Snacks are an important part of gluten-free diets for kids, used to help fuel the tremendous energy needs of growing bodies. Homemade gluten-free snacks, from energy bars to brownies, banana bread to biscotti are easy to make, gluten-free kid-favorite snack recipes.
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An easy, no-bake, nutritious and economical alternative to commercial energy bars, our recipe for homemade gluten-free energy bars can be personalized with your kids favorite dried fruits, nut butter, nuts, seeds, and sweeteners.
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Of course, you don't have to be a kid to love classic gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. Who doesn't! Change this recipe up and turn them into minty refreshing cookies by making two simple changes.
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Carob powder is naturally sweeter than cocoa powder and is a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, and selenium. Look for roasted carob powder in health food stores and large grocery stores.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
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Homemade gluten-free rice crispy bars are oh, so easy to make and must be, hands-down the top kid-favorite snack treat. Mine too!
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Super crisp and delicious, gluten-free sesame cookies are really healthy too! According to the USDA nutritional database, sesame seeds are a good source of minerals, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, copper, zinc and selenium and they're low in sodium. They're rich in fatty acids but contain no cholesterol. Wow, that's a healthy snack cookie!
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Healthy and easy to make, this gluten-free almond biscotti recipe is loaded with toasted almonds, amaranth flour, and almond meal. Biscotti is a sturdy packable snack, perfect for gluten-free on-the-go snacking, brown bagging and travel.
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Made with a generous amount of gluten-free sorghum flour and amaranth flour and 3 large bananas, our recipe for gluten-free banana quick bread is loaded with flavors that kids love.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
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What I love about the ground flax microwave muffin recipe is how healthy the ingredients are (gluten, dairy, and grain free!) and how incredibly easy these "miracle" muffins are to make.