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30+ Allergen-Free Healthy Back-to-School Snacks

Check out over 30 healthy back-to-school recipes to make packing lunch a breeze. They are all free of common allergens, but still super delicious and kid-friendly!

30+ Allergen-Free Healthy Back-to-School Snacks

Happy August! That means it’s almost back-to-school time for anyone with kids. I don’t have kids myself, but I have received several requests for healthy kid-friendly snacks that can be easily portable in the lunch box.

So I asked for help from my fellow talented bloggers so I can put together this roundup of allergen-free and delicious recipes that even adults will love. Hope you enjoy these adorable treats and I hope it makes back-to-school time a bit easier and more fun for you and your little ones!

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

Pumpkin Custard in a Jar by Eat Beautiful

Grain-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins by The Real Food Dietitians

Grain-Free Banana Nut Muffins by And Here We Are

Spiced Bacon Cashews by What Great Grandma Ate

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

‘Cheese’ Pizza Kale Chips by The Real Food Dietitians

Paleo Apple Bacon Muffins by What Great Grandma Ate

Winter Squash “Fruit” Leather by Eat Beautiful

Low-Carb Cauliflower Hash Browns by Eat Drink Paleo

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

Strawberry Men by I Heart Umami

Maple Apple-Cinnamon No-Bake Treats by Today in Dietzville

Honey Orange Fruit Snacks by Delicious Obsessions

Sweet Lime Plantain Chips by Plaid and Paleo

Paleo Pickle Deviled Eggs

Pickle Deviled Eggs by What Great Grandma Ate

Blueberry Pudding Cake by On Diet and Health

Dill Chicken Salad by Peace, Love and Low Carb

Paleo Banana Pecan Muffins by Pure and Simple Nourishment

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

Coconut Honey Joys by Eat Drink Paleo

Tahini Molasses Cookies by And Here We Are

Paleo Pumpkin Hummus by What Great Grandma Ate

Tiger Nut Trail Mix by Today in Dietzville

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

Mocha Almond Kind Bars by Plaid and Paleo

Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip by What Great Grandma Ate

Babaganoush by And Here We Are

Basic Gummies by Whole Daily Life
Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

Homemade Baked Veggie Chips by Delicious Obsessions

Apple Pie Spiced Apple Chips by Plaid and Paleo

Sweet Potato Croquettes With Ham Hock by Eat Drink Paleo

Roasted Honey Dijon Pecans by Pure and Simple Nourishment

Allergen Free Back to School Snacks

No-Bake Apricot Almond Coconut Energy Bars by The Real Food Dietitians

No-Jello Chocolate Pudding Cups by Today in Dietzville

Spiced Maple Rosemary Mixed Nuts by What Great Grandma Ate

Plantain Chips by Delicious Obsessions

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Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs

Whether you are keto or on a low-carb diet, these Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs make a great craving-killing snack or dessert!

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Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs

I’m not much of a snacker. I like to eat 3 solid meals each day, and make them big enough so I don’t get hungry in between them. I don’t eat a ketogenic diet, but I do like to keep it lower in carbs and higher in fat and protein because that’s what makes me feel great. I used to have a blood sugar imbalance back in the days when I used to eat a super high sugar diet, so healing myself through quality fats and protein has made such a huge difference in my health.

While I try to avoid desserts and I don’t even crave them anymore ever since overhauling my diet, I do like a piece chocolate once in a while after a meal. My favorite go-to has been these Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs that are sugar free but chock full of healthy fats and protein!

Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat BombsPaleo Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs

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One of my favorite products I’ve tried so far is their Hydrolyzed Collagen from grass-fed pasture-raised cows. I’ve been putting it in my coffee every morning, hot or iced, and it dissolves easily into liquids so you can add them easily to recipes like these fat bombs. You can’t tast them and I love that I’m getting high-quality protein (literally, the only ingredient in it is Hydrolyzed Collagen!). My hair and nails have been growing like crazy ever since I started taking collagen.

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  • Support Joint Health
  • Improve Gut Function and Digestion
  • Keep Excess Inflammation in Check
  • Build and Restore Muscle
  • Support a Healthy Metabolism
  • Keep Appetite In Check
  • Promote Healthy Brain Function
  • Promote Deeper Sleep

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Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs

I love that I was able to amp up the nutrients in these fat bombs with the addition of collagen, and they turned out so rich, chocolate-y, and delicious. Because of their high fat and protein content, just one of these Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs will kill your sugar cravings and keep you satiated until the next meal. I didn’t feel the need to add any sweeteners but you can add a bit of honey or maple syrup if you want!
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Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs
 
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  1. In a small saucepan, heat coconut oil, coconut butter, and almond butter, over low heat until melted.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir together.
  3. Pour the mixture in a silicon mold of your choice. Freeze for 20 minutes until the fat bombs harden. Store in the freezer or the refrigerator.
  4. If you don't have a silicon mold, you can pour the mixture in a small pan, freeze, then cut into bite sized squares.

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Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Fat Bombs (Keto, Whole30)

Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles (Paleo, Vegan)

These sweet and creamy Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles are paleo and vegan, and they are a delicious and healthy treat on a hot summer day!

Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles

It’s almost 4th of July, and I’m relishing in the fact that it falls on a Tuesday. It feels like an extra-long weekend, although Monday is a work day for many people. From what I’ve been hearing, most people are working from home or taking Monday off, so It feels like an extra-indulgent mid-week break!

While I usually don’t post recipes on weekends, I wanted to get these super summery and scrumptious Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles to you before you start the celebration with BBQs and fireworks. I just love the combination of berries and cream, and even better when it’s in popsicle form!

Coconut Mixed Berry PopsiclesCoconut Mixed Berry Popsicles

I love that these mixed berry popsicles are festive as well, with their red, white, and blue hues. I used strawberries and blueberries, but you can use any other types of berries as well, like raspberries or blackberries. Either way, you have to try them because this is such an easy recipe and it’s so dang yummy.

What fun plans do you have for 4th of July? I think we might head to the beach to watch the fireworks and try out some food trucks. Of course, I will enjoy this yummy cold treat as well since they’ll be calling my name from the freezer. While I’m not a sweets-lover, I can definitely enjoy 1 or 2 coconut mixed berry popsicles, when it’s over 80 degrees out!

Coconut Mixed Berry PopsiclesCoconut Mixed Berry Popsicles

Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles
 
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  1. In a high powered blender, blend coconut milk, coconut sugar, shredded coconut, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.
  2. Place chopped strawberries in the popsicle mold, dividing them evenly.
  3. Pour coconut milk mixture over the strawberries so it fills up ⅔ of the popsicle mold. You should have some coconut milk mixture left over. Set aside.
  4. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  5. Once partially frozen, push down the popsicle sticks into the middle of the mold until they stick through the frozen layer so they stay in place.
  6. Place blueberries in the mold on top of the coconut milk layer, pushing some down to the middle of the mold
  7. Pour the rest of the coconut milk mixture over the blueberries to the top of the mold.
  8. Freeze the whole thing for at least 4 hours.
  9. When ready to eat, run the mold under warm water to remove the popsicles.

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Coconut Mixed Berry Popsicles (Paleo, Dairy Free, Vegan)