Healthy After-School Snack Ideas

Snack time is such a big part of many kids’ lives. I know I used to live for my after-school snacks when I was little! Being a parent is busy enough so we need simple, easy ideas when it comes to snacks. It’s also important to make sure the snacks our children are eating are healthy, especially if they’ve had a busy day at school and need that extra energy boost to keep them going until bedtime. I’ve rounded up ideas from fellow parent bloggers with their best healthy, after-school snacks. Enjoy!

Healthy, After-School Snacks

What’s your favourite healthy snack idea for kids? I’d love to know!

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Megan Powell is the mom of two – a wildly imaginative preschooler and a baby girl – as well as a writer, editor and blogger. She writes about healthy, eco-friendly, natural family living on her blog HEN Family (, sharing information, tips and products with her readers, and also contributes to other publications on various topics.

35 responses to “Healthy After-School Snack Ideas”

  1. Some wonderful ideas in here! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  2. The Almond Joy granola bars sounds really yummy.

  3. yogurt berry bite are a current favorite!

  4. love the Yogurt and Berry Bites

  5. Moon Balls – fun to eat, more fun to say

  6. Great healthy snack ideas!! Thanks 🙂

  7. I’ll be sure to bookmark this page! Thanks so much for this wonderful list!

  8. Peanut Butter and Banana Sushi is a hit with my grandkids

  9. Some really great snack ideas! Going to make the Peanut Butter and Banana Sushi this week.

  10. A very nice collection of snack ideas. No doubt kids will love them 🙂

  11. Salted crispy almonds are my new favorite!

  12. Apple and Raisin Pizzas …oh that will be delicious

  13. Like the sushi! Great idea!

  14. No-Bake Protein Bars are a hit with hubby

  15. Love how creative these are… I’ve been looking for some new ideas to inspire the little ones to eat healthy; really love the PB Banana Sushi!

  16. Super cute – Banana Sushi!!!! I’ve never seen anything like it. I think my kids would love it 🙂

  17. love these ideas!

  18. I tried the Cinnamon Apple Zucchini Muffins recipe and i must say they were very good

  19. Thanks! I am always looking for good ideas to bring to the after-school table!! I really like the banana sushi!!


  20. The cinnamon apple zucchini muffins sound really good.I am going to try them first.Thanks for all the healthy ideas.

  21. thank you for all these great ideas. When I was in kindergarten (many moons ago) they had us take a banana, put it on a stick, spread it with peanut butter, and roll it in bread crumbs.. peanut butter sandwich on a stick! I still do it with my kids, and its a fan favorite!

  22. This is a great round-up of snack recipes. I pinned it on my snack board. Thanks

  23. So many good ideas here – I love the Quick ‘n Easy No-Bake Protein Bars from Oh She Glows – I took her new cookbook out of the library – so many fun and healthy ideas! What is so great about so many of these recipes is how tasty and enticing the look – much more interesting than a bag of chips!!

  24. what great ideas

  25. You’ve got a great list of snacks but my favorite is Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, yummy !

  26. This is an awesome list of goodies to make.I must try the Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins now. TY 🙂

  27. Those bananas look so good. They remind me of a snack my Mom use to make.

  28. I think I would enjoy the banana oat bundles! Great post workout snack!

  29. These are such great suggestions!

  30. I love these snack ides! Thank you so much!

  31. There is a lot of great snack ideas thank you

  32. I will have to make some of these recipes they all look so delicious

  33. Great selection of healthy snacks for after school or really anytime.

  34. These healthy snacks will be great for lunch kits and after school

  35. These are great healthy options The chocolate peanut butter snack bits look so delicious

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