When you want a snack, remember what food you reach for? Cookies or candy? What about trying to be healthy? Finding snacks that are healthy and that taste good can be a big challenge, particularly if your go-to snacks are those that are loaded with salt or sugar. Keep on reading to learn how to put together snacks that are hearty and that fulfill your cravings. All of the snacks talked about in this article are snacks you can consume even when you watch your weight and diet. Doesn’t that seem too good to be really true? See for yourself!
Dipped Pretzels are a delicious and nourishing snack that you can eat that won’t make you feel like you are repressing yourself in taste or calories. Melt half a cup of semi sweet chocolate on your stovetop until melted. It takes about two minutes for the chocolate to melt and be sure you stir it up super well before you try using it. Dip low salt or low sodium pretzels into the melted chocolate until they are well coated and then set them on parchment in a single layer. Let them cool at room temperature or place them in the fridge for approximately twenty minutes.
Delicious Tortilla Chips are a snack that you can whip all by yourself at home…no joke! Tortilla chips, when purchased at the shop, are normally loaded and coated in salt and other terrible ingredients and are not at all good. For this snack, you can put together the chips yourself with corn tortillas. Take no less than ten corn tortillas and cut them in 6 parts. Set the pieces onto a baking sheet and spray with a thin coat of a spray you can put together yourself by blending canola oil and a fourth of a teaspoon of chili powder, half a teaspoon of cumin and a fourth of a teaspoon of salt. Coat the tortilla pieces totally and then bake them in an oven at 350 degrees for fifteen minutes or so. Allow the chips to cool before you eat them.
Fix your own caramel corn! You probably think that caramel corn is something you just can’t indulge in thanks to the sky-high sugar and calorie count. Prepare this nutritious recipe instead. In a large pot, melt two tablespoons of butter and then mix in 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, one tablespoon of water and 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt. Use a whisk to blend all the ingredients and then pour roughly seven cups of air popped popcorn. If you enjoy lightly salted peanuts, mix in ounce or so of those as well. Stir until the popcorn and peanuts (if you use them) are thoroughly coated and then let all of it cool before you eat it.
If you are fine conducting some research, you can find quite a few snack recipes that are low on unhealthy ingredients, have fewer calories but that still taste really really good. There are all sorts of alternatives for super nutritious and yummy snacks out there. You just have to be patient to search them out and fix them yourself. It shouldn’t be tough to stay healthy. It’s entirely possible!