7 Summer Treats: Healthy Snack Ideas for the Whole Family

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APPLE COOKIES

These apple cookies make the perfect snack: they start with apple slices spread with your favorite nut butter, then topped with shredded coconut, walnuts and chocolate chips.

Photo and Recipe: Paleo Eats and Treats

Photo and Recipe: Paleo Eats and Treats

MELON AND CUCUMBER BITES

This layered snack of sweet and salty goodness will have the whole family coming back for more. They start with layers of sliced cucumbers and watermelon and topped with mint, cheese and a delicious maple-lime glaze. 

Photo and Recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life By DailyBurn

Photo and Recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life By DailyBurn

"FRIED" HONEY BANANAS

These are as simple as they are delicious. Crispy goodness made with just bananas, honey, olive oil, and cinnamon.

Photo and Recipe: Rachel Shulz

Photo and Recipe: Rachel Shulz

BARE NECESSITIES FRESH FRUIT POPS

Skip the store-bought, high-fructose corn syrup-laden popsicles this summer and try this healthier version that won't stain your kids' clothes. All you need to do is put sliced fresh fruit and coconut water  in some popsicle molds. Throw them in the freezer and you’ve got a great summer snack.

Photo and Recipe: The Nerd's Wife

Photo and Recipe: The Nerd's Wife

AVOCADO AND FETA STUFFED STRAWBERRIES

Photo and Recipe: Sweet Treats and More

Photo and Recipe: Sweet Treats and More

CRANBERRY ALMOND ENERGY BALLS

You need just a few minutes and a few ingredients to make this portable, gluten-free and vegan snack: pitted dates, dried cranberries, oatmeal and almonds. Super-easy, super-fast and super-delicious.

Photo and Recipe: Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Photo and Recipe: Cupcakes and Kale Chips

CUCUMBER ROLL UPS WITH GREEK YOGURT

This is the ultimate light summer fare. Enjoy with or without the turkey. The scrumptious combination of yogurt, lime juice, herbs and spices make this one a summer winner.

Photo and Recipe: Freshdreamer

Photo and Recipe: Freshdreamer

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