Healthy Snack Recipes

Veggie chips. Easy smoothies. Quick wraps. Find a healthy, filling snack you and your munchkin will devour.

Staff Picks

Apple Frog for Kids

Rating: 5 stars
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I saw a frog like this on a hotel buffet and then started making them for my kids at home as a fun, cute snack that is also healthy!

Black Bean Hummus without Tahini

Rating: 5 stars
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A low-fat spicy black bean hummus without tahini lightened up by omitting the traditional ingredient without sacrificing taste. Pair with veggies and crackers for a healthy snack or spread on sandwich for extra protein and spice! Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Baked Sweet Potato Coins

Rating: 4.89 stars
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Use a spiralizer to bake homemade, healthy sweet potato chips the entire family will love.

Perfectly Dry Roasted Chickpeas

Rating: 4.09 stars
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Roasting these without oil or salts first lets them crisp up perfectly. Letting them cool in the oven is crucial to the crunch factor. Season with a teaspoon of your favourite flavours: combine sea salt with pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, chipotle, cayenne pepper, curry powder, lemon pepper, or anything you like.

Fruit Skewers with Apple Cinnamon Dipping Sauce

Rating: 4.67 stars
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Make breakfast or a snack just a little special by serving this healthy yogurt dipping sauce with fresh fruit skewers. Use any fruit for the fruit skewers.

Fresh Tomato Salsa Restaurant-Style

Rating: 5 stars
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My family loves the salsa from Carlos O'Kelly's. This is as close as I can come and it is delicious! You can add anything to this salsa, we've added different peppers or more garlic. It's always good.

Baked Kale Chips

Rating: 4.48 stars
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These are a low calorie nutritious snack. Like potato chips, you cannot stop at just eating one. They are great for parties and a good conversation topic.
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Microwave Popcorn

Rating: 4.55 stars
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Believe it or not, you can make your own delicious, low-fat microwave popcorn using standard popping corn and a brown paper lunch bag. It works perfectly.

Balsamic Bruschetta

Rating: 4.75 stars
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Simple appetizer - the balsamic vinegar gives it a little kick. Best if the mixture has 1 or 2 hours to blend flavors before serving.

Turmeric Ginger C Boost Life Juice

Rating: 4.67 stars
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The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions.

Texas Caviar I

Rating: 4.82 stars
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Here's a spicy Texas favorite. Black-eyed peas and black beans are marinated in a fiery, flavorful mixture. This is great with tortilla chips or bread -- and plenty of cold iced tea!

Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip

Rating: 4.8 stars
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Lighter dairy ingredients are the key to this recipe's healthier makeover. Serve it up hot with multi-grain crackers and crisp celery sticks.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Ideas for Healthy Snacking On-the-Go
These make-ahead snacks are made with whole ingredients to keep you energized and satisfied on long shopping days, after school, or during work meetings.
Super Easy Hummus
Rating: Unrated
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"Simple, quick, easy, and oh so delicious." – subtleamuzement

Baked Tortilla Chips

Rating: 4.34 stars
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Tasty baked tortilla chips you make at home that are much better than store bought chips. Serve with your choice of salsas and garnishes.