All Posts in the ‘Snacks’ Category

Healthy Homemade Fruit Leathers

June 3rd, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
homemade fruit leather

Fruit Roll-Ups are super delicious–not to mention incredibly addictive. However, they aren’t particularly nutritious. But the good news is, it’s actually possible to make your own healthy homemade fruit leathers (which is basically what Fruit Roll-Ups are) with all-natural ingredients. Intrigued? Here’s what you’ll need: -strawberries and raspberries, or your fruit of choice -sweetener of choice (preferably […]


Homemade Marshmallows

May 27th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
homemade marshmallows

Why buy marshmallows at the grocery store when you can make your own? Homemade marshmallows are actually pretty easy to make–and they cost less, too. Here’s what you’ll need: -butter -confectioners’ sugar -2 tablespoons gelatin -1 1/4 cups water -2 cups granulated sugar -1/8 teaspoon salt -1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Use a bit of […]


Vegan Ice Cream (Made with Coconut Milk)

May 20th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks, Uncategorized
vegan ice cream

Whatever your reasons are for wanting a non-dairy ice cream–whether you’re a vegan or are suffering from lactose intolerance–this delicious vegan ice cream (made with coconut milk) is going to be your new favorite dessert. Here’s what you’ll need: -1 can of coconut milk -1 can of lite coconut milk -choice of sweetener -2 tablespoons […]


Healthy Cookie Dough

April 27th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
healthy cookie dough

For those of you who are fond of cookie dough but not quite as fond of catching salmonella from eating raw egg, here’s a healthy cookie dough recipe that is not only perfectly edible, but also totally healthy! Here’s what you’ll need: -1 can of chickpeas (rinsed and drained) -1/4 cup raw peanut or almond butter […]


Microwave Potato Chips

April 6th, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
potato chips

Potato chips are incredibly delicious and addictive–it’s just too bad that they are also extremely unhealthy for you! It can’t be good for your body to ingest all that oil and all that sodium, not to mention all those other unknown ingredients in there. The good news is, healthier homemade potato chips–made with absolutely no oil–are […]


Healthy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

April 1st, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
carrot cake cupcakes

Easter is almost here, which means everyone will soon be munching on egg-shaped chocolates and adorable bird-shaped marshmallows. Not exactly the best holiday to celebrate if you’re trying to cut back on the sugar now, is it? If you want to enjoy Easter without overdosing on the sweets, try these delicious (and nutritious) healthy carrot […]


Chocolate-Covered Peeps Rice Krispies Treats

March 25th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
chocolate covered peeps rice krispies treats

Easter just isn’t the same without Peeps. But if you want to kick your Peep game up a notch, these Chocolate-Covered Peeps Rice Krispies Treats are just the thing. Here’s what you’ll need: -Rice Krispies Treats bars -Peeps -chocolate chunks or chocolate chips (white, dark, or milk chocolate) -sprinkles -popsicle sticks (optional) First, carefully cut your […]


Vegan Shamrock Shake

March 16th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
vegan shamrock shake

If you are looking for a healthy, vegan version of McDonald’s famous Shamrock Shake to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with, this recipe is exactly what you need! It’s creamy, minty, tasty, and absolutely good for you. Here’s what you’ll need: -2/3 cup cashew milk (or any other vegan milk of choice) -1/2 frozen banana -1/4 […]


Raw Vegan Cherry Coconut Fudge

March 4th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
cherry coconut fudge

If you’re a fan of cherries and coconut, then this Cherry Coconut Fudge recipe for is for you. It’s easy, and healthy, too! -2 tablespoons coconut butter -2 tablespoons cocoa powder -1/2 a medium banana (very ripe) -1/16 teaspoon salt (add more if peanut butter is unsalted) -red glace cherries -shredded coconut -maple syrup or […]


Homemade “Nutella” Chocolate Spread

February 25th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
chocolate spread

Here’s a healthier version of your favorite Nutella spread–made with cashews! -450g unsalted cashew nuts -60 grams icing sugar -25 grams cocoa powder -pinch of sea salt -5 tablespoons vegetable oil -2 teaspoons vanilla extract Process the cashew nuts and oil in a food processor or high-speed blender until you get a smooth texture. You […]