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10 Items Only Sports Fans Would Love

10 Items Only Sports Fans Would Love

Unique sports-branded food products

These are not products for fair-weather sports fans. If you're one of those people who saunter into a stadium a couple of times a year to enjoy the game with a brew and a hot dog, turn away now. These are products for sports nuts that bleed their team's signature colors — you know the type.

For the kind of friend that lives and dies for their team, how about showing up to their next viewing party with a dozen mascot-emblazoned cupcakes? Maybe your friend is moving into a new place — a team logo toaster is surely the perfect housewarming gift.

Hanging onto a promotional foam finger from a football game is one thing; even collecting team shot glasses has become pretty run-of-the-mill. How about starting a collection of NCAA-branded Pez dispensers? Or getting an edible version of your team's logo printed onto a pizza for the big game? These are the kinds of products that are sure to get the hearts of die-hard fans racing.

And this is just a small taste of the items available for true enthusiasts. Those people who are more into grilling, for instance, can deck out their abodes with custom grills, branding irons, and even propane tank covers.


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

Related To:

Photo By: FatCamera ©Christopher Futcher

Photo By: Ciaran Griffin ©(c) Ciaran Griffin

Photo By: Galina Ermolaeva

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All rights Reserved

The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29


10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids

These 10 snack ideas offer the perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat — a combo that's sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child.

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The Search for the Perfect Snack

Popcorn

Popcorn is a sure-fire hit with kids, and . it's a whole grain! Popcorn actually has 4 grams of fiber per 3-cup serving, which makes it a filling snack. Plus, it's endlessly versatile. You can transform air-popped popcorn with all sorts of toppings, including grated cheese, nutritional yeast or cinnamon and sugar.

Buy It: All-Natural Popcorn Kernels: Target, $2.49

Ice Pops

Ice pops couldn't be easier or more versatile to whip up. And when you make them yourself, you control exactly what goes in them. These Frozen Orange Pops deliver a helping of vitamin C and calcium to your child, courtesy of the main ingredients: orange juice and nonfat Greek yogurt.

Cookies

Here's the thing about cookies: You can make them healthy when you use the right ingredients. Whole-wheat pastry flour can be subbed for white flour in most cookies. Rolled oats add even more fiber. And in some recipes, like these Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes, you can replace some of the butter with applesauce to lighten up the saturated fat. Serve them with low-fat milk and you have a nutritious, balanced snack for your kids.

Buy It: Organic Rolled Oats: Nuts.com, $19.35

Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter (the kind without added sugars and other kinds of fats) is a great snack option. It gives your kids protein and healthy fats, and pairs perfectly with apples, bananas, celery and whole-grain crackers or toast.

Buy It: Justin's Classic Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs: Amazon, $5.03 for 10 packs

Cheese

Cheese is super-flavorful and satisfying, and gives your kids protein and calcium. The key is making sure it's not in every meal and snack. But a cheese stick paired with apple slices or carrot sticks (or whatever fruits and vegetables your kids like) is the ideal power snack.

Buy It: Borden Extra Sharp Cheddar Snack Bars: Borden, $3.99

Pizza

Pizza is really just another take on a sandwich, and it can be a vehicle for healthy toppings like olives, sliced peppers, or pineapple and ham. Use whole-wheat English muffins or buy premade whole-wheat pizza dough and have your kids add their favorite toppings.

Chocolate-Dipped Foods

Want to make fruit and nuts extra appealing? Dip them in chocolate.

Buy It: Semisweet Baking Chocolate: The Vitamin Shoppe, $4.49

Grilled Cheese

Snacks don't need to be made from snack foods. Serving a sandwich (or half of one) can be a smart solution for snack time. Even grilled cheese can be a good choice when you use 100-percent whole-grain bread and add in sliced apples for extra fiber.

Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice-marshmallow-and-butter snack gets a health boost in these Puffed Rice Snowballs, thanks to added dried fruit and seeds. Use puffed whole-grain cereal to make them even better for your kids.

Buy It: Puffed Rice Cereal: Amazon, $3.64

Chips and Dip

A serving of pita or tortilla chips is really fine nutritionally &mdash it has filling fiber and can be a tasty vehicle for healthy dips, such as hummus, black bean dip or salsa.

Buy It: Stonyfield Organic Classic Yogurt Hummus & Multigrain Tortilla Chip Snack Pack: Stonyfield Organic, $2.29