Back to school season is upon us and between early mornings at the bus stop, after school activities, and homework, kids need all the energy they can get! Whether they’re heading home right after school or taking the bus to an away game in another district, a great snack can keep them full, nourished, and satisfied until dinner. Foodtown supermarkets know that your schedule is just as hectic, meaning simple recipes are crucial. Check out some of our favorite after school snacks to buy and make, offering pre-packaged options or simple recipes that can be made in just a few minutes.
Simple Snack Ideas for After School
Packaged Grab n’ Go Snacks
Thankfully, there are plenty of grab n’ go snack options that are perfect for the most hectic of afternoons. During a visit to your local Foodtown supermarket, stock up on the following items from our pantry aisles and dairy department…
Easy to make with three ingredients or less, these after school snacks are fueling and tasty, incorporating plenty of fresh produce. They’re so tasty, in fact, kids won’t realize just how healthy they are!
Grapes – freeze them for a refreshing treat
Apple Slices and Peanut Butter
Carrot Sticks, Bell Pepper Slices, and Hummus
Celery, Peanut Butter, and Raisins
Cucumber Slices Spread with Cream Cheese
Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberries
Watermelon Pizza – top a slice of watermelon with yogurt and sprinkle with granola
Rice Cake Topped with Peanut Butter and Strawberries
Refuel for Back to School with Foodtown Grocery Stores
Preparing for back to school can be chaotic, but after school snacking doesn’t have to be! Foodtown makes it easy and affordable to provide your family everything they need to remain energized. Visit your local Foodtown grocery store for a variety of afterschool snacks to buy and make, perfect for kids of all ages.