Creative Healthy Snacks for Adults
Preparing and serving snacks for friends and family is quite a fulfilling thing to do. However, if you do it on a daily basis, you may run out of ideas and recipes that you can cater. That is why a wide knowledge on snacks and finger foods are very much in the trend nowadays. Although you could just serve snacks that are readily available in several convenience stores and shops around, know that these types of food aren’t healthy and good for the health.
Now, there are actually quite a lot of ways and ideas that you could do. These 7 great recipes will largely help you cater snacks that are more creative and much healthier. Not only that your friends and family will enjoy the snack times but also will promote healthier consumptions of food.
Bell peppers are not only delicious but they are also healthy! In addition, there are a lot of colors to choose from: green, red, yellow, black, purple, and orange. You could choose any to prepare for the pepper monsters. The more the variety, the more creative your snack will be.
Cut the peppers in half resulting to a cup-like shape. Now, cut the other half into think slices and choose the dip you want to include. Once you have chosen your dip, take away all of the seeds inside the cup-like shape pepper and pour the dip inside. Then, place the thin slices of peppers on top of the dip. As for the monster appearance, create the face features on the pepper cup using the dip and olives.
Beet Chips With Curried Yogurt
Greek yogurts are very much favored by many health enthusiasts because of its nutrients and other contents. One great snack you could prepare is actually 2 tablespoons of low fat Greek yogurt mixed with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder.
Once you have fully mixed the two, place it in a nice saucer and serve with a 1 cup of beet chips.
Crackers With Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread and Banana
Crackers are great for short snacks but why not spice them up to create more excitement on your snack times, right? Now, spread your 2 crispy bread crackers with 1 tablespoon of chocolate hazelnut spread. Once you have evenly spread the chocolate hazelnut, place sliced bananas on top of the crackers.
Two pieces of crackers with the spread and bananas cater 214 calories, 4 grams of protein, and 6 grams of fiber. A very great, creative, and healthy snack for everyday consumption!
Ham and Jicama Wraps
For this snack, you will only need jicama or celery sticks, few slices of ham, and whole-grain mustard. Fry the slices of ham to perfection and make sure not burn them! Cut the jicama or celery sticks into two and wrap each with the fried slices of ham. Once everything is already wrapped, place them in a nice and neat plate and serve with 1 tablespoon of whole-grain mustard.