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10 Fun & Nutritious Snacks to Pack in Your Kid’s Lunch

August 19, 2015
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10 Fun & Nutritious Snacks to Pack in Your Kid’s Lunch

10 fun and nutritious snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

Since Summer can tend to be filled with s’mores and ice cream, I always have a strong desire to get my kids back on track with their healthy snacking once school gets back in session. These ideas make it not only easier to eat healthy, but the fun is sure to put an extra smile on your kids’ faces when they break open the lunchbox. And, with California’s abundant bounty of fresh fruits and veggies, these will be easy to provide all year!

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

HEART SHAPED EGGS

Learn this easy method of how how to mold hard boiled eggs into hearts!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

STOPLIGHT TIDBIT

Using celery and a colorful mix of peppers, these snacks will have your kids stopping in their tracks!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

TOMATO HEARTS

Cupid’s arrow will keep them fascinated while they enjoy cocktail tomatoes. You can use this method with grapes too!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

CHEESE AND CARROT COINS

Easy and fun! Use a cookie cutter to create these delightful snacks. I can envision using all sorts of shapes and veggies!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

GRAPE CATERPILLARS

Skewer a few fresh globes and create an easy snack that will make them squeal! 

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

LADYBUGS ON A STICK

Forget the peanut butter! Load up that celery with avocado and fresh veggies!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

FLOWER POPS

Break out those rarely used tiny cookie cutters and create these adorable pops, just the right size for little mouths.

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

BLUEBERRY STICKS

Skewered blueberries and greek yogurt marry together to create this cool, fresh snack!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

ANTS ON A LOG

A fun twist on the traditional snack, top this one with chocolate covered raisins (or almonds!)

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

CALIFORNIA BENTO

If you’d like to set your sights a little higher, you can pack this charming and nutritious lunch chock full of California fruits, veggies and cheese.   

 

Check these out too!

20 Amazing Avocado recipes

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10 Fun & Nutritious Snacks to Pack in Your Kid’s Lunch

10 fun and nutritious snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

Since Summer can tend to be filled with s’mores and ice cream, I always have a strong desire to get my kids back on track with their healthy snacking once school gets back in session. These ideas make it not only easier to eat healthy, but the fun is sure to put an extra smile on your kids’ faces when they break open the lunchbox. And, with California’s abundant bounty of fresh fruits and veggies, these will be easy to provide all year!

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

HEART SHAPED EGGS

Learn this easy method of how how to mold hard boiled eggs into hearts!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

STOPLIGHT TIDBIT

Using celery and a colorful mix of peppers, these snacks will have your kids stopping in their tracks!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

TOMATO HEARTS

Cupid’s arrow will keep them fascinated while they enjoy cocktail tomatoes. You can use this method with grapes too!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

CHEESE AND CARROT COINS

Easy and fun! Use a cookie cutter to create these delightful snacks. I can envision using all sorts of shapes and veggies!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

GRAPE CATERPILLARS

Skewer a few fresh globes and create an easy snack that will make them squeal! 

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

LADYBUGS ON A STICK

Forget the peanut butter! Load up that celery with avocado and fresh veggies!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

FLOWER POPS

Break out those rarely used tiny cookie cutters and create these adorable pops, just the right size for little mouths.

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

BLUEBERRY STICKS

Skewered blueberries and greek yogurt marry together to create this cool, fresh snack!

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

ANTS ON A LOG

A fun twist on the traditional snack, top this one with chocolate covered raisins (or almonds!)

 

10 fun and nutritous snacks to pack in your kid's lunch box!

CALIFORNIA BENTO

If you’d like to set your sights a little higher, you can pack this charming and nutritious lunch chock full of California fruits, veggies and cheese.   

 

Check these out too!

20 Amazing Avocado recipes

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