Healthy (and Easy) Snack Recipes

Banana Oatmeal Cookie Clusters

Healthy Snacks x2

Today I’m sharing two super easy snack recipes that are filling, healthy and yummy. After two weeks of holiday indulging on sweets and cheese, this is exactly what I need. Please let me know if you make these!

Banana Oatmeal Cookie Clusters

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas
  • 2 cups of uncooked instant oats
  • 1 1/2 cups of chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup of coconut oil (you may substitute with vegetable oil)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 to 25 minutes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas, add coconut oil, oats, walnuts, and vanilla.
  • Drop by spoon onto ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Place on a rack to cool. Makes 20 cookies depending on size.

Banana Oatmeal Cookie Clusters

Banana Oatmeal Cookie Clusters 

Peanut Butter Bites

Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or almond butter if you prefer.)
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 6 Tablespoon dried apricots (you may substitute with dried peaches or dates.)
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup of granola or Grape-Nuts cereal

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • In a food processor finely chop the dried apricots and walnuts. Add peanut butter and honey and mix together.
  • Shape mixture into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll in granola, cereal or coconut flakes.
  • Chill in refrigerator for a few hours.

Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls

Enjoy!

 

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