The Kid-Friendly Pantry

By: EatingWell Editors

Your answer to “There’s nothing to eat!”

Your answer to “There’s nothing to eat!”

Fruits & Veggies

Assorted dried fruits, such as apricots, prunes, cherries, cranberries, dates, figs, raisins
Orange sections, grapes, pineapple or melon chunks, washed and ready berries
Baby carrots, grape tomatoes, colorful bell pepper strips
Their favorite dressing for dipping: we recommend our Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Nuts and Seeds

Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds
Dry-roasted unsalted peanuts
Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
Sunflower seeds


Low-fat milk or soymilk
100% fruit juice


Low-fat or nonfat vanilla yogurt
Reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
Reduced-fat string cheese


Whole-grain cereals
Whole-wheat crackers