The words “fun” and “healthy” almost never are used in a sentence in your toddler’s snack request. Therefore, today we are pointing out the top 10 healthy foods you can use to give your toddler a healthy yet fun snack.
You can never go wrong with these healthy snacks that you can carry whenever you are out and about with your little one. Nuts are an easy to carry snack that are a great source of fiber, omega 3, and other nutrients.
The breakfast of champions is never complete without eggs. They are the best low calorie source of nutrients like Omega 3, vitamin B, and protein.8. Sweet Potatoes:
- Sweet Potatoes:
Everyone loves a crunchy side that is packed with nutrients. Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber, protein, and vitamins.
A versatile snack that can keep your little ones full of energy. Whether it’s cheese sticks or cheese bites, cheese is a fun snack you can play around with to give your kids healthy options for snack time.
Fruits are always a great option for a healthy sweet snack. However, blueberries have an extra perk: they have a lot of healthy antioxidants and studies have shown they may even improve memory.
We all know this the secret to Popeye’s strength. Incorporating this to pasta, baked goods and other favorite meals is a great way of adding some calcium, iron, and other beneficial vitamins to make sure your little ones are as strong as Popeye.
Anything goes with beans! Not only are they the best side but they are a great source of protein, fiber, and iron. The best part is this is the easiest way of sneaking in some nutrients to your daily meals.
- Peanut Butter:
This thick and filling snack favorite is a great source of fiber and protein you can add to those midday snacks.
Whether its PB&J or dipping veggies in peanut butter, this is a delicious option that complements any snack.
A creamy and cold spoon of yogurt is a great morning burst. This is a great way to add nutrients like calcium to your little one’s daily snacks. This is especially a key food for those fussy eaters who sometimes wake up not wanting to eat anything you put on their plate.
Everyone loves a cool splash of sweetness, especially in those hot summer days. Smoothies are a great way of sneaking in fruits and veggies into your child’s diet. The freshness of a cold smoothie is the best tool to incorporate veggies into meals despite your toddler’s distaste for anything green.
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