This recipe is one of my favorite takes on a simple healthy treat! It is gluten free and beyond easy! All you need is your favorite grape (I prefer green) and sugar. This snack is super kid friendly and absolutely delicious on a hot day! I love these frozen, so if you’re wanting this treat cold, be sure to prep ahead of time!
#2 Frozen Yogurt Dots
#3 Chocolate Dipped Banana Bites
These are to DIE FOR! I can honestly say I am in love with this super easy summer snack. It’s the perfect thing when you are craving something sweet but don’t want to reach for that handy ice cream tub. Again, another one of those prep ahead of time treats IF you want them frozen! I love them frozen because in the Summer, I just want to stay cool! Plus, they’re one of those treats that you can make WAY healthy or pull out all the stops for.
#4 Homemade Fruit Roll-ups
#5 Deviled Eggs
Alright my savory palate’d friends, this one’s for you. Deviled eggs for me are a classic. Growing up I would eat them until I was sick. They are a solid, savory treat and take almost no time to make! How easy! Plus, they’re packed full of protein. And on top of that, they’re gluten free, keto, paleo friendly substitutes, the works!
12 hard boiled eggs
⅓ cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
Salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste
Paprika for garnish (to taste)
#6 Turkey Cucumber Mini Sandwich Bites
When I hear cucumber sandwiches, I think tea parties, derby hats, and snacking on soggy bread. But no more! I LOVE this version of the cucumber sandwich. It is fast, easy, and so dang delicious. And gluten free! So you don’t have to worry about that bread going soggy, yuck! And, to top that off, it goes perfectly with a glass of chilled lemonade on a hot Summer day.
Sliced deli oven roasted chicken or turkey
#7 Cream Cheese Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers
This is hands down one of my favorite recipes. It is quick, easy, low carb, vegetarian, keto, you name it! It doesn’t get much better than that. And on top of that, I have a love for baby bell peppers that just cannot be tamed. Name a better summer snack! I know, I know, I already listed 6 others, but this one deserves a chef’s kiss.
½ lb baby bell peppers
¾ cup cream cheese
#8 Garlicky Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Chickpeas
Chickpeas are one of the most versatile foods, in my opinion. They are amazing as a salad topping, or even just to munch on! Sweet, salty, plain, you just can’t go wrong. Listed here is one of my favorite quick and easy recipes that will have you begging for more!
2 can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and dried
2 Tbs shredded parmesan
1 tsp dried rosemary
½ tsp minced garlic
⅛ tsp garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
#9 Homemade Pita Chips
This summer snack is so simple and easy! Plus, who doesn’t love a good pita chip? You can dip ‘em in any of your favorite spreads. And if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try out a homemade roasted parmesan garlic hummus?? This healthy chip is a fantastic way to get that crunch you’re craving without all the extra that comes from a potato chip. So come on! Dig in!
4 large slices of pita bread
1 ½ Tbs olive oil
#10 Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
I have such a sweet tooth, so bad it gets me in trouble sometimes. So I’ve learned to supplement it with healthy alternatives such as this one! A No-Bake Energy Bite with some all time favorites--peanut butter and chocolate. This recipe is so simple and easy, just mix it all together, refrigerate, and go! Perfect for my vegetarian and gluten free friends, and even kids too!
⅓ cup peanut butter
¾ cup oats
2 Tbs honey
½ cup chocolate chips
¼ cup crushed peanuts
Don’t let snacking get you down! There are so many ways to be healthy, happy, and satisfied! I hope my Top Ten has helped you on your journey to find your Top Ten. And remember, snacking doesn’t just have to come in a package! You too can become a master snack fiend.