15 Easy and Healthy Snacks Ideas: Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Spice up your life with these snacks:

1. Baked Camote Fries with Balsamic Onion Jam

What you’ll need:

Baked Camote Fries
– 5 camote (peeled and sliced into fries)
– 1 tsp paprika
– 1 tsp salt
– 1 tsp black pepper
– 1 tsp garlic powder
– Olive oil

Balsamic Onion Jam
– 4 red onions
– 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
– 4 tbsp brown sugar/honey
– 4 cloves garlic
– 1 tbsp butter

What to do:

1. For the jam, melt the butter in a pan over a medium-high heat.
2. Then sauté the onions, add vinegar and sugar/honey.
3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the desired consistency.
4. On the other hand, preheat your oven to 230 degree Celsius.
5. Then, toss the camote in olive oil and sprinkle some paprika, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
6. Next, lay the camote fries on the baking tray and bake for not more than 20 minutes until brown and crispy.
7. Finally, let it cool and prepare to serve with the balsamic onion jam.

2. Green Chia and Avocado Pudding

What you’ll need:

– 5 medium celery stalks
– 1 medium cucumber
– 1 red apple
– 1 cup kale
– 2 cm ginger root
– 3 tsp chia seeds
– 1 avocado

What to do:

1. First, chop the celery, cucumber, apple, ginger and avocado.
2. Then, place them into a blender and mix thoroughly.
3. Third, pour one cup into a bowl.
4. Now, add chia seeds and mix well.
5. Then, cover the bowl and let it sit overnight in the fridge.
6. Once it has thickened, garnish some avocado chunks.
7. Finally, serve and enjoy!

3. Raw Vegan Burrito with Awesomesauce

What you’ll need:

– Large collard/cabbage leaves
– 1-3 bell peppers
– 1 cucumber
– 1-2 carrots
– Tomatoes
– Cilantro
– Sprouts
– Avocado

For awesomesauce:

– ½ zucchini
– ¼ cup sesame seeds
– 3 lemons (lemon juice)
– Green onion

What to do:

1. First, put all the ingredients of awesomesause into a blender and mixed until your desired consistency.
2. Then, slice the carrots, tomatoes, avocado, cucumber and bell pepper into different sizes.
3. Next, take the cabbage leaf you have and add some awesomesauce.
4. After that, add sliced vegetables – sprouts, cilantro.
5. Roll the leaf and add some more awesomesauce.
6. Roll more and enjoy!

4. Whole Wheat Bread with Almond Butter and Peaches

What you’ll need:

– 4 slices of whole wheat bread
– 4 tsbp almond butter
– 4 tsbp ripe peach
– 8 large, fresh basil leaves
– Salt/pepper

What to do:

1. Toast the four slices of bread.
2. Spread almond butter up evenly between the slices.
3. Slice ripe peach into thin slices.
4. Top of the bread with peaches.
5. Slice some basil leaves and sprinkle on top.
6. You may add salt or pepper on top.
7. Serve and enjoy.

5. Brussels Sprout Chips

What you’ll need:

– ½ pound Brussel sprouts
– 3 tsbp honey
– 1 tsbp sriracha sauce
– ½ tsp. sweet chili paste
– 2 tsp yuzu juice
– ¼ tsp sesame oil
– 1 tsp sesame seeds
– Canola oil

What to do:

1. First off, trim off sprout bottoms and discard the outermost leaves.
2. Second, pull off and set aside the rest of the leaves.
3. For the sauce: Mix honey, sriracha, chili paste, yuzu, sesame oil and sesame seeds in a small bowl.
4. In separate pan, fry the sprouts using the canola oil.
5. Now, cook until leaves turn to brown and crisp.
6. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate, you may add salt/pepper.
7. Then serve in a separate bowl and add the delicious sauce.
8. Enjoy!

6. Miso-Glazed Eggplant with Green Tea Rice

What you’ll need:

– 2 eggplants
– 1 bunch Cilantro
– 1 clove Garlic
– 1 piece Ginger
– ¾ Sushi rice
– 2 tbsp. White Miso paste
– 2 tbsp. Mirin
– 2 tbsp. Soy Sauce
– 2 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
– 2 tbsp. Sugar
– 1 tsp. Green Tea powder
– 1 tsp. black sesame seeds

What to do:

1. Preheat oven to 500°F.
2. Next, boil salted water on high heat.
3. Then, cut eggplants in half lengthwise, then crosswise into quarters.
4. Place eggplant on a lightly oiled baking sheet, cut side up.
5. Chop the cilantro.
6. Peel and mince ginger and garlic, then smash until they resemble paste.
7. After that, add the sushi rice to the boiling water and cook for 15-20 minutes, then drain.
8. Meanwhile, mix together the ginger, garlic, miso, mirin and soy sauce in a separate bowl then set aside.
9. Drizzle the eggplant with olive oil and spread the miso mixture on the cut side.
10. Then roast in the oven for 15-18 minutes.
11. Add the cooked rice in a bowl, add rice vinegar, sugar, green tea powder, half the black sesame seeds, and a pinch of cilantro.
12. Stir well.
13. Next, plate your dish with the roasted eggplant on top of the green tea rice.
14. Garnish with some sesame seeds, cilantro and soy sauce.
15. Enjoy!

7. Matcha Mochi Yogurt Pops

What you’ll need:

– 2 cups plain yogurt
– honey
– matcha powder
– Pinch of salt
– ¼ tsp vanilla extract
– ¼ tsp almond extract
– 1 cup mochi bits

What to do:

1. First, whisk together all ingredients except mocha.
2. Then, add more honey, if needed.
3. Next, add mocha bits.
4. Then, pour mixture into popsicle molds.
5. Now, insert popsicle sticks and freeze for a few hours in the fridge.

8. Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower

What you’ll need:

– 1 large head cauliflower
– 14 cup buffalo sauce

What to do:

1. Preheat oven to 375°.
2. On large baking tray, toss cauliflower with buffalo sauce.
3. Roast until tender crispy.

9. Cauliflower Nachos

What you’ll need:

– 2 small cauliflower heads
– 3 tbsp. extra-virgin oil
– 1 tsp. kosher salt
– ½ tsp. cumin
– ½ tsp. paprika
– ¼ tsp. chili powder
– ¼ tsp. garlic powder
– Salsa
– Colby-Jack cheese
– Guacamole
– Pickled Jalapeños

What to do:

1. Preheat oven to 425°.
2. In a large baking tray, add cauliflower.
3. Drizzle with olive oil.
4. Sprinkle salt, cumin, paprika and chili powder.
5. Roast until tender and golden for 20 minutes.
6. Top with Colby-Jack cheese and return to oven until melted.
7. Garnish with salsa, guacamole and pickled jalapeños.

10. Avocado Filled Chicken Roll-ups

What you’ll need:

– 2 ripe avocados
– 4 chicken breast halves
– 1 cup grape tomatoes
– ½ cup chopped onions
– 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
– 3 tsp. grated lime zest
– Salt
– 1 garlic
– ½ tsp. pepper

What to do:

1. Mix avocados, tomatoes, onion, basil, lime zest and salt.
2. Use half of the mixture to the chicken breasts.
3. Roll up the breasts, tucking in ends.
4. Place in a lightly oiled baking dish.
5. Rub with the garlic, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper.
6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350° for about 30 minutes.
7. Cut each breast in half.
8. Serve on a platter with the reserved avocado mixture.
9. Garnish with fresh basil, lime slices, small tomatoes and avocado slices.

11. Ginger Cookie with Rehydrating Watermelon Shake

What you’ll need:

– 6 oz flour
– 1 tsp baking soda
– 4 oz brown sugar
– 2 oz butter
– 2 tsp ground ginger
– 1 tsp honey
– 1 egg

For watermelon shake:
– ½ lime juice
– 3 cups watermelon
– 2 cups fresh buko juice
– 4 mint leaves
– 4 ice cubes

What to do:

1. First, place all the dry ingredients (excluding the egg) in a small bowl and combine.
2. Then, add the beaten egg.
3. Once the desired consistency is achieved, roll into balls.
4. Place on a baking sheet then bake for 15-20 minutes at 180°.
5. When ready, place in a separate bowl.
6. For the water melon shake, just combine the watermelon, lime juice and buko juice into a blender.
7. Then pour into a glass and garnish with mint leaves.
8. Finally, serve with ginger cookie and enjoy!

12. Raw Apple Pie Bites

What you’ll need:

– ¾ fresh apples
– 3 oz dried apples
– 1 tbsp. coconut butter
– coconut sugar
– Half a cup of walnuts
– ½ cup pecans
– Some cashews
– 1 tbsp. cinnamon
– ½ tsp nutmeg
– ¼ tsp ground cloves
– ½ tsp allspice

What to do:

1. First, chop the fresh apples and blend it in the food processor.
2. Secondly, add walnuts, pecans, cashews.
3. Then, add remaining ingredient and process until a ball is formed in the processor.
4. Next, scrape down remaining mixture to make sure everything is mixed properly.
5. Roll the bites into one inch pieces in the palm of your hands.
6. Roll the bites in the coconut sugar, pecan pieces and cinnamon.
7. Finally, serve in a separate bowl and enjoy!

13. Whole-Grain Toast with Cheese and Beer Spread

What you’ll need:

– 4 slices of whole wheat bread
– 2 lbs cheddar cheese
– 1 onion
– 2 cloves garlic
– ½ hot sauce
– ¼ tsp red pepper
– 12 oz beer
– Tomato and Spring onion to garnish

What to do:

1. First, toast the four slices of bread and set aside.
2. Next, mix the cheese, onion, garlic, hot sauce and red pepper at low speed into a blender.
3. Then, slowly, add the beer and increase to medium speed.
4. Once the mixture is creamy, season with salt and pepper.
5. Next, pour in a separate bowl, cover and chill in the fridge for an hour.
6. Spread onto your whole-grain toast.
7. Add tomato and spring onion.
8. Enjoy!

14. Raw Key Lime Pie

What you’ll need:

For crust:
– 1 cup macadamia nuts
– 1 cup cashews
– ½ cup shredded coconuts
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– ½ tsp sea salt
– 3 pitted dates

For filling:
– 1 ½ cups cashews (soaked in water for 30 minutes)
– ¾ cup lime juice
– ¾ cup maple syrup
– 2 tablespoons coconut water
– ¼ cup of coconut oil
– 3 tablespoons vanilla extract
– ¼ tsp sea salt

What to do:

1. First, put all the ingredients for crust into a blender and mix until it becomes crumby.
2. Next, pour the mixture into a large baking pan and press until the bottom is covered evenly.
3. Then, place in the freezer until the filing is ready.
4. Meanwhile, place all ingredients except the coconut, vanilla and salt, into a blender.
5. Mix well until the desired consistency is achieved.
6. Add the coconut, vanilla and salt and mix again.
7. Pour the filling over the crust and place the pie in the fridge for 3 hours.
8. Serve and enjoy!

 

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