The Best Healthy Recipes for Snacks


by Sil Pancho



I remember the days when it seemed like healthy recipes for snacks were the holy grail of motherhood in the kitchen.

Healthy Recipes for Snacks

That was when I was feeding hoards of hungry snackers, creating everything from low carb cookies, to tasty gluten free pizza muffins, to a healthy apple sauce recipe and much more.

Easy Recipes for Snacks

Walking down memory lane, I recall all of the easy recipes for snacks I made for the boys when they were little.

The recipes were so simple, and they loved helping me out in the kitchen.

Children and Diet Restrictions

But wait, why all the fuss about healthy recipes?

It all began with my older son. You see, diet restrictions for children can be challenging, and my kiddo was diagnosed with celiac disease when he was only 3 years old.

In turn, I made it my mission to create the best healthy treats so that he would feel like a “normal” kid. Now he’s 24 years old and crushes it in the kitchen.

Snacks That Are Easy to Make

All of these treats are easy to make and both gluten free and grain free. For those of you dealing with additional allergies, many are nut free and egg free as well.

I hope you find your new favorite snack here!

raw apple sauce

Apple Sauce Recipe

The benefit of making Homemade Applesauce from scratch is creating a deliciously nutritious and easy snack that picky eaters adore. This nourishing recipe for homemade apple sauce gets the whole family involved!
paleo graham crackers

Recipe for Graham Crackers

My gluten free Graham Crackers are made with only 4 ingredients, including high protein almond flour. These are so tasty you won’t know they’re a healthy snack.Dip in my homemade Almond Milk for an extra special treat.
How to Make Guacamole

Simple Recipes for Guacamole

My Simple Guacamole Recipe can be pulled together in less than 5 minutes and customized to suit any taste palate. Our favorite combination is fresh lime juice, cilantro and red pepper flakes.
Keto Corn Dog Mini Muffins

Recipes Corn Dogs

Made with 7 wholesome ingredients, this gluten free Corn Dogs Mini Muffins recipe is not only easy to make but a healthy and delicious snack for kids of all ages!
Barbecue Kale Chips

Kale Chips in Oven

Nutritional yeast gives my Barbecue Kale Chips a wonderful cheesy, tangy flavor, while the olive oil and macadamia nuts add a nice helping of fat and crunch.
gluten free chocolate chip cookies with almond flour

Cookie Recipes that are Easy and Healthy

I live with a family of cookie monsters, so healthy cookies are always baking in the oven. My recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Flour ooze chocolatey yumminess and are naturally sweetened with maple syrup.
Nut Free Trail Mix

Recipes for Trail Mix

Trail Mix is the quintessential grab and go snack packed full of nutrition and protein. Allergic to nuts? No worries, my Nut Free Trail Mix will hit the spot.
Deviled Eggs

Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled Eggs are simple to prepare and full of protein. They’re elegant enough for a party and also great for an everyday gluten free snack.
Goldfish Crackers

Crackers Gluten Free Recipe

Here’s a classic childhood snack you’ll feel confident about packing in lunch boxes. My Recipe for Goldfish Crackers is gluten and dairy free, low carb, and keto friendly, unlike the commercial brand.Although my goldfish crackers are beyond yummy and will have you sneaking a few here and there, don’t miss my other Mom approved recipes for crackers.
Pizza Muffins Recipe

Pizza Muffins

It’s not delivery, it’s savory, and cheesy rolled up in a healthy snack! Pizza Muffins have been a family favorite since the boys were little.
cherry vanilla power bars

Energy Bar Recipe

6-ingredient Cherry Vanilla Power Bars are a great source of energy. Not only do they pack well for travel or hikes, they are also a healthy team snack for all types of picky eaters.

Easy Home Recipes for Snacks

Whether you’re looking for healthy late night snacks, snacks for a road trip, or something to nourish the kiddos after school, preparing treats at home ensures you are providing nutrient dense options!

Here’s a little BTS for this blog post. I created this collection of kid food because Elizabeth Berkley of Saved by the Bell fame, contacted me asking for snack ideas for her little one!

This post is an oldie but goodie from the archives. I first shared these Healthy Recipes in 2014.

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