The Best Natural Back to School Snacks
Back to School is in full swing, and with it comes the daily decision of what to put in the kids’ (or your!) lunch bag. You want them to eat healthy, but with full schedules and limited time it’s not always easy to plan ahead. Here are some great natural and organic snacks that are quick, appeal to every taste, and are healthy as well!
These chips are low in sugar and high in pea protein. They come in a 33 gram snack size and are the perfect healthy chip alternative for salty snack lovers.
If you’re looking for something a little more zesty, Tutti Gourmet has these crispy fruit crackers. They’re made with real fruit and sesame seeds and offer a great crunch when you or your kids are craving a midday snack.
No time to bake? You can still put some cookies into kids’ lunch boxes with Shasha’s Original Ginger Snaps. Not only are they low fat, low sugar and a great source of fibre, but they’ve been made in a nut- and dairy-free factory and so your kids will have no problem taking them to school.
One of the most difficult food groups to get picky eaters to try is veggies. Slip veggies into their lunches with these fruit purees from Buddy Fruits and they’ll be none of the wiser. And with flavours such as Apple, Spinach and Pear; Apple, Carrot, and Orange; and Apple, Sweet Potato and Blueberry there’s something for every palate.
Granola bars are always a quick and easy snack. Taste of Nature Organic Food Bars combine granola with nuts, seeds and dried fruit in delicious combinations. And because there’s no refined sugar or corn syrup in them (the sweetness comes from agave and rice syrup), you’ll feel satisfied with just one rather than craving the entire box!
Fruit snacks are a lunch box classic, but they can also be high in sugar. Try an organic version with Annie’s Homegrown Bunny Fruit Snacks. They’re made with real fruit juice, and are gelatine and gluten free. The best part? The Berry Patch, Summer Strawberry and Pink Lemonade flavours contain 100% of required daily Vitamin C. So you can rest easy that your kids’ lunches contain healthy snacks while they can enjoy the delicious flavour!