Healthy Snack Box Ideas for Kids

However, due to lack of ideas and time we often tend to fill their snack boxes with junk food or repetitive are some ideas that will help you next time you are packing your kid's snack box. These foods are not only tasty but nutritious too.

* Sweets:

Homemade oats and cashew cereal bar

Egg less chocolate cupcakes

Short bread with jelly spread

Sweet suji (semolina) halwa

Homemade banana muffins

Oatcakes with treacle dip

Pumpkin pancakes with in honey

Yogurt with homemade granula crumbles and chopped fruits

Waffle cone filled with frozen yogurt

Banana pieces coated with sweet yogurt and then dipped in grated nuts.

* Breads:

Multi-grain mint sandwich, with mashed sweet potato

Pita bread, stuffed with cheese and a homemade mint-curd dip

Wholemeal sandwich, with fish paste and cucumber

Brown bread sandwich, with corn and cottage cheese

Chapatti rolls with homemade jams

Cheese omelette rolled into chapattis

Naan rolls with melted dark chocolate

Pizza on a corn tortilla base, with grated carrot, pineapple and cheese Soft buns, with chunks of chicken and tomato slices

Rye bread sandwich, with tofu or baked beans

Hamburger rolls, with minced meat or minced legumes

Potato or onion paratha pieces

* Salads:

Pasta and cherry tomatoes tossed in freshly squeezed lemon juice

Poha - puffed rice and boiled vegetables

Potato, sprouts and egg salad

Fruit salad with nuts tossed in olive oil

Sabudana (sago) khichdi with grated carrots and beans

* Others

Vegetable cutlets with tomato puree sauce

Cheese and potato rolls with raita

Cottage cheese or egg pakoras

Chicken or vegetable spring rolls with coriander chutney

Sausage rolls

Digestive biscuits with different toppings like - cheese, fruit pieces, slices of cold cuts, peanut butter etc.

Bread sticks with tomato and basil dip or cheese spread

Bread pakoda - slices of bread dipped in besan (gram flour) and then fried

* Liquids:

Soups and broths in a flask, especially during winter with cheese crackers

Hot chocolate with whole fat milk

Fruit and yogurt smoothies

Fresh fruit juice with soda water

Flavoured milk