It helps to have some healthy snacks recipes that take little effort to make.Seriously, who wants to spend 30 minutes makes a healthy snack when there are great recipes that can accomplish that in 10 minutes or less?
Having snack recipes available can help to squash those evening food cravings that pop up. The best part? Well these recipes are health AND tasty! For some reason the term “healthy snacks recipes” tends to give the impression of dull or bland snacks. That most certainly isn’t the case!
Below we’ll go over 10 simple recipes that should get you prepping healthy snacks in no time!
1.) Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
This recipe will yield 36 cookies, all of which are a much healthier than normal chocolate chip cookies. I’ve often paired these cookies with some healthy homemade frozen yogurt. The best part is that you can sub some of these ingredients for healthier alternatives to make them even better for you.
2.) Healthy Peach Frozen Yogurt
Only requiring 4 ingredients and needing 3 steps to create, this frozen yogurt recipe is the perfect healthy snack to throw together. The best part is that the frozen yogurt can be kept for up to 1 month! So this really is something you could keep on-hand!
3.) Homemade Popcorn
Who knew pairing Coconut Oil and Sea Salt with healthy corn kernels would taste so great? This recipe is pretty simple to whip together and yields enough for you to store on-hand for a quick snack. I found myself making this popcorn recipe frequently for TV shows I watch!
4.) Homemade Granola Bars
It only takes 15 mins to make these granola bars! The recipe actually yields 10 bars which makes the perfect quick breakfast snack when you’re rushing out the door. One of the more helpful parts of this recipe is that you can add too it as well. I added some Chia Seeds to mine!
5.) Sweet Potato Chips
We actually did an entire catalog of great sweet potato recipes and this recipe was included. Everyone loves chomping on chips but there is no denying that most chips are very unhealthy for you. That isn’t the case with sweet potato chips. This recipe gives you that great chips snack without all the unhealthy side-effects.
6.) Creamy Avocado Dip
This avocado dip recipe pairs well with the sweet potato chips recipe above. It might be one of the most simple dip recipes I’ve seen too. The base of the recipe revolves around avocados and Greek yogurt and only takes a few mins to throw together. I try to make up enough that I can use it as a snack for two nights in a row.
7.) Orange Banana Smoothie
Smoothies are a perfect way to start the day or end the day! This recipe takes only 5 mins to make and yields 3 servings. Better yet, it only needs 4 ingredients! This is a great morning energy boost or delicious dessert! With orange juice, bananas and strawberries, you probably have many of the ingredients on-hand already!
8.) Homemade Baked Banana Chips
In fitting with the fruit recipe above these baked banana chips are the perfect evening snack! I often go to the dollar store and buy already ripe banana just to bring home for baked banana chips and smoothies. For just a few bucks I get a quick, cheap, and healthy snack that yields plenty!
9.) Trail Mix
Trail mix is a classic snack staple for a good reason, its healthy! You can make it using almost any combination but this recipe here is extra healthy. You’ll get a great amount of nuts but also healthy berries. This is another healthy snack you could make in ahead of time to keep on-hand!
Broccoli is one of the most healthy food options there is, so its only logical that there are great snack recipes using it! This Bang Bang Broccoli gives an amazing flavor that uses chili powder and sriracha sauce to add an extra kick. What makes this snack so unique is that you can even use it as a side-dish for a dinner meal.
Final Word: 10 Simple Healthy Snacks Recipes
Most these recipes can be made with few ingredients and little time spent prepping. Basically, they are a busy person’s dream recipe!
After you try a few, they will quickly change any doubt you had about healthy snacks recipes tasting bad. So why not eat healthy and enjoy it?