It’s that time of day. It’s snack time. Your tummy is rumbling, and you need something to eat before you start feeling jittery. But, oh wait, you can’t go to the vending machine because you made a commitment to live a healthier lifestyle, and this commitment includes snacks. If making healthy snacks has you in a fix, don’t worry, we can help. These great-tasting, healthy snack recipes will help you eat more healthy diet and satisfying your tastebuds.
Fruit and Nut Bars
2 cups of nuts, your choice (Cashews work well.)
2 cups of no sugar added dried fruit, (Dates, raisins, and dried berries are great options.)
Combine the nuts and fruit in a food processor until chopped very finely. Scoop out of the food processor and shape into bars. Let the fruit and nut bars set on a sheet of wax paper for an hour. Enjoy!
Makes 6 bars.
1 can of chickpeas
2 tbsp. of tahini
2 Tbsp of garlic cloves
2 Tbsp. of pine nuts
Place all of the ingredients in a food processor. Process until the texture of the hummus is smooth and creamy. Serve with veggies, such as cucumber or carrots.