10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacks

Kids and parents will love these satisfying and easy snack recipes.

By Allison Young
10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacks

Photo: Roberto Caruso

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacks

Kiwi Yogurt Cups

Dress up plain Greek yogurt with colourful fruit in these fun Kiwi Yogurt Cups. It only tastes 10 minutes to make this delicious treat that the kids will love. 

Get the recipe: Kiwi Yogurt Cups

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Cottage Cheese with Macerated Berries

Move over jam! Putting fresh berries on toast is a much healthier snack. And if your short on time, you don't have to macerate the strawberries, though it does make them jucier. 

Get the recipe: Cottage Cheese with Macerated Berries

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacks


Kettle Corn Snack Mix

Satisfy sweet and salty tastebuds with this simple snack mix that combines tons of yummy kid favourites. 

Get the recipe: Kettle Corn Snack Mix

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Erik Putz

Kale Chips

These crunchy kale chips can be made with a simple kale massage. It's so easy little hands can help out as well. Not to mention it's a super healthy snack that kids will think is super yummy.

Get the recipe: Kale Chips 

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso

No-Bake Brownie Bites

These tasty brownie bites are simple and you don't even have to bake them. So forget about the almost-burning-them stress! These sweet treats are perfect for little hands to hold. Add some flaxseed to the mix for a healthier twist.

Get the recipe: No-Bake Brownie Bites 

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso


High-Protein Smoothie

Whirl fruit and Greek yogurt in a blender and you've got a high-protein snack.

Get the recipe: High-Protein Smoothie

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Fruit and Nut Energy Bars

While going out to the store and buying some energy bars may seem like the simpler option, trust us when we say making these fruit and nut energy bars is just as easy (it takes five minutes) and they taste better too. Little tummies and big tummies will love these sweet and nutty bars.

Get the recipe: Fruit and Nut Energy Bars 

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Cashew Hummus

Gather your ingredients and blend them together. It's that simple. Kiddies will love dipping their veggies into this delicious twist on tradditional hummus. You'll love that it only takes five minutes to make.

Get the recipe: Cashew Hummus

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Blueberry-Apple Fruit Leather

Bet you didn’t know how easy it is to make your own fruit leather. With only four simple ingredients, you just blend them together and pour into a pan. Easy-peasy.

Get the recipe: Blueberry-Apple Fruit Leather

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Cinnamon Toast Kettle Corn

If you don't have 15 minutes to make your own kettle corn, buy it from the store. Then add your own sweet cinnamon toast topping. Delish. 

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Toast Kettle Corn

10 ridiculously easy-to-make snacksPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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This article was originally published on Aug 18, 2015

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