Healthy Snacks Recipes and Its Benefits
Looking for a healthy snack? These different kinds of healthy and delicious snacks recipes are full of energy and nutrients to get us through the wonderful day.
Sometimes it’s hard to prepare healthy snacks for the reason that you are busy. So this article will help you to easily prepare snacks for your kids and loved ones. Here are some weight loss friendly and healthy snacks.
Five Healthy Snacks Formula
1. Hard-Boiled Eggs
An egg is one of the most weight-loss friendly and healthiest that you can eat. They contain Vitamin K2, B12, Vitamin D, protein, and minerals such as iron, zinc, and copper, to name few. Eggs are amazingly filling and can reduce the amount of the calories you regularly eat for several hours, which would help you to lose your body weight. Even if their high cholesterol contents gave them bad reputations for some years, new studies or revisions show that all eggs do not have any effects on your danger of heart diseases.
2 large, hard-boiled eggs have about 140 cal. and 13 g of protein.
2. Ricotta Cheese with Cocoa Powder
Ricotta cheese is versatile as it’s healthy. It could be combined with fruits, vegetables, cheesecake or baked in a casserole. It also works excessive and great in its own, with just only a touch of additional flavor.
Here is an easy and quick recipe for a very satisfying snack with 14 g of protein and about 200 calories:
- 1/2 cup of full-fat ricotta cheese.
- 1 teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder.
- Stevia or additional sweetener, if preferred.
Place the ricotta cheese in the small bowl. Sprinkle with stevia and cocoa powder. Then that’s it! Very easy to make snacks for your diet.
3. Cantaloupe Slices Wrapped in Prosciutto
Cantaloupes are very nutritious and tasty fruit. It contains a powerful antioxidant that can fight inflammation, maintain and keeps your eyes in a good condition and might reduce and prevent your risk from serious diseases.
Cantaloupe has very high vitamins C and A, and it is a good source of potassium.
Combining cantaloupe together with dry-cured ham (prosciutto) makes balanced snacks with salty and sweet flavor for less than 200 calories.
Cut the 3.5 oz or 100 grams of cantaloupe into its wedges. Wrap every wedge with just 1 cut of prosciutto.
4. Pear Slices with Ricotta Cheese
Pear slices with a ricotta cheese create a very satisfying snack with a creamy texture and sweet taste.
Pear, especially its peels, contains polyphenol antioxidant that has sturdy anti-inflammatory properties. While ricotta cheese is rich with calcium and protein. In one study, an older adult who has consumed 210 grams (7 oz.) of ricotta cheese every day for around 12 weeks may improve their strength and muscle mass. A 100 grams (3.5 oz. ) serving of each ricotta cheese with only one small chopped of pear provides about 250 calories and twelve (12) g of protein.
5. Cherry Tomato with Mozzarella Cheese
Mozzarella cheese and tomatoes are much complimented to each other and they are healthy too. Tomatoes are completely rich in, potassium, vitamin C, Vitamin K, lycopene, and folate, a good source of antioxidant that can reduce and prevent your body from risk conditions such as heart disease and cancer.
Mozzarella cheese is rich in protein, vitamin, and B12calcium. It can also reduce heart diseases risk by nurturing your level of helpful HDL cholesterol.
1 cup cherry tomatoes matching with 60 grams (2 oz.) of mozzarella cheese has under 200 calories.