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Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids & Adults

Essential Healthy Snack Ideas

Whether you're a full-grown adult looking for a healthy mid-day pick-me-up, or a parent in need of hearty after-school-snack ideas, we know it’s tough to come up with a ready supply of quick and nourishing bites. That’s why we compiled these recipe ideas for simple, cheap, and healthy snacks you can put together easily with basic ingredients from our carefully curated snack shopping list. These simple snack ideas are as delicious as they are easy- guaranteed to please regardless of age, time of day, or location! Life is too short for a weak snack game. Processed foods like chips and candy may be easy to grab and go, but so are healthy ones- if you just put in a tiny bit of planning effort. Turns out, we did that for you with this list of Healthy Essential Snack Ideas. Double up on the goods and these could also work as quick and easy meals when you’re short on time, but not belly growls.

  • Cottage Cheese on Tomato Slices
  • Oatmeal with peanut butter
  • Boiled Eggs
  • Peanut Butter in Celery (with Raisins on top)
  • Fruit & Cottage Cheese
  • Hummus and Pita Bread and/or Pretzels
  • Yogurt with Oatmeal and fruit 
  • Pretzels with Peanut Butter
  • Baby Carrots with Hummus
  • Sliced Apples with Peanut Butter
  • Popcorn with melted Peanut Butter on top
  • Assortment of sliced fruit


Cheap & Healthy Snacks Shopping List

Shopping List for Healthy Snack Ingredients

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Grapes
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Baby Carrots
  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Full Fat Yogurt
  • Hummus
  • Pretzels
  • Popcorn
  • Raisins
  • Nuts
  • Pita Bread
  • Eggs