Healthy Snack Recipes

There is no need to feel guilty about these healthy snack recipes. Try our yogurt parfaits, homemade hummus, and sweet potato fries.

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Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 344
Whip up this three-ingredient healthy smoothie recipe with just three ingredients—nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Feel free to substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit you like.

Homemade Yogurt

Rating: 3 stars 195
Making your own yogurt may sound ambitious, but it's really not. All it takes is two ingredients and 20 minutes of hands-on time.

Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast

Like a cross between avocado toast and egg salad, this delicious mash-up is served on whole-grain toast and finished with delicate fresh chives. Plus, there's no mayo here—creamy avocado provides plenty of richness.

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 530
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.

Canned Sour Pickles and Pickling Spice

Cucumbers brined in vinegar solution and shot through with pepper and spice make spirited -- and addictive -- snacks.

Greek Layer Dip

Serve this zesty Mediterranean spin on traditional seven-layer dip with pita chips for a delightful party starter.

Steamed Corn on the Cob with Orange-Oregano Butter

Serving sweet corn with a flavored butter, like this one with zest and herbs, makes it even more delectable.

Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

Rating: 3.5 stars 118
For best results, make this dip a day ahead to let the flavors mellow and blend. Serve with toasted pita triangles.

Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 77
Drink up! The fresh ginger in this tropical pineapple smoothie adds a layer of spice that'll give your morning a kick.

Banana Muffins

Rating: 3.5 stars 421
These banana muffins are moist and delicious and take only a half hour to bake in the oven—making them ideal for breakfast.

Peach Crisp

Juicy, ripe peaches star in this easy-to-make dessert, but you can also substitute other stone fruits like nectarines or plums -- or even combine several.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Multigrain Bread
Rating: 4 stars 94

One simple recipe is all you need to bake four types of bread, each one hearty, wholesome, and delicious. This fluffy multigrain bread recipe is a great, tasty bread. See our Classic White Bread how-to for step-by-step photos.