- Dr. Lesa Lawson
Easy, Healthy Snacks and a Recipe
Have you been trying to eat healthily but can’t find healthy snacks? Here are healthy options that taste great and are high-nutrient foods.
rice cakes with nut/seed butters (almond, cashew, sunflower)
carrots and hummus
celery and a nut butter
mango slices with cayenne pepper and lemon/lime juice
spelt or rye crackers with hummus
dried fruit and nuts (unsulphured)
apple and almond butter
sprouted toast with butter and honey
pickles (without Yellow #5 and other dyes)
natural chips and salsa
homemade healthy baked goods
homemade fruit juice popsicles
Easy Snack Recipe
Almond Trail Bites
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 c. cacao nibs
1/4 c. chopped almonds
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
1/4 c. raisins
3/4 c. creamy almond butter, melted
1 tbsp. honey (optional)
Himalayan or kosher salt
In a large bowl, stir together oats, nibs, almonds, melted almond butter, and honey and season with salt.
Stir together until combined. Use a tablespoon or scoop to form balls or transfer mixture to a square dish. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 to 2 hours.
Cut into squares and serve.