These Healthy Snacks for Kids Are Picky Eater–Approved

It's no secret that most kids are notoriously picky eaters, whether it's because their palates are still developing and they're more sensitive to flavors, or because they simply have an independent streak. This presents some unique challenges, like how to get through snack time tantrum-free while also helping them meet their nutritional needs. Luckily there are a few recipes and grocery store items that make it a lot easier to create healthy snacks for kids that will power them through the day and that they'll enjoy. We chose six kid-friendly recipes that pack in the essential vitamins and minerals, plus six store-bought snack options for busy days when homemade bites just aren't going to happen. So click through the six recipes and six healthy packaged snacks for kids below to save the day (or at least snack time).