Healthy Snack Ideas

Get a little hungry between meals? Here's a few snack ideas to top off our week-long meal plan


Snack Tray
Perfect for kids and pretty to display, this tray provides a number of healthy options to choose from and allows you to mix it up anyway you want!

What you need:
  • 1 ice cube tray
  • Small portions of different snacks (carrots, asparagus, cheese, celery, nuts, graham crackers)
  • Small portions of several dips (yogurt, peanut butter, hummus, Nutella)

What you need to do:
  1. Fill each ice cube pod with a different snack and dip
  2. Provide toothpicks for serving


Homemade Popsicles
Popsicles are easy to make and the options are endless. Orange juice, crystal light, crushed strawberries, lemonade... the list goes on.

What you need:
  • Crystal Light
  • Water
  • Popsicle holders/trays

What you need to do:
  1. Combine crystal light and water in a pitcher and mix well
  2. Fill each popsicle tray with your crystal light mixture
  3. Freeze in the freezer until completely frozen


Hummus
Hummus is a healthy dip that goes with almost anything. Experiment with this snack and find your favorite combination!

What you need:
  • Hummus
  • Carrots
  • Crackers
  • Celery

What you need to do:
  1. Dip and enjoy!


Frozen Yogurt
You can do a million things when freezing your own yogurt. From small yogurt bites to fruit-filled frozen yogurt slabs, you can customize your favorite snack.

What you need:
  • Cookie sheet
  • Your favorite yogurt
  • Sliced fruit
  • Chopped nuts
  • Granola

What you need to do:
  1. Mix your favorite yogurt, fruit, granola, and nuts into a large bowl
  2. Pour yogurt mixture onto a edged cookie sheet
  3. Spread yogurt to 1/8 inch in thickness
  4. Place in freezer until frozen
  5. Cool down on a hot summer day with this healthy snack!


Roasted Edamame
Edamame is packed with protein! And with a little time in the oven, they can have the crispy crunch of a chip.

What you need:
  • Frozen edamame
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Coarse salt

What you need to do:
  1. Toss edamame, salt and olive oil in a bowl
  2. Spread onto a baking sheet
  3. Bake in the oven at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes
  4. Take a baggie of these to work or on a hike!


Loaded Toast
Load your toast with anything you want, nutella and strawberries, greek yogurt and raspberries, any combination you like best.

What you need:
  • Whole wheat toast
  • Peanut butter
  • Honey
  • Sliced banana
  • Chopped Walnuts

What you need to do:
  1. Toast sliced bread for a couple minutes
  2. Spread with peanut butter
  3. Place sliced banana and chopped walnuts throughout toast
  4. Drizzle honey on top

No Bake Protein Bites

All it takes is a little bit of mixing and you've got small protein bites to fill you up all day without the guilt

What you need:

1 cup oats

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup coconut flakes

1/3 cup flax seeds

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup chopped Pecans

3 tbsp frozen mini chocolate kisses


3 scoop flavored protein powder


2 tbsp applesauce


What you need to do:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl

  2. Chill mixture for 30 minutes

  3. Once chilled, form into 1 inch bites

  4. Keep refrigerated







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