Snacking has gotten a bad rap because of high-calorie, nutrient-poor junk food, says Penny Kris-Etherton, a professor of nutrition at Pennsy.
Varieties such as almonds and walnuts contain a generous helping of healthy fats, vitamins, and protein that benefit cardiovascular and brain health. Nuts are also high in compounds that ease inflammation.
Healthy Chocolate Recipes - Whole Living Eat Well
Make your Own Chocolate-Nut Mix Gluten-Free
Nuts and dark chocolate are healthy - and love to be paired with Dolce! Use high quality dark or bittersweet chocolate.
My Black Forest Trail Mix is full of protein and nutrient rich nuts and dried fruit like cherries and hazelnuts and just a bit of dark chocolate—the perfect combination of salty and sweet! Get the recipe at MealPlanningMagic.com
Toss out the junk food and make snack time fun and healthy for your kids. These Almond-Oat Bites are 100% kid-friendly (and adult-friendly!), a great snack, a fun after dinner dessert, or even a healthy breakfast option. Let your kids' hands get dirty and get them making these in the kitchen today.