Take a Look at Some Healthy Birthday Classroom Treats
- Apple slices tossed in cinnamon
- Cupcake Muffins (top muffins w/a little sour cream/yogurt “frosting”: mix yogurt w/a little powdered sugar, agave or honey)
- Home baked cookies (which you can control the sugar)
- Natural low-sugar granola bars
- Dark Chocolate “dipped” Strawberries (dip everything for a chocolate treat)
- Natural fruit leathers (fruit as the only ingredient)
- Dark Chocolate dipped pretzel rods
- Yogurt “Sundaes” – dollop Greek yogurt into plastic cups, sweeten w/honey & top w/nut-free granola & chopped fruit.
- Individual Edamame packs (Some markets carry fun cartoon character packs in freezer section)
- String Cheese
- Watermelon slices
- Dried fruit (raisins, apricots, etc…)
- Unsweetened applesauce cups
- Strawberries, tangerines, grapes, cold pineapple spears
- Fruit & cheese kebabs
- Baked Tortilla chips with or without dips (hummus, salsa, etc.)
- Plain potato chips (potato, oil, salt)
- Low sugar Greek yogurt
- 100% fruit juice popsicles
- Roasted Seaweed Packages
- Pumpkin seeds
- Trail Mix (made w/ coconut, dried fruit, popcorn, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, dark chocolate chips, pretzel sticks, raisins, etc…No nuts please)
- Quick bread slices such as banana, zucchini or pumpkin
- “Pirate’s Booty” snacks
- Bagels topped w/cream cheese (mix chopped fruit into cream cheese for sweeter treat)
- Fresh cookie & individual milk cartons (not chocolate)
- Non-food treats such as pencils, erasers, stickers, etc.
- Popcorn or popcorn or popcorn tossed with cinnamon
***Before bringing any treats to school please speak to the teacher. Any home made treats must have the ingredients written on paper for all to see. This ingredient sheet is very important when it comes to student allergies.
Happy Healthy Eating!