Our Best Healthy Back-to-School Snacks & Handheld On-the-Go Breakfasts

Whether you are preparing to send your kids back to school, returning to class yourself, or just getting back to healthy meal routines, these wholesome recipes will help you welcome the hustle and bustle of the season ahead.

From delicious back-to-school snacks to convenient handheld breakfasts, this recipe collection has something healthy for everyone’s busy schedule.

Chewy Granola Bars

When you need a healthy snack that packs a punch of energy, these chewy granola bars are the perfect choice. Bursting with the goodness of oats, seeds, and dried fruit, this recipe offers a delightful blend of chewy and crunchy textures. Prepare a batch ahead of time, and you will have a handy back-to-school snack ready to pack for recess or reach for to help fuel a day on-the-go.

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Kathy’s Whole Grain Breakfast Muffins

Mornings are brighter with Kathy’s Whole Grain Breakfast Muffins. Made with hearty whole grains and just the right amount of natural sweetness, these muffins are the perfect way to begin the day. This small batch recipe is easy to make and yields the perfect amount for a small family, ensuring nothing goes to waste. Enjoy them for breakfast on-the-go or pack as a delightful addition to lunch boxes!

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Breakfast Cookies

Who said cookies can’t be part of a healthy breakfast? These three wholesome, plant-based recipes are brimming with nutrition and whole grains, making them the perfect way to help sweeten the morning chaos.

Basic Breakfast Cookies

Loaded with nourishing oats, seeds, dried fruit, and carrots, these nutritious cookies are a clever way to sneak in a serving of vegetables for even the pickiest of eaters. Easy to prep, they are an ideal choice for back-to-school snacks or a quick treat before heading out the door.

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

Upgrade breakfast cookies with the wholesome goodness of sweet potatoes and seeds. These Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies offer a delightful balance of taste and nutrition. With a hint of natural
sweetness from bananas and sweet potato purée, they make a perfect addition to your child’s morning routine or a scrumptious after-school snack. And, of course, they are nut-free, so you can confidently share them with your child’s friends during school events.

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Sprouted Oat Breakfast Cookies

For an extra nutritional boost, our Sprouted Oat Breakfast Cookies are the way to go. Sprouted oats offer enhanced nutrition and digestibility, making these cookies an even healthier choice. Naturally sweetened with bananas and dates, the kids won’t be able to resist these delicious treats—and neither will you!

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Packable Snacks

Some quests call for one-bite wonders or durable snacks that travel well without risk of crumbling. Enjoy these extra portable recipes on the go without breaking your stride.

Kathy’s Healthy Nut-Free Trail Mix with Granola

Fuel your kids’ outdoor adventures or daily school routine with Kathy’s Healthy Nut-Free Trail Mix with Granola. Packed with protein-rich seeds, One Degree Organics gluten-free granola, and a mix of dried fruits, this trail mix is the perfect blend of sweet and savory. Tuck a few handfuls in their lunch boxes for a nutritious snack or stash some in a zip-top bag in their pocket for on-the-go, just-in-case snacking.

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Raisin Energy Balls with Sprouted Oats

For mess-free, on-the-go fuel, try our Raisin Energy Balls with Sprouted Oats. These bite-sized treats are packed with plant-based protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs to keep your kids going, no
matter how busy their day may be. Whether it’s a quick energy boost between meals or an energizing snack before soccer practice, these energy balls are the perfect grab-and-go option.

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