Toting around a bag full of produce for your kids to snack on when the mood strikes isn’t exactly a realistic option for busy parents and caregivers. But there’s a solution: the almighty snack pouch. These pouches sneak in fruits, veggies and other goodies (we see you, chia seeds) to ensure little ones get a delicious and nutritious bite (OK, slurp) while you go about your day. Easy to stow in a purse or diaper bag, these treats are tasty little lifesavers.
Peter Rabbit Organics Strawberry and Banana Pure Fruit Snack, 4 Ounce Squeeze Pouch (Pack of 10)
Pumpkin Tree’s Peter Rabbit Organics squeeze pouches are so delish you’ll likely find yourself scooping up boxes of them regularly. Available in a variety of different flavors (such as Strawberry & Banana or Pea, Spinach, & Apple, just to name two), the company delivers on its promise to puree up organic ingredients into a convenient, easy-for-kids-to-use pouch. Just one 4-ounce packet of applesauce contains a full cup of fruit!
GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go, Variety Pack (Apple/Banana/Strawberry), 3.2 Ounce (20 Pouches)
Variety is the spice of life, and your kids will understand that from an early age thanks to GoGo squeeZ’s assortment of applesauce pouches. The 20-pack box includes three different flavors (apple apple, apple strawberry, apple banana), each made from 100 percent real fruit. The brand even offers up this fun idea: Freeze a pouch or two overnight to use as an ice pack in your kiddo’s lunchbox the next day. Not only will this keep the rest of the box’s contents cold, but they will have a yummy slushy to snack on for dessert.
Plum Organics Stage 2, Organic Baby Food, Fruit and Veggie Variety Pack, 4 Ounce pouches (Pack of 18)
This one’s for the littlest of snackers! Giving baby something nourishing to eat has never been easier with Plum Organics Stage 2 Organic Baby Food pouches. No bowl, no spoon, no muss, no fuss with these beauties. With flavors like Sweet Potato, Apple, & Corn and Pear, Purple Carrot, & Blueberry, there’s a little dose of both savory and sweet in each bite.