11 Kids' Snacks That Make Eating Fruits And Vegetables Fun

11 Kids’ Snacks That Make Eating Fruits and Vegetables Fun

Get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables with these creative and healthy recipes.

All-Veggie Nachos

They may look like colorful versions of corn-chip nachos, but these all-vegetable nachos will have your kids eating bell peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, and avocado.

Apple Turtles

Even the pickiest eaters will love this fun snack. Let older children help you assemble the "turtles" using halved green apples, green grapes, and chocolate chips.

Banana Bears

Kids of all ages will love creating these delicious banana bears — they'll have so much fun that they'll forget they're eating healthy fruits like blueberries and strawberries. Added bonus? These bears have mini chocolate chip eyes!

Banana Sushi

It can be tricky to get kids to try different nut and seed butters, but these sushi rolls make it fun. Let your children choose the toppings for these one-bite treats and you'll be surprised how many new foods they try.

Cucumber Celery Snails

Vegetables can be some of the trickier foods to introduce to children, but these bright green celery and cucumber snails will have your kids eating lots of fiber- and antioxidant-rich foods in no time.

Hungry Caterpillars

Who knew that grapes and cherry tomatoes were so easy to transform into a fun and kid-friendly snack? This recipe calls for green grapes and red cherry tomatoes, but you could also incorporate red grapes or colorful miniature heirloom tomatoes.

Magic Berry Wands

All you need to make these good-for-you magic wands is a few wooden skewers, a star-shaped cookie cutter, and lots of fresh fruit. Make these magic wands with vegetables, too; cucumbers would make a perfect star topper.

Strawberry Aliens

The fun thing about these berry aliens is that no two are exactly alike. Let your kids combine the ingredients to make their own adorable creations.

Veggie Boats

Hummus is an excellent source of protein, but it can be tricky to get kids to give it a chance. Why not fill up a red bell pepper "boat" with hummus and top it with cheddar cheese sails? We bet your kids will ask for seconds of this creative recipe.

Veggie Bunnies

Kids will have fun eating a wide variety of vegetables like jicama, tomatoes, cucumbers, and broccoli with this adorable and easy-to-make recipe.

Veggie Garden Cups

Create your own bouquet of "garden flowers" in a cup by layering healthy vegetables with a smashed avocado dipping sauce. This colorful snack is so yummy you'd better make extra!