10 Snacks to Have on Hand When Your Kids Visit the Office
Stash these tasty office snacks in your desk drawer and you'll be ready when your kiddo stops by. (If you don't eat them first.)
These single-serving bags from Orville Redenbacher’s are perfect to pop in the microwave when your kids pay you a visit. Its sweet-and-salty flavor will be all your kids notice, but you’ll know it’s low in fat and calories. (Just like these homemade low-cal snacks!) Plus, the popcorn is 100% whole grain, so you can indulge in the entire bag.
It’s hard to find healthy gummy bears, but YumEarth was up for the challenge. Now, when you or your kids are craving a sweet snack at the office, these guilt-free gummies are there for you. They have only 70 calories and 9 grams of sugar per serving, plus no fat or high fructose corn syrup.
For those days when you want a heartier snack, keep Kar’s mini trail mix bags in your desk drawer. They’re quick and easy, and with various flavors, your kids are sure to enjoy them when they visit. They contain, nuts, though, so make sure nobody around you has an allergy. (You can reach for one of these allergy-free treats instead).
The best part about Snack Pack’s pudding cups is that they don’t require refrigeration. Everyone knows chocolate cravings can hit at any time, so having these at your side during the work day is a sweet indulgence. Plus, your kids will be pleasantly surprised when they’re welcomed with such a tasty snack.
If you purchase this 48-pack of fruit strips from Stretch Island, you won’t need to run to the store for snacks any time soon. There is no added sugar in this fruit leather, either—the sweetness comes directly from the real fruit. Each strip is just enough to satisfy a midday sweet tooth for either you or your child.
Pepperidge Farm’s Goldfish crackers are one of those snacks that brings any adult back to their childhood. This box comes with 10 bags each of cheddar colors and flavor-blasted cheddar, so they’ll last a while in the office. They’re easy enough for a kid to enjoy, but delicious enough for you to snack on, too.
Get the best of sweet and salty with this Keebler variety pack. The single-serving packs are great to keep in the office, plus you can choose from something sweet, such as fudge stripe cookies, or something salty, like Cheez-Its. Your kids will love having several tasty options, too.
These yogurt snacks provide the benefits of yogurt without the hassle of going to the refrigerator for a snack. They’re made by Gerber, so they’re definitely kid-friendly. But they’re also the perfect snack to curb those mid-afternoon hunger pangs.
Ditch the potato chips for something a bit healthier with these single-serving bags of veggie crisps. They’re only 100 calories per bag, so you get the crunch you crave in a healthier, heartier way. Plus, their salty flavor mimics real chips, so the kids will love them, too.
These Dole fruit cups are made with natural fruit and real fruit juice, and they’re easy to eat—just open the plastic covering and enjoy. Plus, you can drink the fruit juice for an added sweet bonus both you and the kids will feel good about. Leftover cups? Use ’em in these tasty canned fruit recipes.
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