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Healthy Kids Snack Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Kids Snack.

20 Nifty, Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

I view my healthy lifestyle journey as a marathon,

I view my healthy lifestyle journey as a marathon, not a sprint and I am in it for the long haul. I have made a series of small changes, when strung together have produced results. That keeps me motivated....  Read more

Checking in.. trying to avoid night time snacking.
Updated 11/28/2015 7:40:13 PM

Checking in.. trying to avoid night time snacking.. at my calorie limit. Drank 10 glasses of water today and squeezed in 30 minutes on the treadmill =)...  Read more

Both my kids are coming home for the weekend. It i
Updated 11/28/2015 11:05:43 AM

Both my kids are coming home for the weekend. It is so hard when they grow up, move out and get their own lives. Extended family Christmas party tonight. Should be about 70 of us. I love family. Have a great weekend everyone!...  Read more

Late night snacking...
Updated 11/30/2015 3:19:57 AM

I do ok during the day calorie-wise, and am still on target when I finish dinner. Then, I get late night munchies and blow my calorie count for the day (sometimes by a lot!). Anyone else struggling with this? Any ideas/recommendations to fix t...  Read more

I came home from work to a delicious snack made fo
Updated 11/28/2015 12:09:16 AM

I came home from work to a delicious snack made for me by my daughter. A portabella mushroom cap sauteed, on a piece of toast with some shredded Cheddar cheese on top. Yuummm yuummm and under 200 calories!!! Yesss!!!...  Read more

Healthy Snacking

Recently discovered this downloadable free eCookbook that contains 40 Healthy Snack recipes. Go to:
nack-Recipes-Free-eCookbook...  Read more

Keep the cookie jar in a cuboard

My kids have their own cuboard in the kitchen where they keep sugary snacks,its so easy not to eat anything from there when your an adult isnt it? We all ate sugary snacks when we were kids didnt we?Now most of us realize we cant be slim and healthy...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Non-Messy Kids Snacks

I have 3 kids with completely different personalities, but one thing is for sure—they’re all messy eaters. Like most moms, cleaning up after their mess becomes never-ending and frustrating. There are several things I do to make snacking l...  Read more

Early Snacking Helps Avoid Later Weight Issues

My oldest child has always been a great eater.  She’s very active and has a big appetite.  She’s willing to try new foods (within reason) and is always asking when the next meal or snack is being served.  She’s a heal...  Read more