School is just around the corner. Hard to believe! With that in mind, I was thrilled with Chiquita offered to send some great snack ideas my way. And not just any snacks, healthy snacks.

At school this year, I will need to pack a morning snack for HJ. He will eat hot lunch most days (unless it is something he despises…like eggs), and then we will be in charge of a snack once a week for after-school care. For those keeping track (like me), that is 5 snacks a week, 1 group snack and a possible lunch. I think the best way to keep me sane this year is to keep it simple.

Chiquita has cute snack packs that I can easily throw in a bag for school, and know he is eating something healthy and nutritious during the day. HJ loved the apple slices and grape mix, while I preferred the apple with caramel dip (YUM!).

HJ and I also were given a cute guide with recipes to follow.  We made these cute apple slice cars, which are the perfect way to encourage picky eaters to eat their fruit!


For the days where I need to pack a group snack, I love that you can grab the large pre-sliced bags.  This will make it simple for the sitter, no prep and little to clean up!

To help get your family ready for school, Chiquita wants to send one of you a Thirty-One Thermal Tote!  The winner will be picked next Sunday, so be sure to enter before then.
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18 Thoughts on “Easy Snack Time Idea + A Giveaway!

  1. I’ll have to try these, they look so convenient! Our favorite healthy snack is apples.

  2. Yum. My favorite healthy snack is baby carrots and hummus. 🙂

  3. Sandy on August 4, 2014 at 7:24 am said:

    Fresh fruit

  4. Love the 31 Totes! Our favorite snack right now is backyard peaches.

  5. We LOVE watermelon!

  6. I had no idea they made these, very convenient for busy families! My kids eat a lot of fruit for snacks.

  7. Sabrina smead on August 4, 2014 at 8:38 am said:

    I have 4 boys so packing a quick snack is always helpful!
    Our favorite is either grapes apples or cherries.

  8. We do any kind of fruit at our house!

  9. Marissa on August 4, 2014 at 9:39 am said:

    Frozen bananas with peanut or almond butter is my favorite!

  10. I’m not usually a fan of eating one fruit at a time, fruit salad’s my favorite.

  11. Watermelon!

  12. Lindsey on August 5, 2014 at 12:46 am said:

    Cute snack idea!

  13. Kristin on August 7, 2014 at 10:45 pm said:

    Banana with PB! 🙂

  14. Apple slices with almond butter!

  15. Erica on August 8, 2014 at 8:29 am said:

    My kids like go gurt, cheese sticks & goldfish. For a couple “fun” snacks, they like to make things using mini marshmallows & pretzel sticks and writing the letters of their name on ritz crackers using squeeze cheese.

  16. Ashley C on August 8, 2014 at 8:46 am said:

    I love low fat cottage cheese with tomatoes


  17. Taryn T. on August 8, 2014 at 7:33 pm said:

    I love dipping blueberries in different kinds of Greek yogurt, and freezing them. My kids like apple slices!

  18. Kaitlin on August 9, 2014 at 1:07 pm said:

    I love watermelon, strawberries, pineapple, and cheese.

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