Your little mer-people can work up quite the appetite swimming all summer, so that’s why it’s important to have the perfect seaside snacks ready to go. From mermaid toast and under the sea graham crackers, we’ve rounded up a nice combo of healthy and sweet treats that will keep your gaggle of mermaids riding the waves. Keep scrolling to see our faves.

Mermaid Toast

Move over avocado toast, it's time to enjoy this breakfast fave mermaid-style! This healthy option is made with cream cheese and yogurt for a sweet and tangy toast that's made even more magical with fun food coloring. Find the easy recipe at The Skinny Fork.

Under the Sea Graham Crackers

Festive and oh-so-easy, these under the sea graham crackers pair every kiddos fave snacks! Pantry staples like graham crackers, goldfish and sprinkles combine with blue frosting to make a fun underwater scene that can be as simple or as detailed as you want. Get all the details at The First Year.

Mermaid Muddy Buddies

Your fave Chex Mix treat just got a mer-makeover! Powdered sugar and candy melts turn this normally dark-colored snack into a magical munchie that no one can resist. Head to Pink Cake Plate the full recipe.

Sand Dollar Cookies

How cute are these sand dollar cookies from Poet in the Pantry? Your little sous chef can get involved rolling the cookies in cinnamon sugar and placing the sliced almonds on top. Find out how to make these snickerdoodles gone beachy by clicking here.

Mermaid Tails

Pretzels plus colorful chocolate equals adorable mermaid tails! Perfect for an after school snack or a mer-themed party, these easy to make tails use melting chocolates, sprinkles and simple pretzel rods, but look like a million bucks. Get the easy recipe from Ever After in the Woods.

Shark Bait Popcorn

Make a simple mix inspired by Jennifer Thurston. Popcorn, white chocolate and Swedish fish are a match made in heaven for movie-watching or afternoon snacking. To see the recipe, click here.

Mermaid Bark

Whimsical and sweet, this mermaid bark is not only pleasing to the eye, but perfectly palatable, too! Melting chocolate is colored and swirled, then topped with decadent candies and sprinkles! You can find the whole recipe at Jasper & Willow.

Mermaid Donut Holes

Pre-made donut holes are your best friend with this sweet. They are dipped in melted chocolate, then topped with homemade mermaid tails made from a DIY candy mold. While this snack takes a bit more time, the end result is a treat for the eyes. Head to A Magical Mess for the full tutorial.

Homemade Chex Mix

Put an ocean-inspired twist on your classic Chex Mix recipe by adding goldfish crackers, like in this recipe from Brownie Bites. Let the munching begin! Click here to get the recipe.

Tuna Salsa Wrap

For a quick and healthy lunch, whip up Blogging with Apples’ awesome wrap recipe, filled with crunchy veggies and savory tuna. To grab the recipe, click here.

Oven Baked Fish Nuggets

Skip the frozen fish fingers and make this fab recipe from The Cook’s Pyjamas instead. It’s sure to be a hit with the whole gang. Click here to grab the recipe.

—Karly Wood & Susie Foresman

Feature photo: iStock

 

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