Healthy and Budget-Friendly Vegan Snacks for Kids

May 17, 2011 by Keri

When One Green Planet contacted me about contributing a monthly column to their site, I was thrilled to be invited to take part. They have so many great contributors, including presidents, CEOs, and founders of compassionate and eco-friendly  organizations, well-known authors, vegan fashion designers, bloggers, activists, and experts in all fields eco-friendly.  There’s such a plethora of information! I’m excited to announce my first article, Healthy and Budget-Friendly Snacks for Kids, is up on One Green Planet, so stop by and check it out!

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Among the common myths of veganism are the beliefs that the vegan diet is unaffordable to the masses and vegan foods are inherently healthy. But with more people than ever embracing the vegan lifestyle, and companies catching on, it’s just as easy to find sugary, processed, packaged vegan treats. When it comes to perfect snack-time foods for our little ones, it’s important to think outside the box. Healthy snacks with minimal to no processing, no refined sugar, and no artificial colors and flavorings are not only best for our growing children, but also more wallet-friendly.

To read the rest of the article, head over to One Green Planet!

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  1. Jess - The Domestic Vegan says:

    Wow, awesome!! Good for you, Keri! Going to read it now…

  2. Great article! It is daunting to find vegan things picky kids will like. Celia isn’t vegan, but I encourage vegan foods as much as possible and will do even more of that as she gets older. She loves hummus with crackers or carrots, and loves smoothies of all kinds.

    • Keri says:

      Aww, my little man loves hummus and smoothies too. Plus, he says “hummus” really cute!

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