Clean healthy snacks to keep you going all day.
Like many of us, you battle a hectic daily routine. We’ve learned that the key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy levels throughout your day. Snacking on nutritious, clean healthy snacks options will help you keep your energy up and avoid expanding your waistline. Unfortunately, often times, the most easily accessible snacks are also the most unhealthy! Packages of processed chips, crackers, and fruit snacks lurk behind the glass of every vending machine.
Delicious Clean Eating Snacks
Thankfully, there are plenty of easy, delicious and nutritious options to choose from. By stocking your pantry with unprocessed snacks, you’ll eliminate refined sugar, sodium, and unnecessary chemicals from your diet. This will help you get through the day, and stay on track to your fitness goals!
1. No-Bake Workout Bars
This is one of those easy and delicious clean healthy snacks that are perfect to take with you on the go! Whether you’re going on a day trip or to work, or just staying in the house, this protein-packed snack is a wonderful option!
Get the recipe: Easy No-Bake Workout Bars
2. Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip with Fresh Fruit.
Fresh fruit is always going to be one of the best clean healthy snacks you can have, but let’s face it, sometimes fruit can just get a little bit old. So spice it up with this delicious peanut butter yogurt dip for a protein-packed punch of flavor that will keep your tastebuds and your stomach happy.
Get the recipe: Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip
3. Carrots with Avocado Dip
Just like fruits, veggies are great clean healthy snacks, but can get old after eating the same old carrots and celery all day everyday. Try this delicious avocado dip to shake things up a little!
Get the recipe: Pea and Avocado Dip
4. Asian Chicken and Veggie Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce wraps are an alternative to normal wraps. They can be a very good thing to add to your list of clean healthy snacks, especially if you’re more fond of salad and enjoy a good crunch with your meal!
Get the recipe: Asian Chicken and Veggie Lettuce Wraps
5. Peanut Butter Banana Cup
Everyone deserves to have a sweet treat, regardless of what their diet or society’s body standards say. But if you’re that desperate to cut calories, then these peanut butter banana cups are a healthier alternative to the standard peanut butter cup.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Reese’s Cup Alternative Recipe
6. Hard-Boiled Eggs
Eggs are a great source of protein, and boiled eggs are so easy to make in a batch for plenty of easy clean healthy snacks. You could even chop some boiled eggs up into a salad, or use them as a topper on a delicious bowl of handmade ramen to turn this snack into a filling and substantial meal.
7. Classic Cucumber & Tomato Salad
This zingy and fun salad gives the perfect crunch to your clean healthy snacks. The best part is this si fully customizable to your tastes, so feel free to add in or skip any part of this recipe you like!
Get the recipe: Cucumber & Tomato Salad: A Mediterranean Classic
8. Fruit with Skinny Nutella
Break up the fruity monotony with this homemade Nutella, which has significantly less sugar than normal Nutella. Our homemade Nutella is much more coconutty, so if that isn’t your thing, we won’t tell if you just go for the classic Nutella for that chocolatey hit!
Get the recipe: Low-Calorie Nutella Spread
Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks, you can have it however you want, It’s crunchy, and so easy to make! If you’re feeling sweet, you can sprinkle some sugar or drizzle some chocolate over your popcorn. If you’re in the mood for savory, there’s no harm in sprinkling some salt over the top. Paprika and parmesan are also a tried and tested favorite!
Get the recipe: Sea Salt Skillet Popcorn
10. Baked Apple Chips
Though these might look (and smell) like potpourri, they are a crunchy apple-y snack that you may enjoy! Pair these with some of the dips mentioned earlier and you’ll have some clean healthy snacks.
Get the recipe: Baked Apple Chips
11. Skinny Berry Parfait
Berry Parfait is a yummy clean healthy snack that can please any sweet tooth. Whether you have this for dessert or for a yummy breakfast or any meal in between, this is a delicious snack for anyone.
Get the recipe: Skinny Berry Parfait
This delectable fruit is super satisfying when you’re craving something sweet but want to stay healthy!
Try this recipe: Pineapple Lime Fruit Salad
13. Veggies with Skinny Ranch Dip
Finding a good, healthy dip that goes great with veggies is a fantastic way to up your vegetable intake! This skinny ranch dip pairs well with carrots, celery, bell peppers, and any other veggie you want to dip in it!
Try this recipe: Homemade Ranch Dressing
14. Fresh Fruit Popsicles
Get the recipe: How to Make Healthy Fruit Popsicles
15. Celery with Simple Homemade Peanut Butter
Make your own peanut butter: Simple Homemade Peanut Butter
16. No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
Get the recipe: No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
17. Sweet Potato Hummus with Whole Wheat Crackers
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Hummus
18. Cucumber, Tomato and Crouton Salad
Get the recipe: Cucumber, Tomato, and Crouton Salad
19. Chili-Lime Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
Get the recipe: Chili-Lime Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
20. Mixed Berries
Try this recipe: Berry Overnight Oats
21. Peanut Butter Honey Oat Bars
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter and Honey Oat Bars
22. Sweet and Spicy Pecans
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Pecans
23. Quinoa Crisp and Berry Parfait
Get the recipe: Quinoa Crisp and Berry Parfait
24. Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
25. Apple Nachos Supreme
Get the recipe: Caramel Apple Nachos Supreme
26. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Easy Whole Grain Pita Chips
27. Chocolate Hummus Fruit Dip
Get the recipe: Chocolate Hummus Fruit Dip
28. Banana Blueberry Bars
Get the recipe: Banana Blueberry Bars
29. Cinnamon Honey Nuts
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Honey Nuts
30. Sliced Veggies with Zucchini Hummus
Get the recipe: Zucchini Hummus Paleo Recipe
31. Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Get the recipe: Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
32. Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Granola
Get the recipe: Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Granola
33. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Seasonal Vegetables
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Seasonal Vegetables
34. Skinny Ms. Granola
Get the recipe: SkinnyMs. Granola
35. Flush the Fat Away Vegetable Soup
Get the recipe: Flush the Fat Away Vegetable Skinny Soup
36. Garlic Herb Sautéed Mushrooms
Get the recipe: Easy 5-Ingredient Garlic Herb Sauteed Mushrooms
37. Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Get the recipe: Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie
38. Southwestern Kale Chips
Get the recipe: Southwestern Kale Chips
39. Baked Onion Rings
Get the recipe: Baked Onion Rings
40. Curry Yogurt Dip with Whole Wheat Crackers
Get the recipe: Curry Greek-Style Yogurt Dip
41. Belly Pepper Candy
Get the recipe: Bell Pepper Candy
42. Watermelon and Red Onion Salad
Get the recipe: Watermelon and Red Onion Salad
43. Sweet Potato Crunchies
Get the recipe: Easy Sweet Potato Crunchies
Get the recipe: Healthy Mexican Bean Dip
45. Quinoa Protein Bars
Get the recipe: Quinoa Protein Bars
46. Spinach Rolls with Ricotta & Pistachios
Get the recipe: Spinach Rolls with Ricotta & Pistachios
47. Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Tots
Get the recipe: Oven Baked Sweet Potato Tots
48. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
Get the recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
49. Lean Meatballs with Teriyaki Sauce
Get the recipe: Lean Meatballs with Teriyaki Sauce
50. Superfoods Smoothie
Get the recipe: Superfoods Smoothie
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Editors Note: This post was originally published August 10, 2015 and has been updated.