Chocolate-dipped bananas with sprinkles

Snacks & Treats

20 easy-to-prepare snacks when you haven’t had a free moment in weeks

Mar 18, 2020

And just like that —poof!— March break plans go out the window!

But as you scramble to keep it together by picking up groceries and keeping the kids entertained for hours on end, I’ve decided to take something off your plate.


Oh yes. Simple, healthy(ish) and tasty snacks.

I’ve gone ahead and cherry-picked a list of pretty simple snacks that you can pull together with ingredients that you’ll likely have on hand. Click the photos below to go to the recipe!

Bonus points if you turn it into an activity with the kids!

Super Simple Apple Sandwich Snacks

Apple, chocolate chip and peanut butter layered sandwich.

Watermelon Pizza Recipe

A completed watermelon pizza.

Apple Flowers With Fun Dips

A small bowl of chocolate pudding and sprinkles surrounded by apple slices.

Pastel Candied Popcorn

Colourful batch of pastel-coloured popcorn.

No-Bake Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Drops

Mixing chocolate, oats and peanut butter together.

Homemade Energy Bars

A final picture of homemade energy bars

No-Bake Nut-Free Chewy Honey Granola Bars

Cut granola bar squares

Apple, Pear and Squash Fruit Leather

Homemade fruit and veggie leather rolled into single servings.

Fancy Strawberry Milkshakes

A child sips a mini milkshake.

Banana Berry Smoothie

A child holding a smoothie.

7 Adorable Animal Snacks For Kids

An owl and chickadee made from fruit

Loaded Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

Cookies drizzled with icing site on a cookie rack.

Classic Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

A child's hand taking a finished cookie from a cooling rack.

Healthy Slow Cooker Granola

Granola-filled mason jars

Easiest Homemade Slow Cooker Apple Sauce

Frozen Banana Pops

Chocolate covered frozen bananas with sprinkles and other candy embedded in the chocolate.

Chunky Monkey Frozen Yogurt Bites

A plate of snackable frozen yogurt bites

Loaded Chili Nachos

Colourful and mouth-watering loaded chili nachos with the works!

Apple Nachos

A plate of apple slices topped with peanut butter, raisins and shredded coconut.

Layered Caramel Apple Dip

Layered caramel apple dip with sliced apples in the background

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