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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

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Oatmeal with peanut butter is a big favourite at my house.  It’s so good just to eat a bowl of warm oatmeal with a big dollop of peanut butter on top. Especially when I make it packed full of extra nutrition and protein (see this how-to). My daughters love it when we add a few chocolate chips in as well. They get all melty and the girls swirl everything together. It makes for messy faces but happy tummies. My older son wanted me to make something a little more structured. He was intent that I should not only add chocolate…

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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

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 thing and everything into a…

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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

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! Almond Joy Baked Oatmeal Caramelized Banana Protein French Toast Banana Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles (5 ingredients!) How to make High Protein Oatmeal Protein Pancake Mix Recipe…

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