Protein Ball Recipe

Best ever healthy snack recipes

Try our 14 healthy snack ideas to satisfy your mid-afternoon hunger. These savoury and sweet treats are easy to prepare and low in calories...ideal for healthy snacking!

Looking for healthy snack ideas? Check out our best healthy snacks for healthy eating. Our 14 healthy snack options include high energy foods such as protein balls, low calorie muffins and vegetarian snacks (such as helthy kale crisps).

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Pineapple chaat

Check out our quick and easy fruit chaat. This simple yet seriously flavoursome pineapple recipe is an easy vegan snack dish ready in just 5 minutes.

Fruit Chaat Recipe with Pineapple

No bake energy bars

Try our energy-rich breakfast bars. Quick to make and easy to eat on the go; fast and raw food is a hot healthy trend. These breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold together. Experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch, and use agave for a vegan version. Try our low calorie breakfast ideas here.

No bake breakfast bars

Fruity toots

Try these dried fruit and nut balls for a healthy eating snack. Make these date and nut balls for a healthy snack that are easy to make.

Fruity toots

Low calorie kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

Looking for a healthy snack recipe? Try our curly kale recipe for baked kale crisps. These easy and healthy snacks are low calorie and low fat, too.

Baked kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

Protein balls with coconut butter, date and cranberry

Looking for a protein ball recipe? These date and nut balls are easy to make for a healthy snack. Make this easy recipe for coconut butter, date and cranberry energy balls if you want a sweet healthy recipe to try for vegans.

Coconut butter, date and cranberry energy balls

Supergreen smoothie

Start the day right with this healthy breakfast smoothie, a quick pick-me-up. Cucumber, spinach, lime and kiwi are a great combination and the avocado adds a lovely texture. Try this green smoothie for a healthy snack or an easy breakfast idea.

Supergreen smoothie

Seeded bran muffins

Ditch your normal bowl of cereal and replace it with this healthy breakfast alternative. Transform All-Bran into a batch of buttermilk bran muffins to start off your day with this easy-to-follow recipe. These breakfast muffins can be made ahead for a quick and easy breakfast idea.

Seeded bran muffins

Picnic dip jars with pea guacamole

Not only are these dips packed with flavour, but they’re also a great alternative to the usual picnic food. Simple and quick to prepare, this healthy snack will become a family favourite in no time. Raw vegetables are great for dipping and make a healthy snack alternative. Why not pack them for a healthy eating lunch?

Picnic dip jars with pea guacamole

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon and a tomato dressing – a healthy breakfast that’s bound to get you out of bed in the morning. Creamy avocado and delicious smoked salmon feel like an indulgence, but this dish comes in at under 300 calories meaning you can have a little bit of luxury any day of the week.

Avocado Toast Recipe with Smoked Salmon

Energy balls

We’re seeing these little balls of energy everywhere, they are great to have as a healthy snack before exercise, or when you feel as if you are flagging, as the simple sugars in the fruits will give you instant energy, and the nuts, nut butters or oats will give you a slow release of energy. A great healthy snack idea.

Energy Bites Recipe

Grilled peas

If you want a healthy snack idea or a healthy nibble for a dinner party, try these grilled peas. This green pea recipe is easy to make and a great vegan snack. Try making these grilled peas if you want something healthy to nibble.

Grilled peas

Warm olives with pickled lemon and fennel

This healthy eating recipe makes a quick but impressive snack to serve with drinks. Make these warm olives with pickled lemon and fennel for a healthy snack for a dinner party or to take for lunch.

Warm olives with pickled lemon and fennel

No-churn banana ice cream

Healthy eating made easy with this dairy-free, no-churn, no-effort ice cream. This easy vegan banana ice cream recipe is quick and easy to make for a vegan dessert.

No-churn banana ice cream

Pink pickled turnips

These vibrant pink pickled turnips look stunning and make a great, easy-to-make addition to any healthy lunch or mezze spread. Make these healthy snacks for an easy dinner party starter or for a lunchtime snack.

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Pink pickled turnips

Healthy desk snacks

What healthy snacks do you reach for to kill those mid-afternoon hunger pangs? The olive team share their good-for-you snacking tips and our nutritionist gives her verdict.