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The Kids' Healthy Food Awards

  • Michael Kraus

    Snack Stars
    CLIF Kid ZBar Iced Oatmeal Cookie

    Drop two in your bag when you head out to the playground because you won't want to share—trust us!

    Even picky eaters can eat healthy. Learn how!

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    Pudding cup
    JELL-O Chocolate Fat-Free Pudding Snacks

    The proof is, er, in the pudding. Even though it's made with skim milk, this creamy, fudge-like cup tastes like the real deal.

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    Fruit pop
    Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value Strawberry Frozen Fruit Bar

    Bursting with chunks of real fruit, this pop star is tops in the frozen-dessert section.

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    Dried fruit
    Peeled Snacks

    Next time you're at Starbucks and your kid is clamoring for a treat, reach for a bag of this organic dried fruit that will

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    Fresh fruit
    Earthbound Farms Organic Dippin' Doubles

    It's what you would make for your kid's snack if you had time: fresh apple slices with a vanilla yogurt dip.

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    Chips
    Food Should Taste Good Original Sweet Potato Chips

    Sweet, salty and crunchy usually equals unhealthy. Not here. You get all three, plus loads of vitamin A.

  • Michael Kraus

    Cereal
    General Mills Multi-Grain Cheerios Peanut Butter

    This breakfast powerhouse (16 grams of whole grains per serving) gets a fresh kid-friendly peanut butter–flavor makeover.

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    Instant oatmeal
    Kashi GOLEAN Hot Cereal Hearty Honey & Cinnamon

    These hearty spoonfuls have just a touch of honey, so you can feel good about serving it to the kiddos.

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    Bagel
    Thomas' 100% Whole Wheat Bagel Thins

    These bread ends are perfect paired with everything from cream cheese and fruit to scrambled eggs.

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    Waffle
    Nature's Path Organic Ancient Grains 9 Grains & Honey

    This thick, fluffy waffle has a slightly sweet nutty flavor, plus five grams of fiber to keep tummies full longer.

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    Yogurt
    Chobani Champions in Orange Vanilla

    This Greek goddess is made with real fruit and has the right mix of sweet and tart that will remind kids of an orange Creamsicle pop.

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    Pasta
    Barilla Plus

    An easy way to get your family to love whole-wheat pasta: It tastes like regular noodles, with a healthy boost of fiber and protein.

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    Pasta sauce
    Classico Tomato & Basil Sauce

    This supermarket staple tastes about as close to homemade as you can get.

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    Frozen pizza
    Newman's Own Margherita Thin & Crispy Pizza

    Cheaper (and healthier) than delivery, make it a pizza-party night with this wholesome pie that features a multigrain crust and plenty of cheese.

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    Chicken nugget
    Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets

    If you can't make your own, these all-natural nibbles are a close second. And they come in a family-size bag.

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    Grilled chicken
    Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken Breast Strips

    Soccer practice ran late? Keep these versatile strips on hand to whip up stir-fries or quesadillas in a snap.

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    French fries
    Alexia Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Fries

    Healthy fries? You bet! These lightly seasoned sweet potato fingers taste better than any fast-food spud.

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    Fruit spread
    Welch's Natural Strawberry & Grape Spreads

    A perfect match for our PB winner, this juicy jelly is missing the one ingredient your kids can do without—high-fructose corn syrup.

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    Sliced cheese
    Organic Valley American Cheese Singles

    Whether it's for a turkey-and-cheese or gooey grilled cheese, these unprocessed slices are sure to please.

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    Turkey deli meat
    Oscar Mayer Selects Slow Roasted Turkey Breast

    This preservative-free sandwich staple comes in nine-ounce packs, so you can skip the deli counter.

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    Juice box
    Odwalla Fruit Smoothies for Kids

    Slightly thicker than your average juice, each box contains real fruit purees—strawberries, bananas or peaches.

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    Peanut butter
    Smucker's Natural Creamy

    Spread the word: Peanut butter should have only two ingredients—peanuts and salt, say our nutrition experts. This fits the bill.

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    Sandwich bread
    Arnold's Health-full 10 Grain Bread

    When roaming the endless bread aisle, look for whole grains and at least three grams of fiber. This loaf delivers the goods.

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    Breakfast

    Earth's Best Fruit & Grain Puree Pouches

    These puree blends of organic fruit and whole grains for babies 6 months and up let tots feed themselves.

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    Lunch
    Happy Tot Toddler Meal Bowls

    Just like your Lean Cuisines! Pop these organic meals in the microwave for 30 seconds for a balanced meal packed with protein.

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    Snack
    Gerber Graduates Blueberry Puffs

    This finger-food fave gets a new flavor profile, chock-full of whole grains, iron and other important nutrients for growing bodies.

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    Dinner
    Sprout Organic Toddler Meals

    Made with whole grains and 100% organic ingredients, Tyler Florence's mini-me meals are so delicious, we're hoping for a line of adult food down the road.

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