13 Easy & Healthy After School Snack Recipes


How to make delicious easy and healthy after-school snacks recipes.  These healthy snack ideas include baked apple chips, granola bars, fruit roll ups, cheez its, crackers, carrot chips, yogurt parfait, fruit dip, energy pops, popcorn and muffins.

Healthy After School Snack Recipes

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After School Snack

Mini Waffle Fruit Kabobs & Yogurt Dip {after school snack}

1.  Mini Waffle Fruit Kabobs & Yogurt Dip {after school snack} ~ These fun kabobs are a healthy mix of fruit, mini waffles and a strawberry yogurt dip that your little one will love making and eating. It’s the perfect finger food for an after school snack!

Baked Snacks

2.  Caramelized Apple Chips ~ Don’t these apple chips looks absolutely scrumptious?  Guess what? You don’t need a food dehydrator to make them.  All you need is apples, water and sugar.  That’s it!

3.  Homemade Fruit Roll-ups ~ Fruit rolls are a big ‘kid favorite’ and very easy to pop into lunches or backpacks for kids on the go. They are not only healthy and tasty, but also a great way to use up summer fruits especially those that are too ripe to eat.  You can use just about any fruit with this recipe.

Homemade Yogurt Parfaits {Recipe}

4.  Homemade Yogurt Parfaits {Recipe} ~ This is actually a recipe for making homemade yogurt, not just the parfait.  You can make a delicious gallon of your own vanilla flavored yogurt (ideal for serving large groups) and whip up these fancy parfaits for a fun and easy breakfast before school.

Good After School Snacks

No Bake Oatmeal M&M Bites

5.  No Bake Oatmeal M&M Bites ~ No added sugars, flour or eggs to these Oatmeal M&M Bites.  They’re made with ground flaxseed, honey and oats.

Baked Snacks

6.  Homemade Granola Bars ~ Making your own granola bars is quick and easy. These make for a yummy after school snack or a grab-n-go breakfast! Plus, it is a great way to get some healthy fiber, nuts and dried fruit into your (or your kid’s) diet.

No-Bake Energy Pops

7.  No-Bake Energy Pops ~ Wrap a few of these up and throw them into the kid’s lunch box or serve them as a tasty after-school snack. They are full of protein and taste like a chocolate bar. There are also lots of substitutes you can add to adjust the recipe to your preferences.

Cookies & Cream Smoothie

8.  Low Fat Cookies & Cream Smoothie ~ You can indulge in this scrumptious thick cookie smoothie.  It’s just like a cookies and cream shake, but much lower in fat.  Thank you 100 Calorie Keebler snack packs.

Healthy Easy Snacks

Baked Snacks

9.  Crispy Baked Carrot Chips ~ Baked sliced carrots make a wonderful crispy snack with the added perk of being healthy!  {wink}  Make them sweet or spicy to satisfy picky palettes.

Best Homemade Popcorn

10.  Best Homemade Popcorn ~ It’s a little more work to make homemade popcorn than the microwave popcorn, but well worth it.  It’s not full of preservatives and artificial ingredients and it’s low in fat.

Cheez It

11.  Homemade Cheez-its ~ Bake a delicious batch of homemade cheez-its with this fabulous tutorial! They’re so much tastier and healthier for you than the store bought one’s!

Baked Cracker Snacks

12.  Baked Corn Tortilla Chips ~ Make your own healthy tortilla chips from corn tortillas, olive oil and seasoning.  Spice them up with paprika or sweeten them with cinnamon and sugar.

13.  Gluten Free Muffins Recipe ~ If you have selective eaters and want to please them all with their individual preferences then this recipe is for you.  It is an oatmeal based muffin with individual toppings.  These are sure to satisfy the whole family!

13 Easy & Healthy After-School Snack Recipes

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