8 Healthy After-School Snacks – Easy to Make!

8 Healthy After-school Snacks!

The perfect healthy snacks to have after school!

Whether it’s a grade schooler or a post-graduate student, both are tired and worn out after school. However, there are a few tips to overcome exhaustion that CookingRelated will be sharing with you!

There’s no better answer to that than a healthy snack after school. It replenishes the energy of schoolers and restarts their day. Other than that, it’s guaranteed that you or your kids will definitely love the taste!

Without further ado, here are 8 HEALTHY AFTER-SCHOOL SNACKS!

healthy after-school snacks - chocolate granola bites

Chocolate Chip Granola Bites

1. Chocolate Chip Granola Bites

These Chocolate Granola Bites are definitely an A+ passer for your kids! For adult schoolers, these are easy to make; you don’t have to use an oven! Just mix the ingredients, refrigerate it, and voilà! One of the easy after-school snacks to make!

Ingredients (good for 12 pcs)


  1. Mix together oats, cinnamon, vanilla extract, nut butter, honey, and chocolate chips in a medium bowl until well-incorporated.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for an hour.
  3. Roll into balls the size of a ping pong ball.
  4. Refrigerate in tightly sealed container for up to one week.
  5. Enjoy!

Easy After-school Snacks

healthy after-school snack - banana roll-ups

Banana Roll-ups

2. Banana Roll-ups

These Banana Roll-ups provide just the same amount of flavor and energy compared to an energy drink without the excessive sugar in it! Kids wouldn’t want a regular banana, but if done with this recipe, I’m sure they would crave for it from time to time. On top of that, it’s very easy to make!



  1. Evenly spread almond butter over one side of the tortilla.
  2. Place banana along one edge of the tortilla, and roll up.
  3. Slice the roll into small pieces.
  4. Enjoy!

Easy After-school Snacks

Stuffed Cucumbers

3. Stuffed Cucumbers

We all know kids hate cucumbers, but not this one! Stuffed Cucumbers are the perfect bite-sized snacks that are easy to make and goes well with not just for after-schools, but just about anything! Even if you were to make one for a party, or a weeknight celebration, it’s definitely a winner for the crowd!



  1. In a bowl, mix the tuna, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Slice a cucumber into 4 sections. Use a melon baller to hollow out the center, not quite through to the bottom. Fill each cucumber with tuna mixture, and top with half of a cherry tomato.
  3. Enjoy!

Easy After-school Snacks

healthy after-school snack - berry yogurt bark

Berry Yogurt Bark

4. Berry Yogurt Bark

Kids will go crazy for this Berry Yogurt Bark! It’s the perfect after-school snack that’s refreshing and healthy. Moreover, this is a must-have dessert during summer camps or from a sports day at school. With its enticing appearance, this will never disappoint your little ones!

Ingredients (for 4 servings)


  1. Line an 8×8 (20×20) baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Evenly spread the yogurt over the bottom of the pan. Top with berries.
  3. Freeze at least 2 hours. Remove from freezer and break into pieces.
  4. Enjoy!

Zucchini Pizzas

5. Zucchini Pizzas

Do you want a healthy pizza snack for your kids but with low carbs? These Zucchini Pizzas are the perfect answer for that! They have every goodness of the pizza, but just healthier, and gives your kids a boost of energy. Plus, they’re freezer friendly! One of the best among the after-school snacks to make!



  1. Slice zucchini at an angle into ¼-inch (6 ½ mm) slices. Place on a baking sheet, and broil for 4 minutes.
  2. Top each zucchini slice with marinara, mozzarella, and toppings of your choice (we used mini pepperoni). Broil an additional 3 minutes.
  3. Enjoy!

Loaded Apple Slices

6. Loaded Apple Slices

One after another, these recipes are getting the resemblance of pizzas! Loaded Apple Slices provide your kids tons of nutrition after a tiring day of school. Apples alone are a great treat, but this recipe gives it a boost of flavor which they will definitely look for every after school!


  • 1 apple
  • peanut butter, to taste
  • granola, to taste
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips(175 g), optional


  1. Slice apples horizontally, about ¼-inch (6 ½ mm) thick.
  2. Using a spoon or small round object carefully push the center of the apple out.
  3. Spread on peanut butter, then top with granola and chocolate chips.
  4. Enjoy!

Ham and Cheese Cucumber Sushi

7. Ham and Cheese Cucumber Sushi

These crunchy and super tasty Ham and Cheese Cucumber Sushi are a must-have for worn out kids and adults. Apart from its energy-replenishing benefits, this recipe takes little to no time to prepare. Also, it looks pleasantly presentable to have it in your weekend parties!

Ingredients (for 7 servings)

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
  • 2 slices all-natural deli meat, of your choice, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup carrot(35 g), cut into matchsticks


  1. Slice cucumber into large 1-inch (2 ½ cm) thick slices.
  2. Hollow out center of cucumber, leaving about ½ inch (1 cm) of cucumber inside.
  3. Roll deli meat strips into a small roll.
  4. Stuff cucumber pieces with deli meat, cheese, and carrots until center is filled.
  5. Refrigerate in tightly sealed container.
  6. Enjoy!

Froyo Fruit Cups

8. Froyo Fruit Cups

These Froyo Fruit Cups are delicacies full of flavor and nutrition! It takes no more than 3 ingredients and less than 10 minutes to prepare. If you’re planning to have something for your kids at school when they get home, this is your go-to option for healthy after-school snacks!

Ingredients (for 12 cups)


  1. Arrange 12 cupcake liners in a muffin tin.
  2. Using a spoon, dollop two tablespoons of yogurt into the bottom of each liner.
  3. Top with blueberries and raspberries.
  4. Freeze for at least two hours.
  5. Remove cupcake liners before serving.
  6. Enjoy!

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