15 Tasty Snacks to Tide Your Kid Over Until a Late Dinner (PHOTOS)

Hummus and pita and veggiesWhether they're heading out to sports practices, music lessons, or just to play in the neighborhood, kids have some pretty busy afternoons! As moms, we do too, which means dinner doesn't always hit the table as early as we'd like. To tide kids over and give them the fuel to keep going, (without melting down) you'll need healthy and hearty snacks.

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We found 15 foods that offer lots of protein, potassium, and plenty of flavor to give the little guys and girls a much-needed boost until suppertime.

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