20 Healthy Snacks for Picky Eaters

As a Registered Dietitian and a mother of a toddler I am constantly asked about my recommendations on kid friendly snacks. It is important to keep in mind that toddlers eat with their eyes first. In my experience I have learned that kids love bright colors, small packaged foods, and a variety of textures. Here is my top 20 list of healthy and tasty items. Happy snacking!

20 Healthy Snacks for Picky Eaters:

  1. Sunsweet plums- High in fiber, boy with healthy snacksantioxidants, and potassium
  2. Brother’s All natural Fruit Crisps- contains 2 fruit servings per bag
  3. Fruit smoothie- Add avocado or spinach to make it a green smoothie
  4. Trader Joe’s fiberful ends and pieces fruit leather- High in fiber and carbs
  5. Graham cracker and yogurt sandwich (freeze)-Good combo of carb and protein
  6. Champion Chobani yogurt- High in protein and calcium and probiotics
  7. Probugs squeezer- High in protein and calcium and has 10 live active cultures (probiotics)
  8. Silk Pure Coconut- High in calcium, Vit D, B12, low in calories, lactose free
  9. Kozy shack cowrageous pudding- Good source of Vit A, D, calcium and fiber
  10. Trail mix- High calorie, High heart healthy fat, protein, and carb. Great source of calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, and potassium
  11. Honey nut cheerios- Good source of whole grains, vitamins and minerals
  12. Popcorn- Good source of whole grain, low in fat and calories
  13. String cheese- High calcium and protein
  14. Kale chips- High in Vit A, C, E, fiber, calcium, manganese, and phytonutrient
  15. Edamame-High in folate, fiber, and protein
  16. Hummus and veggies- High in protein, vitamins and minerals
  17. Homemade potato wedges- Less fat and fewer calories than French fries
  18. Veggies with bean dip- High in protein, vitamins and minerals
  19. Almond butter, banana, and honey sandwich-High protein, fiber, heart healthy fats, fruit serving, and whole grains
  20. Wowbutteron whole grain English muffin- High in omega fat, protein, fiber, nut free, gluten free, and dairy free

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