We all have a sweet tooth that craves for those sweet things from time to time. Whether they are homemade cookies or store-bought cakes, anything sweet can delight us anytime. Well, if you are living a healthy lifestyle, you don’t have to ditch sweets at all. In such a case, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with healthy sweet snacks. Instead of processed candies and desserts, rely on these healthy and easy snack ideas to please your sweet tooth like never before.
Coconut Cashew Dates Balls
Dates are naturally healthy and sweet snacks. The benefits of these nutritious snacks include improved brain functionality, less risk of cancer, and better management of diabetes. Convert dates to extra-tasty snacks by using coconut and cashews. Make coconut cashew date rolls by processing dates, raw cashew butter, coconut oil, vanilla, and raw cashews in a processor. Once everything is smooth, lay it on the baking dish and refrigerate. Then roll the date mixture into balls and coat them with shredded coconut.
Salty & Sweet Caramelized Almonds
Roasted almonds caramelized with honey and some salt makes for exceptional snacks for kids. Simply toss the almonds with some honey, salt, and oil and roast them at 180 degrees for 14 minutes. Just like almonds, you can also take walnuts, cashews, and even pistachios. The best is to make a caramelized nut mix using different nut varieties.
Chocolate Gingerbread Balls
Chocolate Gingerbread balls are great healthy sweet snacks that are perfect to serve even before or after the holiday season. Make no-bake chocolate gingerbread balls by processing pecans, dates, molasses, and some cloves in a processor. Add some ginger powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon powder in the processor and pulse for some time more. Make balls with this mixture and drizzle melted chocolate on top. Enjoy these gingerbread energy balls anytime and anywhere!
Cinnamon Honey Popcorn
Popcorns are loved by kids and adults alike. Instead of making regular popcorns, make flavored popcorns by using honey, salt, and cinnamon. Make popcorns in oil and then toss them with some salt, honey, and cinnamon powder. You can also add a bit of brown sugar for extra-sweet taste.
Walnut Butter Toast
Make your toasts extra delicious by topping them with walnut butter. Make the butter by processing raw walnuts with honey, orange peel, cinnamon, and salt until creamy. Prepare the toasts and spread this butter on them. You can also use any other nut butter instead of walnut butter. Don’t forget to top your toast slices with some flaked coconut or berries. Topping the toasts with banana slices is also a brilliant idea!
Chia Seed Energy Bites
Chia seeds when combined with protein powder make for delicious and healthy sweet snacks that are great for work.Create nutrient-dense chia seed bites by processing chia seeds, oats, almond butter, protein powder, and honey in a blender. Make small or big balls with the mixture and top with unsweetened shredded coconut.
Tip: Instead of chia seed energy bites, you can also make peanut butter energy balls by swapping almond butter with peanut butter from the mixture.
No-Bake Chocolate Energy Bites
People who like chocolate can treat themselves with no-bake dark chocolate energy bites. Make delicious and healthy chocolate bites by blending dark chocolate with peanut butter, honey, oats, cocoa powder, and vanilla. Feel fry to add chia seeds, flax seeds, and coconut flakes in the mixture. Prepare the balls with this chocolate mixture and freeze them for some time before enjoying it. You can make a big batch of these energy bites and store them in the fridge for about 2 to 3 weeks.