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April 11, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 146

Snacking when done right remains one of the tops ways to maintain a good weight and get a hang of healthy eating and if you could use easy healthy recipes for snack preparation, you would find out that it is really easy to make lots and variety of healthy snacks quickly.

You may choose to go for solid or fluid snacks. Most times when I'm thirsty and hungry I simply use the opportunity to go for a healthy smoothie snack. It's a useful snack to fill up the stomach and prevent from over eating and so instead of the regular bun or cookie, I choose a healthy snack that has lots of vitamins and minerals. Depending on your choice you may take fresh fruit juice in place of smoothies, just that you will have a better hunger control with the latter.

Also, you can have an all fruits snacks by eating them whole or using simple and easy healthy recipes to check how you can make them into a fruit salad. This is yummy when the fruit blend comprises of super delicious fruits. If you do not desire to prepare fruit salad every day, you can make enough that will last for about three days and refrigerate as they are best served chilled.

There are also easy healthy recipes for vegetable snacks. You can easily skip the next meal by eating a plate of assorted vegetable salad with smoked or grilled chicken breast. There is a school of thought that suggests that salads are healthier when they are a mix of vegetables of different colors. For example, a plate of salad that contains red cabbage, fresh tomatoes, a squeeze of fresh lemon, lettuce and carrots is healthier because it has more antioxidants than the all green leaf plate of salad.

Another snack that works well is nuts. It's an on-the-go-snack. It is easy to take some out with you because it's one snack you do not need an easy healthy recipes guide to prepare. Simply buy raw nuts and bake a mixture of them together or just buy them already roasted from any health store around you. You can also do a mix of roasted and salted pine nuts, almonds, cashews and soy nuts.

Here are some easy healthy recipes for snacks you can eat daily:

1 Cherry Tomatoes Stuffed.

Prep Time:20 Minutes

Effort: Easy

Ingredients:

16 Large Cherry Tomatoes

1 6oz Can Albacore Tuna

1 Stalk Celery - chopped fine

1/2 small onion - chopped fine

6 TBS Real Mayonaise

Preparation:

Cut off top of each cherry tomato and core out insides.

Discard the insides of the tomatoes.

In a bowl, mix the tuna, mayonaise, celery and onion.

Using a spoon, fill each cherry tomato with tuna mix.

2. Strawberry Yogurt:

Ingredients:

2 tablespoon heavy cream

3 strawberries fresh

1 cup cottage cheese

3 tablespoons Splenda (vary amount to taste)

Ice cubes - vary amount to desired consistency

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

3. Humus:

Ingredients:

2 (15oz) cans Garbanzo beans

2 medium sized onions

3 minced garlic cloves

3 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground cumin

1/3 cup Tahini

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

¼ cup water

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

There are lots of snacks to you can make for your own enjoyment especially if you have easy healthy recipes to follow and not just that, you can also use their recipes as healthy food recipes to lose weight.

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