I'm constantly looking for creative, quick, healthy snacks. Here are some great suggestions from nutritional expert Cate Munroe (Cate's Nutrition Kitchen). Enjoy!
Snacking doesn’t have to be plain or boring to be healthy. Whether you’re entertaining kids, hosting a healthier happy hour, or would just like something special for yourself, there are plenty of decadent small dishes to enjoy that are easy to make and require minimal clean up. With the creative ideas below, you can savor each bite and satisfy your hunger!
Peel a banana, dip it in yogurt, roll it in crushed nuts & freeze.
Apples on a Log
Spread celery sticks with almond butter & top with diced apple.
In a tall glass, layer yogurt with blueberries & slivered almonds.
Spread mustard on sliced turkey, then wrap around sliced cheese & red pepper.
Use toothpicks to skewer cubed raw milk cheese with apples, pears or grapes.
Layer endive leaves with cooked, diced shrimp & a spoonful of pineapple salsa.
Layer sliced cucumber with a spoonful of hummus & sprinkle with diced tomatoes, kalamata olives & feta cheese.