Posted: Jul 17, 2013 9:00 AM
Before you let your youngsters reach for sugary or fried summer snacks, giving them healthy snack options will make both you and your kiddos happy campers. From sweet no-bake cookies to savory stuffed zucchini boats, serve up these nine summer snacks so kids can curb those munchies the healthy way.

Fruit kabobs

With a little parental supervision, your youngsters can create their own fruit-on-a-stick combination that cures summer snack blues.

Fruit kabobs


  • Skewers
  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Oranges
  • Or any fruit of your choice
  • Yogurt for dipping (optional)


  1. Slice your child's favorite fruit into small chunks and pile them into bowls.
  2. Helping your child to navigate the skewers, alternate pieces of fruit until he has a colorful creation that doubles as a yummy summer snack.

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