Healthy Snack Ideas

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Fruit

Vegetables

  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Bananas
  • Berries (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries)
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Raisins
  • Melons (honeydew, watermelon, cantaloupe)
  • Exotic fruits (star fruit, mango, papaya, kiwi)
  • Pomegranate
  • Coconut
  • Naturally sweetened applesauce
  • Pears
  • Dried fruit

 

  • Cucumbers
  • Soybeans
  • Carrots
  • Peas
  • Zucchini/Squash
  • Peppers (red, green, yellow)
  • Celery
  • Tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Green Beans
  • Jicama
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes/Sweet Potatoes
  • Avocados
  • Cauliflower
  • Artichokes

Dairy

Lean Meat and Protein

  • ¬†Milk – 1%
  • Plain yogurt
  • Cheese (mozzarella, muenster, cheddar, string cheese, cheese cubes, cheese wheels, or any other variety of cheese)
  • Cottage cheese
  • Cream cheese
  • Yogurt tubes (frozen is fun!)
  • ¬†Turkey or chicken slices
  • Ham
  • Tuna
  • Eggs- hard boiled
  • Seeds (shelled sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, etc.)
  • Peanut Butter (allergies permitting)

Grains

Extras/Condiments

  • Crackers (whole grain)
  • Bread
  • English muffins
  • Mini bagels
  • Tortillas
  • Cereal (whole grain)
  • Graham crackers
  • Rice cakes
  • Pretzels (whole grain)
  • Tortilla chips
  • Popcorn
  • Mini muffins (fruit only – blueberry, banana, etc., no chocolate or chocolate chip)
  • Salsa
  • Dips (plain yogurt, cream cheese, guacamole, cheese sauce, hummus, ranch dressing)
  • 100% fruit spread – no sugar added
  • Mustard

Juice

Legumes

  • 100% juice (apple, white grape, orange, etc.) Limit 100% juice to no more than one 4 oz. serving per day
  • Beans (kidney, black, garbanzo, pinto, white bean, vegetarian refried beans, etc.0
  • Hummus

Frozen Treats

  • Must be 100% juice or fruit