6 Quick Healthy Snacks

Hi friends!  One good thing about a long weekend is a short work week!  We’re almost to Friday already!

And then it’s just one.more.week of school for my kiddos!  Are y’all already on Summer break?  Our school started later this year, so that’s why they’re going into June this year.  I know many of you homeschooled this year and my hat’s off to you!  That is no easy task!  PRAISE GOD for our teachers!!

6 QUICK HEALTHY SNACKS

Now let’s get to today’s post!  When I shared my healthy meal prep, I got such great feedback, and the most asked question was, “what are your go-to healthy snacks?”

Today, I’m sharing what we reach for most often and they are also super yummy and so easy to make. In fact, most require no cooking at all, just some assembling!

Here are my favorite easy snacks: 1) Greek yogurt & berries, 2) popcorn & truffle salt, 3) crudite & hummus, 4) caramel rice cakes, 5) edamame, and 6) kale chips.

Greek Yogurt, Blueberries, Strawberries

This is probably the snack I’m eating most lately.  I really like this Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt because it’s only 100 calories, 0 fat, 15 grams of protein and 10 grams of carbs.

But, not only are the macros good, it’s really tasty! I like the vanilla flavor and amp it up with fresh strawberries and blueberries.  I usually add two strawberries and a handful of blueberries.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snack Ideas

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Skinny Pop Popcorn & Truffle Salt 

Next up is something so simple, it really only requires opening a bag!  This Skinny Pop popcorn is perfect for movie night and I like to top mine with a sprinkling of truffle salt!

If you like something crunchy, this is a great snack.  And only 100 calories per bag.

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Crudite with Hummus

When we got back from the pool this weekend, I put together a crudite tray with fresh bell peppers, celery, thin pretzels and hummus.  I love seeing all the pretty colors and eating the rainbow helps you get more vitamins and nutrients into your diet.

For the hummus, Jordan loves the Pine Nut flavor, so that’s usually what I buy.

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Of course, the kids mostly reached for the pretzels, but there’s still value in exposure!

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Caramel Rice Cakes 

Oh man, how can something that looks so plain and simple be so good?!  Maybe it’s because I love caramel flavor, but these taste like dessert to me.  I love the crunch and will just eat them without anything on them, but you could add toppings like nut butter and bananas.

Two caramel rice cakes have 110 calories, 22 grams of carbs, no fat, and 2 grams of protein.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snack Ideas

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Edamame 

Oh man, I could eat a giant bowl of edamame every day! These are soy beans that come in a pod, but I like to buy them already shelled for convenience.  These come frozen in a steamable bag, so you only have to microwave them.

When they’re done, just add salt or the Everything Bagel seasoning.  It’s delicious and gives you something tiny to eat with your hands, so you feel like you’re eating more than you are.

A half cup of shelled edamame has 90 calories, 10 grams of carbs, 2.5 fat grams and 7 grams of protein.

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Kale Chips 

Kale Chips are so easy to easy to make at home.  I simply spray with cooking spray, season with salt and pop them in the oven at 350 degrees for about 8-10 minutes.  They come out so crispy and flavorful!

If you prefer to simply open a bag, these come ready made.

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Apples or Celery & Natural Peanut Butter 

Another snack we eat often here is apples and celery with natural peanut butter.  It definitely satisfies my sweet tooth and the kids love it too!

All of these items are available at Walmart!  I used my Walmart+ membership to order them online and have them delivered to my door.  I love the convenience of being able to shop online for groceries and then just opening my front door and, voila, they’re there!

If you’ve been curious about Walmart+, you can try it free for 15 days by going to Walmart.com/plus.

With your Walmartplus membership you can:

(1) shop online and get Walmart+ FREE shipping, from Walmart.com with no order minimum (excludes freight & Marketplace items);

(2) get items delivered from your store to your door for FREE ($35 minimum, restrictions apply);

(3) shop inside the store with the mobile scan & go in the Walmart app for a contact free checkout; and

(4) get member prices on fuel.

As y’all know, I’ve been SO happy with this membership!  Do you use it too?

 

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What are your your favorite healthy snacks?  Leave them in the comments so we can all get more ideas!

Have a fantastic day friends! 

 

 

*Thank you to Walmart for sponsoring today’s post and helping me reach my fitness goals!

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2 Comments

  1. June 3, 2021 / 1:28 pm

    Love your ideas abut healthy snacks. Thank you. I also love your nail polish color. Can you tell me who made it and what the color is please.

    • Lynda McDuff
      June 7, 2021 / 5:20 am

      Appreciate your daily posts.

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