40 Best Delicious and Healthy Snacks For Teens And Kids (2 of 7)
Most often the homemade snacks take a lot of time to prepare, so we’ve only included the ones that can be prepped as quickly as possible and offer the best health benefits.
Apple and nut butter sandwiches
Apple and nut butter is one of the tastiest combos we’ve ever tasted, and it is quite healthy too.
Spread some delicious nut butter between the sliced rounds of apple for a snack that offers them protein and fiber.
You can also add chopped nuts or chia seeds at the edges for even more crunch.
This Mediterranean recipe is loved by most people around the world. You can add some hummus at the bottom of a jar and then top it up with chopped veggies like cucumber, zucchini, carrots, or celery. Hummus has a ton of folate, fiber, manganese, magnesium, and protein.
Almond, dark chocolate, cashew, and cherry trail mix
Probably the easiest of snacks to prepare, you just have to add some almonds, dry cherries, cashews, dark chocolate chips, and it’s ready to be served!
The best part about these ingredients is that they are packed with protein, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.
Mozzarella and cheese tomato skewers
Teens require adequate amounts of calcium for their growth, but it is one of the major nutrients missing from their diets. Lack of calcium is a serious issue, especially when it comes to teenage girls.
Skewers made of mozzarella balls and tomatoes are full of calcium and packed with protein, fats, and lycopene – a strong antioxidant that offers immense health benefits.
Bento snack boxes
If you want to keep all the snacks separated, bento boxes are the containers you are looking for. It also allows you to give your kid a choice in terms of what they want to eat.
You can use a bento box and fill it up with a wide range of foods that cover all the macros and micronutrients. For instance, you can pack some veggie sticks, whole-grain crackers, and boiled eggs for a complete meal.