DIY Healthy Snack Ideas
In a world where quick and unhealthy snacks tempt us at every turn, having a repertoire of DIY healthy snack ideas can be a lifesaver. Whether you’re a busy professional, a student burning the midnight oil, or a parent on the go, these snacks are not only nutritious but also delicious.
- 1 cup of mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, cashews)
- 2 cups of baby carrots, washed and peeled
- 1 ripe avocado
- Greek yogurt for dipping
- A handful of cherry tomatoes
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Begin by roasting the mixed nuts in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-12 minutes until they’re golden and fragrant. Let them cool.
- In the meantime, slice the avocado and cherry tomatoes.
- Mash the ripe avocado and spread it on whole-grain crackers.
- Arrange the roasted nuts, baby carrots, and cherry tomatoes on a plate.
- Serve with a side of creamy Greek yogurt for dipping.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper over the avocado and tomatoes to enhance the flavors.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
These DIY healthy snack ideas are perfect for curbing those midday cravings. Packed with nutrients, they keep you energized throughout the day.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 220, Protein: 8g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Fat: 16g
Make snack time a celebration of wellness with these easy-to-make and delightful-to-eat treats. By opting for wholesome ingredients and a touch of creativity, you’re not just satisfying your hunger, but you’re also taking a step towards a healthier lifestyle.