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5 Easy After School Snack Ideas

5 Easy After School Snack Ideas

5 Easy After School Snack ideas that are perfect for kids and adults alike! Healthy, quick, and make ahead options that mean no more wondering what to snack on. Allergy free recipes for snacks mean everyone can snack safely!

 

Back to school time is officially here! Depending on where you live in the world, that might look really different this year. But now know what isn’t different? The fact that you and your kids still get the mid-afternoon munchies and need an after school snack!

 

These recipes are easy to make, free from common allergens, and taste amazing!

 

Little Cooking or No Cooking Snack Ideas

 

Snacks can be simple things and when I have a snack attack, these are some of the first things I reach for.

 

Veggies and hummus – Portion out snack sizes for even easier snacking.

 

Fruit- Apples, pears, bananas, strawberries, cherries, grapes, mangoes, anything you can think of! Mix them into a smoothie with some oat milk or eat them fresh. Fruit was always a free snack when I was growing up.

 

Square of dark chocolate – Okay, kids probably won’t reach for this one, but you need a snack too!

 

Easy to Make After School Snack Ideas

 

1. Granola Bars (gluten free + nut free + vegan + top 8 free)

 

Easy no-bake granola bars are so delicious! Make them at the beginning of the week and you have the perfect grab-and-go snack all week long.

 

Nut Free Granola Bars
Easy to make nut free granola bars with no baking required! Free from soy, nuts, wheat, dairy, and more. Super easy and delicious. Perfect for breakfast or snacks!
Check out this recipe
nut free granola bars on a white parchment paper with chocolate chips // livingbeyondallergies.com

 

2. Fruit Dip (gluten free + nut free + egg free + soy free + vegan option)

 

Getting fresh fruit for a snack is made even sweeter with a spoonful of this creamy dip! Made with only 3 ingredients, this one is another make ahead snack for the entire week.

 

3 Ingredient Fruit Dip
Fruit Dip is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that everyone loves! Great for parties, appetizers, holidays, snack time, or anytime! Vegan friendly.
Check out this recipe
close up of 3 ingredient fruit dip surrounded by fruit on a white marble top // livingbeyondallergies.com

 

3. Crispy Roasted Chickpeas (gluten free + vegan + top 8 free)

 

Crispy, crunchy, and full of protein, these roasted chickpeas are a perfect mid-afternoon snack! Think of them like a swap for a handful of nuts, except these are even healthier with high protein and low fat. Customize them to your favorite flavor combos – I love making mine savory with homemade ranch flavor or sweet with cinnamon!

 

Crispy Roasted Chickpeas
Roasted chickpeas are a great healthy snack that everyone can enjoy! Filled with protein and low in fat, these make perfect nut-free alternatives to dishes.
Check out this recipe
roasted chickpeas // livingbeyondallergies.com

 

4. Blueberry Muffins (gluten free + vegan + top 8 free)

 

The perfect grab-and-go food! Make your morning routine run more smoothly by making these muffins for the entire week. Sweet, light, and fluffy, these muffins are a great addition to the morning or a late night snack.

 

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins (vegan + top 8 free!)
Easy gluten free blueberry muffins that are vegan and top 8 allergy free! So light and delicious made in one-bowl and perfect for easy breakfast or healthy snacks!
Check out this recipe
gluten free vegan blueberry muffins in a muffin tin on a white countertop with blueberries

 

5. Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free + vegan + top 14 free)

 

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie? Sometimes you want that little sweet treat and this cookie hits the spot every time! It is one of the most allergy friendly recipes on this site because I believe everyone should be able to enjoy a good cookie.

 

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies - Top 8 Free
Free of the top 8 food allergies, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. A perfect cookie that everyone can enjoy. No gluten, dairy, egg, soy, nuts.
Check out this recipe
best allergy friendly chocolate chip cookies // livingbeyondallergies.com

 

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5 Easy After School Snack Ideas

 

 


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