5 Quick & Easy Snack Recipes
- Greek Pita Cups
- 1-2 Pitas
- 75g hummus
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- Diced cucumber
- Crumbled feta cheese
- Cherry tomatoes
- 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.
- Bake 5-7 minutes, or until lightly golden. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing. Fill each cup half-full with hummus.
- 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.