We’ve found the best snacks for school that your kids will love! It’s safe to say, you will also love taking these quick and easy snacks to work with you! The best part? Most are considered healthy back to school snack options!
We found the absolute best snacks for after school and put them all in one place! Even if you have picky eater, we know you’ll find some great ideas in this roundup of recipes!
We also love these Collapsable Silicone Containers to pack snacks!
We’ve also put together a roundup of our favorite back to school lunches here!
Our Favorite Back to School Snacks
Avoiding grains and dairy? Make these Paleo Blueberry Muffins for breakfast or snacks! These muffins are naturally sweetened and made without almond flour, and are completely dairy free as well.
No Bake Energy Bites (10 Minute Prep)
These No-Bake Energy Bites are such a great school snack idea! They’re super convenient, portable and even low calorie!
Nut-Free Apple Oat Bites (15 Minute Prep)
No Bake Granola Bars (5 Minute Prep)
Daily Sunshine Fruit Dip (5 Minute Prep)
If you’ve not heard of Beachbody’s Daily Sunshine Smoothie for kids, you definitely should check it out! We love that it contains no artificial flavors or sweeteners, and it’s packed with fruits and vegetables. We like it as a smoothie usually, but this fruit dip is also a great after school snack or lunch side!
Mini Chicken Quesadillas (10 Minute Prep)
We’re obsessed with these mini chicken quesadillas, and your kids will be too! They’re the perfect size and clean up is super easy!
Healthier Cookie Dough Bars (10 Minute Prep)
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Easy Pizza Wheels (10 Minute Prep)
These pizza pinwheels are an absolute hit as an after school snack. They’re easy to prepare and simple to customize with your favorite ingredients. They also freeze beautifully, so you can make ahead.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pita Pocket (10 Minute Prep)
This tasty peanut butter and chocolate snack takes just five minutes to make and are so filling, you can even eat them for lunch!
Strawberry Banana Muffins (15 Minute Prep)
Dorito Popcorn (5 Minute Prep)
Paleo Protein Brownie Bites (15 Minute Prep)
These tasty, protein-packed brownie bites are a perfect after-school snack! They’re easy and fast to make and will keep the Littles out of the kitchen until dinner time.
Chocolate Cherry Granola Cups (25 Minute Prep)
These Chocolate Cherry Granola Cups are the perfect bite for when you want something sweet. Smooth dark chocolate and creamy white chocolate cups are topped with crunchy granola and dried cherries. With no oven needed and ready in minutes, these cups make a delicious dessert or snack!
Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars (10 Minute Prep)
These easy, no-bake homemade granola bars will have you and your kids absolutely delighted. They taste so much better than the store-bought kind, and they are made with simple ingredients.
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Other Great Snacks for School
- Above: Apple Cinnamon Chips (10 Minute Prep)
- Tortilla Rollups with Dairy Free Veggie Cream Cheese (15 Minute Prep)
- Sweet and Salty Trail Mix (10 Minute Prep)
- Cinnamon Yogurt Dippers (5 Minute Prep)
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- Above: Chocolate Pretzel Bars (5 Minute Prep)
- Fruity Yogurt Parfait (5 Minute Prep)
- Turkey and Cheese Apple Sandwiches (10 Minute Prep)
If you, your child, or your child’s school requires allergy-friendly snacks, we have a great list of store-bought and homemade ideas as well!
Grab our Favorite Allergy Friendly Snacks
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That wraps up a few of our favorite snacks for school!
What’s on your meal plan this week?
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Pack Your Snacks in Style!
We love these grab-and-go options to packing your snacks! They’re super convenient and reusable!
- Collapsable Silicone Containers
- LunchBots Thermos
- Stasher Bags (like a resealable ziplock)
- Everest Cooler Lunchbox
Love this round-up of recipes?
Don’t forget to check out our other ones!
- 46+ Healthy Breakfast Recipes
- Healthy Lunch Recipes
- Quick Dinner Recipes
- Our Favorite Sugar-Free Desserts
We know it’s not always easy to cook – especially to cook healthy options! So we also love meal delivery services like Freshly!