Healthy snack recipes and ideas

Holy Guacamole

If you do it right guacamole is not only delish it’s also healthy and can act as a meal.

Holy Guacamole

  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 tbsp. plain greek yogurt
  • ½ lemon
  • Chopped cilantro
  • 1 roma tomato chopped
  • ¼ purple onion chopped
  • Sea salt

1.  Peel your avocado and place in a bowl.

2.  Squeeze the juice of a lemon over the avocado, then mash to your desired consistency.

3.  Add your greek yogurt and mix

4. Finely chop your tomato, cilantro and purple onion and incorporate

5. Salt to taste

Serve with a good quality tortilla chip, “Food Should Taste Good” makes awesome chips plus they include rice and flax seeds. Or really any labelled organic tend to be better quality. Just stay away from big brands like Tostitos etc. they’re generally made with genetically modified ingredients (GMO) and contain chemical preservatives.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Oat Protein Bars

  • 2 cups oats ( 1 cup processed into oat flour)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 cup nuts (I used walnuts- but go with what you have)
  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chip- the higher the percentage of cocoa the better
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup coconut sugar (start with the lesser amount but if its not sweet enough then add a bit more)
  • 1 large free range egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 350 F and line a 11X7 inch baking pan with parchment paper

2. Cream your oil, eggs, sugar and vanilla

3. In a food processor combine your oats, coconut flakes and nut process until you the mixture is crumbly

4. Incorporate your processed mixture and remaining oats with the wet ingredients

5. Press into your pan and bake for 12-15 minutes

6. Let cool and then cut into squares

No Bake Vegan Protein Bars

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No Bake Vegan Protein Bars

1.5 cup whole oats- not instant!

1.5 cup natural peanut butter

1 cup protein powder

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/2 cup coconut oil

2 handfuls of nut of your choice

1 handful of chocolate chips

1. In a food processor or bullet/blender puree your oats, nuts, and coconut

2. Then either by hand or in a mixer combine all your ingredients until incorporated

3. Press into a pan lined with wax paper or parchment

4. Refrigerate for a couple hours then cut into square, they should be kept in the fridge!