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These Are the Best Healthy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Woman's Day Logo By Olivia Muenter of Woman's Day | Slide 1 of 26: If there's one aspect of summer that almost everyone can agree on, it's that it goes by quickly. Before you know it, the weeks spent at the beach or lounging in the backyard are over and the school year has begun again. Suddenly, you're searching for healthy snacks that your kids will actually eat after school without putting up a fight. While some might think that snack food for kids is easy, finding options that are healthy, balanced, and tasty can be surprisingly difficult. And this doesn't even take into account how much more difficult it can be if your child has a food allergy or intolerance (gluten-free snacks for kids aren't exactly the easiest thing to find).Print out this list of healthy recipes and try a new one out each week so your kids are never bored or hungry when they rush in from the school bus or car pool. Whether they're in the mood for something salty, sweet, or savory, there are recipes here that fit anyone's preferences. From traditional snacks like peanut butter and celery to more involved recipes like homemade soft pretzels, here are dozens of recipes that will make everyone happy.

If there's one aspect of summer that almost everyone can agree on, it's that it goes by quickly. Before you know it, the weeks spent at the beach or lounging in the backyard are over and the school year has begun again. Suddenly, you're searching for healthy snacks that your kids will actually eat after school without putting up a fight. While some might think that snack food for kids is easy, finding options that are healthy, balanced, and tasty can be surprisingly difficult. And this doesn't even take into account how much more difficult it can be if your child has a food allergy or intolerance (gluten-free snacks for kids aren't exactly the easiest thing to find).

Print out this list of healthy recipes and try a new one out each week so your kids are never bored or hungry when they rush in from the school bus or car pool. Whether they're in the mood for something salty, sweet, or savory, there are recipes here that fit anyone's preferences. From traditional snacks like peanut butter and celery to more involved recipes like homemade soft pretzels, here are dozens of recipes that will make everyone happy.

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