Our 10 Most Popular Snacks

Whether for the kids or for yourself, snacks are an essential part of anyone’s day. If you’re looking for something for the children to munch on after school or to tide everyone over between meals, these 10 sweet and salty snack ideas are sure to satisfy!

1. Carrot Muffins

What child doesn’t enjoy a yummy treat in their lunch box? These carrot muffins are a hit; they’re moist, delicious and easy to make, as you can see in the video below!

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2. Banana and Sunflower Seed Cookies

Sure, chocolate chip cookies make a great snack, but if you’re looking for something more healthful, the kids will love these banana cookies topped with toasted sunflower seeds.

3. Puffed Rice Bars

These sweet, chewy bars are a quick and easy snack to whip up. All it requires is six ingredients and a square baking pan, and then you’ve got a treat for any occasion.

4. Zucchini and Date Bread

If you’re looking for something different than your usual banana bread, this zucchini and date loaf will be a hit with the kids after school. Zucchini may seem like a surprising ingredient, but it goes virtually unnoticed and makes the bread moist and soft.

5. Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

This popcorn alternative is a great way to get the kids munching on more veggies! Simply bake cauliflower florets on a baking sheet, and you can even customize them with your preferred spices and seasonings.

6. Greek Yogurt with Honey and Pistachios

Upgrade your regular Greek yogurt by topping it with goodies like honey, pistachios and diced mango. It makes for a great in-between-meals snack!

7. Mediterranean Layered Dip

This dip is generously loaded with all the good stuff! Hummus, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta and a creamy avocado yogurt sauce… Enjoy it with chips, but the dip is so good and hearty, this snack can quickly turn into a meal!

8. Carrot and Whole Grain Cookies

Oats, spelt flour, ground linseed… These carrot and date cookies are filled with so much good stuff, the kids will forget that they’re full of ingredients that are good for them!

9. Nut-free Granola Bars

Granola bars are the ultimate kid-friendly treat, but when you want to have a better idea of what’s inside your children’s snacks, it’s best to forgo the boxed stuff and opt for homemade instead.

10. Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Rifling through the pantry for a snack to munch on but can’t find anything? Look again! Those canned chickpeas you stocked up on aren’t only for dinner; they make a great snack too. Tossed with spices and roasted in the oven, this’ll become your new go-to salty and crunchy treat.