5 Quick & Easy Snack Recipes

  1. Greek Pita Cups

Ingredients

  • 1-2 Pitas
  • 75g hummus  
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Diced cucumber  
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Cherry tomatoes

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Smear 6 muffin cups with a little olive oil. Slice each pita into six slices, like you’d cut a pizza. Place each triangle in a muffin cup, pressing down gently so it forms a bowl-like shape.
  2. Bake 5-7 minutes, or until lightly golden. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing. Fill each cup half-full with hummus.
  3. Top with cucumbers, feta and cherry tomatoes. Serve.

2. Herbed Avocado

Take 1/2 an avocado, you can leave it intact or mash it with a fork. Season with oregano/mixed herbs/Italian seasoning, lime, pink salt, pepper and optionally – paprika seasoning. Garnish with a tomato cherry or basil leaf and enjoy.

3. Low Calorie Banana Shake

Blend 1 banana with 1/4th cup almond milk, 1/4th cup water, a pinch of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons curd/yogurt, you can also add a tablespoon of oats and/or mixed seeds. Serve cold.

4. Nutty Apple Slices

Slice apples, top with a pinch of pink salt and cinnamon, spread some peanut butter on the slices and enjoy. Do not exceed 1 tablespoon of peanut butter butter per serving, because it becomes very easy to overconsume and the calories really start adding up.

5. Peach Smoothie Bowl

Blend 1 peach with 4-5 tablespoons curd or unflavored greek yogurt.

Transfer to a bowl, and top with slices of orange, apple, pomegranate, some mixed seeds and 2-3 tablespoons oats/toasted oats. Enjoy cold.