6 Superfoods to add Into Your Meals

Sometimes it’s hard to stay healthy when the food isn’t the tastiest, but there are some ways to make a meal healthier just by adding one ingredient. If you’re looking to include more nutrients into your day, then here is a list of superfoods that are full of healthy nutrients. 

  1. Kale

Kale is known to decrease the likelihood of diabetes, heart disease and cancer. It also aids in digestion and helps to keep our bones strong. Kale can be added into a morning smoothie, a salad, or even made into chips! The options with this superfood are endless which makes this food a must have in your kitchen.

  1. Almonds

Almonds have many health benefits, including lowered cholesterol levels and controlled blood sugar. Just one cup of almonds accounts for 31 grams of protein, so the next time you’re looking for a light snack, grab a handful of almonds. 

  1. Apples

The saying is true, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. This superfood helps to prevent dementia, reduces risk of stroke, and lowers levels of cholesterol. With the endless possibilities of how to incorporate apples into your diet, you will never get bored of this superfood.

  1. Avocados 

Avocados have a wide variety of health benefits, ranging from improved heart health to improved digestion. Avocados can be added to almost any meal, adding a creamy texture while also helping you stay healthy.

  1. Chia Seeds

Chia seeds can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of diabetes, aid in digestion, and lower cholesterol levels. These tiny seeds can be added to your smoothies, yogurt, and  even your baking! Adding chia seeds wherever you can into your diet will be sure to improve your quality of life. 

  1. Blueberries

Blueberries are a superfood that are packed full of nutrients and antioxidants, which help to strengthen bones, prevent wrinkles, lower cholesterol, prevent diabetes, and aid in digestion. Eat this fruit by the handful or add it into your cooking, either way, your body will thank you. 

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Healthy Easy Snacks to Curb Those Cravings

Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries #SundaySupper
Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

Looking for new snack ideas for the new year? Trying to spice up some of you new kitchen creations? Here are some unique healthy recipes to tryout this year that are sure to crave those late night cravings and midday munchies!

  1. Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

Try this healthy snack that is easy to prepare and even better for you to indulge in!

Healthy Baked Carrot Fries - 2Teaspoons
Baked Carrot Fries
  1. Baked Carrot Fries

Looking for a healthy alternative to swap for your love of fries? This recipe is definitely one to help curb those cravings.

  1. Apple Nachos

This recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth, while also being a healthy treat for all ages.

  1. Crackers and Chocolate Hazelnut Spread with Banana

A salty yet sweet combination that is easy to prepare and enjoy.

  1. Banana, Kale, and Almond Milk Smoothie

Wanting to try a new smoothie recipe? This simple creation is sure to give you a healthy does to start any morning.

  1. Roasted Garbanzo Beans

If you are pinched for time to make a snack to bring to an event, try making this snack that can be thrown together in a pinch!

  1. Almond Butter, Yogurt, and Fruit Parfait
Dark Chocolate and Nut Clusters
Dark Chocolate and Nut Clusters

This mouth-watering treat is sure to be the perfect substitute for that late night ice cream craving and also allows you to customize it to your liking! 

  1. Dark Chocolate and Nut Clusters

Here is a recipe that includes healthy fats and protein to fill anyone up.

  1. Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Going to that family gathering or party still and don’t know what to make? Try this easy to prep recipe that definitely leaves a savory taste.

  1. Crunch Coated Bananas

Try this recipe that is easy to bring on the go and easy to make.

These easy to make snacks will be sure to help you change up your snacking habits this year and can be a great dish to pass at any event!

5 Healthy Snacks for Kids and Yourself as Well!

  1. Frozen banana bites
    • Small pieces of banana chopped up and dipped in chocolate.
  2. Peanut butter and apples
    • This is an easy and simple snack that is underrated.
  3. Homemade fries and chips
    • There are many great options to making your own chips and fries. Here are some of my favorite ones.
  4. Mini fruit pizza
  5. Smoothie
    • You can try so many different combinations with smoothies. Check out some great combos here.