As more and more people transition to eating healthier, they put the majority of their focus on the big three meals of the day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While it’s great to ensure those three meals are of the healthy variety, it’s also super important to focus on eating healthy snacks in between those meals.
If you’re eating boneless chicken breast and broccoli for lunch but snacking on honey buns and candy bars, you’re going in a circle. Most think eating raw carrots and celery are the only healthy snack options out there. Not true. While carrots and celery definitely qualify as a healthy snack, there are plenty of other more tasty options available. Below, I’ll list 10 of my favorite healthy snack recipes.
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Portobello Mushroom Pizza
Lisa over at Snack-Girl has come up with a healthy snack that’s close to my heart. Pizza is my favorite food but it’s tough to fit into a healthy diet. Well, with this Portobello Mushroom pizza, I no longer have to worry about that.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Anytime Squares
How can you go wrong with pumpkin? Angela over at ohsheglows.com says “Soft and muffin-like in texture, these oil-free pumpkin oatmeal bars are light enough for breakfast and all your snacking needs.”
Skinny Berry Parfait
The Skinny Ms. crew hit it out of the park with this one. “The Skinny Berry Parfait is proof that desserts don’t need added sweeteners to taste delicious. Our healthy parfait recipes are a great option for those with a sweet tooth that don’t want to sabotage their diets.”
No-Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
Continuing with the pumpkin theme…wow! Who knew pie could be healthy!? Check this no-bake chocolate pumpkin pie out over at Chocolate Covered Katie.
This tasty pudding treat consists of frozen bananas, almond milk and cocoa powder. See the full recipe for S’mores Pudding over at the With Style and Grace Blog.
Bacon Chicken Bites
The name of this snack says it all! Bacon Chicken Bites! And you can eat it guilt free! A wonderful snack option provided by Wellness Mama.
Naturally-Sweetened Honey Popcorn Balls
Ali over at Gimme Some Oven has provided a really delicious and easy to make snack. All you need is two ingredients to make these Honey Popcorn Balls!
Apple Banana Muffins
Eat a muffin for breakfast or one for a mid-afternoon snack, the choice is yours. This apple banana muffin recipe provided by Natasha’s Kitchen is versatile and sure to hit the spot.
Crispy Roasted Chickpeas
Jaden at Steamy Kitchen says “The texture of Roasted Chickpeas is surprisingly crispy/crunchy – they make that lovely, loud crunch in your mouth like potato chips. And when you tell people that this recipe starts with 1 can of garbanzo beans, they won’t believe you. “
Paleo Cookie Dough Truffles
Melissa over at My Whole Food Life says” Not only are these paleo cookie dough truffles easy, they are also gluten free and vegan. Keep them in the fridge or freezer when you want a little something sweet. “
Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed this compilation of 10 healthy snack recipes from some of the best healthy food bloggers out there! Have fun with these and be sure to let us know what you think!