Snack Suggestions from ADDitude Readers
"Soft pretzels and lemonade, and all types of melons and berries."
-Marie Brady, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
"Trail mix, with fruits and nuts, but no chocolate bits. The dried fruits give it a sweet taste."
-Erin Schinzel, Greeley, Colorado
"Spread peanut butter on half of a slice of turkey bologna. Fold the slice in half. My daughter calls it a 'bologna taco'!"
-Lisa Thompson, Robbinsdale, Minnesota
"We have great luck with PowerBars. They are high in protein and taste good."
-Karyn Schaffner, Macomb, Michigan
"Cut out a sandwich with a cookie cutter. Large hearts are great for girls, animal and truck shapes for boys."
-Neva Vogt, Shawano, Wisconsin
"Yoplait Original Yogurt -- strawberry and French vanilla don’t have artificial colors."
-Nancy Richwine, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
"Yogurt in a tube and string cheese, while expensive, can be eaten out of the package without utensils."
-Lori Fuller, British Columbia, Canada
"ZonePerfect Bars -- they’re high in protein and can be eaten on the run."
-Susan Brown, Centerbrook, Connecticut
"My ADHD boys are sensitive to the taste of older bread. Fresh bread makes sandwiches more appealing -- and they’ll usually eat them."
-Helen Goble, Carmichael, California
"My 11-year-old son loves crunchy dill pickles wrapped in a slice of turkey or ham."
-Elizabeth Conti, Ontario, Canada
"Fluffernutters -- they don’t make my son hyperactive and they fatten him up a little."
-Rebecca, Fredericksburg, Virginia