Healthy Snacks for the Whole Family

Regardless of whether you and your family are going to school and work in person or virtually, no one wants to be hungry between meals. Healthy snacks are an absolute necessity.  A healthy snack can nourish the body while pleasing the palate! However, eating the wrong type of snacks can increase your hunger and decrease your energy.  That is NOT what you want when you are trying to get through your day! Delishes Dishes is here to help keep the hunger pangs away! Below are a few healthy snacks that we recommend that are easy, tasty, and of course healthy.

Black Bean Hummus with Pita Chips

Our first recommendation in our list of healthy snacks is Black Bean Hummus with Pita Chips.  This simple, but amazing snack is easy to make and very versatile. Pita chips can be switched out for fresh vegetables. We have not found a good pre-packaged black bean hummus that is up to our taste standards, so of course, we make our own! To make your own hummus and pita chips, visit Healthy Seasonal Recipes to enjoy this vegan and gluten-free snack.

Fresh Mini Bell Peppers

For a “fresh” perspective to healthy snacks, we have fresh mini bell peppers.  These colorful little jewels are healthy, slightly sweet, and provide great nutritional value.  Mini bell peppers are low in calories and excellent sources of Vitamins A and C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber.  Also, don’t forget it comes in a variety of colors including yellow, red, and orange to brighten up your plate.

Baked Plantain Chips

Last on our healthy snacks list, but certainly not least, are the deliciously crunchy baked Plantain chips.  You can purchase these pre-packaged if you are running short on time or make them yourself. This snack is a great choice if you are looking to replace a certain greasy snack that will definitely not make the healthy snack list!  Check out a spicy version of the baked Plantain chip recipe at The Kitchn if you are in the mood for something a little hot.

If your day is already hectic and you don’t have time to make one of the recommendations on our healthy snacks list, Delishes Dishes offers Personal Chef Services. We’d be happy to take snack preparation and any other meals off your to-do list!  Healthy snacks and meals prepared by us, while you gain more time for your family…sounds like a win-win. Call us today! We’d be happy to hear from you! Happy Snacking!

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