A lot of the time, it can seem like the best-tasting foods and snacks are also the worst for you. You know, those foods that are filled with sugar, fat, and high calories. But if you are on the track to a healthier lifestyle, you will find that there are a lot of healthy snack options that can satisfy your sweet tooth and savory cravings just the same. Whether you're craving yummy chocolate brownies or spicy fajitas, you don't have to sacrifice your goals to get your grub on!
Okay, so you're craving this Mexican dish, but you're also thinking about the fat content in ground beef. Well this spin on nachos swaps out ground beef for chicken, a leaner meat with a good amount of protein. Find the recipe
It's smooth, delicious, and awfully hard to pass up. Cheesecake is undoubtedly a sweet delight, but the sugar in it and the fat from the cream cheese could leave you feeling guilty. Not anymore though! The "Tasty" YoutTube channel released a recipe video for a light raspberry cheesecake that's sweetened with honey.
This recipe for flourless brownies also omits eggs, but doesn't skip the chocolate flavor adored by many. It also contains bananas, peanut butter, and protein powder, giving you a tasty source for protein. Find the recipe
Buffalo wings are always wanted at Super Bowl parties and popular at bars— it's not hard to see (or taste) why. They're delicious, spicy, and satisfying. But fried foods can put a damper on your health goals. Instead, try out this recipe for cauliflower "wings" and add some ranch or bleu cheese on the side for tasty dipping!
Taking a trip to your local gas station for a slushie sounds like a good idea, until you realize how high in sugar they are. You can just as easily make a trip to the grocery store to pick up ingredients for a healthier and refreshing slushie. Summer's fast approaching, and this could also be a cool treat for kids. Grab the recipe
If you're wanting to eat Chinese, but looking for a lower calorie option, then this 283 calorie (and that's with soy sauce) shrimp and asparagus stir-fry is perfect for you.
Like potato chips, this healthy snack is crispy and can be coated in different spices and flavors including: salt & vinegar, spicy, garlic parmesan and taco. Find a recipe for baked kale chips
Pasta recipes are a delicious Italian comfort food and can be very rich in butter, cream, and cheese. If you're looking for a lighter recipe, then try this one for low-fat alfredo that still has all of the flavor you crave.
This oven fried chicken recipe allows you to make delicious, crunchy chicken without actually having to fry it. It's lower in fat and contains protein, making it a great way to satisfy your craving for fried chicken. You can grab the recipe
If you find yourself craving this crispy snack, but don't want to risk the fat content and high calories, then you can take the DIY route and make some at home. By baking cut potatoes instead of frying them, you can still get the classic french fry crunch and taste. Get the recipe