Archive for the ‘Snacks’ Category

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Simple Green Pea Miso Dip

I’m always on the hunt for new dip ideas. This was an experiment I am quite pleased with. It is quick, filling and delicious, not to mention healthy!

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Mexi Bello Tortillas

Makes 6-10 tortillas, depending on how much you stuff them

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Green Goddess Smoothie

Delicious Smoothie with protein from kale

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Mango Madness Smoothie

Mango Smoothie for breakfast or snack

Pizza Pocket

Vegan Pizza Hot Pocket On A Croissant

This makes 2 big hot pockets. I eat about half of one. So this can serve anywhere from 2 to 4 people.

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The quinoa will give it texture, in addition to lots of protein and fiber.

Eat this straight or with sliced apples.

Super Healthy Bean Dip

Super Healthy Bean Dip

This bean dip is packed with fiber, calcium, protein, iron and vitamins A and C. The flavor of the spinach is masked by the salsa and cumin, so it a great way to add nutrition to a delicious snack.

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Apricot Fruit Snacks

Peel leather off pan; let cool completely on a wire rack. Roll up leather; store in a zip-top plastic bag.

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Baked Tortilla Chips and Taco Shells

Here’s an easy way to bake your own tortilla chips!

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Roasted Chickpeas

A low-fat snack alternative to cocktail nuts, these spicy beans also taste great tossed in salads.

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Roasted Chickpeas 2

Source: Chet’s Recipes 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained well 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon coriander 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper This couldn’t be simpler to make, especially if you use the canned peas. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix the peas with the seasonings and spread them out evenly on a […]

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Pasta Chips

I love these things hope you do too.

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Homemade Potato Chips

Take a potato and slice it as thinly as possible (hard to do, but easier with a good knife). Then you spray a microwavable plate with non-stick spray, arrange the slices on it, not touching each other, and then microwave them until they start to turn brown around the edges (can take around 10 minutes, […]

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Dry-Roasted Soybeans (“Soynuts”) And Chick-Peas

Keep a supply of both of these on hand in the freezer to use for snacks or in recipes in place of nuts and seeds.

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Chickpea Snack

Chickpea Snack Submitted by: Shelley G. Chickpeas are such a great food. I like to mix canned chickpeas with lime juice, fresh cilantro, garlic, and cumin (or chili powder). It’s a great snack and makes a refreshing salad if you chill it and serve it with romaine lettuce and tomato wedges.

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