10 Plant-Based Snacks for Kids Lunches Story

You may have set a goal this school year to provide your kids with healthier snacks in their lunchboxes, or already stocked up for your children’s after-school snacks at home.

While this goal is honorable and wise, being a parent typically means being pressed for time, and finding quick and healthy snacks can be a challenge. An easy solution is batch prepping tasty plant-based snacks with minimal ingredients that can last the entire week ahead.

10 plant-based, kid-friendly snacks for back-to-school season

Thistle selected 10 vegan, nut-free, and kid-friendly snacks that are easy to pack as a new academic year is starting. Some don’t even require you to cook.

Chia seed puddings work with any plant-based milk and can be made sweet with natural sugars like maple syrup, honey, coconut sugar, and agave nectar.

Easy chia pudding

All-fruit bars

These bars can be made in three variations—cranberry walnut, tropical with dried pineapple and mango, or chocolate mocha.

These soft thumbprint cookies are so tasty, that you won’t believe they’re also gluten-free, refined sugar-free, vegan, and oil-free.

Thumbprint cookies

The recipe calls for seven ingredients and makes up to six tarts, making it an easy snack to batch prep for the busy week ahead.

Berry pop tart

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