20 Healthy Snacks
Great bars, chips, snack mixes, dips, and cool treats—with no regrets
Medjool dates, cranberries, and apples keep these nice and moist.
Recipe: Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars
Combine 4 whole grains with peanuts and peanut butter for a bar that's filling as well as delicious.
Recipe: Peanut Butter Cranberry Go-Bars
Here's a go-bar that's dense and decadent, but good for you, too.
Recipe: No-bake Chewy Fruit and Nut Bars
Ready in 10 minutes, and simple enough to make that kids can help.
Recipe: Peanut and Dried Fruit Snack Mix
Soy and Sesame Kale Chips (pictured)
Instead of a bag of potato chips, try these crunchy, savory treats.
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Olive Oil and Sea Salt Kale Chips
A sprinkling of coarse salt tastes satisfying without all the sodium of processed snacks.
Cheesy Pepper Kale Chips
Choose from parmesan or nutritional yeast for the cheesy flavor.
Instead of a can of nuts, scoop up a handful of these crispy roasted snacks.
Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas with Garam Masala
Especially low in calories, these are great to keep on hand for those quick stops by the fridge.
Recipe: Quick Indian Pickles
Just whirl together cooked spinach, cottage cheese, and a few seasonings for this 5-ingredient dip.
Recipe: Creamy Spinach and Parmesan Dip
The Asian seasonings take the sweet potatoes in a savory direction.
Recipe: Miso, Sesame, and Sweet Potato Dip
Layer roasted tomatillos and bell peppers over chipotle-flavored beans for a fresh take on the classic dip.
Recipe: Black Bean Tomatillo Dip
If you have a jar of roasted red peppers and some basic seasonings on hand, you can whip up this tasty Middle Eastern spread.
Recipe: Red Pepper and Walnut Dip
Combine 2 kinds of salmon, Greek yogurt, and simple seasonings for a rich-tasting spread that takes only 15 minutes.
Recipe: Smoky Salmon Chive Spread
Here's a great fresh option if you love onion dip but don't want all the fat and sodium of the usual kind made with sour cream and a boxed seasoning blend.
Recipe: Sweet Onion and Thyme Dip
Freeze cubes of puréed ripe melon so you can whip up this treat anytime the mood strikes.
Recipe: Summer Melon Fizzies
Try our easy, basic recipe, then customize it using 5 variations.
Recipe: Raspberry Smoothie
Some smoothies can be too filling, but this one, made with two kinds of citrus and Greek yogurt, tastes light and refreshing while still being creamy.
Recipe: The Ultimate Citrus Smoothie
An extra-easy, 2-ingredient recipe to satisfy your craving.
Recipe: Tart 'n' Tangy Fro-Yo
Just toss some lemon curd and plain yogurt in your ice cream maker.
Recipe: Luscious Lemon Fro-Yo