Store-Bought Snack Packs for Kids

Healthier snack packs your kids will love.

Sometimes, picking up a box of easy-to-tote snacks to toss in your child’s lunchbox can help make those crazy mornings just a little easier to handle. Here are seven healthy snack packs your kiddos will love.

This delicious combo of nut butter with gluten-free pretzels contains 5 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber per package. Other flavors include maple almond butter and chocolate hazelnut.

This gluten-free snack combines hummus with delicious lentil crackers. It has less than 250 calories per serving and 7 grams of protein. Even better: no refrigeration required!

These baby carrots come with their own seasoning pack that you shake in the carrot bag. It’s a great alternative to messy dressings and is available in Ranch and Chili Lime flavors.

This is a great way to introduce this purple veggie to your kiddos. Cooked beets are packaged with cheese cubes and crostini crackers. The snack pack contains 160 calories and 25 percent of the recommended daily amount of iron.

These yogurt snacks come with a topping-filled side pouch that flips onto the yogurt. Favorite flavors include Almond Coco Loco, Pumpkin Harvest Crisp and Tropical Escape.

This combo of cheese, dried fruit and nuts is a well-balanced snack with 7 grams of protein and less than 200 calories each. These snack packs are available in four flavor combinations.

These 100-calorie portable mini cups contain 100 percent hand-scooped Hass avocados. They’re perfect packed alongside sliced veggies like carrots, celery and bell peppers. They’re also vegan and kosher.

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. She is the author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day.

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