Kids’ stomachs are bottomless pits — at least, some days it seems that way. If you’re like us, you find yourself making several snacks a day to keep those appetites under control until the next meal. Make snack time easier with these seriously simple snack ideas that every lazy parent needs to know. And don’t miss our post on Toddler Snacks You Can Feel Good About!

We've all had those days where we just can't do it all. Make snack time hassle free with these easy, quick  snack ideas.

Lazy Snack Ideas for Parents

Dip blueberries in Greek yogurt, and freeze them for a healthy frozen snack this summer.

Wash your grapes and freeze them for a sweet treat with none of the guilt.

Turn your kids’ Go-Gurt into yummy frozen yogurt bites. How clever is that?

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For an easy snack to take to the school bake sale, try 3-Ingredient Nutella Brownies. Seriously… you have to make these ASAP. Check out our other Nutella recipes, too!

Is your kiddo asking for snacks all day? Have a road trip soon? Make this super simple snack necklace. The kids will love them.

Yes, peanut butter is featured a lot in this list, but it’s so amazing. We highly recommend this tasty peanut butter fruit dip. It’s a surefire way to get your kids to eat more produce.

Or try an avocado-based dip to make these Grab-and-go veggie cups.

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Frozen bananas plus cocoa equals an ice-cream like treat without all that added sugar. Moms will love it as much as the kids do!

Cheese slices and crescent rolls were made to be together. Make some yummy grilled cheese bites to go with your tomato soup.

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You don’t have to save these Breakfast Balls for breakfast. They make the perfect bite-sized snack any time of day.

Take your apples to the next level with these Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Apple Bites for a filling and delicious mid-morning snack.

Here’s another great road trip snack: celery and peanut butter in a jar. It’s healthy, it’s portable… It’s a winner.

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Easy Snacks Kids Will Love

Don’t pay for those packaged mac and cheese cups at the store! Make your own instant cup of mac and cheese with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Peanut butter and banana bites are the ultimate kid snack. Slice the bananas into circles or cut them lengthwise. Either way, it’s super easy and super tasty.


Make healthy sweet potato chips in the microwave in just minutes. Try different spices and herbs to change up the flavor.

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These Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars also require only 3 ingredients, and they’re perfect as after-game snacks.

Or top apple slices with peanut butter, raisins and coconut to make these pretty Apple Cookies.

If you thought peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were easy, have you tried freezing them? It saves even more time!

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