10 Healthy Mom-Approved Vegan Snacks for Your Kids this Summer 10 Healthy Mom-Approved Vegan Snacks for Your Kids this Summer

10 Healthy Mom-Approved Vegan Snacks for Your Kids this Summer

10 Healthy Mom-Approved Vegan Snacks for Your Kids this Summer 10 Healthy Mom-Approved Vegan Snacks for Your Kids this Summer

With summer in the air and kids out of school, as a mom, you’re going to be on snack duty in overtime fashion. We all know how it goes. Your kids eat them, and they bring their friends to eat them too… and you might take a portion of the snacks yourself as well. 


The problem is finding healthy vegan snacks that you can make consistently and that your kids actually love eating. And then there’s the other problem: the prep time it takes to make these healthy vegan snacks only to see them gone in a few days (or even a few hours). 


We know as a super-mom you’re already busy beyond imagine, that’s why we decided to do some of the heavy lifting for you. We’ve put together a list of 10 healthy vegan snacks that your kids will actually LOVE and that are, of course, mom-approved. Even better, the prep time on these snacks is fast, easy and fun. 


So grab a pen and paper, or get your web browser bookmark ready cause you’ll want to take note of these 10 mom-approved vegan snacks for your kids:

 

1. Healthy Vegan Applesauce Cinnamon Muffins

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Muffins

I don’t know about you, but when it comes snacks, muffins always rank at the top of my list. They’re sweet, soft and go well with just about anything at any time of the day. Plus they can be nutritious and filling for your kids if you use the right ingredients. 


Well, here’s an incredible recipe we know you and your kids will love: Vegan Applesauce  Cinnamon Muffins. They’re incredibly tasty and perfect for any season, not just for summer. With the exception of little preliminary planning, you can have these mixed, baked and out of the oven in about 30 minutes.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Bake Time: 20 to 25 minutes

Total Time: Approximately 30 minutes

Servings: 12


You can read the full recipe here: https://eatplant-based.com/apple-sauce-cinnamon-muffins

 

 

2. Vegan Almond Butter Raspberry Muffins

Vegan Almond Butter Raspberry Muffins

The best way to follow a muffin recipe is with another muffin recipe! Unlike the previous muffins we just looked at, the Vegan Almond Butter Raspberry Muffins are packed with protein and are the perfect snack for your kids before or after a physically intensive activity like swimming or hiking. The best part is you can have these muffins ready in just over 30 minutes. 


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Bake Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 12

 

You can read the full recipe here: https://mygoodnesskitchen.com/vegan-almond-butter-raspberry-muffins 

 

 

3. Vegan Popcorn with a Healthy Topping

Vegan Popcorn

Who could forget about popcorn? This might sound like an obvious choice, but believe it or not, it’s one many mom’s forget about. This snack is not only is extremely fast and easy to make but it’s also extremely inexpensive and versatile. There is no limit to the toppings you can use. From salty to sweet, popcorn is always a great choice to have around the house. 


If you’re looking for a more savory popcorn, we recommend using a Chile-Lime pepper and sea salt. If you're looking for a sweeter popcorn, try mixing in just a little maple syrup or cinnamon and sugar. 


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Bake Time: 5 Minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: As many servings as you want to pop


You can get some great topping ideas for your vegan popcorn here: https://eatplant-based.com/vegan-popcorn-healthy-toppings


 

4. Vegan Veggie Wraps 

Vegan Veggie Wrap

 

We all know it can be like pulling to get kids to eat their veggies. Well, it’s no surprise that one of the best tricks for solving this problem is to offer veggies in a fresh and fun way. What better way to do this than with a delicious wrap. Using dairy-free cream cheese, a little salt, tortillas and raw veggies of your choice, you can roll up all kinds of wraps for your kids to enjoy. To top it all off, Vegan Veggies Wraps store well in the fridge and are super easy to make. 


As a bonus, this snack is also a great way to keep the oven off and the house cool in the summertime, especially if you don’t have Air Conditioning. 


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Bake Time: 0 Minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: As many servings as you want to wrap



You can get some additional inspiration from this recipe here, including a Mexican black bean option: https://www.veggieinspired.com/tortilla-rollups-veggie-cream-cheese 

 

 

5. Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes

Vegan Pumpkin Cupcake

Do you remember growing up and you had that one friend whose mom always had delicious treats around the house to eat? That can be you, even as a dedicated vegan! If your kids always have friends over or you’re getting ready to throw a birthday party, Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes are a great treat to put a smile on any child’s face. They’re moist, sweet and taste delicious. All the other moms will be asking you for the recipe. 


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Bake Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 14 servings 


You can view the full recipe here: https://mygoodnesskitchen.com/vegan-pumpkin-cupcakes

 

 

6. Vegan Almond Butter and Oat Energy Balls

Vegan Energy Balls

If you’re looking for a fun and nutritious treat that your kids can help you make, then look no further. No-Bake Vegan Almond Butter and Oat Energy Balls are not only a protein-packed snack but a creative activity you and your kids will enjoy doing together. Plus, the prep time is nothing! (Tip: If you’re a coffee drinker, they go great with a black cup of coffee. Your kids won’t know if you ate just one, right?)


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Bake Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 18 servings


View the full recipe here: https://mygoodnesskitchen.com/almond-butter-oatmeal-vegan-energy-balls 

 

 

7. No-bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oat Squares 

In a similar fashion, No-bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oat Squares are a great protein-packed snack to have around the house that doesn’t require any bake time. But between you and me, this one gets an additional thumbs up for the chocolate and unlike the Almond Butter Energy Balls, they’re sweet and probably best to give your kids after a good meal. 


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Bake Time: 0 minutes

Sit Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 12 servings


View the full recipe here: 

https://mygoodnesskitchen.com/no-bake-peanut-butter-chocolate-oat-squares/

 


8. Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Circling back around to cupcake obsessions, this Vegan Vanilla Cupcake recipe will have your heart from the first bite. Or… we mean your kid’s heart. These are for your kids after all, right? If you have a vanilla over chocolate lover in your household, this one is for you!


The best part about these cupcakes is they’re so easy to make. From start to finish, including the Buttercream frosting, it should only take you about 30 minutes to make. 


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Bake Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 12 servings


View the full recipe here: 

https://mygoodnesskitchen.com/simple-vegan-vanilla-cupcakes/

 

 

9. Vegan Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread

Your arsenal of delicious treats wouldn’t be complete without a great Banana Bread recipe. And by great, we really do mean this Vegan Banana Bread recipe is great. Whether you like your Banana Bread plain, or with added walnuts and raisins, or even with added chocolate chips, this recipe is easy to make, easy to store and easy to eat!


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Bake Time: 60 minutes

Total Time: 80 minutes

Servings: 18 servings


View the full recipe here: 

https://www.thespruceeats.com/vegan-banana-bread-1000608


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10. Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies in 6 different flavors from PNW Cookie Company.

Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies from PNW Cookie Company

PNW Cookie Company’s Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies come in 6 mouthwatering flavors and are always made with wholesome ingredients your children need. Even more, we’ve been told by moms that they’re so delicious kids don’t even know they're vegan and gluten-free. Whether your kids need an energizing snack or just have a sweet tooth to satisfy, PNW Cookie Company’s Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies are the perfect fit.  


The best part? No prep time and no cook time. Forget having to make complicated recipes for yourself and your family.  Our cookies conveniently come in boxes of 6 and our online ordering is easy and simple to use. Just pick and go! Never worry about having a healthy snack around your house again! (Plus, your orders arrive in just 3 days!)


Prep time: 0 mins

Cook time: 0 mins

Total time: 0 mins

Servings: 12 servings per box (6 large cookies)

Flavor options: Peanut Butter, Snickerdoodle, Chocolate Chip, Molasses, Double Chocolate, and Oatmeal Raisin

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