Raw snacks that are nourishing and healthy, and full of nutrition. Snacks we can eat without regret. We often need a little snack between meals, and there are sometimes not many healthy options.
Whether it’s a growling stomach or just an appetite: If we get hungry in between, we often grab sweets or savory biscuits. However, these snacks will only help for a short time. Healthy snacks, on the other hand, provide us with valuable nutrients and long-lasting satisfaction. Sometimes crackers and chips seem tempting. But our snacking behavior largely depends on our habits. Most of the time, unhealthy snacks are quickly at hand. However, industrial ready-made baked goods and sweets often contain unhealthy fats and too much sugar or salt. In addition, they only increase cravings instead of satiating and do not provide any valuable nutrients. Frequent consumption of these delicacies increases the risk of obesity and other diseases. If we get used to healthy snacks instead, we benefit from them, and raw snacks also taste better.
Raw snacks: nourish, taste, and satisfy
Healthy snacks provide us with what we need and energy: high-quality protein, good-quality fat, and essential vitamins and minerals. The sugar and salt content should be as low as possible.
Concentrating on our tasks without our stomach growling, the snack should fill you up for a long time. High fiber content is helpful here. Fiber binds to water and swells up in the stomach, making us feel full longer. The effect also ensures good digestion. Natural raw snacks combine these benefits. Fresh fruit, for example, pampers us with natural sweetness, energy, valuable vitamins, and minerals and contains filling fiber. Nuts are also full of healthy fats, high-quality protein, and vitamin E. Combined with dried fruits for sweet lovers. But be careful: Nuts and dried fruits, in particular, are very high in calories, so the following applies here as well: keep moderation and listen to your feeling of satiety. Create wonderfully varied snacks at home.
Try these Healthy and tempting raw snacks and enjoy them whenever you need them.
Try These Tempting And Nourishing Raw Snacks
Raw foods are often packed with unprocessed nutrition because they’re never heated to about 118°F, preserving the maximum amount of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. Enzymes make it easier for our bodies to digest food, so if you snack on raw food during the day, you’re less likely to run into pesky indigestion problems.
Healthy meets delicious with these naturally sweetened healthy oatmeal energy bites studded with chunky bites of cranberries, pistachios, and chocolate chips!
Cocoa Superfood Hemp Bars
Grab a few of these protein-packed raw bars for a nutritious on-the-go breakfast. Hemp protein powder and hemp hearts deliver heart-healthy fatty acids, antioxidants, and major protein to these delicious raw bars. Cocoa and cinnamon add a tasty flavor while sneaking in more good-for-you health benefits. Find the recipe here: Nutrition Stripped
This is my take on the classic Bumper Bar we all know and love. This version is more wholesome, but still has the moreish texture and pleasant contrast between tart apricots and sweet chocolate. You could make balls or squares with this recipe.
Raw Chocolate Zucchini Bites
Need a quick and easy snack? Try these Raw Chocolate Zucchini Bites out for size! They’re so rich and chocolatey, you’d never guess that they have veggies in them. One bite of these gooey, sweet, delectable morsels and you’ll never look at zucchini the same way.
3-Ingredient Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars
These 3-Ingredient Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars will be the most delicious energy bars in your life! Cherries and nutty pistachios complement each other so well. The cherries are tart while the pistachios are nutty crunchy. Dates allow them to stick all together in one big happy dough ball. Snack on!
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Buttercream Cups
These Peanut Butter and Chocolate Buttercream Cups are deceptively simple, but they taste even more delicious than they look. The creamy, nutty outer shell is made from tahini, peanut butter, and coconut oil. On the inside, they have chocolatey filling made from dates, cacao powder, and cashew butter that has a texture like buttercream. Seriously amazing.
When eating plant-based, you often find creative ways to make the foods you once loved. So, snap into this yummy Eggplant Jerky. Each strip of this delicious snack is savory and gives you that sort of tough chewiness you would expect from jerky. This recipe season it with garlic and onion powder but try experimenting with different herbs and spices to your taste.
A delicious, rich, healthy fat-filled staple for your fridge! This Macadamia Cheese recipe by Rachel Carr will offer a creamy spread on your favorite bread or crumbled into your lunch salad for a midday boost of energy.
Coconut Snowballs with Macadamia Core
This Coconut Snowballs with Macadamia Core recipe by True Foods Blog offers a whammy of healthy fat with a mixture of coconut-based ingredients including coconut cream, coconut flakes, coconut syrup, coconut chips, coconut oil, plus a core made of healthy fat-filled macadamia nuts!
Strawberry Peach Fruit Roll-Ups
Fruity flavors are bound to entice your taste buds and bring back childhood memories as you bite into your very own Strawberry Peach Fruit Roll-Ups! They’re so easy to make, so that’s a win for healthy snacks. They are a great way to use slightly overripe fruit when you aren’t sure what to do with it.
3-Ingredient Coconut Avocado Mousse
This 3-Ingredient Coconut Avocado Mousse is super simple to make and totally delicious. Creamy, coconutty, light-as-air, yet rich in flavor, the topping of crunchy cacao nibs provide the perfect contrast in texture. Full of healthy fats to support the nervous system, it’s super creamy and sugar-free. Whether it’s breakfast time or just snack time, this mousse is a must-make.
No-Bake Galaxy Berry Cheesecake Bars
It’s not hard to see how these No-Bake Galaxy Berry Cheesecake Bars got their name. They’re quite simple to make; the only time-consuming thing is soaking the cashews and letting it all solidify in the freezer, but all of this won’t cost you any effort. Making a recipe though takes about 10-20 minutes total, depending on how fast you work. Minimum effort and maximum reward — gotta love it.
Raw, Vegan Chocolate Filled Snack Bars (gluten-free and nut-free)
These raw, no-bake snack bars are the perfect hot weather healthy treats that double up as either a snack or dessert. If I had to pick a category I would have to go with snacks since they are full of plant-based protein, whole grain fiber, and even some hidden greens! Plus, they are refined sugar-free and sweetened naturally with dates and maple syrup.
Healthy homemade protein bars made with dates, oats, vegan protein powder, and the nut butter of your choice (I used peanut butter), along with optional (or not optional) mix-ins like chocolate chips (mandatory) and chia seeds (an excellent idea), these no-bake bars come together quickly.