11 Nutritious, Kid-Friendly Finger Foods Slideshow

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1. Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars
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1. Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars
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Try these very berry breakfast bars from Christie Korth. They're great for breakfast on the go or a quick snack in between meals. Korth is a nutrition expert for Dr. Oz's Sharecare.com.

Click here to see the Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars Recipe.

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Angelica Korth

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2. Baked Chicken Nuggets
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2. Baked Chicken Nuggets
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Heather Steele, who is the Guilty Mama, says that these chicken nuggets are so good, your kids will think they came from a drive-thru. But the beauty is, these will actually contain all chicken.

Click here to see the Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe.

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Heather Steele

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3. Mango Tango Tortillas
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3. Mango Tango Tortillas
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Laura Cipullo, nutritionist and author of the blog Mom Dishes It Out, serves up these easy mango-provolone quesadillas whenever she needs to whip up a quick and easy snack for the kids.

Click here to see the Mango Tango Tortillas Recipe.

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Laura Cipullo

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4. Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers
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4. Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers
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The one and only Ellie Krieger, host of the popular show Healthy Appetite on Food Network and the Cooking Channel, offers up these tasty frozen treats that are just as fun to make as they are to eat. Plus, they're a good source of fiber, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, and potassium, and an excellent source of vitamin C.

Click here to see the Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers Recipe.

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California Table Grapes Commission

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5. Meatballs on a Stick
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5. Meatballs on a Stick
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There's nothing like meat on a stick to get people running into the kitchen. And these meatballs from nutritionist Laura Cipullo are made from lean turkey breast, which helps turn this usual calorie fest into something a bit healthier.

Click here to see the Meatballs on a Stick Recipe.

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Laura Cipullo

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6. Sweet Potato Crisps
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6. Sweet Potato Crisps
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Vandana Sheth, registered dietitian and representative for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, suggests making these sweet potato crisps as a healthy and fiber-filled snack for kids (and adults, too). We'll bet you won't be able to eat just one.

Click here to see the Sweet Potato Crisps Recipe.

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Vandana Sheth

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7. Grape and Ricotta Pita Pizzas
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7. Grape and Ricotta Pita Pizzas
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Ellie Krieger gets creative with these "pizzas" made from whole-wheat pita rounds. This recipe is great for getting kids involved in the kitchen; they can help pick the grapes and put the toppings on. Plus, these "pizzas" are just 200 calories each and are a good source of protein and phosphorus as well as an excellent source of vitamin K, manganese, and selenium.

Click here to see the Grape and Ricotta Pita Pizzas Recipe.

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California Table Grapes Commission

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8. Oven-Baked Steak Fingers
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8. Oven-Baked Steak Fingers
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Here's something for those craving something a little bit on the heartier side. These crunchy snacks are sure to hit the spot.

Click here to see the Oven-Baked Steak Fingers Recipe.

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Heather Steele

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9. Sweet Potato Tater Tots
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9. Sweet Potato Tater Tots
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Here's a healthy alternative to the popular frozen snack food. Have the kids get involved with shaping the tots for a fun family activity.

Click here to see the Sweet Potato Tater Tots Recipe.

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Heather Steele

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10. Grape, Cheddar, and Jicama Skewers
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10. Grape, Cheddar, and Jicama Skewers
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These fun-to-eat snacks are a good source of fiber and vitamin A, and an excellent source of protein, vitamin C, and calcium. A little cilantro-lime dipping sauce jazzes things up.

Click here to see the Grape, Cheddar, and Jicama Skewers Recipe.

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California Table Grapes Commission

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11. Apple Wedge Dessert
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11. Apple Wedge Dessert
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No roundup is complete without dessert at the end! Amy Roskelley, author of the blog Super Healthy Kids, offers up this satisfying dessert that won't bog you down.

Click here to see the Apple Wedge Dessert Recipe.

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Amy Roskelley