20 Wholesome and Delicious After School Snacks

Tomorrow my little boy begins his first day of school for the 2014-2015 academic year. He is going to 3rd grade. He’s excited to go though a little bit nervous because this is a new school for him as we transferred from Holland, Michigan to Connecticut this summer. Thankfully, last week he already met two of his classmates during a soccer camp. With at least two familiar faces in a different and new environment, it won’t be totally alienating or strange. I hope that he’ll easily gain new friends like he did in his previous school. But, as you know, being a Mom, I worry more for him than he does.

Anyway, school season means having to think again of what kind of food to give my kids for snacks. Usually, during summer time, we cut them a little bit of slack and let them eat something different than the usual healthy stuff they eat during school term. However, since school is back, I though it would be great to make a compilation of wholesome and delicious snacks that every student should enjoy including my own two little ones. There’s simply no reason why they can’t enjoy a yummy yet relatively healthy snack at home after school. So dig in and find out which one of these your little student would love to eat! Enjoy!

Please note: To get the recipe, find the photo below of the yummy sweet treat you are looking for and then click on the link underneath. That should lead you to the recipe. This is a collection of recipes from our blog and other amazing food bloggers. 

Italian Fruit Salad by Manila Spoon

Yogurt Berry Smoothie Pops by Mom On Time Out

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread by Manila Spoon

Cute Animal Snacks by Super Healthy Kids

Chocolate Applesauce Cookies by Manila Spoon

Fruit and Chocolate Oat Bars by Manila Spoon

Yummy Blueberry Muffins by Manila Spoon

Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie by Manila Spoon

Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls by The NY Melrose Family

Cranberry Banana Muffins by Manila Spoon

Graham Cracker Cheesecake by Parents.com

Yogurt-covered Blueberries by The Caffeinated Chronicles

Cranberry Orange Bread with Lemon Glaze by Manila Spoon

Frozen Chocolate Banana by Sweet as Honey

Blueberry Banana Applesauce Smoothie by Manila Spoon

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt by Manila Spoon

Homemade Fruit Leather by Mom it Forward

Apple Oatmeal Muffins by Musings from a SAHM

Rainbow Fruit Cups by My Frugal Adventures

Spiced Applesauce Cake by Manila Spoon

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Last updated on October 1st, 2019 at 09:57 am



  1. September 29, 2014 / 2:37 am

    Thanks for sharing your fabulous recipes! I love pumpkin!!

    • October 2, 2014 / 11:26 pm

      I love Pumpkin anytime of the year, too. Thanks for stopping by.

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