Sending your kid off to bed without a snack could result in their waking you up in the middle of the night because they’re hungry. But if you choose what they snack on wisely, you can fill them up while boosting their nutritional intake, and everyone can get a better night’s sleep.
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Smoothies are a healthy alternative to sugary juice and they will fill up little tummies. So if your child is hungry and thirsty, you can kill two birds with one stone.dsc_0012Apple Chips

Chips at bedtime? Your kids will think it’s a dream come true! These sweet chips are made out of apples (but you don’t have to tell the kids).7665038554_dc982d408d_zCheesy Gold Star Crackers

If your little one can’t fall asleep, try telling them to count the stars outside their window. And then when they get hungry bring them a shooting star (that’s full of cheesy goodness) to snack on. It will certainly hit the spot.oatmeal_apple_cookies_18069Apple and Oat Biscuits

This sweet biscuit is a flakey and flavorful way to end the day. Move over cookies and milk, your kids will want this instead.kjttgCinnamon Toast Kettle Corn

Popcorn is actually a whole grain (but you don’t have to tell the kids). Just tell them bedtime is like going to the movies. Enjoy a few mouthfuls of popcorn then close your eyes and enjoy the movie in your mind: your dreams.blueberry-granolaBlueberry-Cinnamon Granola Bars

Cure those bedtime munchies with some delicious homemade granola bars. It’s just the right amount of salty and sweet.4067437556_11e72f33edHomemade Applesauce

This sweet snack is sure to give them sweet dreams. Don’t worry its low in sugar. Serve it plain or with a few animal crackers.peach-paleo-muffins2Peaches and Honey Muffins

Wholesome ingredients such as pecans and peaches come together to make this delicious treat. If it’s too much for your kid, try serving half topped with jam or cottage cheese.june14_breakfast_toast_webaCottage Cheese with Macerated Berries

Tryptophan, a sleep-inducing amino acid is a natural way to help kids fall asleep. This snack takes just a few minutes to prepare and combines two foods with tryptophan: cottage cheese and honey along with whole-grain carbs.kale-chipsKale Chips

Your kids will love these crunchy chips and you’ll love that they’re snacking on veggies.

Grab it, pop in your mouth, chew and done. it’s the perfect no stress, no mess end of day treat. 


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