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Nom Nom Nom! Top 10 Healthy, Nut-Free Snacks for School

by Erin Dower

Are you stumped for snack ideas because your child can't eat nuts — or can't bring nuts to school due to a classmate's peanut allergy? Besides fresh fruit and veggies, learn some other easy, packable, healthy snacks that kids can bring to school for a safe, nut-free snack time. Just be sure to read the ingredients list and any notes below it on nutrition labels every time you purchase foods to confirm they are nut-free and not packaged in a facility that handles nuts. Manufacturing processes can change at any time. Take a look at our nut-free lunch ideas, too!

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Healthy nut free school snack, Horizon organic string cheese

String Cheese


Whether your child likes to peel it or go straight in for the kill, string cheese is probably already one of your go-to snacks for kids. You'll be happy to know that most brands are on the safe list for nut-free schools and classrooms.

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