Kids play hard in the summer, so a steady supply of refreshing snacks is a must. But you can’t just throw out any ole cheese and crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on the counter and call it good. The key is pairing cooling items like punch and ice pops with snacks that offer sustaining protein, like nuts and cheese. And let’s not forget: The snacks have to taste good too!
Ahead, you’ll find the perfect summer snacks combos that are not only healthy and nutritious but also incredibly quick and easy to prepare — no cooking involved. Seriously, it’s just a matter of pulling the items out of the fridge or pantry, cutting, peeling or scooping out of their respective containers and making them look presentable and easy to grab. That’s it!
With these 10 snack combos in tow, the kids will be able to play to their hearts’ content all summer long.
A version of this article was originally published in May 2017.