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The holidays are a notorious time for indulging in sweets and baked goods. So give the kids a break from all that sugar with some healthy holiday treats sprinkled in. Don’t let the cuteness of these healthy Christmas snacks fool you – many are simple to make using fresh fruits and veggies. Penguin banana or strawberry Santas anyone? Your kids will be awed by your food art and you’ll be secretly pleased they’ll be eating something nutritious to balance out the holiday bulge! Many of these are delicious healthy options for an adorable Christmas breakfast.

What are your favorite healthy holiday treats?

Bagel Ornament Snack (via Fork and Beans)

Pomegranate Fruit Stocking (via Cutechichai)

Pancake Christmas Tree (via Mama Makes Pancakes)

Pancake Strawberry Santa (via Fork and Beans)

Strawberry Banana Santas (via My Kids Lick The Bowl)

Snowman Smoothies (via Eats Amazing)

String Cheese Snowman (via No Biggie)

Banana Snowmen (via One Handed Cooks)

Grinch Party Christmas Snack (via Clean & Scentsible)

Banana Penguins (via Reading Confetti)

Apple Fruit Snowman (via Food Art Fun)

Egg Snowmen (via Roxy’s Kitchen)

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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.