Believe it or not, even nutritionists and personal trainers succumb to food cravings every now and then. Their trick to remaining healthy and fit? Finding nutritious substitutes to satisfy their cravings without packing on excess calories and unhealthy fats.
Let us help you to satisfy your next craving with these 14 Skinny Recipes for every craving type.
If you’re craving something SALTY, try:
Baked Onion Rings
Eat these delicious, but healthier, onion rings or add them to your favorite casserole. Either way, you’re sure to soothe your craving for salt.
Oven Sweet Potato Fries
Baked with pepper and a dash of sea salt, these sweet potato fries are perfect for a yummy and salt-satisfying snack.
Crispy Kale and Pumpkin Croquettes
This vegetarian recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients and is a must-try side dish for any time of the year.
If you’re craving something CHOCOLATY, try:
Who doesn’t love chocolate pudding? This delicious version can be eaten by the spoonful or added to pies and other treats.
Fudge Brownie Bites
With only 124 calories, these scrumptious brownie bites will satisfy your craving without damaging your waistline.
Pomegranate Unbaked Fudge Cookies
These tasty treats offer a burst of pomegranate in every bite. Plus, they’re made with the healthy fats found in coconut milk and are sure to satisfy.
Slow Cooker Chocolate Bread Pudding
This ooey-gooey slow cooker specialty may take several hours to make, but it is definitely worth the wait.
If you’re craving something CRUNCHY, try:
Sweet Potato Chips
Try this crispy and delicious low-cal snack made with whole food ingredients, and we bet you won’t toss traditional high-fat chips in your shopping cart ever again.
Southwestern Kale Chips
This crispy snack is not only healthy, but delicious, too! Try taking a bag of these Southwestern Kale Chips to the movies and take a pass on traditional unhealthy movie items.
Sweet Potato Crunchies
Sweet Potato Crunchies are perfect for munching at work, at the movies, or any time you’re craving something crunchy.
If you’re craving something SWEET, try:
Baked Apple Chips
Sweet and delicious, baked apple chips are easy to make and will help you take in your recommended servings of fruit. They’re great for munching on the go, too!
Transport your senses to an island paradise with each sip of this thirst-quenching and sweet smoothie. With all the fruits and veggies packed into a Bahama Splash, it’s hard to go wrong.
Skinny Berry Parfait
With only 139 calories per serving, the Skinny Berry Parfait is one of those snacks that is nutritious enough to offer a ton of health benefits, but tastes good enough to count as dessert.
Slow Cooker Skinny Apple Sauce
There are few treats quite as satisfying as a bowl of warm homemade applesauce. With only 82 calories in this version, you’ll be able to satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds.