5 Easy And Healthy Snack Recipes

Snacking always does not mean having deep fried food that does no help to the body. Taking small amount of healthy snacks is beneficial for the body which must be included in our daily diet. It is always not desirable to have fruits as a snack because everyone wants a change of taste. So, here I shall suggest a few recipes for snacks that will be healthy, tasty and filling for the stomach too.

Whole Grain Snackers:

Whole Grain Snackers

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 8

Ingredients:

Whole wheat flour-1cup
Sesame seeds- 2 tsp
Oregano and basil herbs- 2tsp

Method:

Step 1:

Make a stiff dough with the above ingredients by adding water as per necessary for making the dough soft but stiff. On a rolling pin, take small amount of the dough and roll it into a circle. Now cut them into strips and bake them at 450 degree F for 10-15 minutes or until they are crisp.

Veg Or Non Veg Momos Or Steamed Dumplings:

Veg Or Non Veg Momos Or Steamed Dumplings

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Serves: 8

Ingredients:

Flour- 1 cup
Broccoli- 1 head (finely shredded)
Bean sprouts- 1 cup
Chicken (optional) – 500 grams (finely chopped)
Salt and pepper as required

Method:

Step 1:

Turn the flour to a stiff but soft dough by adding water little by little. Boil the chicken and then finely chop them to very small pieces. On a dusting board, make small circles of the dough that would be large enough to hold the filling into it.

Step 2:

Now, add the filling of broccoli, bean sprouts and the chicken along with salt and pepper and firmly close the sides of the piece of the dough so that the filling does not come out. Do the same with the rest of the dough. Now, keep a steamer with water boiling and grease the steamer pans with very little oil.

Step 3:

Place the momos on the steamer pan and steam them on high heat for 5-7 minutes. When you see the skin of the momos shine, turn off the heat and place the momos on a plate to be served hot with chilli sauce.

Chicken Mustard Sandwich:

Chicken Mustard Sandwich

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes
Serves: 2

Chicken- 250 gms
Brown or white bread- 2 slices
Mustard sauce- 1 tsp
Butter- ½ tsp
Salt and pepper as required

Method:

Step 1:

Boil the pieces of chicken and then cut them into equal sized very small pieces. Take the slices of bread and cut the corners if you wish to. Now, spread the butter first and then the mustard sauce on the bread slices.

Step 2:

Place the small pieces of chicken on it and covet the bread with the other slice. Let it grill for a minute and then you can have a delicious sandwich as a mid meal snack too.

Crispy Healthy Potato:

Crispy Healthy Potato

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 1 Minute
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Potato- 1 (thinly sliced)
Salt and black pepper- as required

Method

Step 1:

Cut the potato into thin slices and then mix them with salt and pepper. Now, bake them in a microwave for 30 seconds or till cooked. Cool them and serve.

Crispy Apple:

Crispy Apple

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Apple- 1(thinly sliced)
Salt and oregano as required

Method

Step 1:

Mix the salt and oregano to the thinly sliced apples and bake them in an oven at 450 degree F for at least 10-15 minutes.

Step 2:

Have a good snacking time with these easy to do recipes that will be beneficial for your health and great for the taste buds.



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