Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy snacking is a great way to combat hunger in between meals. Find recipes and ideas for delicious snacks to munch on at home or take on-the-go.

12 Healthy Snacks

Improve mood, boost energy, and satisfy cravings with these healthy snacks recommended by our registered dietitians.

Rosemary Roasted Almonds
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Rosemary Roasted Almonds

Portion size matters, especially with some nutrient-rich, yet calorically dense snacks, such as almonds. Research has shown snackers will eat more if a larger portion is offered to them, so don't plop down on the sofa with a bag of snacks and tell yourself you'll stop at just a few. Measure out a serving, and enjoy.

Smart Homemade Snack: Almonds roasted with oil and spices (111 calories)

Benefits: Studies have shown that consuming small amounts of nuts regularly has been linked to reduced risk of heart disease. Plus antioxidants contained in the skin of whole almonds may play a role in reducing oxidative stress as well as LDL cholesterol.

View Recipe: Rosemary Roasted Almonds

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