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10 Great Snack Recipes for Picky Eaters

A movie star recently contacted me to ask what to feed her picky two year old. And that’s how this list of 10 Great Snack Recipes for Picky Eaters was born.

In order to compile this list of healthy, gluten-free snack recipes, I combed through the hundreds of grain-free recipes on Elana’s Pantry. It was like a walk down memory lane, recalling all of the great snacks that my boys liked to eat when they were wee little ones. They still love all of the gluten-free snack recipes below, and now they’re teenagers! I guess that just shows how timeless and classic these snacks are –or, how constantly hungry my children and their friends are day-in-and-day-out.

All of the snack recipes above are both gluten-free and grain-free. For those of you dealing with additional allergies, many are nut-free and egg-free as well. Looking for a gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free cracker recipe for your family? Try my crunchy, egg-free Multi-”Grain” Crackers.

These healthy snack recipes are perfect for everyone from toddlers to teenagers whether they are hungry between meals, or looking for a delightful after school snack to recharge their batteries.


posted on March 27, 2014

  1. Tess @ Tips on Healthy Living @ tiposonhealthyliving.com

    Deviled eggs are my favorite! But it seems like kids would be more likely to go for the graham crackers or lemon poppyseed muffins. Anyway, thanks for sharing! I will have to pass this along for my niece.

  2. These are some great snack ideas even for adults. Going to try the scones and the muffin recipe for myself.

  3. Sarah

    Thank you! We have been in a snack rut and looking for a tasty way to use our seeds. I will definitely be making the power bars and scones. The veggies and dip should also be a hit.

  4. Thank you for putting this together! Sometimes scrolling through so many awesome recipes can be overwhelming!

  5. Theresa

    Wow, that is not a picky eater- LOL my son have very limited things that he will eat. Like eggs he will only eat plain and scrambled. He only eats ground beef or he will eat peanut butter. He will eat most fruits and vegetables but only in small amounts. He is 16 now. He was not this picky when he was younger but has become more picky as he has gotten older less I can do. I always offer. I don’t force the issue. But I am also not a short order cook.

  6. The cherry vanilla power bars sound delicious!

  7. Roxanne

    Hi, I have read your books and have ordered them. I thought I would never eat cupcakes again. I can have my cake and eat it too. I have never tried agave before and what is the problem with it? People seem to be against it.

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