pops
For a simple ice lolly alternative, swap out the lolly for a piece of fruit instead - why not try a slice of watermelon on a stick? It might not be the real thing but it's a fun way of serving fruit on a hot day.
5. Spiced Apple Crisps
Healthier that the usual shop-bought alternative, try making spiced apple crisps. Made entirely from fruit and spices, don't they look and sound delicious?
Another way of serving several helpings of fruit, perfect for the whole family. Try one of these recipes.
7. Cucumber And Tomato 'Watermelons'
For a savoury snack, slice cucumbers and lay smaller slices of tomato on top. Sprinkle a couple of sesame seeds on - and you've got a watermelon.
8. Fruity Flapjack Energy Balls
If you're out and about, take some of these healthy and child-friendly energy balls in this recipe from Eats Amazing.
9.Rainbow Fruit Kebabs
If they're not keen to try new things, why not tempt them with a pretty, fruit-filled kebab? You can even get them involved in the assembly process. The idea is here.
10. Lemon And Coriander Hummus
All children love hummus - so why not make your own? Last in our list of summer snack ideas, we like the look of this healthy homemade hummus.
Happy healthy snacking!