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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks Recipe Archives

Technically, there is no such thing as healthy snacks. There are either complete or incomplete meals.

By this, all I mean is that a snack is typically something like a piece of fruit, some nuts, a yogurt, or a few crackers with cheese. These are not complete meals with a balance of protein, carbs, and fats.

If you are eating a complete meal that is small, then often, people call this a snack as well.

Some gym-goers and fit people like to eat many “small meals” per day. They are usually eating three main meals and two or more mini meals (or healthy snacks).

My recipes for healthy snacks are just parts of a complete meal. They are good for adding to a meal prep or a child’s school lunch box. I will give suggestions on how to pair them with other foods to round out your “mini meal”.

Check out Luscious Raspberry Lemon Dessert Hummus

How to Make Popcorn on the Stovetop (plus nacho seasoning recipe)

Homemade popcorn on the stovetop with diy popcorn seasoning takes an otherwise potentially unhealthy, sodium and msg filled snack and turns it into a high fiber, healthy, nutritious gluten free snack option perfect for school snacks or family movie night!

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Better Than Reese’s Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Jump to Recipe PIN Me! The classic combo of chocolate and peanut butter has been winning hearts for decades. I’ve been a chocolate peanut butter cup fan for my whole life. There was only a short period of years where I went into a health craze and didn’t eat any chocolate bars or treats whatsoever. After I realized that life wasn’t worth it if I couldn’t have chocolate peanut butter treats anymore, I started making my own (and yes, eating them out of the orange package once in a while because – life’s too short). Since I enjoy turning any…

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The Best DIY Bagel Chips and Easy Homemade Hummus

The next best thing to a fresh Montreal bagel is crispy, crunchy, savory, garlic everything bagel chips. These chips are perfect for dipping in hummus, smoked salmon dip, roasted red pepper dip and more. Try them and see for yourself how addictive they are!

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Cherry Almond Baked Protein Oatmeal

Jump to Recipe PIN Me! Cherry almond baked protein oatmeal – talk about a match made in heaven!  I feel like I say that a lot but truly, cherry almond is so. darn. good! As you’ve probably been able to tell if you’ve been around here before, I like to spike my breakfast with protein one way or another. I find that carby breakfasts are quite common and at my house, we love oatmeal, waffles, pancakes, and french toast! Caramelized Banana Protein French Toast Banana Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles (5 ingredients!) How to make High Protein Oatmeal Protein Pancake Mix…

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Luscious Raspberry Lemon Dessert Hummus

Jump to Recipe PIN It! If you haven’t heard of dessert hummus yet, get ready for a treat!  Recently, there has been several brands of dessert hummus popping up. I believe it all started with a company that pitched on Shark Tank and received a $600,000 offer. The popularity of dessert hummus has grown considerably and for good reason!  Cheap, healthy, versatile, and suitable for gluten free and vegan diets (if you are vegan and don’t eat honey it is easily replaced with maple syrup or agave syrup), dessert hummus appeals to a wide audience. Dessert Hummus Nutrition Chickpeas lend themselves very…

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