Here are a few suggestions of fun, tasty and wholesome snacks for your children

It is not easy to think of creative and healthy snack or lunch box ideas for children. Below are a few suggestions of fun, tasty and wholesome snacks:


  • Wholegrain tortilla chips topped with corn / beans, salsa, grated cheese, and guacamole
  • Apple slices with a soft cheese or peanut butter dip
  • Berries topped with a little low-fat frozen yogurt
  • Carrot or cucumber sticks with a hummus dip
  • Whole wheat pita-bread triangles with melted reduced-fat cheese for dipping
  • Dip a banana in yogurt, roll it in crushed cereal, and freeze it for a tasty frozen snack
  • Low-fat yogurt topped with granola and fresh or dried fruit
  • Cottage cheese with cut-up peaches, nectarines, pineapple, or bananas
  • Wholegrain, fibre-rich cereal with (or without) milk
  • Yogurt smoothie made with low-fat yogurt, milk, ice, and any fruit
  • Canned salmon mixed with low-fat mayo and spread on whole-grain crackers
  • A small baked potato with melted reduced-fat cheese and salsa
  • Wholegrain rice cakes with a slice of cheese
  • Mix 1 cup of rolled oats with 1/4 cup chopped walnuts and 1/4 cup dried cranberries