Check Out These Healthy Mommy-Approved Snacks For Your Little Fussy Eaters

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    Mommies, let’s face it. Snacks are the biggest bone of contention between our kids and us, amongst other things of course! The hours spent in the kitchen trying to cook what our kids would love is always inversely proportional to the minutes (even seconds!) the kids spend rejecting our effort. Also, with growing awareness, we are increasingly seeking healthier food options minus the nasties. Here’s a list of brands you can shop for on LBB that will help you sort out your kid’s snacking time in a healthy way and without wasted efforts in the kitchen. Here's summer snacking, done right.

    Slurrp Farm

    Slurrp Farm

    Available on LBB

    Slurrp Farm has become increasingly popular with kids and mommies alike. The brand offers as many as 20 organic and healthy snacks, which include the puffed snacks, millet pancake mix, millet dosa mix, cereals, and cookies made with real butter. They do some yummy mixes that aren’t just popular with kids but with the grown-ups too. Try their Banana and Choco Chip Pancake Mix and watch your kids go slurrrp with glee.

    Healthy Bites

    Healthy Bites

    Available on LBB

    Healthy Bites puts the health in every bite your kids take during snack time. Delicious, nutritious, gluten-free and protein packed, these yummy bite sized snacks are perfect for when the munchies kick in. All their snacks are vacuum fried, which means much less oil absorption with no compromise in taste, in short your kids are going to love these. We can’t stop bingeing on their Okra and Beetroot Chips. Also try the Jackfruit and Bitter Gourd Chips. A good way to feed your wee ones, veggies that they might not eat otherwise.

    Happy Jars

    Happy Jars

    Available on LBB

    Happy Jars is making snacking fun and happy. If you have been hunting high and low for a peanut butter that is devoid of sugar and preservatives, your search ends here. Happy Jars' peanut butter is made purely out of peanuts, the only other ingredients added are salt and jaggery. Hands down one of the healthiest options we’ve come across for peanut butter in the market. They have six flavours in peanut butter - Crunchy, Creamy, Dark Chocolate, Unsweetened Crunchy, Unsweetened Creamy, and Chilli Chutney. Get a mini variety pack if you want to try them all.

    Timios

    Timios

    Available on LBB

    Timios is food that’s good for kids. They create wholesome and tasty snacks using natural ingredients that are low in salt and sugar and free from artificial preservatives. What’s more? Timios’ snacks are designed to provide age-appropriate nutrition to children of different age groups. Think: probiotic snacks, breakfast packs, school backpack snack options, nutritious melts, fruit bits and fruit bars, nutty bars and even party snack packs. Ditch your regular box of cornflakes and start your little one’s day with a generous helping of Timios’ Crunchies instead.

    Nummy Makhana

    Nummy Makhana

    Available on LBB

    When in doubt, always turn to the humble makhana to save yourself from the wrath of a hangry child. Trust me, as a mom of two, I have tried and tested this little hack time and again. Makhana (a.k.a foxnuts) is a super food and Nummy Makhana has them in three delicious avatars - tangy, spicy and cheese. Something to suit every little palate!

    Chopinz

    Chopinz

    Available on LBB
    Want to feed your kid the goodness of veggies and fruits without the fuss that comes with it? Chopinz has a huge selection of vacum-fried fruits and veggies that provide a healthy snack. They have sweet and savoury options and you can try flavours like mango, okra, sweet potato, beetroot and more. We love that they are snacky but healthy at the same time. 

    Frubites

    Frubites

    Available on LBB
    An apple a day keeps the doctor away or so the saying goes. But if you haven't had a chance to get your grocery shopping done yet for the week, stash these in your cupboard as a quick snack with the goodness of actual fruit. Frubites are freeze-dried crunchy snacks made from real fruit and nothing else. They have other options too like apple, pineapple, custard apple, banana, chickoo, mango and jackfruit. 

    Lil Goodness

    Lil Goodness

    Available on LBB

    Yumminess combined with nutrition so your kids get a healthy diet, that's what this brand is all about. Parents looking for healthy snacks for their kids will find plenty of nutritious options here, both sweet and savoury. We love the cute, colourful packaging and focus on healthy ingredients like crackers, multigrain puffs, breakfast foods and even pre-biotic chocolates. Get their spinach, carrot, beetroot crackers here. You might want to steal a few for snacktime yourself!