Monday, March 5

Fun Easter and Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids with SunButter On the Go Single Cups

Thanks to SunButter for sponsoring this post!

As a parent of a child with food allergies, I've found that it's important to get creative with food. You not only have to get creative with WHAT you make (substituting eggs, dairy, nuts and sesame are not always easy!), but HOW you present it. I've found that even though Little Guy does eat a lot of the same foods over and over again, he's happy to eat them when they're presented in a fun way. Presentation is also important when you're trying to get your kids to eat more HEALTHY foods, right?

Well, with Spring and Easter coming soon (thank goodness), I thought it would be fun to come up with a few ideas of how to creatively use SunButter On the Go Single Cups for healthy after-school or anytime snacks! The snacks are of course nutfree, dairyfree, eggfree and sesamefree for Little Guy!

We truly love these SunButter on the Go Single Cups and use them all the time for school lunches and easy throw-in-a-bag snacks.

But you can also dress them up. And what kid doesn't like to play dress up!? ;)

You can make a healthy snack with lots of fruit, veggies and pretzels and tell your kiddo it's a spring flower!

Healthy nut free snacks for kids

Healthy nut free snacks for kids

SunButter On the Go Single Cups

You could make a fun plate of healthy (and just a few sugary) "dippies" to let your kiddo choose what they want to dip: celery, carrots, apples, pretzels, graham crackers and even a few marshmallows and dairy free chocolate chips!

SunButter On the Go Single Cups

Nut free after school snacks for kids

And what about a bunny? You could present it as an Easter snack if you celebrate Easter, OR a spring bunny would do too!
Fun nut free Easter snacks for kids

Easter snacks for kids

And how about a SMORES inspired sweet snack? Offer some graham crackers, dairy free chocolate and marshmallows. Plus, add a few strawberries in there to make it pretty AND healthy. All you need now is a cozy campfire :)
Healthy smores dip ideas for kids

And when YOU have a chocolate craving? Why not try to swirl a little dairy free chocolate sauce on top and dip in some salty pretzels? I know I'd even enjoy this as an "after the kids bedtime" snack just for mommy to enjoy! 
Nut free chocolate pretzels and SunButter

But don't forget to just keep it simple too. I can't tell you how many times I've given the kiddos apples and SunButter as a healthy snack, but presenting it in this pretty way makes it so much more fun and tempting for kids to eat!
Nut free snacks for kids

Look at this beautiful blank canvas. How would you dress up your SunButter?
Healthy nut free snack ideas

Want more SunButter-iffic ideas? Check out these posts!

SunButter Baked Oatmeal Cups

SunButter Baked Oatmeal
SunButter Caramel Apple Dip
Easy SunButter Breakfast Cookies
Chocolate Cookie SunButter Ice Cream Cupcakes
SunButter Chocolate Cups

I only work with companies that I support and use in our own family. I hope you enjoy hearing about allergy-friendly products and snack/food ideas like this!

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6 Nut Free Snack Ideas for Kids


Allergy Superheroes said...

I'm starting to run out of these suckers as my kids will eat two or three a day with a spoon if I let them. I like your creative Sunbutter art ideas!

Kathryn @ Mamacado said...

Yes, these On the Go Singles go VERY fast in our house too!

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