We’ve all been there before: you come home from work feeling tired after a long day, and before you can realize what’s happening you’re digging through the cupboard for something sugary. It’s only natural. Over the years we’ve stopped making healthy snacks for ourselves and started to rely on packaged snack food.
But making a healthy change doesn’t have to be hard. With a little prep work you can make a week’s worth of healthy snacks and stick to your routine.
It helps if you have some really delicious bites to look forward to, so try one of these 9 healthy snack recipes.
1. Sweet Potato Tots
If you own a healthy cookbook odds are your family is tired of sweet potato fries. Try this creative twist instead.
2. Frozen Yogurt Bark
Naturally sweetened with honey and dried fruit, this frozen treat is like a healthy chocolate bar.
3. Hummus Deviled Eggs
This snack is easy to throw together in a pinch or bring to a potluck. Sprinkling a little Cajun spice or Paprika on top adds a nice kick.
4. Oatmeal Bars
The store-bought version of these treats are actually full of sugar, so make them at home instead. This recipe also doesn’t require any baking.
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The hardest part of making a healthy change is giving up our old cravings, hands down, but losing weight is easy when you surround yourself with healthy food. Take Bob Harper’s advice and treat yourself to tasty recipes that feature fruits and veggies.
Starting your day right with a healthy breakfast can help a lot, but it won’t last long.
So keep reading this list to find more irresistible healthy snack ideas.
5. Parmesan Pita Crisps
Whether you need something to dip in your hummus or just something crunchy to replace your chip addiction, these are perfect.
6. Strawberry and Cream Cheese Sandwich
This treat is like a handheld parfait, with smooth cheese and tasty strawberries. It’s so indulgent you’ll forget it’s good for you.
7. Bell Pepper Nachos
Two words: de-lish! If you absolutely need to break your diet for the night, be smart about it and enjoy some veggies with your melted cheese.
8. Quinoa and Kale Muffins
The sad truth is your morning muffin is basically like a mini-cake. Jamie Oliver’s replacements full of leafy greens are the next best thing.
9. Backyard “Bugs”
Kids will love the silly characters made from healthy food, but you’ll appreciate that you can enjoy your daily serving of fruit with some cheese and crackers.
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