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.

Staff Picks

Maple Bran Muffins

They're better tasting and better for you. We've made over the bran muffin using maple syrup for delicate sweetness, plain yogurt for moisture, and two forms of bran (cereal and wheat) for structure and fluffiness. At long last, this wholesome hero is stepping into the spotlight.

Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.68 stars
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.

Greek Layer Dip

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

Homemade Yogurt

Rating: 3.21 stars
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.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

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

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

Rating: 3.62 stars
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Baked Sweet-Potato Chips

Rating: 3.24 stars
A mandoline or a hand-held slicer will quickly turn out thin, even slices of sweet potato, although a sharp knife and a steady hand will also work fine.

Perfect Homemade Granola

Rating: 3.67 stars
If you prefer some other dried fruit, such as cranberries, you can add them to this mix.

Banana Muffins

Rating: 3.39 stars
These banana muffins are moist and delicious and take only a half hour to bake in the oven—making them ideal for breakfast.

Fresh Pea Hummus

Mash these peas up for a nice spread to have with pita or crudites.

Green Machine Smoothie

Detox Cred: Starting the day with this nutrient-dense elixir is a delicious way to charge your system with nutrients. Dark leafy greens are extremely alkalizing, meaning they foster a more neutral body environment for better functioning enzymes, compared with acid-forming foods like meats and dairy.

Inspiration and Ideas

18 Lighter Super Bowl Snacks to Enjoy on Game Day

We've got better-for-you versions of all the game-day classics, from dips to wings. It's all about smart swaps and techniques without sacrificing flavor.

15 Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Chip Recipes

Trade in that bag of potato chips for something healthier and infinitely more delicious. Our recipes may range from salty to sweet, but they're all satisfyingly crunchy.

Easy Classic Guacamole

For many, cilantro is key to making the best guacamole. Our version can be made as an easy, nutritious lunchtime meal.