15 Homemade, Easy And Healthy Snacks

 

1. Frozen strawberry & yogurt

Looking for a more refreshing snack? Try frozen strawberries in a greek yogurt coat. This easy weight loss snack needs 15 minutes preparation, you leave it in the freezer overnight and the next morning you’re all ready to go!

Greek yogurt contains 59 calories, strawberries contain 33 calories so you’re all set for a snack that is less than 100 calories.

You can basically do this with lots of fruits; strawberries, blackberries…

2. Roasted chickpeas

Get the chickpeas out! Half a cup of roasted chickpeas contains contain healthy protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and are low on calories!  Line them up on a baking try, bake them for 30 min, spray some oil on, herb all the way and bake them again. Follow this “Cajun roasted chickpea” recipe and get ready for a real treat!

3. Zucchini chips

You like to snack on something equally crunchy? Zucchini is one of the very low calorie vegetables; it contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Zucchini is also a good source of dietary fiber and it has a lot of potassium.

Have some spare time left on your hands? Bake some zucchini chips, that can serve as an afternoon snack and contain less calories and fat than traditional potato chips.

4. Gluten free banana chip cookies

Have some spare minutes and intolerant to gluten? With this 4 ingredients recipe you make gluten & dairy free chocolate chip cookies in a heartbeat. All it takes is bananas, coconut flour, some kind of nut butter (like peanut butter or almond butter), and some maple syrup. Stir it, bake it, all done!

5. Apple chips

Do you have 4 minutes to spend making your own snack? That is indeed the time it takes to walk to the bathroom and back.

Get your slicing skills on point, grab a left-over apple and start slicing. If you put the slices in the oven for an hour each side, you’ll get delicious apple chips.

6. Banana ice cream

Overheated? Feeling like a scoop of ice cream? Ice cream is high in saturated fat and sugar. But there is an easy and healthier alternative; banana ice cream.

Peel the banana, cut it in big chunks and freeze it for at least 2 hours. Get it out of the freezer and blend it. You can add spices as you like to spice up your banana ice cream!

Want to go a bit more adventurous and add another flavor? Add some peanut butter, cacao, vanilla or cinnamon.

7. Edamame

A cup edamame will give you 17 gr. protein, which is 37% of the female daily diet. Not too bad huh? We haven’t even talked about the vitamin C and A it contains. Snack away!

8. Cucumber sandwich

Take out a sharp nice and slice a cucumber. Put some light cream cheese in between 2 slices; and ta-dum; a cucumber sandwich snack! Easy and delicious!

9. Jerky

Jerky is a lean meat cut in strips, marinated and dehydrated on a low temperature until it becomes chewy. Jerky is a great appetizer snack and it take some skill, but you can make it yourself when you have some time (and good meat!) on your hands.

10 great beef jerky recipes you can use as inspiration

10. Apple Peanut butter sandwich

Slice an apple, put peanut butter on one of the slices, add them together and you’re ready to go!

11. Homemade granola

Granola is very easy to make and you can change it up however you like; it just takes some oven time.

12. Hummus & celery / carrots

Snack away on hummus & some carrots or celery sticks

13. Hard boiled egg & black pepper

14. Greek yoghurt with cinnamon & walnuts

Try to add some cinnamon to your yoghurt. It gives a great kick to it.
Greek yoghurt is very low in calories (100 cal per container) and has good gut bacterias to support your intestines.

15. Fruit gummies

Gummies

Looking for some candy to snack during a binge watch of Game of Thrones? With these 3 ingredients sour watermelon gummies, you can make your TV-night healthier.  Get out the watermelon, lemon juice and gelatine!

 

 

 

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