Kids want sugar and salt and crunch. You want them to eat better. Here, 10 formulas.
Kids (or adults) will go nuts for these easy snack mixes. Bonus: They’re all less than 125 calories per serving, and have enough fiber to keep those kiddos full until dinnertime.
2 cups pretzel sticks, 2 cups Multigrain Cheerios, 1 cup mini marshmallows, 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M's, 1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup mix = 106 calories, 1.1g fiber
1/2 cup dried cherries, 2 cups whole-grain Rice Chex, 1/2 cup roasted unsalted pistachios, 3 cups Kashi Go Lean Crunch Cereal
1/2 cup mix = 119 calories, 3.3g fiber
2 cups whole-grain cheddar goldfish, 2 1/2 cups cheddar-flavored mini pretzel twists, 1 cup dried apple rings, 1/2 cup roasted
1/2 cup mix = 120 calories, 2g fiber
1 1/2 cups Post Honey Nut shredded wheat, 1 cup dried mangoes, 3 cups Triscuit whole-wheat thin crisps, 1/2 cup roasted almonds
1/2 cup mix = 125 calories, 2.2g fiber
2 cups animal crackers, 3/4 cup dried blueberries, 3/4 cup roasted pecan halves, 2 1/2 cups air-popped popcorn
1/2 cup mix = 104 calories, 2.4g fiber