Snack Time: Nairn’s Astro Bites

Nairn’s (the makers of those lovely oatcakes you keep in the cupboard telling yourself you’ll eat for pre-gym energy but end up loading up with cheese for a late night snack when you’ve forgotten to eat all day…) have a range of fun mini bites for kids in the shape of space stuff.

We tested the Berry flavour (they also come in choc chip and cheese) on some hungry after-schoolers.

Foodista’s caramel cream cheese

“Nairn’s Astrobites are gluten free and have barely any sugar when compared to other kids’ snacks, but none of that will be in any way on your child’s radar because – essentially – they look like space ships. The Berry variety isn’t too sweet – one tip is to put them out with a round bowl of hummus or a cream cheese dip and let the kids pretend they are ‘landing on the moon’…”

Available from most supermarkets incl Ocado. For more info and stockists click here.