15 Peanut-free Snack Ideas for Kids

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Making snacks for your kids when you are trying to work around an allergy might seem like a walk in the park. In reality, it can be a lot more difficult finding completely peanut-free ingredients for your kids' snacks. To help with that, here are 15 completely peanut-free snack ideas for your kids.

Fruit salad

Make a salad with your kid’s favorite fruit options. You can throw in some yogurt for a fun twist. Opting for a frozen fruit salad is also a great way to go if you are worried about the fruits staying fresh till your kid’s lunchtime. 10 Peanut-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids | Nature's Path

Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are a healthy and tasty snack option all kids love. A perfect oatmeal cookie is crunchy around the edges and softer at the center. You can keep them plain and simple, or mix it up with additions like chocolate chips or raisins.

Blueberry muffins

Everyone knows how much kids love muffins. They are easy to make and a timeless lunchtime snack. Try out this blueberry muffins recipe for a healthy, tasty, and “bran-new” alternative to your typical blueberry muffin recipe.

Chocolate cookies

A tasty little chocolate addition to your kid’s lunch box. Keep it healthy with our Chocolate Coconut Oat Cookies recipe.

Shortbread Cookies

It’ll be Christmas every day in your kid’s lunchbox with this shortbread cookie recipe. They're so buttery they practically melt in your mouth and so easy to make, your kids could probably whip up a batch themselves.

Carrot sticks and Dips

This is a great way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. We suggest using hummus and avocado as yummy dips. 10 Peanut-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids | Nature's Path

Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas make a great on-the-go snack that provides a punch of protein. Make them up at home in no time at all with this recipe.


What kid doesn’t love popcorn? This Vanilla Matcha Popcorn recipe is an alternative from the usual buttery, salty type and uses Matcha tea powder instead.

Cereal bars

Cereal bars are a simple option in the morning that won't cause any complaints from the kids. They’re often made with grains, which are high in fiber, and contain protein-rich nuts and dried fruit, making them a healthy snack option.

Banana Breakfast Cookies

This recipe will become a lunch staple for your kids in no time. This might be a great breakfast recipe, but it can also substitute as a lunch snack.

Cheese Crackers

You probably already have all the ingredients for this in your pantry. Store-bought crackers are not always the best for your kids, so whip up a batch yourself. Flour, salt, butter, and cheese are the main ingredients. Use cookie cutters to make fun shapes.

Granola bars

This wholesome organic snack is absolutely great for kids, while being allergy friendly. You could opt for either homemade granola bars or organic pre-packaged bars. Keep a stash on hand for quick, healthy, and kid-friendly snacks.

Pumpkin spice honey cookies

You can’t always keep your kids from sticking their hands in the cookie jar. But with this pumpkin spice honey cookie recipe you don’t have to worry about them reaching for an extra cookie or two. Pumpkin Spice Honey Cookies

Chocolate brownies

Delicious gooey chocolate brownies are always a favorite for kids. This recipe makes a decadent everyday brownie your kids are bound to love.

Nut-free Trail Mix

If you looking for an alternative to trail mix, there are several options to replace the usual mobile snack. Try a mix of roasted seeds and dried fruit with this five-ingredient mix.

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