Prepare These Really Nourishing and Delicious Snacks for Yourself
When you are craving for a snack, which food do you reach for? Potato chips or cookies? What if you are trying to eat better? It can be tough to find snacks that are both nutritious and tasty specially if you are accustomed to reaching for extremely sugared or salted snacks. In this article, you will learn how to make your own hearty snacks to gratify those cravings. The following are foods you can indulge in while watching your diet and weight. Sound unbelievable? Go on reading!
Delicious Dipped Pretzels make a great snack without making you feel like you are restricting yourself in terms of portion size or denying yourself several of your favorite tastes. Melt one half cup of semi sweet chocolate on your stovetop until melted. This will take up to 2 minutes and make sure that you stir it up very well before you use it. Dip low-salt pretzels into the melted chocolate until they are nicely coated and then place them on parchment in a single layer. Allow the chocolate dipped pretzels to cool entirely at room temperature or stick them in the fridge for twenty minutes or so.
Spicy Tortilla Chips are something that, believe it or not, you can whip on your own at home. Tortilla chips, when bought at the store, are commonly loaded and coated in salt and other terrible ingredients and are not at all healthy. For this healthy snack, you’ll be making use of corn tortillas to put together your own chips. Take about ten corn tortillas and cut them in 6 parts. Set the cut pieces onto a baking sheet and then spray it with a mixture of canola oil, a quarter teaspoon of chili powder, a half a teaspoon of cumin, and a quarter teaspoon of sea salt. Coat the corn tortilla chips entirely and then bake them in an oven at 350 degrees for approximately 15 minutes. Allow the chips to cool down totally before you eat them.
Prepare yummy caramel corn! You probably think that caramel corn is a snack you simply can’t eat because of the sugar and calorie count. Try making this (much healthier) recipe as an alternative. In a large pot, you should melt two tablespoons of butter and then stir in two tablespoonfuls of brown sugar, a tablespoonful of water and a fourth of a teaspoon of kosher salt. Use your whisk to mix all the ingredients and then dump approximately seven cups of air popped popcorn. If you like lightly salted peanuts, feel free to add an roughly an ounce of those too. Mix all if it together until the popcorn (and peanuts) is coated evenly and then allow it to cool before you indulge in it.
If you are okay doing a bit of research, you can find several snack recipes that are low on bad ingredients, have fewer calories but that still taste really really good. There are many great tasting options for healthy snacks available. You just have to have patience to search them out and make them yourself. Trying to stay healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. Staying healthy totally possible!