7 Healthy After-School Snacks that Won't Ruin Dinner

Your kids get home from school and tear through the pantry, ingesting anything they can get their hands on in the next 30 seconds. Before you know it, they're too full for dinner, having spent all their precious stomach space on processed sodium and sugar. Sound familiar? Though you swear you pack them a healthy and balanced lunch every single day, somehow they come home ravenous. What's a parent to do?

These healthy snacks are here to save the day! Not only are they extra nutritious, they're light enough that you won't risk running their appetite as well.

About the Author

Jodi Danen

Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and founder of the family nutrition site Create Kids Club, a food and nutrition blog for parents who desire healthful family meals but are short on time. She is passionate about getting children in the kitchen at a young age, and believes this is key to forming healthful habits for life. Jodi enjoys staying active in many sports including skiing, tennis and running with her 9-year-old daughter, 11-year-old son, husband and her furry running partner, Marley. Learn more here.
Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and founder of the family nutrition site Create Kids Club, a food and nutrition blog for parents who desire healthful family meals but are short on time. She is passionate about getting children in the kitchen at a young age, and believes this is key to forming healthful habits for life. Jodi enjoys staying active in many sports including skiing, tennis and running with her 9-year-old daughter, 11-year-old son, husband and her furry running partner, Marley. Learn more here.

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