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7 Homemade Snack Ideas to Plan Ahead!

06.17.2020

Whether it’s for work, sports or your chidren's activities, it’s frequent to end up getting something on-the-go or even to skip snacks altogether!

Here is why we should plan for snacks :

  • They help you avoid feeling famished.
  • They allow you to maintain wakefulness and energy throughout the day.
  • They help you reach your nutritional needs and complete your meals.
  • They help avoid night-time cravings.
  • They help you perform and feel better when you work out!

Here are 7 snack ideas that are easy to make in order to have a handy, nutritious snack prepared at all times!

1. Protein Brownies

Brownies as a snack? Absolutely! This recipe can be easily whipped up and provides 10g of protein as well as 7g of fiber!
This will keep you nourished until the next meal!

2. Energy Balls

This recipe easy to make and will give you the energy you need before a workout !

3. Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Don't know what to to with your leftover squash and pumpkin seeds?
Avoid food waste and try this tasty grilled squash seeds recipe! 

4. Hiker Energy Bar

This square energy bar recipe easily substitutes the store-bought versions! You can store it up to 6 months in the freezer! 

5. Raspberry and Basil Smoothie Cubes

Very easy to prepare ahead of time, store it in ice cube trays in the freezer! Smoothie cubes are an excellent way to have a nutritious, quick and simple snack handy. Simply add your milk of choice. Use your creativity and choose different fruits according to your preferences.

6. Raspberry Energy Cookie

Cookies offered in grocery stores and popular coffee shops are often very high in added sugar and fat. It is always a good idea to make your own homemade cookies.
Madame Labriski offers creative and easy recipes for homemade wholesome cookies.
Here is a raspberry cookie recipe that can be stored in the freezer for 3 months. Make a large batch to stop worrying about your snacks for several weeks!

7. Crispy Chickpeas

Increasingly popular, roasted chickpeas are an excellent source of fiber and protein. You can make them with your favorite seasoning and add them to salads or simply eat them as is like healthy crunchy chips !

 

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