Easy after school snack recipes for kids


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Going back to school is always a great joy for the kids, but also a topic for you on how to provide them with nutritious and healthy meals on a daily basis. So, if you looking for some easy after school snack recipes for kids, we have here a collection of a few really good ideas. With these simple and great recipes, you will delight them. #afterschoolsnackrecipesforkids #afterschoolsnackrecipeshealthy #easysnackrecipes @foodeliciousness

Going back to school is always a great joy for the kids, but also a topic for you on how to provide them with nutritious and healthy meals on a daily basis. So, if you looking for some easy after school snack recipes for kids, we have here a collection of a few really good ideas. With these simple and great recipes, you will delight them.

1. Paleo Chocolate Chip Muffins

This is a simple, healthy paleo muffin recipe. Paleo Chocolate Chip Muffins are almond flour muffins made with real ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup honey (or pure maple syrup)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract(I use Rodelle)
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free, dairy-free chocolate chips (or cocoa nibs)

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2. Homemade Cereal Bars

These Homemade Cereal Raisin Bars are a great idea for packable lunches, snacks, and treats.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 cup mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups round oat cereal
  • 2 cups favorite square cereal
  • 1/2 cup raisins

3. Vegan Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

These Peanut Butter cookies are soft, vegan gluten-free, and it takes only 20-minutes for prep.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

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4. Grain-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

This is a recipe for gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly Grain-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond flour (or almond meal)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa (I use Rodelle)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free, dairy-free dark chocolate baking morsel’s (I use Enjoy Life)

5. Peanut Butter Banana Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Banana Energy Bites are very easy to make and requires less than 10 minutes of prep. Left them a little to chill in the fridge.

Ingredients:

  • 1¾ cups old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe banana mashed

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6. Salted Caramel Chia Energy Bites (Gluten Free And Vegan)

Salted Caramel Chia Energy Bites are sweet, natural, gluten and dairy-free snacks. They are made with oats and chia seeds.

Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup dates firmly packed, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup boiling water
  • 1½ Tablespoon (heaping) peanut butter (use SunButter for peanut-free)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup gluten-free old fashioned oats
  • 1½ tablespoons chia seeds
  • ¼ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips, I use 85% cocoa with minimal sugar

7. Mini Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Muffins

Gluten-free vegan apple muffins are filled with diced apples and warm fall spices. This recipe is a great idea for your kids’ school snacks.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend (I use Bob’s Red Mill brand, see note below)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (see note below)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg (see nutmeg tip above)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup diced apples (1 small apple, see note about apples below)

For cinnamon-sugar coating:

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup fine granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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8. Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples

These instant pot cinnamon apples are great for snack, breakfast, or dessert.

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium apples
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1 TBSP sugar, honey, or other sweeteners (totally optional!)

9. Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

Popcorn can be made in so many ways. You just should try this one with parmesan and garlic.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Optional: melted butter
  • Skinny Pop Popcorn

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10. Quick and Easy Homemade Bagel Pizza Bites

Homemade Pizza is always a good idea! You and your children will love this recipe.

Ingredients:

Homemade Pizza Sauce

  • 1 15- ounce can Muir Glen Organic Tomato Sauce
  • 1 6- ounce can Muir Glen Organic Tomato Paste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

Bagel Pizza Bites

  • 6 Mini Bagels
  • Homemade Pizza Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup Red and Green Bell Peppers
  • 1/2 cup Onions
  • 1/2 cup Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Olives

11. Apple Chips and Dip

With just a few ingredients you get these great Apple Chips, healthy alternatives to the regular chips and dip. 

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (64g/2.2oz) Martin’s Apple Chips
  • 1 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tsp honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1 tsp vanilla

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12. Oatmeal Bars

Try these delicious layers of oats with an applesauce filling. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup oats

Filling:

  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

13. No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars are ready in just 10 minutes and with only 4 ingredients. It’s a perfect idea for breakfast or a snack.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 c peanut butter
  • 3/4 c honey
  • 3 c old fashion oats
  • 1 1/2 c puffed rice {brown or white}

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14. Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins are made with overripe bananas, eggs, flour, sugar, butter, and creamy peanut butter.

Ingredients:

  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 1 egg (large)
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (creamy)
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts (pecans or walnuts can be used)
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter (creamy for garnish)

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