Choosing Healthy Soccer Snacks
Your kids are exerting a lot of energy when they are out on the soccer field. It’s important to refuel them with the right snacks. Soccer snacks should be easy, healthy, and handy. There’s no reason to sacrifice nutrition for convenience.
While there are many prepackaged snacks that are really convenient for busy families, they are typically lacking any real nutritional value. We’ve put together some healthy options that won’t feel like a full-time job to put together.
Don’t forget to check for allergies before passing out soccer snacks to kids.
How could we write a blog post about soccer snacks and not mention orange slices? Everyone remembers being on the soccer field with their cute orange slice smiles! Plus oranges are a healthy snack that almost everyone enjoys. Here’s a tip for easy orange slicing from the Don’t Panic Mom blog.
These healthy treats are loaded with chocolate and sure to be a hit! Recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.
3. Popcorn Balls
These tasty bite-sized popcorn balls are extra special filled with caramel, apricots, peanut butter and chocolate chips. Choose other variations to mix it up! Recipe from Brit + Co.
4. Fruit Kebabs
These are not only healthy, but most kids love fruit! These are guaranteed to be a favorite soccer snack. To make them extra special choose fruits in your soccer team’s colors! You could also try adding cheese to them. Recipe from Dinner at the Zoo.
5. Meat and Cheese Roll-Ups
These yummy little bites are great for on the go! Use ham or turkey and simply wrap it around string cheese! Recipe from The Gracious Wife.
6. Nutella and Banana “Sushi”
To make this healthier you could add a little yogurt to the Nutella, or sub almond butter or a sugar-free jam. Recipe from Kidspot.
7. Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark
This tasty and pretty treat will be a hit with your soccer team! You can make different variations with whatever fruits are fresh at the time. This is also a great soccer snack that your little one can help you make! Recipe from Courtney’s Sweets.
8. Chocolate Chip Banana Zucchini Muffins
These easy muffins take just 15 minutes to prepare! Make a couple of batches and freeze them for a quick and healthy soccer team snack! Recipe from Well Plated.
9. Cinnamon Apple Chips
This is a delicious choice for the perfect fall soccer snack! Super easy to make and good for kids with allergies, since there are hardly any ingredients! Recipe from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen.
10. No Bake Monster Cookie Energy Bites
Little will they know that not only are these healthy soccer snacks filled with M&M’s but they are also full of good for you ingredients like chia seed and flax seed. Recipe from Love To Be in the Kitchen.
We hope you have found some great new soccer snacks that will be a hit with your team!