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Healthy snack packs at home

Back to school or on the run? Take one of these five healthy, homemade snacks, throw it in a Ziploc sandwich baggie and rush out the door! Between yogurt-covered fruits, nutty flavors and chocolaty treats, you won’t be able to believe these scrumptious treats are low in calories.


Greek yogurt-covered blueberries

Greek yogurt covered blueberries

Image Credit: Sara from The Caffeinated Chronicles of a Supermom

Want a healthy snack that is quick, satisfying and can be munched on the go? Try taking fresh summer blueberries on a toothpick, dipping them in Greek yogurt and then freezing for cool, fruity yogurt bites.

Recipe makes three full baggies.

Nutrition in whole batch (before splitting into servings):
Calories: 213
Fat: 0.5 grams
Protein: 13.1 grams

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Guilt-free Muddy Buddies

Guilt Free Muddy Buddies

Image Credit: Paula Rhodes from Salad in a Jar

This guilt-free chocolaty snack is perfect to relieve that after-lunch sweet tooth craving. And with three ingredients, how much easier could it get? Take chocolate Fiber One squares, smear on some creamy peanut butter, microwave in a sandwich baggie and toss with powdered sugar — voila!

Calories: 57
Sugar: 4 grams
Fiber: 4 grams

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Cinnamon raisin balls

Cinnamon Raisin Balls

Image Credit: Anne from Fannetastic Food

These grab-and-go, protein-packed raisin almond balls are quick and easy for a camping trip, road trip or picnic. The recipe yields a large amount that can be cut down into smaller rolled balls if preferred. Their nutty-flavored sweetness will make you feel full, healthy and happy.

Nutrition (for two large balls or four smaller balls):
Calories: 220
Fiber: 4 grams
Protein: 5.9 grams

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Apples in a bag

Apples in a bag

Image Credit: Paula Rhodes from Salad in a Jar

Apples and cinnamon are a dynamic duo. Slice up a crisp Granny Smith, Red Delicious or whatever apple you prefer and place in a plastic bag. Sprinkle on some cinnamon and sweetener, and then pop in the microwave to make it warm, ooey and gooey. Think apple pie without the crust. Yum!

Calories:  59
Sugar: 11 grams
Fiber: 2.9 grams

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Frozen yogurt and pistachio covered grapes

Frozen yogurt pistachio covered grapes

Image Credit: Lindsay from Delighted Momma

Your taste buds will go wild when munching this snack! These grapes are creamy, sweet, salty and crunchy all in one bite. These unique flavors make healthy snacking feel like an indulgence — your kiddies won’t even realize they’re making a good health choice when packing these up in their lunchbox. Pistachios are optional!

Nutrition (without pistachios):
Calories: 182
Sugar: 21 grams
Protein: 22.6 grams

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