Did you ever want healthy snacks during the day and wish you had some great snack station ideas?

Well you have come to the right place!  Find lots of snack station ideas below for office, work, school, and at home. These ideas are perfect for both kids and adults.

The station ideas below are DIY snack station ideas using very easy food items to create the very best snack station no where you are.  

Tips for Creating the Perfect Snack Station

Be sure to check with your group for any food allergies and food intolerances.  In addition, you can survey your group for any requests. Lastly, spread the word that a great snack station will be available on the given date.  Something for everyone in which to look forward! So whether your coworkers in organization have time for a healthy snack or not, they will have what they need available to them.

If you want to give the high vibes in the snack station, check out this high vibrational frequency of food list.


Snack Station Ideas for the Office Kitchen

These office snack station ideas are such a great way to bring your organization together and who that you care about the team.  Your snack station for office can be fun and doable.  The key is to keep it simple.  Use the resources that you have available in the office kitchen, for example, the refrigerator, freezer, and/or microwave.

These snack ideas for teachers are also great for snack station for the office.

Breakfast Snack Station

Create your own office snack bar on the kitchen counter.  So many people head out of the door to the office with only a cup of coffee in hand.  It is the perfect opportunity to help provide great snack choices at the office. 

Here is a list of items to include on an Office Breakfast Snack Station:

  • Yogurt Cups
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Fresh Blueberries or whichever is in season
  • Morning Glory Muffins
  • Whole Wheat Waffles
  • English Muffins
  • Nut Butter
If you are really feeling over the top, you can create an overnight oats option as well. Here is a recipe for Berry Cheesecake Overnight Oats.

Afternoon Snack Station

Sometimes in the afternoon, you might just need a little pick-me-up!  A nice light nutritious snack might just be the perfect idea.  One of the best snacks in the afternoon is a combination of fruit and protein.  Here are several choices of fruit, protein, and more.  

  • Apples or Apple Slices
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cheese Sticks or String Cheese
  • Cottage Cheese with Pineapple
  • Cottage Cheese with Mandarin Orange Cup
  • Pineapple Chunks
  • Grilled Chicken Strips
  • Cucumber Slices
  • Hummus

Energy Snack Station

Do you ever get the afternoon slump and look for something to help give you enough energy to get through the rest of the day?  That’s where the energy snack station comes into play.  Many people think that energy has to come from caffeine, however, choosing snacks and proper portion control is an easy solution.

  • Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Bell Peppers with Hummus
  • Cherry Tomatoes with Ranch
  • Granola Oatmeal Bars
  • Protein Bars

Fruit on the Go Snack Station

For the days when you are between meetings and have to grab and go, why not choose some great options from the snack bin. 

  • Mandarin Fruit Cups
  • Pineapple Fruit Cups
  • Boxes of Raisins
  • Boxes of Yogurt Raisins
  • Whole Bananas
  • Whole Oranges
  • Fresh Sliced Kiwi Strawberry Fruit Cup
  • Squeeze Pouch Fruit
  • Applesauce Cup
  • Medjool Dates
  • Prunes

Smart Hydration Snack Station

Proper hydration is important for productivity.  However, many people hydrate with high sugar sodas.  Below are some ideas with less sugar and more actual hydration.

  • Flavored Beverage Sticks (Low Calorie)
  • Electrolyte Mixes
  • 100% Fruit Juice
  • Lemon Juice or Lemon Wedges
  • Lime Juice or Lime Wedges
  • Cucumber Slices
  • Water Bottles

Snack Station Ideas for School

Below are very easy snack station ideas so that teachers and parents can send snack station food items to school without the worry of lots of cooking or baking.  A school snack station is a great idea and the best way to provide good choices for school snacks for kids.

If the snack station is ongoing, consider getting some packaged snacks as we have listed below.

  • Granola Snack Station
  • Stock up the snack station with a variety of granola options.
  • Kind Bars
  • Crunchy Granola Bars
  • Chewy Granola Bars
  • Loose Granola with Nuts and Dried Fruit

Fruit Cup Snack Station

School snack ideas can be as easy as a snack cup. Have a variety of fruit cups available.  Here are some ideas:

  • Mandarin Orange Cups
  • Pineapple Cups
  • Fruit Cocktail Cups
  • Applesauce Cups
  • Cinnamon Applesauce Cups

Snack Station at Home for the Whole Family

Creating a snack station at home is a great way to have snacks ready for adults and kids.  The snack station at home is an easy solution when family members are looking for items to bring in the lunch box or have as an after school snack.

Pantry Snack Station Cart

This snack cart is the perfect kids snack station so that kids can pick out their own snacks.  Keep a variety of snacks on rotation to keep the snack cart with new interesting healthy foods.

  • Fruit Cups
  • Squeeze Fruit
  • Fruit Bars (made with whole grains)
  • Trail Mix Packets with nuts for healthy fats
  • Individual Bags of Popcorn
  • Package of Crackers
  • Fresh Fruits like apples, kiwis, oranges

Refrigerator Snack Station

The refrigerator is a great place to make snack drawer for perishable snack items.  

  • Washed Grapes
  • Mandarin Oranges (washed but not peeled)
  • Individual Cheese
  • Drinkable Yogurt
  • 100% Juice Boxes
  • Sliced Cucumbers
  • Sliced Watermelon (or whatever is in season fruit)
  • Baby Carrots
  • Dips Cups

Breakfast Bar Snack Station

  • Yogurt Bar with Toppings
  • Baked Goods
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Snack Bars
  • Sports Activity Snack Station
  • Trail Mix
  • Protein Bars
  • Smoothies
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Crunchy Chickpeas
  • Apple Chips and Nut Butter

Smoothie Station

  • Frozen Fruit
  • Ripe Bananas
  • Peanut Butter Powder
  • Protein Powder
  • Flax Seeds
  • Chia Seeds
  • Milk

Looking for Work Meeting Snack Ideas for your group.  Check out these 31 best healthy meeting snack ideas your team will love.

Next time you head to the grocery store, be sure to pick up a variety of snack options for adult or child’s snack station.  Being prepared is the easiest way to make better choices.  When we are in a rush or just hungry, we can make spur of the moment decisions on snacks.  Choose wisely and have fun with a display for your snack station ideas at work, home, or school.


If your child is involved in sports or afternoon actvities, these ideas are great for setting up a snack station.  For more ideas for snacks for teens, check out Cheer Snack Bag Ideas.


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