INCREDIBLY GOOD SNACKS THAT WILL KEEP YOU SLIM
Most of us are fond of extraordinary and delicious snacks, which sometimes can be very dangerous both for our health and body structure. None of us want to get so fatty, that’s why we should be very careful when we deal with snacks. Sometimes they can be high in calories and so addictive that we will end up gaining some more kilograms.
This is why we should give our preference to healthy snacks and always look for good snacks that are low in calories if we have problems with fat gaining. Meanwhile, it can be quite difficult and time-taking to look for a new healthy snack every day. Therefore, I am going to introduce you to some of the healthiest and delicious snacks which can keep you slim and are very tasty.
The ingredients you need to make this snack include banana, bread, chia seeds, honey, and peanut butter. Take a thin slice of bread and smear some peanut butter on it. Then put some banana slices in a single layer. Top banana slices with a drizzle of honey and sprinkle chia seeds.
This super quick snack ingredients are just kale leaves, some olive oil, salt, and pepper for seasonings. The preparation process is simple and quick. Take the kale leaves and remove ribs and stems, then tear them into small pieces.
Put the leaves in a mixing bowl and sprinkle salt and pepper. Also, add some olive oil and mix with your hands. Make sure all the leaves are coated with spices and olive oil. Toss the leaves on a baking sheet in a single layer and transfer them into the oven. Bake for 5 minutes under the temperature of 200° C. If you want to store them, make sure they have become completely cool and put into the airtight container, otherwise, they will get soggy.
MINI PIZZA WITH ENGLISH MUFFIN
This snack requires a whole-wheat English muffin. Vegetables (you can choose your favorite veggies), mozzarella, and marinara sauce.
Make English muffins thinner cutting them into two circles. The next steps are similar to that of pizza making process; smear marinara sauce on them, sprinkle shredded cheese, and top with the chopped vegetables you have prepared. Place on the baking sheet and transfer it into the oven. Bake under the temperature of 450° for no more than 5 minutes. Be careful not to burn the cheese.
APPLES WITH PEANUT BUTTER
I guess you have never met such an easy and quick but meanwhile so tasty snack. What you need to make it is just some peanut butter and apples.
You can make it in a minute. Just slice the apples and smear some peanut butter on them. That’s all. This snack is rich in proteins and fiber and will help you stay satiated till the real lunch or dinner time.
GREEK SALAD WITH CUCUMBER
This snack is a fascinating combination of the healthiest and most delicious veggies which remind you about summer. It’s very quick and doesn’t require too many ingredients.
In a mixing bowl, chop some cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese, red onion, and olives. Season the mixture with salt, pepper, olive oil, and mix together. You can also add some lemon juice for extra delicious taste.
RAISINS WITH PEANUT BUTTER ON CELERY
This three-ingredient snack is very fun and healthy. It is also known as ants on a log as it reminds of that situation when you look at it. So what you need to make this snack is celery, peanut butter, and raisins.
Cut celeries into approximately 5 cm long pieces and slather them with peanut butter. Drop some raisins on them and enjoy them.
CHOCOLATE COVERED BANANA SLICES
This is my favorite snack. So sweet and incredibly tasty, that they hit the spot. The ingredient list includes dark chocolate, banana, coconut oil, and walnuts.
The preparation process is very fun, you will enjoy it, I am sure. First of all, you must melt the dark chocolate with the coconut oil in the microwave until it becomes liquid. Then slice the banana to your desired size. Cut the walnuts into very small pieces. Then take banana slices separately with a toothpick and dip them into the chocolate liquid. Be careful that all the sides of the banana slices get coated with melted chocolate. After it, coat the pieces with chopped walnuts and put the banana slices on the paper parchment. When you have done the same with all the slices, put them in the freezer until they get firm.
You can keep them in one bag when all the bananas are frozen, then take with you to the work, and enjoy it during the break.
Another fascinating snack to make your boring mornings awesome and funny. What you need for this recipe is avocado, multigrain crackers, salt, and pepper.
Cover the multigrain crackers with avocado slices in a single layer. Sprinkle some salt and pepper, and enjoy.
When I feel tired of all the diverse and flavorful meals, instant oats are always here to make me happy and satisfy my stomach. They are so calming and enjoyable.
Adding some walnuts and honey will make it even more delicious and attractive. So, to make this snack prepare unflavored instant oats, mix some walnuts with it and drizzle a little bit of honey. This is undoubtedly the best way to start your day.
It seems that goat cheese, fresh herbs, oil, garlic, and pepper can make you feel happier than a funny comedy show, but of course, if you prepare them in the right way.
And here is the right way of preparing it. Take a baking bowl and combine in it goat cheese; add olive oil, chopped garlic, and fresh herbs, sprinkle some black pepper, and bake in the oven. Take a slice of bread smear with the cheese dip, and enjoy it. You can also try these with crackers or tortilla chips, but it’s a little bit dangerous as you can get some calories from chips. However, you can choose the ones that are low in calories.
BRUSCHETTA WITH TOMATOES
Italian cuisine always surprises me with its fascinating and addictively delicious recipes. And here is one of them. The recipe requires tomatoes, garlic, basil, balsamic, salt pepper, and toast rich in fiber.
In a mixing bowl, combine chopped tomatoes, and add there the other ingredients, including some minced garlic, chopped basil, a drop of balsamic, and sprinkle salt and pepper. Mix all together and refrigerate a little bit during the time you toast the bread. Then take the mixture and smear bread toasts with it. Enjoy each bite.
SMOKED SALMON WITH AVOCADO
One more yummy snack again for avocado lovers. And a slice of incredible salmon is a real treat for this. What you need for this recipe is avocado, salmon, bread slices, olive oil, and chili pepper flakes.
So, firstly, toast the bread slices. Then take a slice of bread and top it with avocado slices, brush it with some olive oil and sprinkle chili flakes. Then top the slices with the tiny pieces of chopped salmon.
TOASTS WITH YOGURT AND BERRIES
This is a super easy 4-ingredient recipe which is very healthy and delicious. The required ingredients are Ezekiel toast, Greek yogurt, chia seeds, and some berries to top with.
To prepare it, you just need to take a slice of Ezekiel toast and smear some Greek yogurt on it. Then sprinkle chia seeds and top with your favorite berries. I usually recommend choosing the berries, which are high-fiber to make the toasts more nutritious. For this purpose, you can use blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries.
HUMMUS WITH VEGETABLES
Carrots, peppers, and celery dipped in soft and fantastically tasty hummus; this is what you need to feel you energized and active in the morning. I like to try this snack early in the morning. I can even say this is my motivation to wake up in the morning.
Just chop your vegetables into small 5 cm long pieces and dip in the hummus. Enjoy and fill your day with some positive and tasty feelings.
OATS ENERGY BITES
An oats energy ball a day can keep doctors away! Yeas, these amazing balls filled with oats and dates can be an incredible part of your day. They are really fascinating and super easy to make. The balls don’t even require baking; you just combine some ingredients, make balls, and enjoy them.
The ingredients are oats, dates, seeds, and nuts. Just put all these ingredients into the blender and blend until you get a paste-like mixture. You can also add some salt, but it’s optional. When you get that cream like mixture, take it from the blender and make small balls from. That’s all. They are ready to be enjoyed. You don’t need to eat too much. Just two to three balls, and you will feel very energized and full.
You can also keep them for later eating, but store the energy balls in the freezer no more than a week.
Let’s end our list with these small cute energy balls. Use these healthy snack recipes to make you more energized and positive without gaining fat.