30 Healthy Foods for Kids Under 10

I’m always trying to keep my meals and snacks gourmet while still being healthy. This can be challenging with my 3-year-old whose idea of gourmet is homemade pancakes, Thousand Hills Beef Hot Dogs, Back to Nature’s Stoneground Crackers or Annie’s Organic Mac n Cheese. He would eat them everyday if I’d let him. Don’t get me wrong, these are great food items but all the time?  I am so proned to them that I even get stuck in a rut making them. I need to be reminded about other alternatives. Here is list of 30 easy, healthy snack/lunch ideas with little to no refined sugars for kiddos under 10.

    1. Organic Apple with Woodstock Peanut Butter
    2. Helios Nutrition Organic Nonfat Kefir. Available in the dairy cooler in select varieties.
    3. Organic Banana Chips
    4. Organic Coconut Dates. These naturally sweet treat is adored by kids and adults alike. Available in the refridgerated bulk section.
    5. Organic Grapes
    6. Chippawa Valley Cheese Curds
    7. Mexed-Up MacNCheese. Annie’s Mac N Cheese with added Organic Corn, Organic Black Beans and Organic Valley Sour Cream
    8. Organic Blue-Green Smoothie
    9. Granola Yogurt. So Delicious Coconut Yogurt with Homemade Granola (see recipe)
    10. Organic Gucamole with Whole Grain Milling Co. Tortilla Chips
    11. Go Raw – 100% Organic Super Cookies, varieties vary
    12. Healthy Handfuls.
    13. French Toast
    14. F&N Hummus & Organic Veggies
    15. Ants on a Log. Organic Celery with Organic Raisins atop Organic Peanut Butter
    16. Grilled Cheese with Organic Spinach. using Ezekiel 4:9 Sproated Bread & Sliced Deli Cheese
    17. Arrowhead Peanut Butter & Organic Banana Sandwich
    18. Woodstock Pickles wrapped in Beeler’s Ham & Organic Valley Cream Cheese.
    19. Sweet Potato Fries. Preheat oven 350° F. Julienne Organic Sweet Potato or Yams. Spray Spectrum Coconut Spray Oil on baking sheet. Cover fries with grapeseed or coconut oil. Add desired seasoning. Bake until tender.
    20. Organic BLT. Applegate Turkey Bacon, Organic Bulk Romain Lettuce and Organic Tomato on Ezekiel Sproated Bread or Wrap.
    21. Stuffed Black Olives with Organic Cheese. Obviously not for every kid.
    22. Dried Apples. Simple I know but easily forgotten.
    23. Stetch Island Co. Original Fruit Strips. Great for on the go in mom’s purse (and withstand the abuse the purse can cause)!
    24. Oatmeal
    25. Cheesy Organic Quesadilla
    26. Southwest Organic Avocado Quinoa Bowl
    27. Ezekiel Sproated Wrap with Hummus & Veggies
    28. Organic Spaghetti. 1/2 Box of Ezekiel Sproated Noodles with 1 Can of Muir Glens Tomato Sauce. Desired seasons. Suggestion: garlic salt, italian seasoning and onion powder.
    29. Pull-It-Together Black Beans. Organic black beans (cost efficient way to buy black beans), Organic Valley Sour Cream and Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese, organic diced tomatoes and diced olives (optional).

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