Eating better doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or boring! This giant collection of easy healthy snack recipes is packed with options for any diet and every taste!
Sometimes dinner or lunch just isn’t quite enough! Perhaps you’re looking for a great movie night snack, or something to tide you over until your next meal! These healthy snacks are perfect for your kids or yourself to help you make healthier choices when it comes to your snacks.
What Makes a Snack Healthy?
The best snacks are ones that provide your body with nutrients and are low in things like sugar and salt.
When evaluating healthy snack recipes, look for these ingredients:
- Protein — Protein rich snacks build muscle and reduce appetite
- Fiber — Snacks containing fiber can aid digestion
- Water — Water rich foods are generally low in calories and provide hydration
- Good fats — Healthy fats help you feel full and promote heart health
Can You Snack and Still Lose Weight?
Snacking itself isn’t necessarily going to derail your weight loss efforts. The key is to choose snacks that are high in the “good stuff” mentioned above.
When you are fueling your body with nutrition it needs, there is less room for junk food!
Healthy snacking also:
- Prevents a mid-morning or mid-day “crash”
- Keeps you feeling full so you’re less likely to overeat at meal times
- Boosts metabolism
The “how much” is also an important factor — as even the healthiest of snacks should be enjoyed in moderation, if weight loss is the goal.
Keep in mind that there is no “magic” food that will make you lose weight! It’s all about balance — making good choices whenever possible, exercise, and self care.
65+ Healthy Snack Recipes to Make at Home
Even if losing weight isn’t a focus, these snack recipes are a great addition to any lifestyle! They’re easy, delicious, and nutritious! And many of them are kid approved!
Below, we’ve listed our favorite easy healthy snack recipes that you can make with simple, everyday ingredients.
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Keto Whipped Hot Chocolate – With only three ingredients and three net carbs, this is a delicious chocolatey treat that is surprisingly guilt-free.
Rainbow Chia Pudding – This rainbow chia pudding is both colorful and flavorful! It’s packed with real fruit and protein rich chia seeds!
Chocolate Avocado Cookies – If you’re craving something sweet but want to keep it healthy, these chocolate avocado cookies are the perfect chocolatey treat. They’re gluten free and provide good fats from avocados.
Cashew Butter Cookies – These gluten-free cookies are made with wholesome ingredients that you can feel good about eating.
Avocado Brownies – High in omega-3s & good fats, these brownies are a guilt-free treat that tastes almost too good to be true!
Keto Chocolate Mug Cake – This single-serve mug cake is the perfect way to get a chocolate cake fix in just a few minutes. It’s only 4g total carbs and ZERO grams net carbs!
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins – These gluten-free muffins are high in protein, fiber, and gluten-free!
Chocolate Coconut Protein Balls – If you love the taste of a Mars bar, then you will love the deliciousness of these protein balls!
Peanut Butter Protein Balls – These keto-friendly protein balls are so easy to make, and they’re the perfect way to get some extra protein.
Keto Nachos – These nachos are a delicious and easy way to enjoy nachos without the added carbs!
Homemade Fruit Roll Ups – Made with real fruit, these easy fruit roll ups are the perfect snack for any occasion! Only 2 ingredients and no added sugar!
Baked Purple Kale Chips – These delicious baked kale chips are so crispy and salty, you won’t even remember they’re made from kale! Kid-approved!
Roasted Beet Hummus – This delicious hummus is just as good as it looks! The beets give it a vibrant pink color that makes it look beautiful!
Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich – This gluten-free ice cream treat is the perfect guilt-free way to enjoy your favorite cookie sandwich.
Chocolate Chip Cookies – These chocolate chip cookies are way healthier than your average chocolate chip cookie, and they’re paleo-friendly!
Green Homemade Gummy Snacks – These homemade gummy snacks are made with real fruit and veggies for a gummy taste that is both healthy and delicious.
Dairy-Free Cheesecake – If you’re trying to avoid dairy, this easy cheesecake recipe is perfect! It’s just as tasty but without the dairy!
Healthy Peanut Butter Bliss Bars – These delicious peanut butter bliss bars are so tasty but without all the sugar of a storebought granola bar.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls – These delicious protein balls are a great boost of energy and protein, plus they are super simple to make! Kids will love them too!
Oatmeal Stuffed Apples – These delicious oatmeal stuffed apples are filling and they’re easy to make! Perfect for breakfast too!
Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Pretzels – These chocolate covered pretzels are so sweet and delicious but without all the unhealthy ingredients!
Tropical Watermelon Salsa – This salsa recipe is the perfect summer treat, or anytime you want a tropical dip for your chips.
Apple Pie Donuts – These delicious cake-like donuts are sweet and delicious and they’re gluten-free! Made with sweet potato!
Quinoa Apple Cake – In less than an hour you can whip up this delicious fall-inspired cake made out of quinoa!
Strawberry Ladybugs – These cute little fruit ladybugs make eating healthy fun for kids (or grown-ups!)
Chocolate Avocado Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Caramel Chips – This food processor cookie recipe is so easy to put together and the salted caramel chips make it the perfect fall cookie.
Easy No Bake Tropical Cheesecake Bites – This easy no-bake cheesecake is a fun bite-sized way to enjoy cheesecake! Perfect for portion control!
Steamed Eggs – These steamed eggs are so much easier to peel and they’re a great snack! High in protein and good fats, and almost no carbs!
Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Nice Cream – This dairy-free ice cream is the perfect treat to whip up whenever you’re in the mood for a frozen treat.
Seed Crackers – These healthy seed crackers are a quick and easy cracker that you can enjoy!
Keto Butter Cookies – These delicious butter cookies are so delicious they’ll practically melt in your mouth! And they’re low carb!
Pumpkin Spice Keto Truffles – These keto-friendly truffles taste just like a pumpkin pie but without all the carbs!
Keto Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting – These decadent and fluffy cookies are the perfect amount of sweetness and pumpkin, and they’re low carb!
Keto Cheese Crisps – These cheese crisps are a great guilt-free snack you can whip up in just a couple of minutes.
Keto Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – These delicious cookies are so tasty but have way fewer carbs than traditional fall treats.
Keto Chocolate Fat Bombs – Made with real espresso and healthy fats, these fat bombs are perfect for times when you need something sweet (and maybe a little energy boost!)
Keto Cookie Skillet – This warm buttery cookie tastes just like the kind you get at a restaurant, but it’s so much healthier!
Strawberry Chocolate Keto Cheesecake Bark – This tasty cheesecake bark is filled with strawberries and nuts, and it’s so tasty but without all the carbs. Creamy and delicious!
Keto Churro Fat Bombs – You don’t have to give up churros on keto! These fat bombs are the perfect way to get your sugary sweet fix without breaking your diet!
Keto Lemon Blueberry Muffins – These lemon blueberry muffins are light and moist and so flavorful from the lemon and blueberries. Can be made ahead and frozen!
Keto Fudge – This copycat fudge recipe is so easy to make, and it’s perfect if you’re eating low carb. So indulgent and won’t kick you out of ketosis!
Keto Chocolate Cookies – These cookies are so rich and yummy and they only have 3 grams of net carbs per cookie!
Keto Peanut Butter Eggs – This copycat recipe tastes just like a Reese’s peanut butter egg but without all the carbs and processed ingredients!
Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake – This decadent mug cake is the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter perfect for a single serving of cake.
Keto Donut Holes – These donut holes are so flavorful you won’t believe they’re keto! They’re rich and cakey but are only 3 net carbs per serving.
Keto Peanut Butter Fat Bombs – With only four net carbs per serving, these cream cheese fat bombs are the perfect peanut butter dessert.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies – These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies combine the two best cookies to create a low carb version you won’t be able to stop eating.
Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts – These crispy Brussel sprouts are the perfect savory snack and they’re keto-friendly.
Keto Snickerdoodles – These cookies are fluffy and delicious with just 2 grams of net carbs.
Keto Strawberry Upside Down Cake This easy cake takes just minutes in the microwave making it a healthy and tasty treat whenever you need it! Ready in 90 seconds!
Keto Churros – These carnival classics are even better when Keto! With only 1 net carb per serving, these are the perfect swap for your favorite carnival treat.
Keto Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies – With just one net carb per serving, these shortbread cookies are the perfect Christmas cookie!
Cucumber Avocado Salad – This delicious salad can be made in just minutes if you’re looking for quick and easy snack recipes or side dishes!
Keto Lemon Mug Cake – When you’re craving something sweet and sour, this tasty lemon mug cake is perfect!
Avocado Fudgesicles – These delicious dairy-free fudgesicles are the perfect healthy swap for the store-bought fudgesicles.
Healthy Chocolate Fruit Dip – With only four simple ingredients, this healthy fruit dip is the perfect dip for your parties or when you need a quick dip for your fruit.
Orange Apple Yogurt Parfait – This delicious parfait is so easy to make and works great as an after school snack!
Roasted Chickpea Snack – If you love munching on chips, these roasted chickpeas are a great alternative!
Apple Cinnamon Oat Balls – These naturally sweetened oat balls are quick and easy to make, plus they freeze well too!
Dairy-Free Coconut Pudding – This dairy-free coconut pudding is the perfect recipe when you’re looking for something sweet and easy to make.
Protein Bar – Make your own protein bars at home with just three simple ingredients!
Chewy Chocolate Protein Balls – These protein balls are quick to make and so nutritious! They’re the perfect healthy treat that’s so easy even your kids could make it!
Black Bean Brownies – These sugar-free brownies are so easy to make and taste just as good as regular brownies!
Keto Bread – This bread is perfect for making sandwiches or to just enjoy when you need a quick and easy snack.
Keto Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Tots – These delicious tots are the perfect snack if you’re looking for something low carb and savory. One of our most popular recipes ever!
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