It’s tempting to indulge in unhealthy snacks when you’re feeling hungry, especially when they don’t require any extra steps to make. To help you avoid going straight for the unhealthy snacks, we’ve compiled a list of simple yet healthy snacks that you can make at home.
- Protein Bites
Protein bites are filled with nutritious ingredients. Depending on which ingredients you decide to use in your protein bites, they can be very high in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, fiber, and of course, protein. Once you’ve made a batch of these protein bites, you’ll be able to enjoy them for a fast and easy breakfast, or for a midday snack!
This is a food staple that almost everyone has in their house. There’s no need to reserve your popcorn supply for movie nights when this snack is low in calories and high in fiber! While it can be tempting to add butter and salt, popcorn is most nutritious when air-popped with no oil.
- Carrots and Hummus
This is probably a healthy combination you have already heard of, but it’s popular for a reason! While it’s filling and delicious, it’s also providing you much needed nutrients, such as protein, fiber, healthy fats, and Vitamin A.
- Kale Chips
People were raving about kale chips a few years ago when they were found to be a healthy substitute for chips. Kale is high in vitamins, minerals and protein. Making these ahead of time so you can snack on them throughout the week will have your body thanking you!
- Spicy Cashews
Spicy cashews can be found in most grocery stores, but the tricky part is finding a product that uses natural and healthy ingredients. To avoid this, we linked a recipe on how to make your own spicy cashews. Cashews are high in vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats, making them a healthy substitute for other snacks.