Kid-Friendly, Healthy Afternoon Snacks

By Crystal Shelton

Looking for healthy snacks that kids can prepare themselves after school? Many of these options can be easily assembled with food most likely on-hand, like turkey and cheese!

Options for Sliced Turkey

  • Wrap pretzel rods with turkey and serve with mustard for dipping
  • Cover celery with vegetable cream cheese and turkey
  • Cover multigrain crackers with turkey and top with ranch dressing

Options for Sliced Cheese

  • Top a slice of whole-wheat bread with cheese and sliced avocado
  • Top multigrain crackers with sliced cheese and dill pickles
  • Wrap apple wedges with sliced cheese and ham