3 Healthy Holiday Treats for Your Little Ones

3 Healthy Holiday Treats for Your Little Ones

The holidays are so fun, but they are also loaded with sugary treats. From neighbors bringing goodie trays to making your own goodie trays to hanging candy canes in the tree, the sugary treats are hard to avoid. This year, a dentist in Twin Falls has come up with a few healthy alternatives to make with your kids this year. Maybe you’ll even find some healthy options for your goodie plates.

Christmas Veggie Cups

Use colorful veggies to make some decorative Christmas veggie cups. With red peppers to make Santa’s suit, peas to make an elf’s outfit, and cauliflower and carrots for a snowman, you’ll have some pretty cute veggies on your hand.



Strawberry Mice

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring – except for this adorable mouse! Make some “Night Before Christmas” mice with strawberries, almond slices, cheese, and crackers. This yummy, healthy snack is sure to please your little ones. They’d probably love to help put them together too!

Cream Cheese Olive Penguins

How cute are these little penguins? And all you need for them is cream cheese, olive, carrots, and tooth picks. Not only will your kids love these fun little snacks, but so will your guests! Put together a tray of these adorable creatures for the next holiday party you attend. You’ll be getting compliments on them all night. Don’t take our word for it, just give it a try!


For some fun Christmas activities, find a few of these healthy holiday snacks that your kids can put together. Use it as an activity to keep them busy while you prepare holiday meals or wrap presents, or use this for a family activity to bond with healthy eating! For other fun healthy snacks, look to Pinterest. There are hundreds of ideas to choose from, and you can find just the right health holiday treat for your littles.

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