Aiming for a healthier lifestyle but don't know what to snack on? Healthy snack bars found at the grocery stores not healthy enough for you? Well after checking out these two recipes you won't be needing to buy any snack bar from the stores again!
These two snack ideas will satisfy your cravings, boost your energy and best of all maintain your healthy habits!
First Snack Recipe Idea: Cranberry Almond Bars:
Below are the detailed ingredients needed:
- 3 cups of oat
- 1 cup of crispy brown rice cereal
- 1 cup of dried cranberries (or you can substitute with your choice of dried fruits)
- Half a cup of chopped almonds
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 cup of brown rice syrup or maple syrup
- 1/2 cup of smooth almond butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
After gathering all of the ingredients, now follow the steps below:
Step 1: Mix the oats, rice cereal, cranberries and almonds with salt in a large bowl while preheating the oven at 325 degrees.
Step 2: Add to the mixture the chosen syrup, almond butter & vanilla after heating them for 30seconds in the microwave.
Step 3: after mixing all ingredients well, you can either press them together to form small bars or press them all over the pan and bake them for 20 to 25 minutes.
Step 4: If you decided to place them in the oven as a full spread, after 25 min take them out of the oven, cut them into bars (size of your choice) leave them to cool for 30 minutes.
Now you can enjoy a tasteful crunch and a mouthwatering snack without worrying about how many calories you just ate!
If you want an easier and faster snack idea, this recipe is for you; all you need is 4 ingredients and 3 of which you can immediately purchase from our website!
Second Recipe Idea - Fruit Energy Balls
Here are the ingredients for the easiest snack idea:
- 1 cup of chopped almonds
- 1 cup of dried figs
- 1 cup of dried apricots
- 1/3 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut.
Step 1: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl
Step 2: Roll them into small balls and cover them with the shredded coconut
Step 3 : Fridge for couple of hours
Et Voila, you have a delicious snack balls to satisfy your snack buds.