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11 Portable Snacks

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11 Portable Snacks

These fun, totable snacks are packed and ready to take along for a day at the beach, pool, park and more

The pool, the park, the road: These totally totable treats are made with summer fun in mind.

New School

Some new fish are swimming into town: These cookielike guys have a pleasant vanilla flavor that doesn’t overwhelm. Vanilla Goldfish Grahams; $2.19

Rice, Rice Baby
We're loving these crispy treats because they're made with brown rice and sweetened with chocolate milk. (EnviroKidz Crispy Rice Bar; $3.59 for six)

To-Go Gurt

This creamy yogurt doesn’t require refrigeration, so you can take it out for a picnic or pack it up for an extended day of beach-blanket bingo, baby. Gerber Graduates Yogurt Blends in Mixed Berry; $2.99 for four

Heart-y Nosh

Let us count the ways we love you: flax, sunflower seeds, oats, quinoa, soy. They’re tortillas that have it all — and kids’ll be none the wiser. FoodShouldTasteGood Multigrain; $4.99 for six

Star Power

Multitasking John Tesh has a new food line, including these bars with healthy whole-grain steel-cut oats. In this smaller kids’ size, they’re just right for grab-and-go eating. Intelligence for Your Life Kids Steel Cut Oat Bars; $19.08 for 12

Boing Boing
Add this fruit puree to yogurt—or let your toddler squeeze it right into his mouth. Fakey "fruit snacks" can't even compare! (Peter Rabbit Organics Mango, Banana and Orange Fruit Snack; $1.79)

Zippity Food-Da

Sweet, crunchy apples, cheddar cubes, and grapes are served up in some very familiar ears. Go to I-farms.com to download activity sheets for building “bugs” out of the snacks! Disney Garden Foodles; $2.50

Clifhanger

There’s no way to be quiet while eating this crunchy granola bar, which has 18 grams of whole grains. White Chocolate Macadamia Clif Crunch Bar; $3.99 for five

Sunny Disposition

Meet our favorite new packaged snack: tasty sunflower seed-and-grain nuggets that are a healthy alternative to chips and crackers. Each serving has seven grams of protein, thanks to the seeds. Somersaults in Santa Fe Salsa; $1.99

Any Way You Slice It

Dipping makes eating raw fruits and veggies more fun. Pick up these packaged apples that lure kids with a small tub of caramel sauce. Crunch Pak Sweet Apple Slices with Low Fat Caramel; $1

Barney Song

These neat packets are filled with 90 calories of almond butter, made from California nuts by a Fresno mompreneur. Grab a pear or an apple, then squeeze the butter right onto the slices. It’s genius — and peanut-free. Barney Butter; $9.79 for 24