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Fruit Shoot Fruit Bars – Healthier Kids Snacks

I don’t know about you but when I was a kid I liked all of the snacks. They were normally in the forms of a 10p mix, do you remember those? Sherbet dips, fruit salads, fizz whizz popping candy, pretty much anything that resulted in me bouncing off the walls. Not a healthy snack in sight!

Now I have two children of my own, I understand the importance of a balanced diet. My 7 year old would seriously eat his own body weight in junk snacks if he could. Just like recently when it was dinner time and he picked and picked at his dinner. After coaxing him to eat it, he managed half of his plate.

It wasn’t until later that night when the kids were tucked up in bed and I was in the kitchen making Craig and I a cuppa, that I noticed the Pringles tin on the side. It was almost empty! Yes, the cheeky monkey had polished them off albeit a hand full in the bottom.

Picky Eater

As a result of just wanting snacks 24/7, he was more picky with his meals. So I have been doing some meal planning and making dinner time more fun by involving him more in the choices of what we have. Also introducing lots of new dishes too. We soon mastered that and he now will eat his dinners without playing with his food. We then needed to work on the snacking!

So when I noticed the all new Fruit Shoot Fruit Bars I just had to get some.
 

A Healthier Snack


Fruit Shoot Fruit bars come in 5 flavours –

Summer Fruits

Apple & Blackcurrant

Tropical

Apple

Peach & Mango

Providing 1 of your 5 day, with no artificial colours flavours or preservatives makes these the perfect snack between meals.

Fruit Shoot Fruit bars are now a big hit in our house. They are a little sweet for my taste, however the boys love them and I have peace of mind that they are free from added sugar and certified by Sugar Wise. If you are looking for a healthier snack to pop into your childs lunchbox then these may be worth a try.

Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those on a gluten-free diet.

Available at Tesco and Amazon from just £2.29 for 5 X 25g bars.

*This is a collaborative post*

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9 Comments

  1. Helen

    October 25, 2017 at 11:10 am

    I’ve never heard of these before, but what an interesting concept. I like that they provide children with one of their five a day 🙂
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  2. Pati Robins

    October 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Thank you for letting us know about them – My daughter will be over the moon she loves fruit shots dinks – so the bars will be a huge hit in our home

  3. Cath - BattleMum

    October 26, 2017 at 8:08 am

    I could do with these in Portugal. It’s very hard to find healthy convenient snacks here. I’m trying to prepare snack bags for our Disney trip and struggling. These would be ideal!
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  4. Ami Roberts

    October 26, 2017 at 8:40 am

    I didn’t realise that fruit shoots did snacks!! What a great alternative to sugary snacks! X

  5. Rhian Westbury

    October 26, 2017 at 9:25 am

    I didn’t know fruit shoot did fruit bars, but they sound like a great alternative snack x

  6. Fashion and Style Police

    October 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    I need to get these snacks for my kids. They are yet to try them. My son loves their drinks so I am sure he would love the bars.

  7. Newcastle Family Life

    October 28, 2017 at 9:42 am

    I will have to look out for these when I go shopping as I think my children would like these x
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  8. Natalia

    October 28, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Feeling your pain with the snacking monsters! I found an empty cookie wrapper under my son’s bed last week… crumbs everywhere!! : 0

  9. Becky

    October 30, 2017 at 6:17 am

    OOh these look good for lunch boxes
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