Eating healthy can be hard for everyone, but especially for kids who may be going through a picky phase. Luckily, there are now lots of snacks on the market that make veggies and health foods much more palatable. We’ve rounded up some of the tastiest bites out there that will definitely make it easier to get your kids to consider healthy foods. Shop our selections for the best store-bought healthy snacks below.
These kale chips come in kid-friendly flavors like Kool Ranch and Zesty Nacho, making them so tasty your child will never even notice that they’re also consuming a superfood. While it may seem pricey, the packs are big enough to portion out into Ziploc bags to make them last longer. (Try a reusable snack bag, and if your kid won’t go for the Original or Galic & Onion flavors, you can take those to work!)Buy Now
The strawberry flavor of this delicious snack (think Fruit by the Foot, but healthy) contains strawberries (as you might expect), pear, apple, and black carrot extract. They are made from whole fruits and veggies and gently baked so as not to harm the nutritional value, but your kid will only care that they’re a treat.Buy Now
Don’t think your kids will go for snacks made from Brussels sprouts? One bite of these plant-based puffs and you’ll change your mind. These snack-size bags are perfectly portioned so that you can pop one in your child’s lunch box (and one in your work bag). They are gluten-free, vegan, and have 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber per serving, but zero trans fats.Buy Now
These tortilla chips would be perfect dipped in a fresh salsa (maybe as part of a build-your-own taco bento box?) or on their own alongside a sandwich. They are made with cassava and cauliflower, but taste super delicious.Buy Now
This nut mix is chock-full of antioxidants and protein—perfect for helping your child through the long school day. It contains no peanuts, just almonds, walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, raisins, and dried blueberries.Buy Now
These apple, kale, and blueberry puree packets are like healthy little versions of juice boxes for your kids. They taste delicious, and they’re packed with fruits, veggies, and antioxidants, but no added sugar.Buy Now
These sweet yogurt crisps come in apple cinnamon and mixed berry flavors. They have 4 grams of protein and 8 grams of whole grains in each serving, are a good source of calcium, and a great alternative to cookies.Buy Now
And in the morning, believe me when I tell you that these oatmeal cups are absolutely delicious. I also love the single-serve chocolate chip protein pancakes. These cups contain 14 grams of protein and 100 percent whole grains—so your child will stay full at least until lunch.Buy Now
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