DIY Snacks That Kids Can Make Themselves

Encourage healthy eating habits by teaching your kids a few simple and tasty recipes.

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Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza Photography

Self-Sufficiency

Help kids help themselves by arming them with these delicious kid-friendly recipes so they can tackle meal or snack time all on their own.

Watch the Video: Easy Recipes Kids Can Make

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie

This yummy and healthy smoothie is a great breakfast or snack on-the-go for busy kids. Made with bananas, Greek yogurt, almond milk, cinnamon and protein powder (optional), this delicious drink really does taste like a cinnamon roll and will definitely fill up a hungry belly. Children need to be able to independently use a blender to make this.

Protein Packed Roll Ups

A delicious mix of diced rotisserie chicken, cream cheese, salsa and bacon can be spread over tortillas and rolled into a yummy snack. By prepping and cutting the chicken ahead of time, you can ensure even younger kids can make this all by themselves.

Healthy Breakfast Sandwich

For kids old enough to operate the microwave and toaster, this healthy breakfast sandwich made with an English muffin filled with scrambled egg, spinach and cheese is a great way to start their day. Prep the sandwich fillings ahead of time to make it even easier for kids to learn to cook independently.

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Cereal Banana Pops

A mixture of sun butter and Greek yogurt is coated over bananas which are then rolled in cocoa cereal for a delicious, filling and FUN snack that kids can make all on their own.

Meatball Tacos

Premade or frozen meatballs cut into bite-sized pieces make for the perfect, no-oven-needed taco filling. This super easy, kid-friendly dinner is a hit especially when mom and dad find out they don’t have to help make it!

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