Simple and Healthy Snacks

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. 

  1. 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!  

Chia Seed Protein Bites

  1. Popcorn!

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.

  1. 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. 

  1. 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!  

Baked Kale Chips

  1. 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. 

Oven Roasted Spicy Cashews 

5 Easy Slow Cooker Meals For Busy Families

Are you looking for an easy dinner to feed your family after a long day at work? These slow cooker recipes are perfect for you! No more hassle to make dinner when you come home because it will already be cooked and ready to serve!

Chicken Noodle Soup

  • Soup is perfect for a snow day, sick day, or busy day! After all, what is more comforting than a nice hot bowl of homemade Chicken Noodle Soup?
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Honey Garlic Chicken & Veggies

  • Having your main dish and veggies all cooked and ready to go? It doesn’t get easier than that! Throw everything together in the morning and let your slow cooker do the rest!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Easy Chili Mac

  • This recipe requires only ten minutes of prep time, and it’s gluten free! This Easy Chili Mac is a dish your kids will love!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Orange Chicken

  • Change things up and make this exciting Chinese Orange Chicken slow cooker dish! It only takes ten minutes of prep time!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Chicken & Dumplings

  • Chicken and dumplings are another great comfort food for those cold, windy, or snowy days! Treat yourself to some delicious dumplings!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy an easy home cooked meal with your family!

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