10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids
The Search for the Perfect Snack
Snacks can often be a big part of your child's diet, so it's important that most of the snacks you give him or her are ones you feel good about. These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination: some fiber (from whole grains, fruit or vegetables), some protein and some fat. It's a combo that's sure to satisfy and that will fuel your busy child.
Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and ... it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.