Recipe Sunday: Healthy Snack Ideas

I have a crazy sweet tooth that rears its ugly head from time to time.  Here are some healthy snack ideas to help you along the way.

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Banana, Kale, and Almond Milk Smoothie

In a blender, puree 1 medium banana, 1 cup chopped kale, and 1 cup almond milk until smooth.

201 calories | 5 g fiber | 5 g protein | 4 g fat

Tropical Yogurt Parfait

Top ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt with 1 cut-up kiwi and ¼ cup cut-up mango. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped unsalted roasted cashews.

204 calories | 3 g fiber | 12 g protein | 7 g fat

Bagel With Ricotta and Strawberries

Spread ½ toasted whole-grain “flat” bagel with 2 tablespoons fresh ricotta. Top with ⅓ cup sliced strawberries. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon honey or agave nectar.

148 calories | 4 g fiber | 7 g protein | 5 g fat

Rice Cake With Peanut Butter, Coconut, and Dried Cherries

Spread 1 rice cake with 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons toasted unsweetened shredded coconut and 2 teaspoons dried cherries.

177 calories | 2 g fiber | 5 g protein | 11 g fat

Dark Chocolate and Nut Clusters

Mix together ¼ cup unsalted roasted nuts and 1 ounce melted dark chocolate (70 to 80 percent cocoa). Drop onto wax paper; refrigerate until set.

195 calories | 3 g fiber | 4 g protein | 14 g fat

For more ideas check out 19 Healthy Snack Ideas

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