back to school snacks

August 19, 2013  |  Breakfast and Snacks

40 Plus back to school snack collectionI was wondering if it would even be necessary to include an introduction to this great big snack round-up. I sort-of think not. I mean, even if you don’t have kids heading back to school, you’ll appreciate all these yummy, healthy, clever, inspired snack recipes all right here. Right? Thank you to all of the recipe developers and photographers who contributed!

back to school snacks

1. Amy and Areen Graham Coconut Nut Granola Bars

2. Bakeaholic Mama Maple Beet Sweet Potato Chips

3. Cooking with Books Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

4. EatingWell Quick Cheesecakes

5. Fannetastic Food Chocolate Coconut Almond balls

6. All Day I Dream About Food Low-Carb Cheddar Drop Biscuits

7. Averie Cooks Brown Butter Glaze Soaked Greek Yogurt Banana Cake

8.Yankee Kitchen Ninja Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

9. Reclaiming Provincial Savory Pop Tarts

back to school snacks round-up, 40+ recipes10. Running to the Kitchen Apricot Almond Butter Snack Bites

11. Knead to Cook Oatmeal Fiber Energy Balls

12. The Baker Chick Home-made Wheat Thins Thins

13. I love my monthly NatureBox delivery

14. Knead to Cook Clean Cherry Walnut Granola Bars 

15. EatingWell Garlic White Bean Dip

16. Ari’s Menu Vanilla Bean Coconut Pistachio Granola

17. In Erika’s Kitchen smoked paprika crackers

18. Healthy Seasonal Recipes Low-Fat Ranch Dip

40 + snack ideas for Back to school19. How Sweet it Is Brown Sugar Lemon Mascarpone Muffins

20. Sugar Free Mom Crispy and Sweet Garbanzo Bean Snack

21. Run Eat Repeat  PB and J Protein Bites 

22. Healthy Seasonal Recipes Gluten Free Applesauce Snack Cake

23. Cabot Creamery Cooperative Nutty Monkey Smoothie

24. Healthy Aperture Blog (Don’t miss this post!) Chocolate Walnut Bars

25 Nutmeg Nanny Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

26 King Arthur Flour Heavenly Healthy Whole Wheat Banana Bread

27 Bake or Break Banana Oatmeal Crumb Cake

back to school snack ideas 28. Healthy Green Kitchen Grilled Eggplant and Cilantro Dip

29. Healthy Seasonal Recipes Home-made applesauce

30. Reclaiming Provincial (for grown-ups and kids who can handle a bit of heat!) Sriracha Coconut Popcorn with Smoked Sea Salt

31. Adventures in Cooking Autumn Brittle

32. Tiny Urban Kitchen Tea Eggs

33. Food Babbles Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

34. Spiced Blog (this one is a bit spicy too) Spicy Maple Cinnamon Roasted almonds 

35. Foodie with Family Garlic Bagel Chips

36. The Kitchn Roasted Edamame

back to school snack round-up37. Leek and Parmesan Muffins

38. Love and Zest Green Bean Fries

39 Easy Pumpkin Dip

40 Kind Healthy Snacks Sweet and Salty Flavors

41 Roasted Garlic Hummus

42 Healthy Stove-Top Popcorn

43 Date-sweetened Zucchini Oatmeal Bread

I hope you found some recipes in here to inspire you. Are you ready for back to school? What is your favorite healthy lunchbox snack?


18 Comments


  1. This is a beautifully done roundup! Wow, so many great ideas. Thanks for including my Brown Butter Glaze Soaked Greek Yogurt Banana Cake (#7)!

  2. Everything looks yummy and I’ve seen some new blogs I didn’t know about. Thanks for including my Crispy & Sweet Garbanzo Beans #20!!
    Brenda recently posted…No Sugar Added Apricot GranitaMy Profile

  3. Oooo…this is an amazing collection of new ideas! I can’t wait to visit some of these new blogs, too. Thanks for including my Spicy Maple Cinnamon Roasted Almonds (#34), Katie!!
    David recently posted…Garden-Fresh Tomato PieMy Profile

  4. YUM! What a great collection, Katie — bookmarking now, as I’m sure I’ll be returning again and again. And thanks so much for including my peanut butter oatmeal bars (#8).

  5. Thanks so much for including me, Katie!! So many great things I can’t wait to take a look at!
    Ari recently posted…Ricotta PestoMy Profile

  6. So many great ideas!! Thank you so much for sharing my beet and sweet potato chips!
    carrie recently posted…Honey Roasted Figs with Fromage Blanc and BaconMy Profile

  7. Thanks for including my Green Bean Fries in your round up!! You’re awesome Katie! Great idea on the post! I’m not going back to school nor do I have kids but these are yummy ideas for us big kids on the go!
    Kristina recently posted…Taste of the Nation RecapMy Profile

  8. Kristina, You are the best! I totally love your fries. Thanks so much for sharing the post too;)
    Katie recently posted…what I learned about me from running in the beach to beacon 10KMy Profile

  9. Thanks for including me! This is a great list :)
    RunEatRepeat recently posted…Run a 5K Training Plan for New RunnersMy Profile

  10. Thanks for including my cookies! And this is a wonderful roundup with so many great ideas. My daughter is starting school next month and I’ve been looking for snack/lunch box ideas so this has definitely been bookmarked for future use ;)
    Kate recently posted…Southern Pecan Pie & A Surprise For AmberMy Profile

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