Dec 1, 2020
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These clean eating snack ideas will help you stick to your food goals while satisfying your sweet or savory craving.
Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to cover up your cravings, you can eat a fresh, whole-food diet and have your favorite snacks too. It’s all about balance.
I’ve written an entire cookbook dedicated to healthy snacking when you are eating a clean diet free of refined ingredients. Get your copy of Clean Treats for Everyone for more delicious recipes.
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Healthy and wholesome dessert recipes you’ll want to eat made with clean ingredients you already have on hand.
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Having healthier versions of your favorite recipes can also really help you stay on track while nixing any savory or sweet cravings.
And if you want to learn how many parents are eliminating processed foods and sugars from their family’s diet, check out the Family KickStart Program.
It’s a 4-week meal clean eating meal plan that recreates family-favorite recipes into healthier, clean-eating approved versions. Even the kids can get on board with this one! And each week comes with 7 healthy snack ideas, many of which you can find in the recipes below.
Sweet Clean Snack Ideas
Make room in your fridge and pantry for these healthy homemade snacks! Each recipe can be made at the beginning of the week and enjoyed throughout for whenever you need an afternoon pick me up or after school treat.
These banana blondies are a no-bake treat that tastes like chilled cookie dough and made without dairy, grain, or eggs!
Monster Paleo Cookies
This giant paleo cookie is packed with healthy fats, fiber, and tons of goodness.
Pineapple Green Smoothie
This easy green smoothie is a simple and delicious way to get your greens in without that leafy texture.
If you are wondering what to do with the overripe bananas on your counter, these baked banana chips are the answer!
Healthy Fruit Roll Ups
Strawberry fruit leather is perfect for an on-the-go snack and you won’t believe how easy it is to make with fresh fruit and honey.
Brownie Energy Bites
Delicious coconut brownie energy bites made with shredded coconut, cocoa powder, raisins, cashews, and tastes like a fudgy brownie!
Coconut Peanut Butter Dip
My Coconut Peanut Butter Dip is packed with nutrients making it the perfect mid-day clean snack.
Banana Oat Muffins
These easy, healthy banana oatmeal muffins are gluten-free and come together in minutes using your blender!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip
This healthy chocolate peanut butter dip is so good it will make you want to lick the bowl! Serve it with your favorite sliced fruit for a quick and easy snack.
Clean Pineapple Ice Cream
This easy, clean pineapple ice cream is a healthier version of what you’d find at Disney, and just as crave-worthy!
Savory Clean Eating Snack Ideas
While I do love a good clean dessert recipe, sometimes you just need a good savory snack. These clean snacks are perfect for that mid-day pick me up.
Zucchini Mini Quiches
These egg cups quiches make a delicious protein-packed snack with eggs, cheese, and shredded veggies.
Personal size zucchini pizza bites that are guilt-free but still cheesy and delicious!
This easy Greek hummus comes together in less than 5 minutes and tastes better than store-bought.
Sweet Potato Toast
Grain-free toast topped with peanut butter and jelly. This is a healthier version of the classic PBJ comfort food and it couldn’t be easier to make!
Easy Baked Carrot Fries
These carrot fries are a favorite side dish at my house, but they work great as a snack too! A healthy way to much some veggies between meals.
Grab your blender and whip up a batch of this super-healthy edamame hummus dip.
7 Layer Greek Dip
Prep these snack cups ahead of time so you always have something healthy to munch on. These Greek Dip Cups are packed with Mediterranean flavors and are sure to satisfy your cravings.
This easy homemade guac comes together in about 60 seconds. I pull out this recipe when I just can’t wait another moment to enjoy some taco flavor.
Ham & Cheese Apple Wraps
This clean snack is sweet and savory in a bite-size form. These ham and cheese apple wraps are easy to pack in a snack box to keep you going all day at work.
Pico de Gallo
If you can chop, you can make this easy homemade pico de gallo.
Clean Snacks From the Store
So you don’t have time to make all the snacks? I get it and that’s why I’m also sharing some of my favorite Whole-30 and clean eating-approved snacks you can purchase off Amazon and get delivered to your front door.
Check them out and see if you can spy any new favorites:
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Rx Bar-
- That’s it. Apple & Strawberry Fruit Bars
- Jack’s Links Beef Jerky
- Bear Naked Dark Chocolate Granola Bites
Have you tried eating healthy but your family just won’t eat the same foods you’re making? Check out my Free Healthy Eating Guide for Families and print a list of kid-friendly foods and meal plan.
Learn which foods you should buy and see a sample of the meals you’ll be cooking when you eliminate processed foods and sugars from your family’s diet in just 30-days.
10 Best Clean Eating Snacks
Coconut Brownie Bites
- 1 cup raisins packed
- 1 cup cashews
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- pinch cinnamon
- ⅓ cup shredded coconut
- Place raisins in a medium bowl and cover with hot water. Let soak for 5 minutes to soften then drain.
- Add raisins and all remaining ingredients, except the shredded coconut, into a food processor and pulse until mixture turns into the consistency of sand. Remove blade from the unit.
- Using your hands, scoop out dough and form into balls on the palms of your hands. Roll each brownie bite on the shredded coconut and set aside.
- Chill for 30 minutes and enjoy. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for one week.
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