10 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for After-School Sports

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Banana Breakfast Bars

Meme Inge

These bars slip in one nutrient that kids wont even know theyre eating: textured vegetable protein, which gives them low-fat soy protein. The bananas are not only delicious but a great a source of potassium for their overworked muscles.

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Banana Lollipops

Richard Holmes

These are the perfect snack for halftime. The bananas are rich in carbohydrates and give your kids the energy for the second half, and the protein from the peanut butter makes sure theyre getting the support their bodies need during the game.

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Mini Pizza Rolls

Amy Hanten

Kids love pizza, so congratulate them on a win with these mini pizza rolls. Theyll get their fill of dairy and carbohydrates and satiate their pizza cravings.

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Sliced Golden Beets

Jeff Nimoy

If youre trying to get your kids to eat more vegetables, these beet chips are the way to go. Youll nourish their bodies during the game and all the while theyll think theyre lucky enough to be eating potato chips.

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Caramel Maple Yogurt Dip

Produce for Kids

This dip proves that getting your kids to eat their fruits is as easy as making them dip-able. Theyll enjoy getting their vitamins from the apple and banana because of the caramel and maple flavored yogurt, which incidentally, is a great source of dairy.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Trailbars

Gina Baker

Its the best of both worlds: chocolate satiating your kids craving for candy and the peanut butter supplying them with the protein they need to grow into a bigger and stronger athlete.

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Buttery Cinnamon Pecans

Debbie Johnson

This snack works double-duty, giving an excellent source of protein from the pecans, and strengthening cognitive function with the cinnamon, making sure the kids perform on and off the field.

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Gone Fishin' Snack Mix

Amy Hanten

Packed in individual sandwich bags, this snack mix will ride easily with you to the game, and is a great way to gift your kid some candy after a big win. In addition to the candy, kids are getting the carbohydrates they need from the oat cereal, so theyll be ready for practice the next day.

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Soy Nut Clusters

SoyConnection.com

Packed with protein, these nut clusters will easily tromp popcorn in the snack department, and are easy to carry with you to the game.

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Black Bean Mango Salsa

Amy Hanten

Most kids are adverse to salsa because they think its too spicy or they just cant stand tomatoes. This recipe uses a few chunks of sweet mango to trick them into liking it, while getting their fruits and vegetables at the same time.

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