Top 20 Snack Foods

* Rice cakes
* Seaweed snack
* Bananas, apples, pears, grapes and other seasonal fruits
* Yogurt
* Homemade popsicles
* Dried fruits (raisins, dried cranberries, cherries or blueberries)
* Freeze dried fruits
* Edamame
* Popcorn
* Homemade cookie batter frozen in balls so it's easy to bake just a few at a time
* Cheese sticks
* Nuts (slivered or chopped for toddlers)
* Whole grain crackers
* Hard boiled eggs
* A handful of whole grain cereal
* Pita chips
* Bagel chips
* Protein bars (homemade or brands such as Lara or Kind bars)
* Fruit leather (homemade or store bought)
* Lollipops (yes, lollipops, preferably without added food dyes. Kids need to be kids once in a while. I buy a huge bag of organic ones at Wholefoods that lasts me a few months. Great for all those dreaded Doctor visits :)

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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  • Pat Stewart

    can't wait to try these delicious and healthy looking recipes!

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  • Hotindubai

    great website...just ordered your book too

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  • Hedi

    I'm surprised you have popcorn on this list. I would caution giving popcorn as a snack for toddlers since they are a serious choking hazard. Many guidelines recommend waiting until a child is 3 or 4 yrs. old. With so many tragic stories out there of toddlers dying from choking on popcorn, why risk it? A great alternative are the puffed snacks that dissolve easily in your mouth.

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  • Amaryah

    Lovely ideas and recipes! My mom and I love all of the suggestions for toddlers the most, seeing as I have a little brother who is exactly 16 years younger than I, I love getting to make him new snacks and meals all the time!

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  • Stacey

    Love your recipes and fabulous lunch ideas! Please add me to your list.
    Thank you!

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