When that in-between lunch and dinner craving hits you, it’s easy to reach for the nearest bag of chips and chow down. But, that’s not necessarily as filling or as healthy as you’d like it to be.
When those hunger pangs hit, you don’t always have the time to fix yourself a little something to eat. Sometimes when you need food, you need it right that second. And luckily, these three-ingredient recipes are super quick and easy to whip up the second you need a healthy bite to hold you over.
Check out these 10 recipes and be prepared for your snacking habits to change drastically, and for the better, at that.
1. Apple Slice Sandwiches
Thin apple slices were made for stacking. Spread peanut butter and sprinkle some oats in the middle, and you’ve got yourself a filling and yummy afternoon treat. Get the recipe.
2. Peanut Butter Cereal Bites
Honey, peanut butter and cheerios make for a healthy version of a rice krispie treat that is great for on-the-go snacking. Enjoy! Get the recipe.
3. Fruit Roll-Ups
Strawberries, raspberries, a little lemon juice and a food processor can help you make a healthier version of a fruit roll-up, right at home. Get the recipe.
4. Frozen Yogurt Bites
Frozen bananas and chocolate chips make for the most delicious guilt-free mid-day pick-me-up. Get the recipe.
5. Energy Bars
Dried fruits and nuts combine to create a tasty way to get a boost of energy right when you feel like you could use one. Get the recipe.
6. Healthy Oatmeal Cookies
Granola, bananas and almond butter are “cookies” that won’t have you filled with regret, just more like protein, fiber and deliciousness, instead. Get the recipe.
7. Zucchini Pizza Bites
Zucchini topped with pizza sauce and cheese is just the savory kind of crust-less snack you need when trying to watch calories. Get the recipe.
8. Crab Avocado Dip
Crab meat, avocados and parmesan cheese atop a cracker… and I’m in snacktime heaven. Get the recipe.
9. Tomato Egg Cups
Baking an egg inside of a tomato is a super easy way to have a savory bite to eat in-between meals. Top with salt, pepper and cheddar cheese. Sounds pretty darn good, doesn’t it? Get the recipe.
10. Banana “Sushi”
Spreading almond butter on top of a banana and then adding toppings makes for one super fancy way to enjoy a banana. Not to mention— once sliced, it looks like sushi, which is a pretty fun way to enjoy a banana, if you ask me. Who says you can’t play with your food? Get the recipe.
These snacks are sure to add an extra bit of ease and a whole lot of yumminess to your day. Besides, they’re healthy— so you’ve really never had a better excuse to eat all of anything. Munch away, healthy snackers!