Your Favorite Childhood Snacks Get a Healthier Upgrade ...

By Vanessa

Your Favorite Childhood Snacks Get a Healthier Upgrade ...

If you're still snacking on Snack Pack pudding cups and Ritz's cheez dip, it's time to upgrade to a, well, healthier alternative. It'll still give you the satisfaction you're after and make you feel a lot better about yourself whilst eating it! Here are some of the most classic childhood snacks and what you can trade them for:

Table of contents:

  1. 1. Ready-to-eat Meal Boxes
  2. 2. Crackers
  3. 3. Yogurt
  4. 4. Pretzels
  5. 5. Pudding

1 Ready-to-eat Meal Boxes

Ready-to-eat Meal Boxes Kid version: Lunchables Pepperoni Pizza
Healthier upgrade: Starbucks Protein Bistro Box
As convenient and awesome Lunchables are, there are better options! For example, you can pick up a bistro box from Starbucks that's complete with fruits, cheese, and crackers with peanut butter!

2 Crackers

Crackers Kid version: Handi-Snacks Crackers 'n Cheez Dip
Healthier upgrade: Tribe Hummus To Go with Pita Chips
I'm sure you're already obsessed with pita chips and hummus but if not, it's a great alternative to crackers 'n cheez!

3 Yogurt

Yogurt Kid version: Sprinkl'ins
Healthier upgrade: Yopa Greek Vanilla Yogurt with Kellogg's Special K
I loved getting this yogurt for lunch as a kid! But now, I've swapped it for some greek yogurt with crunchy mix-ins like Kellog's Special K! It has way less sugar and has four times as much protein as Sprinkl'ins!

4 Pretzels

Pretzels Kid version: Pretzel Stix
Healthier upgrade: Hummus With Pretzels
By adding hummus to the pretzel mix, you get some protein and some healthy fat.

5 Pudding

Pudding Kid version: Snack Packs
Healthier upgrade: Dark Cacao Chia Pods
Chia seeds contain protein, fiber and healthy omega-3 fatty acids that benefit your brain and body! Plus, it's just as yummy!

Want more alternatives? Check out for some other healthy versions of your favorite childhood snacks!

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