If you have a toddler, you know those pint-size bundles of energy are always hungry and asking for snacks. To keep their little tummies satisfied, it is important to have 3 balanced meals a day AND have healthy snacks on hand. Healthy snacks can keep their hungry bellies at bay and the crankiness away. We’ve come up with a list of 20 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers you should definitely try!
By keeping healthy snacks for toddlers on hand you will be ready when their tummies demand to be fed. Healthy snacks can also help with public meltdowns – you know the ones I mean eek! A simple healthy chip for them to munch on can be all it takes to keep them happy and smiling.
20 Delicious and Healthy Snacks for Toddlers
Air Fryer Apple Chips by Recipes from a Pantry is a delicious snack made with only 3 ingredients. These yummy chips are made in the air fryer and require absolutely no oil or sugar, yet they are crunchy and sweet. It is an ideal snack for the little ones to munch on.
Healthy Carrot Muffins by Piping Pot Curry are a yummy healthy snack or breakfast for the little ones. These muffins are easy to make using whole wheat flour, carrots, and maple syrup. It is a sweet moist delicious snack the little ones will love! You will enjoy knowing it is a good-for-them snack!
Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Bites by Finding Zest are perfect snack time or a hold-them-over snack while they wait on dinner. Yogurt is a healthy snack already but these yummy yogurt bites, although small, pack a sweet and satisfying punch your toddler will love!
Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark by Courtney’s Sweets is a fun and yummy snack the little ones will enjoy! The bark is made by mixing frozen Greek yogurt with fruit. It is a great kid-friendly snack that is filled with probiotics and nutrients.
Creamy Mango Ice Cream by Know Your Produce is a mouthwatering frozen treat the little ones will love! And, with only 2 ingredients, how can you resist trying it? This yummy ice cream recipe is free of major allergens, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan making it the perfect snack!
Healthy Broccoli Tots by Bites of Wellness is a great way to get more veggies into your little ones! This broccoli tot recipe only requires 5 ingredients and can be made in about 30 minutes. Make a batch and store in the freezer for quick snacks as needed. You can serve the healthy tots with a side of ketchup or dairy-free Ranch dressing for dipping and watch the kiddos devour their veggies!
Cheddar Carrot Coins by Mama Cheaps is a favorite for little ones! The cheese in the Cheddar Carrot Coins gives them a bit of protein while the whole wheat provides extra fiber. And, of course, the carrots lend a healthy dose of Vitamin A & beta-carotene. It is a much better option than store bought crackers and puffy snacks intended for toddlers.
Homemade Gluten-Free + Vegan Goldfish by Strength & Sunshine is THE perfect snack for toddlers! After all, nothing says childhood more than Goldfish crackers! These homemade goldfish crackers are top 8 allergy-free, grain-free, sugar-free, and secretly protein-packed! A healthy snack recipe mom’s and kids will love!
Apple Peanut Butter Teeth by Mom Foodie is a fun and easy snack the kids will absolutely love! Not only are they fun and cute, but they are also totally delicious! This fun healthy snack is super quick and easy to prepare. Serve and watch the delight on your little ones face!
Cinnamon Yogurt Dippers by Finding Zest is a yummy snack the kids will love. Instead of serving yogurt in a traditional way with a spoon, let the little ones enjoy using it as a dip. Cinnamon Apple Straws are a great option to go with the yummy yogurt dip as they are super tasty, perfect for dipping, and have no artificial flavors or preservatives. They are also non-gmo, vegan and have no trans fat. You can also offer fruit and other finger foods for dipping.
Frozen Baby Food Dots by Crayons & Cravings is a healthy and easy finger food idea perfect for teething toddlers. The yummy dots are easy to make using baby food purees and are also a great way to sneak in more veggies. If you have a toddler that loves self-feeding they will love these yummy dots!
Banana Blueberry Fritters by Healthy Little Foodies is a deliciously fruity, sweet snack and/or breakfast perfect for little hands and fingers to eat. The fritters are also super easy to make with only three ingredients. Your toddler is sure to love the delicious banana and blueberry flavors.
Spinach Muffins by The Hidden Veggies is a healthy and delicious kid-friendly treat. The muffins are also called “Hulk Muffins” and my mind also goes to Popeye and his spinach. The yummy muffins are packed with healthy bananas and spinach and are vegan, gluten free, soy free, and allergy friendly. Toddlers love the delicious flavor and moms will love how easy and quick they are to make!
Apple Slice Donuts by Crafts 4 Toddlers is a deceptively healthy version of donuts. They look like donuts but are actually apple slices. The whipped cream topping and sprinkles give them a true donut look and feel. But, there is nothing deceptive about the flavor! Kids absolutely love them! You can also make a chocolate apple slice donut icing using Nutella, yum!
Blueberry & Strawberry Yoghurt Mini Muffins by My Bored Toddler are the perfect size treat for babies and toddlers. This recipe using blueberries and strawberry yogurt is so easy even the little ones can enjoy helping make them. The little ones are sure to love these yummy muffins and we won’t tell if mom sneaks a few too!
Oven Baked Beet Chips by Pink Fortitude is perfect for chip loving toddlers! These yummy chips feature beets which are naturally sweet and high in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, protein, folate, and manganese. Beet chips are a healthy substitute for grease-laden potato chips or high salt crackers. Most importantly, toddlers love them!
Homemade Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups by Having Fun Saving & Cooking is a fun snack all toddlers will love! While I am sure you have had store bought rollups, just wait until you try these yummy and easy homemade fruit roll-ups! This yummy recipe only requires three simple ingredients and you can even sneak in a fourth if you like. Naturally sweet carrots are an easy addition to add a few extra nutrients and sneak in some veggies. Either way, it is a snack you can feel good about giving your little ones!
Cranberry Oatmeal Chocolate Bars by Stef’s Eats and Sweets is a delicious snack your toddler will love. With healthy ingredients such as oats, peanut butter, dried cranberries, chia seeds, and honey they are sure to be a hit. Oh! I almost forgot they have a few chocolate chips but a few never hurt anyone, right? For the little ones, simply cut the bars as small as you like for a yummy sweet treat they will love!
Baked Cheddar Parmesan Crisps by Wholesome Yum is a yummy snack the kiddos are sure to love. These delicious crisps are quick and easy to make featuring parmesan and cheddar cheese and only 5 minutes of prep! It is a perfect snack for toddlers to nibble on for snack and/or holding a cranky toddler off until dinner is served.
Super Slimy Snail Snacks by Two Kids and a Coupon is a fun snack sure to delight your toddler and satisfy their growling tummy! These yummy snail snacks are so delicious the kids won’t even know they are eating fruits AND veggies at the same time! It’s always a win when we can get more veggies in their diet!