Healthy Snacks On The Go!

It's so important to have your healthy go-to treats so you can avoid grabbing store bought junk. I will always encourage you to try make as much as you canat home so you know exactly what ingredients are going into the recipe and into your body. It's easier to monitor sugars and calories when you are the one in control. I usually end up cutting the sugar in half or substituting with dates or banana, if not ditching it entirely. When I see exactly how much sugar is in some recipes, it makes me want to pass on it even more. No thank you!

These are just a few of my favorite snacks that are PERFECT for a movie night in, or to take on the road!

Nutritional Yeast is my favorite little secret. I love it because it is a complete protein and is high in the B-complex vitamins. It will give your popcorn a nutty-cheesy taste which is perfect if your in the mood for a savory snack! It is a light flakey texture which makes fora great thickener for sauces or as a "cheese" substitute.

HEALTHY SNACKS ON THE GO! RECIPE

Ingredients

Cocoa Craving Popcorn

  • 1 cup Whole Popcorn Kernels
  • 3 Tbs Cocont Oil
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate Chips (70% + Cocoa)

Protein Packed Popcorn

  • 1 cup Whole Popcorn Kernels
  • 2 Tbs Cocont Oil
  • 1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast

Peanut Butter Vanilla Shake

  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Tbs Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Almond Milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Ice

Directions

Cocoa Craving Popcorn

  1. In a large pot heat 2tbs oil over medium-high.
  2. Add popcorn kernels and cover.
  3. Listen for popping. Shake with lid on.
  4. Continue listening until popping slows(2-3min)
  5. Remove from heat and place in a bowl.
  6. Microwave 1tbs oil w/ chocolate chips (15sec)
  7. Stir & continue to heat for 15 more seconds
  8. Drizzle chocolate mixture over popped corn.
  9. Enjoy!

Protein Packed Popcorn

  1. In large pot heat oil over medium high.
  2. Add popcorn kernels and cover.
  3. Listen for popping. Shake with lid on.
  4. Continue listening until popping slows(2-3min)
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add nutritional yeast and shake again.
  7. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Vanilla Shake

  1. Place all ingredients into blender
  2. Add ice (or frozen berries for PB&J)
  3. Blend until smooth
  4. Enjoy!