During my childhood, I enjoyed running home from school, tossing my backpack aside, and diving into some after school snacks. During my elementary school days, my mom would always leave snacks for me and my sister on the countertop to hold us over until it was time for dinner. Although it was the easiest thing to make, I always loved when she would spread peanut butter on saltine crackers for me. But the snack game has changed since my day, and some parents ay have a hard time keeping up in the kitchen. That's why having some easy after school snacks in your repertoire is crucial for the coming school year.
As my niece gets older, my sister is always looking for new snacks to make for her that aren't so processed. At almost three years old, my niece loves gummies, but since my sister isn't too big on giving her many sweets. She'd rather fine some tasty homemade snacks that include fruits, buts, and other nutritious ingredients. She even packs her some of them in her backpack when she sends her to daycare.
Whether you're trying to reduce the amount of processed foods, are on the hunt for a cheaper way to make your kids happy, or just love to try new things, these 15 recipes for after school snacks will definitely make your kids look forward to rushing home more than before.