April 20, 2022

Healthy Make-at-Home Snacks

Fitness, General, Healthy Living, Leg / Vein Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Snacks come in all shapes, sizes, textures and flavors, and they also bring different pros and cons. Snacking satisfies hunger and provides extra nutrients for energy boosts, but it can also increase calorie consumption and intake of unhealthy foods. In addition, snacking can reduce hunger during mealtimes, which can cause you to miss important nutrients and calories.

Next time you search for a snack, try one of these recipes!

Homemade Granola Bars

Granola bars are easy snacks to eat on the go, and now here’s your chance to make some in your own home. We recommend portion control on these — that way they can last longer, and your future self will thank you!


1 cup very smooth creamy natural peanut butter or cashew butter

2/3 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Heaping 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

2 1/2 cups whole rolled oats

1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

3 tablespoons pepitas or crushed peanuts or cashews

Get the full recipe on Love and Lemons.

Almond Flour Banana Muffins

Perfect for breakfast or a snack, these almond flour banana muffins provide a gluten-free option to your mix of recipes. With no added sugar, you’ll be surprised how sweet these taste!

3 ripe bananas with brown spots

3 eggs, large

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 cups almond flour

1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Get the full recipe on ifoodreal.

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Need a boost to get through your next meeting or appointment? These no-bake peanut butter energy balls provide enough fuel to keep you going.


2 cups rolled oats 

1 cup natural peanut butter or other nut butter

1/2 cup honey

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Get the full recipe on EatingWell.

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