It's back to school time - which, for many parents, means busy afternoons of homework and running around to various sports and activities. The kids can often be ravenous after a busy day of learning and playing and need something to tide them over till dinner time, but not ruin their appetites. We share a round-up of some easy, delicious snacks to keep the kids fuelled for the afternoon - that won't ruin dinner!

Apple Slice Cookies
via One Little Project

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Apples, peanut butter, coconut and just a touch of chocolate - or carob, for a healthier option - come together for a delicious and easy afternoon snack to keep the kids going. And they're totally hackable for whatever your kids like best; think nuts, crunchy granola, chia seeds... the possibilities are endless!

Healthy Popcorn
via Amy's Healthy Baking

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Made with coconut oil, this healthy popcorn helps fill hungry bellies for the afternoon, without all the additives of store-bought popcorn. Super easy, this one's a classic for the kids.

Salt and Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas
via A Beautiful Plate

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Skip the chips and go for these delish roasted chickpeas instead; full of protein and fibre, they're healthy, tasty and they'll totally tide the kids over. Yum!

Trail Mix
via The Core by Fabletics

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Nuts, seeds, dried berries, fruit, and little treats like pretzels or carob chips... whatever the kids like, mix it together and store in a jar for an easy snack on the go! Kids can get involved, too, mixing it up on the weekend, ready for the week ahead. Perfect!

What are your go-to-snacks for the kids in the afternoon? We'd love to hear from you over on our Facebook page!

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