Grazing through the kitchen is accelerating as kids settle into summer patterns.
As a result, parents are becoming more alert to the need for nutritious snacks. After all, according to research from the US Department of Agriculture (link below) kids now average three snacks a day.
Government agency research shows comparable per portion costs when healthy snacks are served instead of traditional snacks. Graham crackers were the cheapest snack surveyed; muffins and frozen pizza the most expensive.