Easy and Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids


Valentine’s Day is almost here! I will be the first to admit that I have a major sweet tooth. However, we all know that a sugar-crazed child is not the best idea. So, here is our list of easy and healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids!

Fruity Valentines

These sweet Watermelon and Strawberry Kabobs by A Few Shortcuts provide just the right amount of natural sugar and would be fun to make with your kids. All you need are some watermelon slices (without the rind), strawberries, and skewers or paper straws!

Peanut Butter Apple Dippers by North Bay Produce is such an easy DIY for kids! Using a heart shaped cookie cutter, dip the heart apple slices into peanut butter and then into toppings of your choice! Kids can choose from different sprinkles or mini chocolate chips.

Are your kiddos obsessed with the sugary conversation hearts? Try these Conversation Cuties by Mom Always Finds Out! You can leave adorable notes on the cuties, while they eat something with more vitamin C than sugar.

Mix It Up

What about Cupid’s Vanilla Berry Smoothie by The Seasoned Mom? Milk + yogurt + red berries + ice = easy and fun.

This Chocolate Avocado Pudding by Yummy Toddler Food is so quick and easy to make! Blend together ripe avocado, yogurt, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Top with some fun Valentine’s Day sprinkles and you have a yummy snack!

I Love You in the Morning

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes by Well Plated aren’t just fun, but they are packed with fiber and protein. You can also dress them up with powdered sugar and sliced fruit!

Frozen Yogurt Berry Bites by Happiness is Homemade is such a fun treat for breakfast! Add fruit to an ice cube tray, topping each one with yogurt. Freeze for 4 hours and voilà, a tasty treat for your little one!

Chocolate + strawberries in a healthy cookie form? Yes, please! Try these Chocolate Strawberry Cookies by Eat Pretty Darling, made with a simple list of ingredients including: one ripe banana, rolled oats, diced strawberries, and chocolate chips!

Love is Anything But Ordinary

Customize the everyday PBJ into these Peanut Butter and Jelly Valentine Sandwiches by Meaningful Mama. Cut a heart into one of the bread slices before adding it to the peanut butter and jelly. It’s super simple to make and will brighten up your kid’s day!

Have some snack bags and clothespins available? Separate the bag with a decorated clothespin to make a Baggie Butterfly! You can use whatever snacks you have available for this easy treat!

Easy and healthy Valentine’s Day snacks for kids don’t have to be fancy or difficult to make. Presenting everyday healthy snacks with a Valentine’s Day twist will be sure to win your kids’ hearts!


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